For this example, we'll select the most common option: Office Gateway as shown here. When deploying a SonicWALL router as an office gateway, IT administrators use SonicWALL's Setup Wizard to configure secure access for wired and wireless users to an existing network. In these cases, the SonicWALL device serves as a wireless access point, network switch, router and firewall.
Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president of Eckel Media Corp., a communications company specializing in public relations and technical authoring projects.