WatchGuard XTM 21W Wireless VPN firewall appliance delivers performance-driven security to small business and remote sites that need strong protection without the hefty price tag. Enterprise-grade security includes full HTTPS content inspection and VoIP support. Wireless models feature dual-band 802.11n for WiFi with enhanced speed and responsiveness. Flexible, centralized management tools allow administrators to work from an intuitive console, scriptable CLI, and web UI. Includes real-time monitoring and reporting at no extra cost. Ideal as a stand-alone security solution or VPN endpoint on a WatchGuard XTM 21 VPN firewall network. For up to 10 users.
Nice idea behind combo... but
This review is from: WatchGuard WG021533 XTM 21-W Wireless VPN Firewall 10000 Simultaneous Sessions 110 Mbps
Pros: Same interface as the whole WG line, Easy for novices to navigate. Rules easy to set up if you know your way around a firewall (except web interface needs work and is slow) Works great when it works. Wireless can be configured for Guests and Internal Lan (if you must)
Cons: Purchased this for a 10 user company. Email is behind the firewall using NAT and Web Access for email is also enabled. Thats it. Company website is located at a hosting facility. This device will lock up once a week. Can not even use the System Manager Client to log in and reboot. Someone has to be onsite to power off and back on. After two weeks of Watchguards SLOW technical support (24 hrs to respond to each update to the ticket) support says some of there other users configure the device to reboot itself every night. That right there tell you there is a known problem. I have used many Watchguard products and have not had anything bad to say about the older full rack sized products or there current 5 series, but their 2 and 3 series products will not go into any more of my clients sites.
Did you find this review helpful?
Your request will be processed within the next 24 hours.
Please add "email@example.com" to your address book to ensure delivery.See Today's E-Blast Promo