28503 OPENROUTER (open source software router for SoHo market) project aims at the adoption of open source software for the development of an efficient and open architecture router/firewall device. The system being developed offers firewall/routing and wireless access point functionality that addresses the needs for open architecture, high performance, user friendly system for the SME and SOHO market.
The OpenRouter system features LAN, WAN and wireless interfaces to meet the requirements of the SME & SOHO environment. The system is built using open source software on an embedded platform, GNU/Linux running on Intel StrongARM. For the scope of the project open source components will be used for the basic networking functionality and new modules will be developed for the integration, maintanance, operation, configuration and software upgrade subsystems.