Secure and Always Online Networking for Small- to Medium-sized Businesses
More and more people are relying on smart devices and cloud-based applications for business communications. This means that high network availability is critical for business continuity; more Wi-Fi is demanded in the workplace; and traditional regulatory measures for application usage are obsolete. Without an effective solution to control; optimize and block social; productivity and other Web applications; SMBs risk losing work productivity and exposing company networks to new Web threats.
The new ZyXEL USG Advanced Series are Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) designed to meet the mobility; anti-malware and policy enforcement challenges in SMBs. The integrated WLAN controller offers easy WLAN scalability for the growing demand for Wi-Fi; while WAN and VPN load balancing and failover ensures nonstop business communications. ZyXEL USGs offer industry-leading anti-virus; anti-spam; content filtering and application intelligence technology for effective application optimization and comprehensive network protection.
The ZyXEL USG Advanced Series offers SMBs high network availability for always online communications. It features multi-WAN load balancing and failover; and a comprehensive mobile broadband USB modem support list for WAN backup. On top of that; the Series supports IPSec load balancing and failover to provide added resiliency for the most mission-critical VPN deployments.
Protection And Optimization
The ZyXEL USG Advanced Series provides extensive anti-malware protection and effective control of Web applications-like Facebook; Google Apps and Netflix-with industry-leading firewall; anti-virus; anti-spam; content filtering; IDP and application intelligence. These security measures are enhanced with SSL inspection; which helps block threats that are hidden in SSL encrypted connections and facilitates deeper policy enforcement.
Unified security policy streamlines the configuration of firewall and every security feature to offer faster; easier and more consistent policy management. From a single interface; users can apply all policy criteria to every UTM feature with reduced complexity. The integrated WLAN controller also enables users to management up to 18 APs from a centralized user interface.
Addressing the trend of BYOD; the ZyXEL USG Advanced Series helps SMBs satisfy the Wi-Fi demand for an exploding amount of smart devices. The Series is integrated with a WLAN controller that enables businesses to easily scale up the WLAN and provide Wi-Fi in multiple areas like meeting rooms and guest reception areas.
Dual-WAN & Mobile Broadband
The ZyXEL USG Advanced Series provides non-stop Internet uptime with multi-WAN and mobile broadband support. Multi-WAN works with two or more Ethernet WAN connections for active-active WAN load balancing or active-passive failover. Comprehensive mobile broadband USB modems are also supported for WAN backup.
VPN High Availability (HA)
ZyXEL USGs feature VPN HA to satisfy the demands of the most mission-critical VPN deployments. Supporting advanced GRE over IPSec technology; users can deploy two IPSec VPN tunnels for active-active VPN load balancing or active-passive failover.
Unified Security Policy
Unified security policy offers object-based management and a unified configuration interface for firewall and all security-related policies. Users can easily apply all policy criteria to every UTM feature; reduce configuration time; and get more streamlined policy management.
Powered by Kaspersky SafeStream II gateway anti-virus; ZyXEL USGs provide comprehensive and real-time protection against malware threats before they enter the network. ZyXEL USGs can identify and block over 650;000 viruses right at the gate and provide high-speed scanning with stream-based virus scanning technology.
With a cloud-based IP reputation system; ZyXEL anti-spam can deliver accurate; zero-hour spam outbreak protection by analyzing up-to-the-minute sender reputation data from highly diverse traffic sources. It can detect spam outbreaks in the first few minutes of emergence regardless of spam language or format.
ZyXEL USGs support high-throughput IPSec; L2TP over IPSec and SSL VPN for a wide range of site-to-client and site-to-site VPN deployments. Reinforced with the advanced SHA-2 encryption; the ZyXEL USGs provide the most secure VPN for business communications.
Integrated WLAN Controller
The integrated WLAN controller supports CAPWAP; and enables centralized authentication and access management of multiple APs in the network. The ZyXEL USG Advanced Series can manage 2 APs by default; and up to 18 APs with license upgrade.
ZyXEL's USG Advanced Series can identify; categorize and control over 3;000 social; gaming; productivity; and other Web applications and behaviors. Users can prioritize productive applications; throttle acceptable ones; and block unproductive applications to boost productivity and prevent bandwidth abuse.
SSL inspection enables the ZyXEL Advanced Series to provide not only comprehensive security; but also deeper policy enforcement. It enables the USG's application intelligence; IDP; content filtering and anti-virus to inspect traffic in SSL encrypted connections and block threats that usually go unseen.
ZyXEL content filtering helps screen access to websites that are not business related or malicious. With a massive; cloud-based database of over 140 billion URLs that are continuously analyzed and tracked; ZyXEL provides highly accurate; broad and instant protection against malicious Web content.
Anti-Malware Protection and Application Optimization
System Capacity & Performance
Key Software Features
Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDP)
Application Intelligence and Optimization