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ASUS' new BRT-AC828 router comes with dual WAN ports for up to 2Gbps speeds

By Kenny Yeo - on 6 Feb 2017, 2:23pm

ASUS' new BRT-AC828 router comes with dual WAN ports for up to 2Gbps speeds

ASUS BRT-AC828. (Image source: ASUS)

The ASUS BRT-AC828 is an AC2600-class router comes with features that are more suited for small businesses but it could be useful for demanding users too.

As mentioned, it is a dual-band AC2600-class router that supports speeds of up to 800Mbps on its 2.4GHz network and 1733Mbps on its 5GHz network.

More important, however, is that it comes with two aggregated WAN ports, which supports speeds of up to 2Gbps. It also has failover capability, so if one port should lose its connection, the other will automatically take over.

It also has LTE mobile broadband support, allowing users to use a USB LTE modem as a primary Internet connection or as a backup connection for additional redundancy.

To accommodate business needs, the BRT-AC828 router has 8 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports of which four of them support link aggregation, allowing users to create a single super-fast 4Gbps connection for high bandwidth applications.

In addition, the BRT-AC828 router also features a built-in M.2 SSD slot that can be used with any M.2 SSD to create a mini-NAS for quick backups, file storage, or file-sharing.

The ASUS BRT-AC828 router also comes with features like AiProtection, integrated IPsec virtual private network, and virtual LAN.

The ASUS BRT-AC828 router is available now and is priced at S$559.

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