Economically Share One Broadband Internet Connection
The 3Com® OfficeConnect® Cable/DSL Secure Router lets small offices, branch-offices, and home offices benefit from reliable and cost-effective shared Internet access. Up to 253 users can securely share a single cable or DSL connection.
The router offers a four-port 10/100 Ethernet LAN switch, plus an Ethernet WAN port for connecting to a broadband modem (not included). Multiple security features, including Stateful Packet Inspection firewall, VPN initiation/termination and passthrough support, provide high level of protection at affordable price.
The unit comes with preset defaults, setup wizards, and other features that simplify installation, configuration, and administration.
Four 10/100 Ethernet LAN ports provide wired LAN connectivity; up to 253 users can share the same cable or DSL connection|
Stateful Packet Inspection firewall automatically detects and blocks denial-of-service attacks and other common intrusions
Support of VPN termination/initiation and passthrough allows secure connection to central office and/or secure access from remote workers.
Network and Port Address Translation (NAT and PAT) conserve expensive public IP addresses and assure privacy
IP functions such as PPTP/PPPoE (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol/Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet), NAT (Network Address Translation), Dynamic DNS, and DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) enhance addressing privacy and economy
Virtual server capability enables incoming access to specified servers handling FTP, web, e-mail and other traffic
Supports DSL modems requiring PPTP on WAN ports
Automatically supports FTP and Microsoft NetMeeting; pull-down menu supports other popular applications
Browser-based user interface, preset defaults, device discovery, and setup wizards simplify installation, configuration, and administration