Virtualize Your Network with AAEON's FWS-2271

Vivien Wang 2017-07-20

Providing network uptime and WiFi/LTE simultaneously whilst reducing branch networking costs

(Taipei, Taiwan) A major developer of network computing solutions, AAEON launches the AAEON FWS-2271, an affordable, high-performance Network Appliance designed to address the needs of home offices, small and medium businesses, and branch offices. The AAEON FWS-2271 comes with a tough steel casing that is ideal for wiring closets, conference rooms, retail branches, or small offices requiring reliable performance and quiet operation.

The Intel® Apollo Lake powers the 6 Port Gigabit Ethernet Network Appliance and provides a cost-effective solution for SOHO and SMB to optimize network applications including Firewall, VPN, Load Balancing, Software Defined WAN (SD-WAN), Software Defined Network (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFW), Unified Threat Management (UTM), Wireless Network Access Controller (NAC) and Virtual Customer Premise Equipment (vCPE), without complicated configuration required.

Designed around the 6W TDP Intel® Atom™ N3350 Processor SoC, the FWS-2271 is a capable, energy-efficient network appliance that consistently performs at peak efficiency. Expansion slots include 2 Mini-card slots that facilitate Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G LTE for greater connectivity, in addition to an internal SATA III connector for a 2.5" HDD. Advanced security and management features are easily accessible via a dedicated console port and an integrated HDMI port as well as TPM support, enabling both local and remote administration.

"Designed to fulfil a fast-growing demand in the network security market, AAEON’s FWS-2271 is an ideal hardware platform suited for retail deployments, SOHO, SMB and branch offices, as upgrades are effortless and easily integrated into existing infrastructure. Along with 6 fully independent ports and support for wireless connectivity, the FWS-2271 provides increased reliability and network uptime with minimal power consumption whilst available at a budget-friendly price," said Fredy Hsu, Product Manager for AAEON's Network Security Division (NSD).