ZyXEL Empowers Your Network with ARMOR Z1 Extreme Wi-Fi

Introducing the Premium Dual-Band Wireless Gigabit Router for Home

May 14, 2015 – Hsinchu, Taiwan – High-performance connectivity comes home with the debut of ZyXEL Communications’ new 802.11ac dual-band wireless gigabit router, the ZyXEL ARMOR Z1, enabling 4K Ultra HD video streaming, multiplayer gaming and easy day-to-day management. The ARMOR Z1 offers the ideal home market solution for smooth gaming, streaming and multi-device connectivity.

ZyXEL is a global leader in broadband networking technology, providing a comprehensive portfolio of wired and wireless network solutions for telecommunications service providers, small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.

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ZyXEL ARMOR Z1 empowers your network with extreme Wi-Fi

Equipped with the latest 802.11ac technology, the ZyXEL ARMOR Z1 delivers up to gigabit of wireless speed for the latest connected devices* including smart TVs, game consoles, and many others. The ZyXEL ARMOR Z1 effectively eliminates buffering stutter while allowing multi-device connectivity and simultaneous multi-tasking without compromising performance, making it the ideal choice for intense online and multi-player gaming sessions or streaming video, music, and TV programs while surfing and/or gaming.

The magic behind this exceptional performance is StreamBoostTM adaptive routing and beamforming technology introduced into the ZyXEL ARMOR Z1 and supported by the device’s dual-core processing power. By intelligently prioritizing traffic, dispersing signals, and adjusting bandwidth dynamically for the devices in use, the ZyXEL ARMOR Z1 can easily juggle multiple data-hungry activities at the same time. And while each device is within the optimal range, they benefit from faster loading, streaming and browsing speeds.

Pairing the ZyXEL ARMOR Z1 with ZyXEL’s free-to-download One Connect app allows home users to manage their network with ease. Used in combination, zero-touch installation enables users to access, monitor, manage, and troubleshoot their network through a simplified interface available on the move.

“As consumers become increasingly tech-savvy, the expectations for a home network have never been higher,” said Chin-Ru Lin, VP of ZyXEL Broadband and Connectivity Business Unit. “The ZyXEL ARMOR Z1 is designed to boost connectivity speeds and prioritize traffic. It is no longer a problem to have multiple devices connected to the same network. The ARMOR Z1 alleviates common user frustrations due to unreliable connections and caters perfectly to the connected consumer.”

*Devices utilizing IEEE 802.11ac technology.

ZyXEL Communications Corp.  
Founded in 1989 and celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, ZyXEL Communications Corp. is a world-class networking company providing innovative and reliable Internet solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has gone through transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Delivering cutting-edge communications innovations to more than 400,000 businesses and more than 100 million consumers throughout the world, today ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for Telcos, small to medium-sized businesses, and digital home users for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Central Office Equipment, Customer Premise Equipment, Wired and Wireless Access Network Devices, and Carrier Switches. SMB and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateways, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions.