An access device with built-in basic routing protocol support, specifically designed to allow remote LAN access to corporate backbone networks. Not designed to replace backbone routers or to build backbone networks.
A network device designed to allow remote LAN access to corporate backbone networks, with basic routing protocol support.
Interfaces a LAN to a WAN.
a basic remote access solution for small businesses that requires only one or two simultaneous dial-in lines to the office
A router that connects your network to the external Internet. Typically, this is your first line of defense against attackers from the outside Internet. By enabling access control lists on this router, you'll be able to provide a level of protection for all of the hosts ``behind'' that router, effectively making that network a DMZ instead of an unprotected external LAN.