ZyXEL Introduces Vantage Report 2.3 Network Reporting Analyzer

Logging and Reporting Analyzer for ZyWALL Internet Security Appliance

Hsinchu, April 18, 2006 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE:2391), world's leading broadband access solution provider, toady announced its Vantage Report 2.3 (VRPT 2.3), a web-based centralized logging and reporting system for ZyXEL ZyWALL series. The VRPT 2.3 offers a comprehensive set of real-time and historical reports including firewall attacks, bandwidth usage, Web site usage and more, allowing network administrators to be aware of suspicious network activity and to ensure high business productivity.

The VRPT 2.3 provides real-time monitoring and various historical reports including traffic report (bandwidth, Email, Web, FTP, VPN), network attack (Firewall, Virus, Spam, Intrusion), security policy (Web Block) and more. This allows network administrators to be aware of suspicious network activity and attacks. Intuitive drill-down function allows network administrators to easily identify the correlation between security events and hosts and take prompt actions.

The system allows network administrators to Access and navigate reports from anywhere. The password-protected web-based user interface allows administrators to display the logs and configure reporting functions. To further simplify maintenance, remote management is supported to allow access from any location using a standard web browser.

To generate a report is also easy. The report scheduling feature allows network administrators to schedule automatic reporting once, daily or weekly. These reports are delivered automatically through email allowing network administrators to share data with the management team for further analysis. In addition, it's easy to provide reports to your customers with MSSP.

With comprehensive reports generated from VRPT 2.3, network administrators can easily detect abnormal network activity and take prompt actions. To view specific events, network administrators can use the log viewer to search detailed log information by Time, Type, IP or Keyword, etc.

The VRPT 2.3 supports all ZyWALL series (using ZyNOS 3.62 or later) and ZyWALL IDP10 for comprehensive reporting and logging. Administrators can increase the number of devices to support in the VRPT2.3 with additional licenses.

Available now, the VRPT 2.3 can be ordered via ZyXEL' global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. ZyXEL offers a free 30-day trial version of the VRPT 2.3 with its newly-shipped ZyWALL appliances (using ZyNOS 3.62 or later). Users can also download the trial version from the ZyXEL Website. To find a ZyXEL distributor near your location, please consult: http://www.zyxel.com/wherebuy/index.php.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Co. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is world's largest DSL router provider (Gartner, August 2005). ZyXEL's broad line of Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions includes access multiplexors, customer premise equipment, Internet security and Ethernet switches, enabling high-performance network services for SOHO, small to mid-sized businesses and service providers. ZyXEL works closely with worldwide network equipment vendors, telecommunications companies, ISPs, and other major businesses. For more information, visit the company's Website at http://www.zyxel.com.