ZyXEL Unveils myZyXEL.com Product and Service Platform for Centralized Value-added Services and Non-gap Communications

Hsinchu, Taiwan, October 19, 2004 --ZyXEL Communications today announces its myZyXEL.com (http://www.myZyXEL.com) product and service platform. The platform features a configurable Web-based interface as the personalized portal for ZyXEL customers to register their purchase, activate services, obtain upgrades and learn about relevant product information. To customers, myZyXEL.com represents the most convenient and effective way to manage their ZyXEL deployments through single ID and password, and enjoy the latest value-added services and license upgrade.

On myZyXEL.com, customer can set up personal username and password for personalized Web pages, and register new products centrally within a single user profile to simplify the process, instead of registering separately. Working in conjunction with ZyXEL's download library, myZyXEL.com can generate a comprehensive list of related product information, including news, manuals, support notes, and the latest firmware releases.

Based on the products registered, myZyXEL.com provides an "applicable service list" for users to manage or upgrade their ZyXEL assets, and value-added services can be activated through the Web site as well. The premier myZyXEL.com services are "ZyXEL ZyWALL Content Filtering activation" and "Vantage CNM license upgrade/managed nodes increase"; with the purchase of ZyXEL iCard (Contet Filtering service card) or license key, users can activate content filtering services or increase the number of managed equipment respectively through myZyXEL.com. In addition, ZyXEL is preparing more online services to network appliance and software application for release as the new products reach the market.

Available today, myZyXEL.com currently support ZyXEL ZyWALL Internet Security Appliances (ZyWALL 2/2WE/5/10W/30W/35/50/70/100), ZyWALL IDP 10, Prestige 662HW ADSL 2+ Gateway, as well as Vantage CNM 2.0 Centralized Network Management application.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL Communications Co. (TSE: 2391), located in Hsinchu, Taiwan, is world's largest DSL router provider (Gartner, July 2004). ZyXEL's broad line of Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions includes access multiplexors, customer premise equipment, Internet security and Wireless LAN equipment, 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