Wireless Router provides secure broadband connection.

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ProSafe(TM) Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router DGFV338 supports high speed WAN connectivity with built-in ADSL2/2+ modem and backup Ethernet WAN port providing failover support. Wireless access point with two detachable 5 dBi antennas provides LAN connection to 108 Mbps. VPNC compliant router includes Stateful Packet Inspection and Network Address Translation to safeguard network from external threats, while WPA-2 Enterprise encryption secures wireless access.



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NETGEAR® Extends Popular Wireless ADSL2/2+ Gateway Line With New ProSafe(TM) VPN Solution for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses



ProSafe Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router Delivers a Six-In-One Network Security Solution That Adds 50 IPSEC VPN Tunnels, Detachable Antennas and Longer Warranties to the Market Leading DG Product Line

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 30 -- NETGEAR, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR), a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, today announced the launch of the ProSafe(TM) Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router (DGFV338). Targeted toward small and mid-sized customers, the DGFV338 is a compact but comprehensive six-in-one security appliance to deliver the business features that are not available in the current DG product line such as support for 50 IPSEC VPN tunnels for secure remote access, more powerful 5dBi antennas, 802.11a/g wireless support for 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz (region specific), sturdy blue metal case, SNMP-based monitoring, and longer warranties for better peace of mind. For companies that want a single device that performs many functions, is easy to manage and fits in a small space, the DGFV338 is an ideal solution. A member of the ProSafe business-class product family, the DGFV338 is designed for reliability, ease of use, and affordability.

The DGFV338 supports reliable and high speed WAN connectivity with a built-in ADSL2/2+ modem and a backup Ethernet WAN port for providing failover support. With the ability to support up to 50 IPSEC VPN Tunnels, the ProSafe Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router is the right product for businesses seeking to provide network access to remote sites or mobile users. Supporting a wide variety of security protocols to safeguard the network from external threats, the DGFV338 supports Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) and Network Address Translation (NAT). Wireless access is secured with the support of WPA-2 Enterprise encryption. All of these features are built into one compact metal case.

"Providing a business-class ADSL2/2+ gateway solution has been one of the outstanding requirements of our customers internationally," explained Vivek Chugh, product line manager at NETGEAR. "Our new ProSafe DGFV338 extends our popular ADSL2/2+ gateway line by providing ProSafe business class features with higher security, VPN capabilities, and stronger antennas in a sturdy blue metal case."

About the ProSafe Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router

The ProSafe Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router DGFV338 is a comprehensive standards-based, VPNC compliant security solution designed to enable small- and medium-sized companies to share and secure the broadband connection while providing a secure network. With a built-in ADSL2+ modem with Annex A or Annex B-UR2 support (Region specific) and an Ethernet WAN port for failover, the DGFV338 delivers high-speed broadband connectivity to the WAN. The ProSafe Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router supports up to 50 IPSEC VPN tunnels, and is an ideal solution for businesses planning to provide network access to employees internally or to remote sites or mobile users. Built-in wireless access point with two detachable 5dBi antennas provides wireless LAN connectivity at speeds of up to 108 Mbps. An integrated eight- port 10/100 LAN switch provides the wired infrastructure. The DGFV338 supports SNMPv2c and is optimized for ProSafe Network Management Software NMS100. Supporting ProSafe VPN Client software VPN01L and VPN05L, DGFV338 comes with a single-user VPN01L license.

The NETGEAR ProSafe Wireless ADSL Modem VPN Firewall Router (DGFV338) is backed by a three-year warranty and 24/7 technical support. Optional NETGEAR ProSupport service offerings include advanced technical support (OnCall 24x7) and next business day hardware replacement (XPressHW). The DGFV338 is available in Australia and throughout Europe via leading direct marketers, e-commerce sites, and value-added resellers at a list price of $420 USD.

About NETGEAR, Inc.

NETGEAR (NASDAQ:NTGR) designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. The Company's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications among multiple personal computers and other Internet-enabled devices. NETGEAR is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.netgear.com/ or call (408) 907-8000.

NETGEAR(R), the NETGEAR Logo, and ProSafe are trademarks or registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Other brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Information is subject to change without notice. All rights reserved. Actual data throughput will vary from maximum signal rates stipulated. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput.

Source: NETGEAR, Inc.

CONTACT: Doug Hagan of NETGEAR, Inc., +1-408-907-8053,
doug.hagan@netgear.com; or Ken Hagihara of Integrity Public Relations,
+1-949-768-4423, ken@integritypr.net for NETGEAR, Inc.

Web site: www.netgear.com/

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