NetGenie

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NetGenie
Industry Networking, Computer Security
Founded 2011
Products Smart Wireless router for Home and Unified Threat Management for SOHO
Parent Cyberoam Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Website www.netgenie.net

NetGenie is a wireless router that offers security and protection against internet and network threats.[1] It is a part of the Cyberoam's product portfolio and was launched in 2011. NetGenie network security appliances are primarily built for internet security for home users (HOME) and small office users (SOHO).[2]

NetGenie appliances intend to address the frequent security concerns that parents and small office owners face regarding Internet usage by their family members and employees. In addition to secure wired internet surfing, NetGenie appliances are capable of providing secure Internet surfing experience over multiple devices such as laptops, iPhones, iPads, gaming consoles, and other next-gen devices.[3]

Product Range[edit]

Considering the product range, NetGenie offers 4 basic products, two for HOME users and two for SOHO users. The appliance available for the HOME users are NG11VH and NG11EH[4] and the appliance available for the SOHO users are NG11VO and NG11EO.[5]

NG11VH[edit]

NG11VH is a Wireless VDSL2 /ADSL2+ Modem Router for home users. NG11VH Supports VDSL2, ADSL2+, Cable Internet, 3G USB modem connections.[6] This router from NetGenie product range protects family from harmful Internet content and devices from hackers and bots. NG11VH is primarily build in to offer safe Internet access over any Internet-enabled device including laptops, PDA, smartphones, IPTV and even gaming consoles, with its wireless capabilities and WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption standards. It comes with built-in firewall and Intrusion Prevention System offering online security and 3G Ready support.[7]

NG11EH[edit]

NG11EH primarily offers protection to home users and their families. This appliance offers features like Multi-Device Wi-fi Security, parental control,[8] Security, 3G ready, Threat-free Wi-Fi, Reports, Remote Management and more. Apart from the other features mentioned above NG11EH[9] also offers in-depth parental control that comprises facility for blocking Unsafe/Adult Internet Control (under lists of pornography, Spyware, nudity), security coverage for all connected devices (Including laptops, desktops, iPads, iPhones), Age-Appropriate Internet Access for Kids, List of pre-categorized websites and applications with regular updates, Customizable Internet Access and Reports on Online Activities for all relevant information about security on kids’ /users Internet activities such as – websites visited, online applications used, attempts to visit blocked websites and more – with its logs and reports.[10]

NG11VO[edit]

NG11VO is a Wireless VDSL2/ADSL2+ cum Integrated Security Appliance for small offices. It supports VDSL2, ADSL2+, Cable Internet, 3G USB modem connections.[11] NG11VO offers advanced Internet controls to manage employees’ time and productivity. It also protects organisational staff from harmful Internet content and devices from hackers and bots, securing users against Internet risks.[12] NG11VO offers preconfigured security against unauthorized access and misuse of office Wi-Fi network protecting users against legal liabilities and data loss. It also offers secure connectivity to central/vendor offices at remote locations with VPN security. It comes with wireless capabilities and WEP, WPA and WPA2 encryption standards, offering safe Internet access over any Internet-enabled device including laptops, PDA, smartphones, secure access to remote locations. NG11VO offers complete visibility into employees’ online activities.

NG11EO[edit]

NG11EO[13] is for small offices or home offices which can be managed through a web-based GUI, available over any Internet-access device within the office network. This appliance offers features like Security, VPN, 3G ready, Internal controls, Pre-configured Wi-Fi Security, Reports, Remote Management and more. Apart from these, the other features this appliance offers include controls to enhance employee productivity through Real-time reports on online activities of employees, Blockage of unsafe/entertainment websites, Customized employees access of applications – sites, Time-based controls that limit user access to specified hours or duration of the day and flexibility to add specific websites that should be allowed/blocked to match the Internet access needs of employees.[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Safe SOHO Surfing – By Andrew Seldon, - Editor, Hi-Tech Security Solutions, South Africa, 12 March 2012
  2. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie SOHO review - By Dave Mitchell, PC Pro Reviewer, UK, 27 February 2012
  3. ^ Review: NetGenie- By Alex Kayle, Senior portals journalist, Johannesburg, 25 Nov 2011
  4. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie NG11EH- By Samara Lynn, Lead Analyst, Networking, New York, 28 November 2011
  5. ^ Router - Cyberoam NetGenie NG11EO - By Sandeep Koul, Sr.Technology Analyst at CyberMedia, New Delhi, 2 February 2012
  6. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie Launches First-of-Its-Kind Wireless VDSL2/ADSL2+ Appliances to Secure Home and SOHO Networks Yahoo Finance
  7. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie Launches Wireless VDSL2/ADSL2+ Appliances To Secure Home And SOHO Networks Another Chance Computers
  8. ^ A stable little wireless router with excellent parental controls- By Elias Plastiras, Author Computer World , Australia,, 2 July 2012
  9. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie Home router- by Anthony Caruana, Technology Journalist, Australia, 7 July 2012
  10. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie NG11EH- By Samara Lynn, Lead Analyst, Networking, New York, 28 November 2011
  11. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie Launches First-of-Its-Kind Wireless VDSL2/ADSL2+ Appliances to Secure Home and SOHO Networks Yahoo Finance
  12. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie Launches Wireless VDSL2/ADSL2+ Appliances To Secure Home And SOHO Networks Dark Reading
  13. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie NG11EO- By Sandeep Koul, Sr.Technology Analyst at CyberMedia, New Delhi, 2 February 2012
  14. ^ Cyberoam NetGenie SOHO review - By Dave Mitchell, PC Pro Reviewer, UK, 27 February 2012

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