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by Cisco
Product Line: Cisco Meraki MX Series
Product Type: Firewall
Original price $0.00 - Original price $272.00
Original price
$0.00 - $272.00
Current price $272.00
Title: Used

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Product Description

The MX80-HW Cisco is designed for small retail branches and clinics, supporting a maximum of 100 users with a 1 TB hard drive and 5 GbE interfaces. It offers a statewall firewall throughput of 250 Mbps, advanced security throughput of 150 Mbps, and can handle up to 50 VPN sessions, featuring WAN optimization and web caching for enhanced performance. The unit is 1U rack mountable, dimensions 19 in. width, 10 in. depth, and 1.75 in. height, operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, and includes an AC power supply with a 26 W idle power load and 32 W maximum power load.

Key Feature for the MX80-HW

  • What is the recommended maximum number of users for this device?
    The recommended maximum number of users is 100.
  • How does the Statewall Firewall throughput compare to its Advanced Security Throughput?
    The Statewall Firewall throughput is 250 Mbps, while the Advanced Security Throughput is 150 Mbps.
  • For which use cases is this device best suited?
    This device is best suited for small retail branches and small clinics.
  • What types of interfaces does it offer?
    It offers 5 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) interfaces.
  • Does the device support web caching?
    Yes, the device supports web caching.
  • What is the capacity of the onboard hard drive?
    The onboard hard drive has a capacity of 1 TB.
  • Is USB for 3G/4G failover supported?
    Yes, USB for 3G/4G failover is supported.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the device?
    The device measures 19 inches in width, 10 inches in depth, and 1.75 inches in height, weighing 8 lbs.
  • What power specifications does the device have?
    The device requires an AC power supply, with a minimum input of 100 VAC and a maximum of 220 VAC. It operates at 50/60 Hz, with an idle power load of 26 W and a maximum power load of 32 W.
  • What are the operating temperature and humidity ranges?
    The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C, with a humidity range from 5% to 95%.

Product Review

The Cisco MX80-HW offers a balance of performance and functionality for small retail branches and clinics, with a firewall throughput of 250 Mbps and the ability to handle up to 50 VPN sessions, aligning well with its 100-user recommendation. However, its advanced security throughput is limited to 150 Mbps, which may restrict performance under heavy security loads. The inclusion of features like 5 GbE interfaces, 1 TB hard drive, and WAN optimization, along with support for USB 3G/4G failover, makes it a versatile choice, though the power and environmental specifications suggest careful consideration of operating environments is necessary.


The Cisco MX80-HW is designed to meet the networking needs of small retail branches and clinics, supporting up to 100 users. This device offers a balance between performance and functionality, with a focus on security and connectivity. The hardware specifications underscore its capability to manage a comprehensive set of networking tasks efficiently. At the core of the MX80-HW's performance metrics is its stateful firewall throughput, capable of handling up to 250 Mbps, making it suitable for environments where internet security is a priority. This is complemented by an advanced security throughput of 150 Mbps, ensuring that more sophisticated security measures do not compromise network performance. For organizations that rely on remote access, the MX80-HW can support up to 50 VPN sessions, providing secure connections for remote workers. Connectivity is a strong suit of the MX80-HW, equipped with five Gigabit Ethernet interfaces. This allows for high-speed connections across multiple devices and networks, essential for businesses with growing networking needs. Additionally, the device includes web caching and advanced WAN optimization, features that improve the efficiency of internet access and inter-office connectivity, respectively. Storage is another highlight, with a 1 TB hard drive included for data retention and network management purposes. For businesses that require constant internet connectivity, the MX80-HW offers USB for 3G/4G failover, ensuring that network downtime is minimized in the event of a primary connection failure. Physically, the MX80-HW is designed to fit into a variety of IT environments. Its 1U rack-mountable form factor, with dimensions of 19 inches in width, 10 inches in depth, and 1.75 inches in height, allows for easy integration into standard server racks. Weighing in at 8 lbs, it is relatively lightweight, facilitating easy installation and maintenance. In terms of power requirements, the device operates on an AC power supply, with an input voltage range from 100 VAC to 220 VAC and a frequency of 50/60 Hz. It is designed to be energy-efficient, with an idle power load of 26 W and a maximum power load of 32 W, reducing operational costs over time. The MX80-HW is built to operate in a range of environmental conditions. It can function in temperatures from 0 °C to 40 °C and can withstand humidity levels from 5% to 95%, ensuring reliable performance in various climates. Key features include: - Interfaces: 5 GbE for high-speed connectivity. - Hard Drive: 1 TB for data storage and network management. - USB for 3G/4G Failover: Ensures continuous internet connectivity. Overall, the Cisco MX80-HW stands out for its combination of performance, connectivity, and reliability, making it an ideal choice for small businesses looking to secure and streamline their network infrastructure.


Model Number Cisco MX80-HW
User Capacity Recommendation Up to 100 users
Firewall Performance 250 Megabits per second
Enhanced Security Performance 150 Megabits per second
VPN Concurrent Sessions Limit 50
Primary Applications Small-sized Retail Stores, Minor Health Facilities
Network Interfaces Five 1 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Support for Web Caching Enabled
WAN Performance Enhancement Comprehensive
Storage Capacity 1000 Gigabytes
Support for 3G/4G Backup Supported via USB
Installation Type 1U Rack-mount
Unit Width 482.6 mm
Unit Depth 254 mm
Unit Height 44.45 mm
Unit Weight 3.63 kg
Power Unit Type Alternating Current
Lowest AC Input 100 Volts AC
Highest AC Input 220 Volts AC
Operational Frequency 50/60 Hertz
Power Consumption (Idle) 26 Watts
Power Consumption (Max) 32 Watts
Operational Temperature (Min) 0 Degrees Celsius
Operational Temperature (Max) 40 Degrees Celsius
Humidity Tolerance (Min) 5 Percent
Humidity Tolerance (Max) 95 Percent

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