Cisco Powers Up a Small Business Router

by Sean Michael Kerner

A step up from its predecessor, Cisco's latest small business networking router adds Gigabit Ethernet, stronger antennas and better security, but it missteps on supporting dual-band 802.11n.

If you're looking for way to get more control over and more power for your small business network, you might consider investing in a new router, specifically Cisco's RV220W Wireless-N Network Security Firewall. It's not perfect (more on that later), but it offers support for virtual LANs (VLAN) and SSL VPN, plus improved security features.

Our sister site, Wi-FiPlanet, put the router to the test. Check out the review to see whether this router offers the right feature set for your small business network.

The Cisco RV220W is one of the newest routers from Cisco and was officially announced earlier this year. The RV220W is a step-up in terms of features, performance and price over the Cisco's entry level small business wireless firewall, the RV120W.

With the RV220W, Cisco delivers a device for small businesses that need more control and power for LAN, WLAN and VPN users.

Read the complete article: Review: Cisco RV220W Wireless-N Network Security Firewall

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Apr 27th 2011
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