Cradlepoint branch routers provide industry-leading Gigabit-Class LTE connectivity as well as Ethernet and WiFi. NetCloud 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 Package, which includes NetCloud software, purpose-built hardware, 24×7 support, and limited lifetime warranty.

Product Comparison

Specifications AER2200 AER 1600 Series CR4250
Cloud Management Yes Yes Yes
LTE LTE Advanced Pro* LTE Advanced** Optional with CBA850
Dual-Modem Versions Available 1 embedded, 1 modular 1 embedded, 1 modular* Optional with multiple CBA850
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) 10 GigE ports 5 GigE ports 8 GigE ports & 2 SFP+ ports
Rack Mount Yes Yes Yes
WiFi External antennas, 4×4 MIMO Internal antennas, 2×2 MIMO Optional with AP22
WiFi as WAN Yes Yes Yes
Housing Metal Industrial Plastic Metal
Processor 716 MHz quad-core processor 800 MHz dual-core processor 2.2 GHz x86 quad-core processor
Memory 512 MB DRAM; 8 GB eMMC 256 MB DDR3 8 GB DDR4 ECC; 16 GB eMMC Flash
Power-Over-Ethernet Yes (up to 4 ports 802.3at) No Yes (up to 8 ports 802.3at)†

*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