ZyXEL Next-Gen UTM Receives Stellar Rating from SC Magazine

The USG1900 Rated Outstanding in Performance, Ease of Use and Overall Value

May 11, 2015 – Anaheim, California –  ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband access, connected home and business networking products, today announced that SC Magazine has given the company’s USG1900 next-gen unified threat management (UTM) solution a five-star rating for its performance, ease of use, documentation and value for money.

SC Magazine is a global, industry-recognized, award-winning provider of information security. SC Magazine delivers monthly up-to-date news, comprehensive analysis and the most extensive collection of unbiased product reviews in the business.

“The USG1900 is a comprehensive UTM firewall that is brilliantly simple to set up,” reported Peter Stephenson, technology editor for SC Magazine. “We were also very happy to see that the USG1900 can perform single sign-on for all of its UTM services.”

The ZyXEL USG1900 delivers an array of advanced features all at an attractive price point. The UTM boasts a 7Gbps firewall, hybrid IPSec/SSL VPN, anti-virus, content filtering, IDP, anti-spam and application intelligence all in one. On the management side, the USG1900, along with other products in the ZyXEL UTM series, come equipped with a management portal that consolidates security policies. This streamlines network management and gives businesses an integrated approach to combat the escalating number of cybersecurity threats today.

“The USG1900 is teeming with advanced features normally reserved for the largest and most expensive devices on the market.” Stephenson added.

The complete review can be viewed here on SC Magazine’s website.

“We are thrilled and honored the USG1900 UTM solution was rated so highly by SC Magazine,” said Steven Joe, executive vice president for channel business for Americas at ZyXEL. “ZyXEL designs all of its UTMs from the ground up with SMB security performance in mind while also keeping them affordable.”

In addition to the USG1900, ZyXEL offers a comprehensive portfolio of next-gen UTMs including:

SeriesPerformance Series
Advanced Series
Extreme Series
Model USG
SPI Firewall Throughput 400 Mbps 400 Mbps 1000 Mbps 1000 Mbps 1600 Mbps 1900 Mbps 5000 Mbps 6000 Mbps 7000 Mbps
Intended Users 2-25 25-200 200-500


ZyXEL Communications Corp.  
Founded in 1989, ZyXEL Communications Corp. is a world-class networking company providing innovative and dependable Internet solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has built a strong reputation in the fast-paced networking industry. Delivering cutting-edge communications innovations to more than 400,000 businesses and 100 million consumers worldwide, today ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for Telcos, SMBs, and residential users for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Central Office Equipment, Customer Premises 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. With a strong local presence in 150 markets around the world, ZyXEL is the ideal partner to deliver world-class solutions to meet your local needs.