ZyXEL Introduces Vantage Report 3.0 Network Reporting Analyzer

Logging and Reporting Analyzer for ZyWALL Internet Security Appliance

Hsinchu, Taiwan, December 19, 2006 -- ZyXEL Communications (TSE:2391), world's leading broadband access solution provider, today announced its Vantage Report 3.0, a web-based centralized logging and reporting system for ZyXEL ZyWALL series. The new Vantage Report 3.0 offers centralized administration and management dashboard design to support a comprehensive set of real-time and historical reports. The customizable reporting templates and scheduling mechanism also ease the format and frequency to meet network administrators' requirements.  With Vantage Report 3.0, administrators can easily monitor suspicious network activity and to ensure high business productivity.

ZyXEL Vantage Report 3.0 provides quick and convenient collection and analysis of distributed networks, providing system administrators a simple and direct method to monitor multiple ZyWALL Internet security appliances. The intuitive user interface saves administration and installation time, while predefined dashboard and real-time syslog analysis offers administrators a quick view of network health and log analysis of important devices.

With Vantage Report 3.0, system administrators can easily monitor network access, site-to-site VPN traffic, attack, intrusion, anti-virus, anti-spam and bandwidth usage of network applications. The information helps IT staff to enhance controls over security and bandwidth management through auditing and tuning the configuration of ZyWALL UTM appliances.

Vantage Report 3.0 offers a comprehensive set of real-time and historical reports including firewall attacks, bandwidth usage, Web site usage, VPN site-to-site usage, user activity and more, allowing organizations to response to suspicious activities and to ensure employee productivity. Vantage Report 3.0 provides summaries of all network attack types, as well as informative reports on user behavior to identify time-wasting or bandwidth-intensive activities.

Vantage Report 3.0 supports customized report templates that administrators can easily define multiple report formats and daily or weekly reporting schedules, allowing users to generate customized reports to share with the management team or archive the reports for future use.

All reporting functions are performed via Vantage Report's password-protected Web user interface to facilitate deployment and access from a local or remote system using a standard browser. The intuitive design simplifies access and navigation significantly.

Available now, the Vantage Report 3.0 can be ordered via ZyXEL's global sales network of system integrators and value-added resellers. The Vantage Report 3.0 supports all ZyWALL series for comprehensive reporting and logging. Administrators can increase the number of devices to support in the Vantage Report 3.0 with additional licenses.  The Vantage Report 3.0 offers four kinds of licenses (1-device, 5-device, 25-device and 100-device) for flexible license upgrade. To find a ZyXEL distributor near your location, please consult: http://www.zyxel.com/web/where_tobuy.php

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Corp. (TSE: 2391), headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the world's largest residential gateway provider (In-Stat, 2006). ZyXEL's broad line of Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions include 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.