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RB3011 & RB4011: Encryption at High Speeds

The Full Networking Package

As upgrades of the RB2011 family of ethernet routers, the RB3011UiAS-RM and the RB4011iGS+RM are two powerful ethernet routers that bring about a full arsenal of networking features.

Complete with gigabit and SFP ports as well as hardware acceleration and traffic encryption capabilities, the two RB3011 and RB4011 ethernet routers can fit nicely in any network!

Watch below to find out more!

Brief Overview

These two devices, as previously mentioned, can be regarded as the more advanced versions of the RB2011 series. To begin with, these two routers are all-gigabit port items compared to the half gigabit-half megabit port selection of the RB2011 series.


Moreover, the RB3011 comes with a dual core 1.4 Ghz CPU, and the RB4011 cranks up the performance even hgiher with its quad-core 1.4 Ghz processor.


And while both items come with a 1 GB RAM size, the RB4011 enjoys a 152 MB storage capacity compared to 128 MB storage size of the RB3011.

Familiar with the RB2011 Series?

In our previous video, we talked about the RB2011family of ethernet routers, and discussed how they can fit into home or business networks.


You can read all about them in our RB2011 blog post or watch the video right here in case you missed it!

Who Uses the 3011 & 4011?

The RB3011 and RB4011, with level 5 RouterOS licenses and an IP20 (International Protection Code), have high performance speeds thanks to their powerful processors, and are therefore capable of handling a great range of networking needs and connectivity projects. In particular, they are useful for:

  • Universities and college campuses;
  • IT service providers;
  • VoIP service providers;
  • ISPs & WISPs;
  • Manufacturers & system integrators;
  • Hotels;
  • Hospitals & medical centers;
  • Surveillance service providers.

Where to Use Them?

As mentioned, the two RB3011 and RB4011 ethernet routers are highly capable devices, thanks to their highspeed processors, RAM and storage size, as well as traffic encryptytion abilities. As a result, they can be used for:

  • Centralized VPNs;
  • Site-to-site VPNs;
  • Hotspot internet;
  • Wireless controllers;
  • Content filtering;
  • Firewall configurations;
  • Network monitoring;
  • Dynamic routing protocols.