ZyXEL Shipping Small Business VPN Router Duo

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Tim Higgins

ZyXEL has introduced two new SOHO / SMB VPN routers.

The VFG Series of firewall / VPN gateways have Gigabit WAN (1) and switched LAN (4) ports and support 32 IPsec and 16 PPTP VPN tunnels.

Both models also have a USB 2.0 port to support WWAN adapters from Sprint, Verizon, AT&T, T-mobile and Rogers in primary, fallback and failover modes.

ZyXEL is positioning the products as suited for use with 100 Mbps+ Internet services with 300 Mbps routing throughput and 11 Mbps IPsec tunnel throughput.

ZyXEL VFG6005 Gigabit VPN Firewall Gateway

The two models are the wired-only VFG6005 Gigabit VPN Firewall Gateway and VFG6005N 4-Port Wireless N Gigabit Firewall Gateway. The VFG6005N has all the features of the VFG6005 plus an integrated 2.4 GHz 802.11b/g/n access point with Wireless LAN isolation and dual SSIDs for secure wireless guest access.

The VFG6005 (MSRP $139.99) and VFG6005N (MSRP $169.99) are both shipping now.

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