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CCR1036: Connecting the Dots

Branch Networks Made Easy

MikroTik's family of CCR1036 Ethernet routers are a group of four reliable routers that can be used to form the basis of online networks for branch businesses and enterprises that operate from various locations.


Take a look at the video below to find out how:

How Easy are We Talking About?

The four CCR1036 Ethernet routers, as industry grade items within MikroTik's inventory, each come with 36 CPU cores, 1 GB local storage, and a number of the Ethernet and gigabit ports.

Apart from IP20 international protection code, a level 6 RouterOS license, and 200,000 hours of lifetime at 25 degrees Celsius, the CCR1036-12G-4S and the CCR1036-8G-4S+ have 4 GB of RAM size while their EM versions enjoy an upgraded RAM size of 8 GB.

While the CCR1036-12G-4S and its EM version have 12 gigabit Ethernet ports and 4 SFP ports, the CCR1036-8G-2S+ have 8 gigabit Ethernet ports and 2 SFP+ ports, enabling this family of Ethernet routers to provide users with over 10 Gbps up to about 28 Gbps of throughput!

Who Uses the CCR1036 Series?

This family of Ethernet routers have numerous useful features that can make network management quite easy and efficient. They include but indeed are not limited to a notable storage capacity, dual PSU and power failover, and hardware acceleration.


As such, they can benefit the following industries with ease:

  • College and universtiy campuses;
  • Managed IT services;
  • ISPs & WISPs;
  • Data centers;
  • Government buildings;
  • Agriculture;
  • Manufacturers;
  • System integrators;
  • Hotels;
  • Health & medical centers;
  • Surveillance systems;
  • Transportation.

What Solutions Do They Provide?

Similarly, given their powerful throughput and traffic encryption features, these Ethernet routers are capable of providing highly versatile management capabilities to users including:

  • Centralized VPNs;
  • Site-to-site VPNs;
  • RADIUS server management & AAA;
  • Firewall and online security;
  • Network monitoring;
  • Dynamic routing protocols.