Need a unified threat management system? There are numerous products and brands on the market so selecting the right one can be a daunting process. As products go, Kerio are very popular amongst those working in the AV/IT space, especially in the maritime industry. To help you out we have compiled our latest article around Kerio Control, particularly focusing on the new ranges out (NG110, NG310, NG510 & NG511).

Why choose new Kerio products?

Kerio Control hardware appliances are the complete and all-in-one UTM (Unified Threat Management) solution. They are great for making sure all is safe and secure within your network, providing comprehensive next-generation firewall protection. All of the products have advanced network routing capabilities which include dual IPv4 and IPv6 support.

As mentioned, the all-in-one UTM reaps the full benefits of an anti-virus service. It scans all web and HTTP traffic, email attachments and downloads and is designed to protect your network from any potential issues. It’s also kept up-to-date with the latest virus definitions.

Another great option (available to those using Kerio Control devices), is the Kerio Control Web Filter. In conjunction with the application awareness, this filter helps to limit legal liability but also protects your network from users visiting harmful websites.

Benefits Of Kerio Control Hardware

Maximum Security

Kerio Control brings maximum security with easy-to-use traffic rules, controlling in-and outbound communications by URL, application, traffic type and more.

Intrusion detection

Intrusion detection and prevention using the Snort system – it constantly monitors inbound and outbound network communications for suspicious activity. Log or block the communications depending on the severity.


Prevent viruses, worms, trojans and spyware from entering your network. Kerio Control goes beyond just checking files for malicious code, it scans your network traffic for potential attacks.

Flexible Deployment

Kerio follows the approach which best fits your processes, infrastructure and organisation, making it the perfect partner for your IT environment.

Industry Leading Filtering

Filtering for web, content and applications means that you can selectively allow and log access to various mediums, ensuring you can keep users away from harmful sites. Kerio Control Web Filter is an all-in-one additional option.

High Availability

High availability means that, if your system is to crash or any failures occur, your second Kerio machine will pick up the slack so there is no downtime in usage.

What Are Your Options?

When it comes to choosing which Kerio Control hardware appliance is best for you, there are a number of things that you need to consider. Each of the models below suits a specific yacht size, but there are various other factors to point out. The following are a breakdown of each of the hardware appliances on offer:-

Kerio NG110

The Kerio NG110 is absolutely ideal for small yachts and remote crew that work from home. Its small compact size makes it suitable for those with limited space, or even those that only have one location. Its dual-core processor makes it a powerful option to help your network stay connected.

Kerio NG310

The Kerio NG310 is the perfect choice for medium-sized vessels planning for the future. A powerful all-in-one security solution featuring a quad-core processor. Ideal for those that need to keep their yacht network safe and secure while providing capabilities for remote work*.     * A Public IP or Site to site VPN is required, speak to us for more information.

Kerio NG510/Kerio NG511

The Kerio NG510/NG511 is a Unified Threat Management and Firewall with no compromises! It’s absolutely ideal for those that are looking for a rackable appliance and an overall powerful solution for larger vessels with expansion. It’s a complete security solution and designed for those with larger IT network systems. A quad-core processor also makes it one of the most powerful devices on the market. *Same as the smaller brother, you’ll be able to provide remote connectivity for rotational crew or crew that need to work from home.   * A Public IP or Site to site VPN is required, speak to us for more information.

Where To Buy?

 If you are looking to purchase any of the above models, or any other Kerio products, the YOT Store is the place to go. We are proud to be certified partners for the Kerio brand -our range is extensive, including software products as well as hardware. Click here to see all of Kerio range for license renewals, Kerio VPN, extended warranties and accessories.

Need help setting up a Kerio Control Device?

Our Kerio Control Pre-Configuration Service is well sought-after for good reason. With the firewall at the heart of online operations, we believe in precise and seamless upgrades to minimise the offline time onboard. Our team of Kerio Control experts are able to configure and test the Kerio Control firewall, leaving it ready to plug and play for your team with minimal disruption. Upgrading couldn’t be any easier, contact us today.

To Conclude

There you have it, the new Kerio range. Kerio is one of the market leaders and it’s products provide many benefits to your vessel and overall IT system. With high availability, scalable options and overall extras they can really help to protect your network.

At YOT Store we are AV/IT specialists, with multiple years worth of experience in the industry. For more information on our products and services Contact Us.

Article was written by Ryan Porter from YotStore

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