Press Releases: Taipei, Taiwan—March 30, 2020—In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have adopted work from home policies. Synology’s wireless routers feature powerful VPN server capabilities that enable businesses to quickly facilitate a remote workforce. Starting from April 6, Synology VPN Plus licenses will become free to purchase until September 30, 2020.
“We have seen many businesses rushing to adopt VPN solutions in order to set up an infrastructure to enable a remote workforce. Over the past two months, we have seen a five-fold increase in VPN Plus license purchases,” said Hewitt Lee, Director of Synology Product Management Group. “As the situation continues to develop in unprecedented ways, we understand that many are uncertain of how to maintain business continuity. Synology is offering VPN Plus licenses for free in an effort to help businesses resume operations remotely.”
Both existing and new owners of Synology’s RT1900ac, RT2600ac, and MR2200ac wireless routers will be able to purchase VPN Plus Client VPN Access and Site-to-Site VPN licenses for free. All licenses are perpetual and do not expire or require additional costs after September 30, 2020.
About VPN Plus:
Remote connectivity shouldn’t be difficult, even for the entire office. VPN Plus transforms your Synology Router into a powerful VPN server, designed to be easy to set up and manage. Support your company’s remote workforce with secure access to internal resources, no matter where they are at. Learn more about VPN Plus.
How can I get a Free VPN Plus License?
Log in to SRM as administrator, go to VPN Plus Server / License / Client VPN Access, and click Add License. A wizard will guide you through the purchase procedure, except that you will get the license for free. Offer available until September 30, 2020. Once completed, the license keys will be activated on your Synology product within 24 hours. Internet connection is required during the entire process. One license key can be activated on only one VPN Plus supported Synology product.
Note: Each Synology Router provides one free client access license. Each additional client access license enables one additional concurrent user account logged into VPN Plus. The maximum number of Client VPN Access licenses a single device supports depends on the model:
RT1900ac, MR2200ac: 10
This post was updated on Friday / August 14th, 2020 at 4:56 PM