DrayTek Vigor 2800 Firewall VPN ADSL2/2+ RouterProduct now discontinued Alternative available
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DrayTek Vigor 2800 Firewall VPN ADSL2/2+ Router

Brand : DrayTek
Mfr# : V2800
Quick : 2240
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The product below is the suggested replacement
DrayTek Vigor 2830 Triple-WAN ADSL 2+ Gigabit Router w/ VPN, Annex M & 3G Support Top Seller
For mission critical installations we suggest VigorCare Extended Service Warranty
New 2830 offers 4 Gigabit ports, Packet Aggregation and Channel Bonding and much more.
£151.87 / £126.56 ex vat

Though discontinued, similar products are available from DrayTek

The DrayTek Vigor2800 is DrayTek's flagship ADSL router - a combined ADSL router for Internet access, firewall, VPN device and Ethernet switch. The DrayTek Vigor 2800 includes features such as VLAN, QoS, Content filtering, VPN support for up to 16 tunnels and a USB printer port and support for all current ADSL technologies.

Targeting requirement for residential, SOHO (Small office and Home Office) and business users, the DrayTek Vigor 2800 is an ADSL2/2+ enabled integrated access device. With downstream speed up to 12Mbps (ADSL2) or 24Mbps (ADSL2+). The DrayTek Vigor 2800 provides exceptional bandwidth* for internet access. (* note: the available bandwidth also depends on the Internet Service Provider)

3G USB Modem Support - HSDPA
You can use the Vigor 2800 Series' USB port as a WAN interface to a USB 3G (cellular) modem, supporting the latest 'HSDPA' networks. HSDPA provides connection at up to 3.4Mb/s - much faster than previous cellular GSM/GPRS systems. This enables you to provide broadband access anywhere in the UK (subject to network coverage) without needing fixed lines. This can be in a temporary office, a coach, hotel or anywhere you like and your users can then browse web sites or check there email with ease. The USB modem and SIM is not supplied with the router; you obtain that separately from your cellphone company. The following USB modems/phones are currently supported:

  • Huawei E220 (T-Mobile, Vodafone, 3 etc.)
  • Telstra HSDPA USB Modem
  • 4G System XSPlug P3
  • Zapp Telemodem Z020
  • Option GlobeSurfer iCON 7.2
  • Option Globesurfer iCON
  • 4G System XSPlug P3
  • ZTE AC8700 3G
  • Benq EF91
  • Nokia N70
  • Nokia 6233
  • Nokia N95
  • LG U8380
  • Telstra Next G 3G USB
  • ZTE AC8700
  • ZTE MF622

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Selectable QoS Assurance
The DrayTek Vigor 2800 supports selectable QoS (Quality of Service). This enables you to select specific protocols/services to have guaranteed levels of your Internet bandwidth. For example, if you need POP3 email to have priority, you could specify that 50% of your download (or upload, or both) bandwidth is reserved for POP3 when required. When it's not being used by POP3, the bandwidth is available for all other regular traffic. The DrayTek Vigor2800 is very flexible on QoS - you can set several groups of services to have different priorities and bandwidth reservations.

Vigor2800 Enhanced Firewall
The Draytek Vigor 2800 includes full packet-level firewall facilities, not just the inherrent 'NAT' security and port-blocking of other routers. This includes 'keep state' packet methods; put simply, this means that when a packet is sent out, a reciprocal record is kept to allow a packet coming back in the opposite direction, but a default 'deny' policy means that any packet arriving which appears unsolicited won't get through. The DrayTek Vigor 2800 also features automatic protection from Dos/DDos (Denial of Service/Distributed Denial of Service) attacks and IP anti-spoofing. User-definable filters also allow you to add additional protection to your connection. For added confidence, potential or foiled attacks are logged and can be reported via the router's syslog facility.

Powerful VPN Capabilites
The Draytek Vigor 2800 32 Tunnel VPN Engine enables you to connect your network (LAN) to another private network, via the public Internet, or for remote teleworkers to access your LAN securely via the Internet. A secure 'tunnel' is established and as you are making use of an existing Internet connection, there are no long distance phone charges or huge leased line costs typical of LAN links. The Draytek Vigor 2800 supports industry standard PPTP and IPSec VPN protocols, with DES/3DES encryption. Each VPN tunnel can route to multiple private subnets at the remote site.

Content Filtering
The DrayTek Vigor2800 also helps protect against internal Internet abuse with its content filter which can block specified sites, e.g. common email sites or keywords within URLs. Additionally, you can block Java/ActiveX applet download, as well as HTML download of specific file types (e.g. ZIP, EXE, multimedia etc.)

Virtual LAN (VLAN)
The DrayTek Vigor 2800 VLAN facility enables you to segment each of the router's four Ethernet ports, so that each is a separate virtual LAN. You can create VLAN groups which include or exclude any of the ports so that groups, departments and companies can communicate with each other, or not. For example, two companies could share the same broadband feed, without having access to each other's networks.

ADSL Compatibility
The Draytek Vigor 2800 router has direct ADSL support - it plugs directly into an ADSL-enabled line with the supplied cable (normally via microfilter). No additional modem is required and the Draytek Vigor 2800 will automatically adjust for regular ADSL. The Vigor2800 provides support for regular ADSL as well as the newer ADSL2 and ADSL2+ standards with speeds up to 24Mbps, covering all ADSL lines available in the UK and all standard UK ADSL ISPs.

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