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UPDATE: 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 a better Wi-Fi experience. Authorized channel partners will receive premium Business Wi-Fi Access Points (NWA5121-NI) at no charge with purchase of next-gen UTM firewall devices (USG40/40W, USG60/60W, USG110/210).

Security and mobility are at the top on the upgrade list for SMBs. After numerous 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. Potential security breaches created by the unstoppable BYOD trend and use of multiple smart devices at work, demands that businesses update their wireless network with faster, more manageable and more secure Wi-Fi solutions.

"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-generation UTM firewalls offers 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 multiple security services.

Partner Incentive: Secure Wi-Fi
Authorized ZyXEL partners will receive up to two NWA5121-NI Wi-Fi business APs at no charge with purchase of the new USG series next-gen UTM firewalls. Details below:

USG40          400Mbps        Hardware + one     One free
               Firewall       year licenses of   NWA5121-NI
               throughput     AV, IDP, Anti-Spam
                              and Content
                              Bundled: $420                     USG40-K
                              Unbundled: $320                   USG40-NB-K
USG40W - UTM   400Mbps        Hardware + one     One free
with built-in  Firewall       year licenses of   NWA5121-NI
11n AP         throughput     AV, IDP, Anti-Spam
                              and Content
                              Filtering MSRP:
                              Bundled: $520
                              Unbundled: $420                   USG40W-K
USG60          1Gb Firewall   Hardware + one     One free
               throughput     year licenses of   NWA5121-NI
                              AV, IDP, Anti-Spam
                              and Content
                              Filtering MSRP:
                              Bundled: $700
                              Unbundled: $550                   USG60-K
USG60W - UTM   1Gb Firewall   Hardware + one     One free
with built-in  throughput     year licenses of   NWA5121-NI
11n AP                        AV, IDP, Anti-Spam
                              and Content
                              Filtering MSRP:
                              Bundled: $800
                              Unbundled: $650                   USG60W-K
USG110         1.6Gbps        Hardware + one     Two free
                              year licenses of   NWA5121-NI
                              AV, IDP, Anti-Spam
                              and Content
                              Filtering MSRP:
                              Bundled: $900
USG210         1.9Gbps        Hardware + one     Two free
                              year licenses of   NWA5121-NI
                              AV, IDP, Anti-Spam
                              and Content
                              Filtering MSRP:

The incentive is available to ZyXEL Authorized Partners now through ZyXEL distributor Synnex. The program is scheduled to run until August 31, 2014. For more details, ZyXEL Authorized Partners should contact ZyXEL at [email protected] or (800) 255-4101.

ZyXEL's Partner Program provides solutions providers the tools and resources necessary to create and sell enterprise-class solutions scaled to meet the needs and budgets of the mid-market. To become a ZyXEL Authorized Partner, resellers are invited contact the Program Support Team at (800) 255-4101 and press menu option 4; or send an e-mail to [email protected].

ZyXEL's NWA5121-NI 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.

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