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ZyXEL Incentivizes Solution Providers to Upgrade SMB Customers With Secure Wireless Networks

Authorized Resellers Receive Free Business Wi-Fi Access Points With Purchase of Next-Gen UTM Firewalls

ANAHEIM, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/08/14 -- ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access, connected home and routing products, today announced incentives for solution providers to assist them in upgrading their SMB customer networks with stronger security and better Wi-Fi experience. Authorized channel partners will receive premium Business Wi-Fi Access Points (NWA5123-NI) at no charge with purchase of next-gen UTM firewall devices (USG40/40W, USG60/60W, USG110/210).

Security and mobility are top on the upgrade list for SMBs. After some serious data breaches at major companies in recent months, security efforts have gained renewed urgency among businesses of all sizes. Larger corporations have mandated stricter security measures from their SMB vendor partners. Mobility powered by the unstoppable BYOD trend and use of multiple smart devices at work, has businesses update their wireless network with faster, more manageable and secure Wi-Fi solution.

"ZyXEL has integrated a WLAN controller into our next-gen UTM firewalls to strengthen security and simplify deployment of wireless networks," said Steven Joe, executive vice president for channel business for Americas at ZyXEL. "This incentive will help our channel partners try our enterprise-class Wi-Fi AP risk-free while improving profitability for their network upgrade projects."

ZyXEL's new USG series of next-gen UTM firewalls offer a huge bandwidth boost to small and mid-size businesses along with better protection from emerging cyber threats. A WLAN controller is built into the USG gateways with the WLAN management component closely integrated with security management to help SMBs quickly and effortlessly set-up and extend a secure WLAN network. In addition the new USG line has app control to defend against productivity drain and a simplified, unified user interface to manage all the different security services.

Partner Incentive: Secure Wi-Fi
Authorized partners will receive up to two NBG5123-NI Wi-Fi business APs at no charge with purchase of the new USG series next-gen UTM firewalls. The details included below:

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USG40            400Mbps Firewall Hardware + One year   One Free NBG5123-NI
                 throughput       licenses of AV, IDP,
                                  Anti-Spam and Content
                                  Filtering: MSRP $420
                                  Unbundled: $320
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USG40W - UTM     400Mbps Firewall Hardware + One year   One Free NBG5123-NI
 with built-in   throughput       licenses of AV, IDP,
 11n AP                           Anti-Spam and Content
                                  Filtering: MSRP $520
                                  Unbundled: $420
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
USG60            One gigabit      Hardware + One year   One Free NBG5123-NI
                 Firewall         licenses of AV, IDP,
                 throughput       Anti-Spam and Content
                                  Filtering: MSRP $700
                                  Unbundled: $550
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
USG60W - UTM     One gigabit      Hardware + One year   One Free NBG5123-NI
 with built-in   Firewall         licenses of AV, IDP,
 11n AP          throughput       Anti-Spam and Content
                                  Filtering: MSRP $800
                                  Unbundled: $650
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USG110           1.6 Gbps         Hardware + One year   Two Free NBG5123-NI
                                  licenses of AV, IDP,
                                  Anti-Spam and Content
                                  Filtering: MSRP $900
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
USG210           1.9 Gbps         Hardware + One year   Two Free NBG5123-NI
                                  licenses of AV, IDP,
                                  Anti-Spam and Content
                                  Filtering: MSRP $1250
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

The incentive is available now and scheduled to run until August 31st, 2014. For more details contact ZyXEL at [email protected] or 1.800.255.4101.

ZyXEL NWA5123-NI dual-band, dual-radio AP can function as a stand-alone AP or can be used with the ZyXEL WLAN controller. Designed for the most demanding business environment, the APs' features include:

  • Coverage-enhancing technologies that include Tx Beamforming that dynamically changes signal phases and MLD that boost signal-to-noise ratio to 3 dB
  • Support for CAPWAP for quick deployment with the NXC2500 WLAN controller
  • Plenum rated with support for PoE, WAP/WPA2 enterprise security, VLANs, and DHCP

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL, a pioneer in IP technology for over two decades, provides a complete portfolio of multi-service LTE, fiber and DSL broadband gateways, home connectivity solutions, smart home devices and enterprise-class Ethernet switches, security and Wi-Fi equipment for small to mid-size business. ZyXEL offers integrated, interoperable network solutions based on open standards. Headquartered in Anaheim, California, ZyXEL offers its partners service-rich solutions backed by a domestic team of logistic, sales, and technical support professionals.
www.zyxel.com/us

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