Cisco RV180 VPN Router - RV180-K9-NA

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Great Router

by Steve on 7/9/2013

They sell this under the SOHO market, it really is a router that can be fine-tuned to professional levels. this is why Linksys and CISCO make a great team. this router can be as easy as you want or detailed like the big boys. Excellent value.

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Solid Cisco product

on 2/20/2015

The item was easy to set up and did exactly what we needed it to do.

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Product Overview

The Cisco® RV180 VPN Router delivers high-performance, secure broadband connectivity to multiple offices and remote employees with a combination of business-class features such as high-speed Gigabit Ethernet switch, advanced security, and quality of service features needed to prioritize network traffic. The router has native support for IPv6, helping to ensure your network is ready for the next generation of technologies. It is easy to configure and manage with an intuitive browser-based GUI and is backed by a limited lifetime warranty. The Cisco RV180 provides the ideal combination of affordability, reliability, and performance in a router designed specifically for small businesses.

  • Affordable, high-performance Gigabit Ethernet ports allow large file transfers and accommodates media rich applications
  • IPSecurity (IPsec) site-to-site VPN provides highly secure connectivity for remote employees and multiple offices
  • Integrated firewall, robust authentication, and access control safeguard sensitive business data
  • Easy to set up and use with wizard-based configuration
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Cisco Small Business
    Mfg Part# RV180-K9-NA
    SKU 229409972
    UPC 882658422607
    UPC 14 00882658422607
    Product Guide Click Here for the Cisco Small Business Store
    Built-in 4-port Gigabit managed switch delivers faster data transfer for bandwidth-intensive applications
    Sophisticated QoS prioritizes network traffic for demanding voice, video, and data applications
    IPSec VPN tunneling support lets you extend secure network connectivity to remote offices and users with advanced encryption and authentication
    Separate virtual network support helps enable secure guest access and helps safeguard sensitive data
    IPv6 support lets you employ future networking applications and operating systems without costly upgrades
    Browser-based setup and configuration wizards help enable fast, simple deployment
    Smooth, tested interoperability with other Cisco networking products makes it easy to add switches, phone and voice, and video surveillance
    Tech Specs
    Standards IEEE 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.3, 802.3u, 802.1D, 802.1p, 802.11e, 802.11w (Rapid Spanning Tree) 802.1X (security authentication), 802.1Q (VLAN), 802.11i (Wi-Fi Protected Access [WPA2] security), 802.11e (wireless QoS), IPv4 (RFC 791), IPv6 (RFC 2460), Routing Information Protocol (RIP) v1 (RFC 1058), RIP v2 (RFC 1723)
    Ports LAN, WAN
    Switch Power button (on/off)
    Buttons Reset
    Cabling Type Category 5e or better
    LEDs Power, WPS, WAN, wireless, LAN (ports 1–4)
    Operating System Linux
    Network Protocols Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server
    LAN Four (4) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit LAN ports with managed switch
    WAN One (1) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit WAN port
    WLAN Built-in high-speed 802.11n wireless access point
    Routing Protocols Static routing
    Network Address Translation (NAT) Port Address Translation (PAT), Network Address Port Translation (NAPT) protocol
    VLAN Support Port-based and 802.1Q tag-based VLANs
    Number of VLANs 4 active VLANs (3-4096 range)
    IPv6 Dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6
    Network Edge (DMZ) Software configurable to any LAN IP address
    Layer 2 802.1Q-based VLANS, 4 active VLANS
    Firewall Stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall, port forwarding and triggering, denial-of-service (DoS) prevention, software-based DMZ
    Access Control IP access control lists; MAC-based wireless access control
    Content Filtering Static URL blocking or keyword blocking
    Secure Management HTTPS, username/password complexity
    WPS Wi-Fi Protected Setup
    Certificate Management Self-signed SSL certificate, import/export certificate using Privacy-Enhanced Mail (PEM) format
    User Privileges 2 levels of access: admin and guest
    IPsec VPN 10 gateway-to-gateway IPSec tunnels
    QuickVPN 10 Quick VPN tunnels using Cisco QuickVPN client
    PPTP VPN 10 PPTP tunnels for remote client access
    Encryption Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES)
    Authentication MD5/SHA1
    VPN Pass-through IPsec/PPTP/Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) pass-through
    QoS 802.1p port-based priority on LAN port, application-based priority on WAN port
    Jumbo Frame Supports Jumbo Frame on Gigabit ports – at least 1536B
    NAT Throughput 800 Mbps
    Concurrent Sessions 12,000
    IPsec VPN Throughput (3DES/AES) 50 Mbps
    Web User Interface Simple, browser-based configuration (HTTP/HTTPS)
    Management Protocols Web browser, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) v3, Bonjour, Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
    Event Logging Local, syslog, email alerts
    Network Diagnostics Ping, Traceroute, and DNS Lookup
    Upgradability Firmware upgradable through web browser, imported/exported configuration file
    System Time Supports NTP, Day Light Savings, Manual entry
    Languages GUI supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese
    Power 12V 1A
    Certifications FCC class B, CE, IC, Wi-Fi
    Operating temperature 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)
    Storage temperature –20° to 70°C (–4° to 158°F)
    Operating humidity 10 to 85 percent noncondensing
    Storage humidity 5 to 90 percent noncondensing
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