DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn Triple-WAN VPN ADSL 2+ Wireless-N Gigabit Router w/ VoIP, Load Balancing & 3G Support (300Mbps)
New 2830Vn offers 4 Gigabit ports, Wireless-N, VoIP, Packet Aggregation and Channel Bonding and much more.
£199.67 / £166.39 ex vat
The DrayTek Vigor2800VG is a combined Voice Over IP ADSL router for Internet access, firewall, VPN device and Ethernet switch. The DrayTek Vigor Vigor2800VG includes features such as VLAN, QoS, Content filtering, VPN support for up to 32 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 2800VG is an ADSL2/2+ enabled integrated access device. With downstream speed up to 12Mbps (ADSL2) or 24Mbps (ADSL2+). The DrayTek Vigor 2800VG 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's 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:
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Selectable QoS Assurance
The DrayTek Vigor 2800VG 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 Vigor2800VG is very flexible on QoS - you can set several groups of services to have different priorities and bandwidth reservations.
Voice Over IP
Voice-over IP (VoIP), is one of the hottest communications technologies being adapted for transmission over broadband technologies.
If you regularly make long-distance phone calls, chances are you've already used IP telephony without even knowing it. VoIP is the transmission of telephone calls over a data network like one of the many networks that make up the Internet. While you may of heard of VoIP, what you may not know is that many traditional telephone companies are already using it in the connections between their regional offices.
The DrayTek 2800VG allows a simple, cost-effective solution to take advantage of this exicting technology. A typical DrayTek 2800VG solution is below.
The calls between the two sites in the example above are, of course, free of charge because they are making use of your existing always-on ADSL connection, but cost isn't the only advantage; using VOIP means that you have additional call capacity in your home or office, without tying up your regular phone line.
The voice calls (speech) are compressed in real time to make maximum use of the bandwidth, similar to the way that an MP3 audio file contains compressed sound. and other internet activities (e.g. web browsing) run simultaneously with the VOIP calls.
Enhanced Wireless Security
The DrayTek Vigor2800VG built-in Wireless Access Point enables wireless connectivity for wireless clients supporting the 802.11g wireless protocol, providing a total wireless bandwidth of up to 54Mb/s. Twin extra-gain aerials ensuring maximum coverage range and signal diversity
The DrayTek Vigor 2800VG supports industry standard WEP and WPA/TKIP and WPA2/AES (802.11i) Encryption methods for encrypting your wireless LAN traffic. If you prefer, the Vigor2800VG can use "VPN over WLAN" to increase the level of wireless encryption, using DES/3DES encryption. You can lock the router down further so that only PCs whose unique hardware ('MAC') address is authorised can access the router. "SSID Stealthing" makes your base more difficult to other people to scan for. The Vigor2800G also supports 802.1x Authentication to allow a permitted wireless user database on your Radius server.
To enhance the security and performance of the wireless network, the DrayTek Vigor2800VG feature wireless LAN isolation, WDS (Wireless Distribution System), and Universal VLAN.
Vigor2800VG Enhanced Firewall
The Draytek Vigor 2800VG 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 2800VG 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 2800VG 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 2800VG 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.
The DrayTek Vigor2800VG 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 2800VG 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.
The Draytek Vigor 2800VG 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 2800VG will automatically adjust for regular ADSL. The Vigor2800VG 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.