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Product Line: Cisco Meraki
Product Type: Security Appliance
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Product Description

The MX64-HW Cisco is designed for small branch applications, supporting up to 50 recommended clients with a stateful firewall throughput of 250 Mbps, advanced security throughput of 200 Mbps, and a maximum VPN throughput of 100 Mbps. It offers connectivity options including 1 GbE RJ45 and 1 USB for cellular failover as dedicated WAN interfaces, along with 4 GbE RJ45 fixed LAN interfaces, and supports up to 50 concurrent VPN tunnels. The device is designed for desktop or wall mounting, operates between 0 °C and 40 °C, and integrates branch gateway services like DHCP, NAT, QoS, and VLAN management, along with automatic detection of Layer 2 and Layer 3 outages and PCI compliant IPS sensor technology.

Key Feature for the MX64HW

  • What is the maximum firewall throughput of the device?
    The maximum firewall throughput is 250 Mbps.
  • How many VPN tunnels can the part support simultaneously?
    The device supports up to 50 maximum concurrent VPN tunnels.
  • Can the device be used for web caching?
    No, the device does not support web caching.
  • What are the dedicated WAN interfaces available on this model?
    The device comes with 1 GbE RJ45 and 1 USB (Cellular Failover) dedicated WAN interfaces.
  • What is the recommended use case for this network device?
    The recommended use cases are for small branches.
  • What are the dimensions of the device?
    Width: 9.5 in., Depth: 5.2 in., Height: 1 in.
  • Is the device capable of mounting on walls?
    Yes, the device supports both desktop and wall mounting.
  • What power supply type does the device use?
    The device uses a DC power supply.
  • What is the device's idle power load?
    The idle power load of the device is 4 W.
  • Does the device include any built-in services for branch gateways?
    Yes, the device includes built-in DHCP, NAT, QoS, and VLAN management services.

Product Review

The Cisco MX64-HW is suitable for small branch networks, supporting up to 50 clients with a stateful firewall throughput of 250 Mbps and advanced security throughput of 200 Mbps, ensuring efficient data protection and network performance. With dedicated WAN and four GbE RJ45 LAN interfaces, it offers versatile connectivity options, though its lack of web caching might limit performance in content-heavy deployments. Its compact size, wall-mount capability, and low power consumption make it an energy-efficient choice for small spaces, yet the maximum VPN throughput of 100 Mbps and 50 concurrent tunnels may restrict remote connectivity in more demanding scenarios.


The Cisco MX64-HW is a versatile networking device designed for small branch applications, offering a range of features to support up to 50 users. It integrates multiple services and capabilities, making it an ideal solution for organizations looking for a compact, yet powerful security appliance. The hardware specifications of the MX64-HW underline its capability to handle various networking tasks efficiently. At the core of its performance, the MX64-HW delivers a stateful firewall throughput of 250 Mbps, ensuring secure and fast data transmission across the network. For environments requiring advanced security measures, it offers a throughput of 200 Mbps, providing robust protection against sophisticated threats. The device also supports a maximum VPN throughput of 100 Mbps, facilitating secure remote access and site-to-site connections with a capacity for up to 50 concurrent VPN tunnels. The hardware comes equipped with dedicated WAN interfaces, including a 1 GbE RJ45 and a USB port for cellular failover, enhancing its reliability and uptime by providing alternative connectivity options in case the primary link fails. Additionally, it features four GbE RJ45 fixed LAN interfaces, accommodating a range of devices and network configurations. Despite its compact size, measuring 9.5 inches in width, 5.2 inches in depth, and 1 inch in height, and weighing only 1.61 lbs, the MX64-HW does not compromise on functionality. It can be easily positioned in various environments thanks to its desktop or wall mount options. From a power perspective, the device operates on a DC power supply, requiring an input of 18 VDC. It is designed to be energy efficient, with an idle power load of 4 W and a maximum power load of 10 W, minimizing operational costs. The MX64-HW is built to perform reliably under a range of environmental conditions, operating within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and a humidity range of 5% to 95%, without condensation. This ensures that the device can be deployed in various geographic locations and environments without concern for its performance stability. Key features include: - Branch Gateway Services: The MX64-HW comes with built-in DHCP, NAT, QoS, and VLAN management services, facilitating complex network configurations and traffic management without the need for additional hardware. - Outages Detection: It features automatic detection of Layer 2 and Layer 3 outages, ensuring timely identification and resolution of network issues, maintaining operational continuity. - Sensor Type: The appliance is equipped with a PCI Compliant IPS sensor, offering advanced intrusion prevention capabilities and ensuring compliance with industry security standards. The Cisco MX64-HW stands out for its comprehensive feature set tailored for small branch offices, combining security, reliability, and ease of use in a compact form factor. Its robust hardware specifications and built-in services make it a suitable choice for businesses seeking to secure their networks without the complexity and overhead of larger appliances.


Model NumberCisco MX64-HW
Optimal Client Count50
Firewall Performance250 Mbps
Throughput with Security Services Enabled200 Mbps
Peak VPN Performance100 Mbps
Intended ApplicationSmall Branch Offices
Simultaneous VPN Connections50
WAN Ports1 GbE RJ45, 1 USB for Cellular Backup
LAN Ports4 GbE RJ45
Internet CachingNo
Installation OptionsDesktop or Wall Mount
Device Width9.5 inches
Device Depth5.2 inches
Device Height1 inch
Unit Weight1.61 pounds
Power SourceDC
DC Input Requirement18 VDC
Power Consumption (Idle)4 W
Power Consumption (Max)10 W
Operational Temperature Range (Low)0 °C
Operational Temperature Range (High)40 °C
Humidity Tolerance (Min)5%
Humidity Tolerance (Max)95%
Gateway Management CapabilitiesDHCP, NAT, QoS, VLAN
Network Health MonitoringAutomatic Layer 2/3
Security MechanismIPS Compliant with PCI

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