Press Release Summary:
Model DGN2200M, N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router - Mobile Broadband Edition features automatic DSL-to-3G+ cellular failover in case of DSL outage. This lets router temporarily divert Internet traffic to cellular broadband network via external 3G+ modem that plugs into unit's USB port. Integrating 802.11n wireless technology and OpenDNS powered security and filtering, device also offers Stateful Packet Inspection, Virtual Private Network Pass through, and Denial-of-Service protection.
Original Press Release:
NETGEAR Announces Worldwide Availability of Award-Winning Wireless-N Broadband Modem DSL Router that Provides Failover Protection with 3G+ Mobile Broadband
Ideal Solution for Small and Medium Businesses that Need an Always-on, Reliable Internet Connection
SAN JOSE, Calif. - NETGEAR®, Inc.(Nasdaq: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced that the N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router - Mobile Broadband Edition (DGN2200M) is now available online and at major retailers worldwide. The CES award-winning modem router (DGN2200M) with mobile broadband failover combines 802.11n wireless and a built-in ADSL2+ modem with optional support for High speed 3G+ cellular broadband connectivity, making it a unique solution that is ideal for small and medium businesses that need the reliability of an always-on Internet connection.
The N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router - Mobile Broadband Edition provides customers with an automatic DSL-to-3G+ cellular failover in case of a DSL outage. This feature is critical for businesses that need reliable Internet connectivity with zero downtime. In the event of disruption to DSL broadband services, the router can temporarily divert Internet traffic to the cellular broadband network via an external 3G+ modem that can be plugged into its USB port. When DSL broadband service is restored, all traffic is switched back to the DSL connection.
"NETGEAR is always working to provide a breadth of innovative and feature-rich networking choices to support customers' connected lifestyles and business needs," said Som Pal Choudhury, NETGEAR director of product marketing. "Zero downtime and an always-on reliable internet connection is a must for any business today. Telephone services in most businesses today are routed through the broadband network via Voice over IP (VoIP) and newer generation credit card machines rely on broadband for their connectivity. The comprehensive feature set that we have built into this product combined with its ease of use and failover protection makes it the ideal choice for use in small and medium businesses."
In addition to failover protection, the router provides a host of features for secured and productive small business operation including:
- Secure Connection - Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), Virtual Private Network (VPN) Pass through, and Denial of Service (DoS) protection
- Broadband usage meter - Monitors Internet traffic and sends customized reports to help keep costs under control
- Guest network access - Provides separate security and access restrictions for guests using the network
- OpenDNS powered security and filtering - Makes your network safer, more reliable and productive
Pricing and Availability
The NETGEAR N300 Wireless ADSL2+ Modem Router - Mobile Broadband Edition (DGN2200M) is available worldwide via retailers, online e-tailers, direct marketers, and value-added resellers at an MSRP in the U.S. of $179.99.
To learn more about the product and see the list of compatible operators and USB Mobile Broadband Modems, please visit http://www.netgear.com/3G
About NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR (NASDAQGM: NTGR) is a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers. For consumers, the company makes high performance, dependable and easy home networking, storage and digital media products to connect people with the Internet and their content and devices. For businesses, NETGEAR provides networking, storage and security solutions without the cost and complexity of Big IT. The company also supplies top service providers with retail proven, whole home solutions for their customers. NETGEAR products are built on a variety of proven technologies such as wireless, Ethernet and powerline, with a focus on reliability and ease-of-use. NETGEAR products are sold in over 28,000 retail locations around the globe, and through more than 37,000 value-added resellers. The company's headquarters are in San Jose, Calif., with additional offices in 25 countries. NETGEAR is an ENERGY STAR® partner. More information is available at www.NETGEAR.com or by calling (408) 907-8000. Connect with NETGEAR at twitter.com/NETGEAR and http://www.facebook.com/NETGEAR.
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