NETGEAR (NASDAQ:NTGR)  has introduced its new versatile, feature-packed firewall designed and priced to provide network security, remote access and reliable Internet access to small and midsize businesses.

The NETGEAR ProSafe Dual WAN Gigabit SSL VPN Firewall (FVS336G) features simultaneous support for up to 25 IPsec and 10 SSL VPN tunnels, enabling it to serve secure connections for both site-to-site communications and remote or telecommuter access without the need for VPN client software.

"This versatile firewall provides remote users with secure clientless remote access to the corporate data from anywhere at any time using a standard Web browser, while IPsec VPN tunnels can simultaneously provide secure site-to-site tunnels and legacy support for client-based remote access," Peter Newton, director of product marketing, business security products at NETGEAR, said in a statement. "The integrated four-port Gigabit switch and dual Gigabit WAN ports ensure optimum performance and network reliability making the ProSafe Dual WAN Gigabit SSL VPN Firewall one of the most versatile, reliable and secure firewall solutions available to the SMB market."

The new firewall is available at $425 and backed by a lifetime warranty.

Published on: Nov 26, 2007