Aaeon announced a compact “FWS-2272” networking appliance with a Celeron N3350, 2x USB 3.0, 4x GbE, SATA III, mini-PCIE, and 8GB of RAM and eMMC. Aaeon’s new Apollo Lake based FWS-2272 updates last year’s Bay Trail FWS-2251 with a faster processor, a second USB 3.0 port, and eMMC storage, among other minor upgrades. However, it also drops from 3x mini-PCIe slots to one. The device supports firewall, load balancing, network access control, software define management, vCPE,and UTM applications, says Aaeon.
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