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Grandmas rejoice! ZyXEL has announced the X105N, a full-fledged 802.11n wireless router that the company touts as requiring “virtually no maintenance or support.” After an easy set up requiring ‘no technical background,’ the router offers 150MBps speeds and one button encryption. I, for one, applaud a company that markets a product like this, so Best Buy/Geek Squad can’t overcharge like scoundrels on installation fees.

The X105N is available now for $39.99.

ZyXEL ANNOUNCES SIMPLE WIRELESS N ROUTER WITH BUILT-IN FIREWALL

Full-powered router is ideal for non-techies, delivering quality, speed and security at an affordable price

5/24/2010

ANAHEIM, May 24, 2010 – ZyXEL Communications Inc., a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products, today introduced the X150N, a full-featured 802.11n router that’s fast, extremely easy to set up and requires virtually no maintenance or support.

As new technology products are being added to home networks, resources may not be available to properly install them. With the X150N, ZyXEL has provided a high-quality, powerful yet simple means to enjoy wireless connectivity, requiring little setup time and no technical background. 

The router includes an easy-to-read installation guide that makes setting up ZyXEL’s X150N straightforward. It’s compatible with wireless g devices and computers, and able to connect to computers with the latest wireless n adapters.


Simple, Speedy, Secure
The X150N allows users to securely explore the Web, as they are protected by business-quality safeguards through its onboard firewall and state-of-the-art WPA2 AES wireless encryption to block hackers. With on-board, one-button encryption, the user can create a secure wireless connection with any Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) enabled client with a single click. It also has features that allow parents to block objectionable content from children.

With speeds of up to 150 Mbps, the X150N is ideal for enjoying the Internet, handling emails, gaming, and streaming music, videos, photos and other media throughout the home.

“For more people to enjoy the benefits of Internet access, a simple router is becoming increasingly necessary,” said Dana Patrick, director of North American channels for ZyXEL. “With the X150N, ZyXEL offers even the non-technical consumer a secure wireless router that’s easy to setup and use at a very attractive price.”


Availability
X150N is priced at $39.99 MSRP and is currently available for sale.

About ZyXEL Communications
ZyXEL offers a high-performance, carrier-grade suite of access and security solutions. Through our partner alliances, we provide businesses with complete solutions and seamless support. With expertise in diverse technologies like wireless, security, Powerline, Ethernet and xDSL, ZyXEL offers integrated, secure network solutions to SMB, SOHO, residential and service provider markets. 

In addition, ZyXEL’s North American Channel Program offers industry-leading incentives with its full line of products.  ZyXEL’s North American headquarters are located in Anaheim, California. http://www.us.zyxel.com.



Chris Gullo