ZyXEL’s New Wireless Gateway Receives VPNC Certification

Proven VPN Interoperability for Assured Performance with Multi-WAN Connectivity

February 21, 2013; Hsinchu, Taiwan – ZyXEL Communications, a world-class broadband networking company that provides IP-enabled wired and wireless Internet solutions for customers ranging from telecommunications service providers, small- and medium-size businesses to home users, today announced the confirmed certification of the two-level VPNC (Virtual Private Network Consortium) interoperability for the newly developed SBG3300 Wireless Business Gateway. The certified VPN interoperability and performance-driven functionalities assure intra-system security and authentication as well as optimal wireless networking efficiency. Small business owners can be relieved from security concerns as SBG3300 actively guards VPN connections between offices and teleworkers. 

The brand-new business wireless gateway once again proves ZyXEL’s capability in wireless broadband technology. It will make the first public presentation at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Feb 25 – 28 at the ZyXEL booth (No. 5B60 at Hall 5). 

The SBG3300 features multi-WAN connectivity that covers the rapid-growing mobile broadband. The device incorporates three WAN interface options: VDSL2, Gigabit Ethernet and USB mobile WAN to establish load-balancing and fail-over backup, which not only aggregate the total bandwidth, but also protect businesses against sudden service outage. The USB mobile WAN can accommodate a 3G USB dongle or a 4G/LTE USB dongle (in regions where available) to provide true high-speed wireless WAN access. Carriers can provide both wired and wireless services all on one SBG3300.

The SBG3300 is a Wireless N and VDSL2 dual-function WAN security gateway designed to help small businesses to quickly setup a powerful wireless network with robust security for remote and guest access. The Wireless N technology ensures high transfer rate and extensive coverage for wireless connections in the neighborhood to optimize business communication efficiency. The IPSec-protected VPN provides spontaneous IP-rooted security intensification for remote access provided to business partners, teleworkers, road warriors and intra-branch communication. With no additional installation of VPN software, the mechanism provides mobile users with a flexible and easy way to access network resources with high efficiency.

When network traffic flows through different connected systems, interoperability among systems is critical to ensure all functions are performed seamlessly. Certified with two levels of interoperability by VPNC – Basic and AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), the ZyXEL SBG3300 wireless business gateway provides not only fundamental IP security for business applications, but also future-proof guarantee on VPN interoperability with most known VPN gateways and end-user client software around the world. The extraordinary benefits empower businesses to achieve high productivity and operating efficiency in both wired and wireless connections while keeping the corporate resources confidential with reserved expandability for future growth. 

For more details about the benefits brought by this remarkable new SBG3300 wireless business gateway, please visit the ZyXEL booth at Mobile World Congress or contact ZyXEL representatives in your country.

ZyXEL Communications Corp.

ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989, is a world-class networking company providing IP-enabled wired and wireless Internet solutions for customers demanding networking services. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has gone through transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. 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 Equipments, Customer Premises Equipments, 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.