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Security routers with IPsec and OpenVPN

Press Release   •   Feb 08, 2016 13:50 GMT

In addition to the IPsec secure encryption standard, the FL MGuard security routers from Phoenix Contact now also support OpenVPN.

With this protocol as a client, the devices now support two secure encryption standards. These each have special characteristics with an almost identical level of security. This means that mixed operation with both standards used simultaneously is an option, as well as hub-and-spoke, where data is transferred from one VPN tunnel to another.

The security routers are connected to the OpenVPN remote maintenance centers. The transmission standard can be combined with all other technologies associated with the security routers, such as OPC Inspector and CIFS Integrity Monitoring. OpenVPN is available for the devices as of firmware 8.3.

Phoenix Contact, founded over 80 years ago, is a leading manufacturer of electric connection and industrial automation technology. 14000 employees, 50 own sales companies and 30 sales partners worldwide ensure customer proximity.

Our work is dedicated to the creation of progress with inspiring, innovative solutions and to a trusting partnership towards our customers and partners with common benefits.

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