Suiting small offices and home networks using DSL, cable, or satellite broadband service, the FireTunnel 30 from Black Box Network Services combines an eight-port switch router, a firewall, and a virtual private network (VPN). Internet Protocol Security (IPsec) VPN supports as many as 30 VPN tunnels, allowing for linking to the network using secure remote data access. The device supports 4-Mbps connections to as many as two tunnels with data throughput.
The FireTunnel 30 system works as a VPN connector to allow multiple remote users to connect to each other. The appliance supports network load balancing across two wide-area networks (WANs).
The integrated device comes with eight autosensing, autonegotiating 10-/1000-Mbps ports. Additional protection features include a firewall, providing URL and port blocking, denial-of-service (DOS) protection, and email notification of an event to the administrator.
- The device integrates an eight-port switch router, a firewall, and a VPN.
- Secure remote data access is provided by establishing as many as 30 VPN tunnels.
No special VPN client is required for Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista.
The device works with small business networks or home networks using DSL, cable, or satellite broadband service.