Sometimes innovative products are the ones that just bundle the right combination of existing capabilities into an easy-to-use package. We found that Buffalo Technology's WZR-RS-G54 fits this bill and merits a look if you frequently need to reach back into your LAN from afar.
Simply put, ASUS' SL1000 is one hell of a powerful little router and our test bench is still smoking! But it has a user interface that only true networking techies can love. ASUS agrees on this last point so it'll be awhile before you can buy it, but you can at least read about it now.
How much would you pay for a four-point SPI router with 802.11g access point, USB print server and built-in VPN endpoint? If you think about $200 is too much, would you change your mind if it handled LAN-LAN and Remote-LAN PPTP, IPsec and L2TP VPN tunnels on both the wired and wireless sides? And how about if it threw in VLAN and Bandwidth control? Come read our review to see how Draytek's Vigor 2900g Broadband Security Router does it all.
VPN version of popular Barricade router with SPI based firewall and PPTP / IPsec VPN endpoint, but no printserver or dialup WAN support.Will probably do better with PPTP vs. IPsec-based VPNs