Browsing safely and keeping your data private is a key issue in any office. With the heightened cyberbullying, cybercrime and other online crimes, securing your home or office connected with a super VPN firewall is now key. This why we have brought you ZYXEL next-generation firewalls, that accelerates security for SMB market and online communications. This device is a leading provider of secure broadband networking. You will get sophisticated anti-malware protection, deep packet SSL inspection and a chance to control social networking. ZYXEL next-generation VPN has 1 WAN, 1 SFP, 4 LAN/DMZ Gigabit Ports. Upon purchasing this Wi-Fi router, we will offer you free delivery. Enjoy the excellent compatibility of this Wi-Fi router with a computer and other accessories. This article will discuss in details the features, pros, cons, hardware and set up requirements of this Wi-Fi router.


Why You Should Choose ZYXEL Next Generation VPN Firewall



First of all, ZYXEL communication is the #1 provider of internet access, safe broadband networking, connected small office, and homes routing products. With the new generation, Wi-Fi router has high performance in terms of malware protection. The new generation device delivers top-class firewall and VPN throughput, sophisticated malware protection, deep packet SSL inspection, and social networking controls. The device comes with performance series (USG40, USG60, USG60W, and USG40) and advanced series (USG 210, USG110 and USG310). These advanced features make ZYXEL a sure integrated security solution for retail locations, remote offices, and small businesses.

Special Features and Performance

When the security features are on, this new generation Wi-Fi router maintains high system throughput. With its simplified user interface, the router streamlines systems management. This new internet connectivity device has numerous performance benefits, along with the integrated, innovative management interface that eases security provisioning for Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs). Apart from the performance-driven UTMs, there are warranty and technical support services for all customers.

What Else? 

ZYXEL Next Generation VPN Firewall is designed purposely to meet the needs of SMBs and fitted with top-notch performance characteristics. Also, it has deep, sophisticated anti-malware features from the other leading malware security partners such as granular social networking control and Kaspersky, who are keen on next-generation intelligence. Other key features include:

  • Gigabit throughput: the multi-core processor makes USG series to meet the rising demand for high bandwidth applications.
  • Application intelligence: this new generation device is able to identify, classify, and control more than 3,000 gaming, social, productivity, and other web behaviors and applications for the aim of boosting productivity as well as preventing bandwidth abuse.
  • Unified management interface: the management portal of ZYXEL is completely redesigned to consolidate all security policies within a single location to help resource-strapped small and medium businesses in enforcing policies effortlessly. One unique thing with the USG line is the unified management interface that provides a single, IDP, firewall, anti-virus, content filtering and application control point. Such a feature eases the set of consistent policies for various user groups within an organization.
  • High Availability: the critical mission network and VPN deployments are set on by a tri-tier high availability design namely VPN HA, multi-WAN and device HA.
  • SSL inspection: this new generation VPN firewall offers a deep packet inspection for SSL traffic.
  • Integrated Wan controller: in order to meet the rising need for secure Wi-Fi network connections, ZYXEL has built a WAN controller into the USG.

Advanced series for SMBs

Data throughput USG110 USG210 USG310
Firewall 1.6 Gbps 1.9 Gbps 5 Gbps
VPN 400 Mbps 500 Mbps 650 Mbps
IDP 300 Mbps 350 Mbps 490 Mbps
AV 250 Mbps 300 Mbps 420 Mbps

Performance series for retail locations, remote offices and small businesses

Data throughput USG40 (USG40W with 802.11n Wi-Fi) USG60 (USG60W with 802.11n Wi-Fi)
Firewall 400 Mbps 1 Gbps
VPN 100 Mbps 180 Mbps
IDP 55 Mbps 120 Mbps
AV 50 Mbps 90 Mbps

Pros and Cons

With its simplified management, configuration and troubleshooting procedures, you are relieved the tedious task of deploying and managing a network. You, therefore, have the time to focus on major tasks that are beneficial to the business. Another advantage of ZYXEL Wi-Fi router is the easy to use utility-ZON that speeds up your network connectivity set-up process.

Zyxel does regular updates in response to the most current security advisories and threats. The service portal of this router provides informative network security resources for free. These resources enable IT departments and businesses to safeguard their operations as well as a network from security risks. With an inbuilt oneSecurity.com service to the GUI, IT staff can quickly and easily identify new malware, troubleshoot and act upon them before causing any damage.

USG20-VPN firewall does not only provide businesses with the reliable and efficient network but also gives a great performance through the SPI firewall. Safety and security network concerns will be safeguarded against whilst establishing safe communications between multiple remote sites, ensuring data security and connecting multiple VPNs. USG20 VPN enhances comprehensive support to IPV6, a robust VPN (IPSec/SSL/L2TP) and HA with multiple WAN load balancing and failover.

Although this device has a great performance, the USG20-VPN has limited lifetime hardware warranty. The free technology support lacks support contracts.

Hardware and Set up Requirements



For new no-technical users, typical VPN solutions maybe challenging to configure. This reduces the convenience and usability to a great extent. However, the easy VPN provides an auto-provisioned client to site IPSec VPN setup. Also, a wizard, that is available with the later, will automatically retrieve the VPN configuration file from your remote Zyxel VPN firewall and perform a complete IPSec VPN setup in three simple steps.


To support your business operations in the 21st century, where cybercrime, spoofing, and malware attacks are the order of the day, you will definitely need a new generation firewall. The USG20-VPN firewall by ZYXEL provides a comprehensive support smart devices with layer-2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) VPN. One advantage of this Wi-Fi router is that L2TP is provided on a vast array of mobile internet devices that run on iOS, including the Windows and Android mobile platforms. Now that you know the prime features of this product, how it works as well as its pros and cons. Therefore, no need to wait further. You never know when you will fall a victim of an attack. Prepare your budget and try us.

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