Press Release Summary:
- SD-WAN virtual router features firewalls, WAN optimization technology and cloud management
- Enables network traffic analysis and control over virtual machines as well as offers multi-site network deployment
- Provides zero touch provisioning via cloud and central management over VMs on virtualization platforms
Original Press Release:
QNAP Releases QuWAN vRouter, Supports Connecting VMware ESXi Platforms and Servers to SD-WAN
Taipei, Taiwan, April 1, 2021 - QNAP® Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking, and storage solution innovator, today announced QuWAN vRouter, an SD-WAN virtual router that supports VMware ESXi Platforms and Servers. The subscription-based QuWAN vRouter is available with many tiers, from a free basic solution to premium high-bandwidth solutions for users to immediately upgrade to SD-WAN infrastructure at a price point that suits them. Besides the QuWAN SD-WAN features of Auto Mesh IPsec VPN and WAN optimization, QuWAN vRouter provides Zero Touch Provisioning via cloud and central management over VMs on virtualization platforms, greatly assisting businesses in building a highly-efficient and secure multi-site IT deployment and management solution.
“By simply installing QuWAN vRouter on existing virtualization platforms or servers, enterprises can now enjoy the full benefits of SD-WAN QuWAN vRouter without changing their network infrastructure or purchasing extra devices. QuWAN vRouter also provides online deployment via Join keys and VM central management to boost IT deployment and management efficiency.” said Judy Chen, Product Manager of QNAP.
Besides the QuWAN SD-WAN features of Auto Mesh VPN, firewalls, WAN optimization technology and cloud management, QuWAN vRouter supports the VMware ESXi virtualization platform and servers to offer multi-site network deployment and optimization. To help businesses minimize multi-site IT staffing requirements by achieving Zero Touch Provisioning, QuWAN vRouter uses an online deployment process where headquarters-based IT staff can purchase licenses on the QNAP Software Store, dispatch these licenses, and set up SD-WAN in QuWAN Orchestrator to send branch staff Join keys for installation via email. QuWAN vRouter also enables network traffic analysis and control over the Virtual Machines on VMware ESXi platforms to help evaluate the allocation of network and security resources.
QuWAN vRouter Edition offers flexible and affordable annual subscriptions - including a basic 15Mbps solution for free, and 30Mbps to 1Gbps premium solutions starting from US$7.99 per year. QuWAN vRouter enables third-party virtualization platforms and servers to be connected to SD-WAN with a wide range of QNAP QuWAN solutions to fit various needs for businesses, organizations, and enterprises.
The QuWAN vRouter Edition is license-based software and is available from the QNAP Software Store. The virtual server or platform must support VMware ESXi v7.0. For more product information and to view the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit https://www.qnap.com/go/software/quwan-vrouter-edition/.
About QNAP Systems, Inc.
QNAP (Quality Network Appliance Provider) is devoted to providing comprehensive solutions in software development, hardware design and in-house manufacturing. Focusing on storage, networking and smart video innovations, QNAP now introduce a revolutionary Cloud NAS solution that joins our cutting-edge subscription-based software and diversified service channel ecosystem. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than simple storage and has created a cloud-based networking infrastructure for users to host and develop artificial intelligence analysis, edge computing and data integration on their QNAP solutions.