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Alpha POS - 8-Port VPN Router

Available for: Hospitality & Retail POS

The Alpha POS 8-Port VPN Router delivers highly secure, high-performance, reliable connectivity to the Internet, other locations, and employees working remotely from the heart of your small business network. This proven router provides the performance and security you need to help keep your employees, and your business, productive.

The Alpha POS 8-Port VPN Router enables two connections, either to a single service provider, with load balancing to improve performance, or to different providers to support business continuity. High-capacity virtual private network (VPN) capabilities let multiple offices and dozens of employees access the information they need from anywhere, just as securely as if they were working at your main location.

To further safeguard your network and data, the Alpha POS 8-Port VPN Router includes business-class security features and optional cloud-based web filtering. Configuration is a snap, using an intuitive, browser-based device manager and setup wizards.
• Dual 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet WAN ports for load balancing and/or business continuity
• Built-in 8-port Fast Ethernet switch
• Strong security: Proven stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall, and hardware encryption
• High capacity, high-performance IP Security (IPsec) VPN capabilities
• Intuitive, browser-based device manager and setup wizards


Dual WAN: Configurable for Smartlink backup or load balancing
• 802.3, 802.3u
• IPv4 (RFC 791)
• Routing Information Protocol (RIP) v1 (RFC 1058) and v2 (RFC 1723)
Network protocols:
• Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server, DHCP client, DHCP relay agent
• Static IP
• Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE)
• Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
• Transparent bridge
• DNS relay, Dynamic DNS (DynDNS, 3322)
Routing protocols:
• Static
• RIP v1 and v2
Network Address Translation (NAT):
• Port Address Translation (PAT)
• Network Address Port Translation (NAPT), NAT traversal, one-to-one NAT
Protocol binding: Protocols can be bound to a specific WAN port for load balancing
Network edge (DMZ): DMZ port, DMZ host
Firewall: SPI, denial of service (DoS), ping of death, SYN flood, land attack, IP spoofing, email alert for hacker attack
Access rules: Up to 50 entries
Port forwarding: Up to 30 entries
Port triggering: Up to 30 entries
Blocking: Java, cookies, ActiveX, HTTP proxy
Content filtering: Static URL blocking or keyword blocking
Secure management: HTTPS, username/password, password complexity
IPsec: 50 IPsec site-to-site tunnels for branch office connectivity
QuickVPN: 50 QuickVPN tunnels for remote client access
PPTP: 5 PPTP tunnels for remote access
Encryption: Data Encryption Standard (DES), Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES), and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption; AES-128, AES-192, AES-256
Authentication: MD5/SHA1 authentication
IPsec NAT traversal: Supported for gateway-to-gateway and client-to-gateway tunnels
VPN pass-through: PPTP, L2TP, IPsec
Advanced VPN: Dead peer detection (DPD), IKE, split DNS
Prioritization types: Application-based priority on WAN port
Service-based QoS: Supports rate control or priority
Rate control: Upstream/downstream bandwidth can be configured per service
Priority: Each service can be mapped to one of 3 priority levels
NAT throughput: 200 Mbps
IPsec VPN throughput: 97 Mbps
Web user interface: Simple browser-based device manager (HTTP/HTTPS)
Management protocols: Web browser, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) v1 and v2c, Bonjour
Event logging: Syslog, email alerts, VPN tunnel status monitorv Upgradability: Firmware upgradable through web browser, imported/exported configuration file
Product dimensions (W x H x D): 11.00 in. x 1.75 in. x 9.50 in. 279.4 mm x 44.45 mm x 241.3 mm
Ports: 8 10/100 RJ-45 ports, 1 10/100 RJ-45 Internet port, 1 10/100 RJ-45 DMZ/Internet port
Power Supply: AC 100~240V, 50~60Hz
Certification: FCC class B, CE Class B, cUL, Anatel, MEPS, CCC, PSB, CB, C-tick, KCC
Operating temperature: 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)
Storage temperature: 0° to 70°C (32° to 158°F)
Operating humidity: 10% to 85% noncondensing
Storage humidity: 5% to 90% noncondensing
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