Branch Hardware

Branch Connectivity for High Availability in an All-in-One Solution

Cradlepoint branch routers are sold as part of an all-inclusive branch networking solution in a NetCloud Solution Package, which includes NetCloud software, purpose-built hardware, 24x7 support, and limited lifetime warranty.

Cradlepoint branch routers provide industry-leading Gigabit-Class LTE connectivity as well as Ethernet and WiFi. NetCloud Solution Packages with branch routers include cloud management, along with SD-WAN and SD-Perimeter functionality, to deliver a modern Elastic Edge for small- to medium-sized branch locations that demand secure, flexible connectivity.

Cradlepoint branch routers are sold as part of an all-inclusive branch networking solution in a NetCloud Solution Package, which includes NetCloud software, purpose-built hardware, 24x7 support, and limited lifetime warranty.

 

AER2200

Cradlepoint AER2200

 

Advanced Edge Routing for cloud-managed modern branch networking with WiFi access points.

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AER1600 Series

Cradlepoint AER1600 Series

Advanced Edge Routing for branch primary and application-specific networking.

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CR4250

Cradlepoint CP4250

 

Branch performance router for mid-sized branches with higher performance needs.

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Product Comparison

 

AER2200

AER1600 Series

CR4250

Cloud Management Yes Yes Yes
LTE LTE Advanced Pro* LTE Advanced** Optional with CBA850
Dual-Modem Support 1 embedded, 1 integrated 1 embedded, 1 integrated* Optional with CBA850s
WiFi (Dual-band, dual concurrent a/b/g/n/ac External antennas, 4x4 MIMO Internal antennas, 2x2 MIMO Optional with AP22
WiFi-as-WAN Yes Yes No
NetCloud Perimeter Yes Yes Yes
Zone-Based Firewall Yes Yes Yes
CP Secure Web Filter Support Yes Yes Yes
CP Secure Threat Management Support Yes Yes Yes
Ports (LAN/WAN switchable) 10 GigE ports 5 GigE ports 8 GigE ports & 2 SFP+ ports
Rack Mount Yes No Yes
Housing Metal Industrial Plastic Metal
Processor 716 MHz quad-core processor 800MHz dual-core processor 2.2 GHz x86 quad-core processor
Memory 512 MB DRAM; 8 GB eMMC 256MB DDR3 8 GB DDR4 ECC; 16 GB eMMC Flash
Power-over-Ethernet Yes (up to 4 ports .at) No Yes (up to 8 ports) with PoE SKU

*Theoretical maximum modem speed of 1.2 Gbps with available Gigabit-Class LTE modem.
**Theoretical maximum modem speed 300Mbps. LP6-M versions of the AER1600/AER1650 come with a single LTE-A capable modem. Dual modem operation is not supported.
†With CP4250-POE SKU only

 

LTE Adapters

ARC CBA850

Cradlepoint ARC CBA850

A turnkey networking solution for best-in-class 3G/4G/LTE failover with cloud-secure Out-of-Band Management.

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LTE Advanced Pro Yes, 1.2 Gbps*
Cloud Management Yes
Out-of-Band Management Yes
Ports (LAN/WAN) 2 GigE Ports
(1 NAT; 1 IP Pass-through by default)
Material Plastic
Operating Temperature 32°F to 122°F
(0°C to 50°C)
Sim Slots Two 2FF
Power-over-Ethernet Yes
Console Port (RJ45) Yes

*Theoretical maximum speed with available Gigabit-Class LTE modem.

 

Access Points for Integrated Wireless WAN

AP22

Cradlepoint AP22

Enables easy-to-install wireless connectivity within branch office locations with Cradlepoint routers.

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Centralized Management Yes, with NetCloud Manager
WiFi Radios 3
High-Capacity WiFi 2x2: 2 DBDC (as is)
Fast Roaming 802.11R
Wired Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet
Client & Application Visibility With Cradlepoint Routers