ANAHEIM, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/30/14 -- ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access, connected home and routing products, today introduced a series of Internet Access Gateways designed specifically for hospitality environments to deliver high speed, always-on, manageable Internet services. The series includes UAG2100 (supports up to 200 devices) and UAG5100 (supports up to 800 devices). Featuring dual-WAN interfaces for service reliability, host data retention for security, bandwidth management and billing capabilities, the new gateways are an ideal choice for hotels, convention centers, public libraries and MTU / MDU facilities.
"Consumers today are accustomed to anywhere, anytime and always-on connectivity and expect the same from the hospitality venues they visit," said Steven Joe, executive vice president for channel business for Americas at ZyXEL. "ZyXEL's latest Internet Access Gateways were designed with this current Internet usage behaviour in mind. Providing hospitality venues, and the solution providers supporting them, with a solution that is easy to deploy and manage, the new gateways offer best-in-class services to guests and open up new revenue opportunities for facility owners."
ZyXEL service gateways are designed with advanced billing, user authentication and access control features that help hospitality locations manage guest accounts, block unauthorized access and limit access abuse through per-account bandwidth management. Specific features of the new series include:
Pricing and Availability
The UAG5100 (MSRP: $1299) is available for purchase from all authorized ZyXEL partners. And UAG2100 (MSRP: $599) will be available beginning August 1, 2014. The UAG5100 supports up to 500 devices out of the box and is upgradable to 800. The UAG2100 supports up to 100 devices out of the box and is upgradable to 200.
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.