The Dray Tek Vigor 2110 Series routers are designed to be the ideal cable-broadband sharing and firewall device for to the So Ho (Small Office / Home) user.
The Vigor2110 series is the cable-modem version of the - PC Advisor's wireless router of the year 2011.
The Vigor2110 combines compatibility with cable modem Internet (from Virginmedia) and other Ethernet fed Internet connections together with performance, features and price into an attractive, reliable and easy-to-use product, with the pedigree and thoughtful design Dray Tek are renowned for.
Wireless (Wi Fi) and Vo IP equipped models further enhance the flexibility of the router and outgoing VPN makes it ideal as a teleworker router for your home VPN link to your main office. It's a very good product and, based on the opinions of thousands of PC Pro readers, should be reliable too.
By adding an additional Vigor 2110 wireless model, you can expand the wireless range using WDS (in repeater mode).
The NAS facility uses any FAT16 or FAT32 formatted device (includes USB memory sticks, USB hard drives etc.) The Vigor 2710 Series also features Web Content Filtering, allowing you to block web sites or content by keyword matching, content file type or by using Dray Tek's new Global View site cetegorisation system (subject to subscription).
Access can be 'public' or using usernames and passwords, each of which can have their own directories and/or file access rights.
As well as FTP, file sharing is available as a Windows 'network drive'.
Cleverly conceived cable entry points also minimise the overall size of the unit.
The Vigor 2110 isn't just for cable-modem lines; you can instead use a 3G modem from any of the main carriers (Orange, T-Mobile, Vodafone etc.) for Internet connectivity instead of a cable-modem. The Vigor 2110 Series routers with built-in Wireless LAN ('n' models) allow you to use your wireless equipped computers or laptops wirelessly, without needing a cable back to the router; this provides convenience and mobility in your home or office.
Dray Tek Web Filtering allows you to block web content in three main ways: Features 1,3 and 4 above are included with the router.