FWS-2273 vCPE and Edge Network Security Appliance comes with CFast socket.

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FWS-2273 vCPE and Edge Network Security Appliance is equipped with Intel Celeron N3350 processor. Unit features pair of fiber SFP GbE ports, four conventional copper GbE ports and two Mini-card slots. Product features inbuilt bypass function, SATA III Port with a 2.5 in. HDD bay and fan less design. FWS-2273 is suitable for home offices and SMBs applications and comes with optional 1U rack-mount brackets which allow user to install this device in server cabinets.

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Supercharging Business Connectivity and vCPE Applications with Fiber Optic Technology

AAEON, a leading developer of network solutions, releases the FWS-2273, a vCPE and edge network security appliance that provides customers with the speed and efficiency of fiber cable ports. Compact in size and highly extendable, the AAEON FWS-2273 is ideal for home offices and SMBs looking for guaranteed network security and the latest advances in connectivity at an affordable price.

In addition to its pair of fiber SFP GbE ports are four conventional copper GbE ports and two Mini-card slots to accommodate WiFi and 4G LTE expansion. The system’s inbuilt bypass function also ensures that network traffic will continue to flow in the event of software complications or loss of power. Further expansion capabilities are provided by a CFast socket and a SATA III Port with a 2.5” HDD Bay, giving customers a choice of mass storage possibilities.

Fitted with the Intel Celeron N3350 processor, formerly Apollo Lake, AAEON’s FWS-2273 is a powerful and energy-efficient network appliance that effortlessly handles applications including Software Defined-WAN (SD-WAN), Virtual Customer Premise Equipment technology (vCPE), Unified Threat Management (UTM), Virtual Private Networking (VPN), Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDS, IPS), Firewall technology, and Load Balancing.

The FWS-2273’s innovative housing design makes this appliance easy to use and maintain. The casing can be removed by undoing a single screw, and fast-access covers make SIM and Mini-card installation an easy task. The unit’s fanless design translates into increased reliability, and optional 1U rack-mount brackets allow this desktop device to be installed in server cabinets.

“With the FWS-2273, we wanted to give customers the best of both worlds: the latest technological advances and a low-cost, low-energy machine,” said Fredy Hsu, Product Manager for AAEON's Network Security Division. “The introduction of fiber ports on this appliance will make a significant difference to business efficiency and reliability.”


Established in 1992, AAEON is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of professional intelligent IoT solutions. Committed to innovative engineering, AAEON provides reliable and high quality computing platforms, including industrial motherboards and systems, industrial displays, rugged tablets, embedded controllers, network appliances and related accessories, as well as integrated solutions. AAEON also has the hardware and services for premier OEM/ODMs and system integrators, worldwide. Being an Associate Member of the Intel® Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, AAEON offers customized end-to-end services from the initial product conceptualization and board product development to mass manufacturing and after-sales service programs. Peruse AAEON’s expansive line of products and services by visiting www.aaeon.com.

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