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Cradlepoint Branch Performance Package
High-performance branch router and captive modem bundle

Cradlepoint Branch Performance Package

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NetCloud Branch Performance Complete Package with CR4250-1200M-B:

The purpose-built router

Cradlepoint endpoints provide industry-leading, Gigabit-Class LTE connectivity as well as Ethernet. These purpose-built endpoints are sold as part of a NetCloud Package that includes a subscription to the NetCloud Service, continuous modem and software feature enhancements, 24×7 support, on-demand training, and limited lifetime warranty.

The Cradlepoint NetCloud Branch Performance Complete Package with CR4250-1200M-B is an all-inclusive package that includes:

  • Purpose-built endpoints for branch applications
  • NetCloud Branch Essentials and Advanced Plans, tailored for branch networking, comprehensive configurations, and security, set for a specific term
  • 24x7 support and limited lifetime warranty


Firewall Throughput:
2.1 Gbps (CR4250)


WAN Connectivity:
4G Cat 18, GbE, SFP+


LAN Connectivity:


NetCloud Solution:


  • 5G Ready with software-defined control, advanced wireless management & the ability to add a Cradlepoint 5G adapter as a captive modem
  • Includes NetCloud Manager to increase speed of deployment with “zero-touch” configuration
  • Advanced security, VPN, and stateful firewall to protect sensitive data
  • Cloud-managed security and content filtering (CIPA compliant)
  • Multi-WAN for reliability and bandwidth
  • Application-aware policies for intelligent WAN selection and optimization

What to Buy

NetCloud Branch Performance Complete Packages includes both an Essentials and Advanced plan, and contain all the features and capabilities required for small to mid-sized branch applications. This customized package includes 24x7 support (phone support: 24-hour weekdays with emergency response on weekends, web: 24x7, chat: 24x5), a limited lifetime warranty, Layer 7 visibility and control, and CP Secure Web.

What’s in the Box

Purpose-built endpoints for branch applications

  • CR4250-PoE Branch Router
  • CBA850-1200-M-B LTE Adapter with the MC400 multi-carrier, modular modem
  • Universal LTE antennas with dedicated active GPS antenna port
  • 12V DC/1.5A power adapter (1.5-meter cord)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Mounting hardware
  • C8 line cord
  • Safety, Regulatory, and Warranty information
  • Rubber feet (4) for desk mounting

Key Features:


  • 8 10/100/1000 ethernet ports (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • 2 SFP/SFP+ ports (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • Smart WAN selection
  • Failover/Failback
  • Load balancing
  • WAN PortSpeed control
  • WAN/LAN affinity
  • DynDNS
  • Auto QoS
  • QoS (DSCP and prority queuing)
  • SD-WAN
  • 1200M-B: LTE Advanced Pro 1.2 Gbps LTE/HSPA+ (SIM-based auto-carrier selection for all North American, European, and Asia Paific carriers)
  • Advanced modem failure check
  • IP Passhrough
  • Standby


  • 8 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports (WAN/LAN switchable); PoE version supports PoE on all ports for class I, II, III, or IV devices (125 W power budget).
  • 2 SFP/SFP+ ports (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • LLDP support
  • VLAN 802.1Q
  • DHCP server, client, relay
  • DNS and DNS proxy
  • Split DNS
  • DynDNS
  • MAC address filtering
  • STP
  • Unicast/Multicast proxy


  • Cradlepoint NetCloud Manager (NCM)
  • Real-time diagnostics/troubleshooting
  • Remote connect / OOBM
  • Secure remote cloud configuration
  • GeoView location services
  • Web UI, API, CLI
  • NetCloud Perimeter gateway support
  • Client and Traffic Visibility and Control
  • SDK support
  • Data Usage Alerts
  • Advanced Troubleshooting (support)
  • Device Alerts
  • SNMP
  • Console Port for OOBM

VPN & Routing

  • IPsec Tunnel – up to 100 concurrent sessions
  • IKEv2 support (includes MOBIKE)
  • OpenVPN (SSL VPN)
  • L2TP
  • GRE tunnel
  • Route filters (Access Control Lists, Prefix Filters, Route Maps, Communities for BGP)
  • Policy-based routing
  • Per-interface routing
  • Static routing
  • NAT
  • NAT-less routing
  • WAN affinity
  • Virtual server/port forwarding
  • VTI tunnel support
  • DMNR
  • IPv6
  • VRRP
  • STP
  • NHRP


  • RADIUS and TACACS+ support1
  • 802.1x authentication for wireless and wired networks
  • Zscaler Internet Security2
  • Certificate support
  • Application-level gateways
  • MAC address filtering
  • CP Secure Threat Management
  • Advanced security mode (local user management only)
  • IP filtering
  • Content filtering
  1. Native support for authentication. Authorization and accounting support through hotspot/captive portal services
  2. Requires Zscaler Internet Security License

Hardware Specifications:

Branch Performance Package Specifications
Category Branch
Cloud Management Yes
Wireless Connectivity Gigabit-Class LTE
5G Status 5G Ready
Form Factor Metal (CR4250) & Plastic (CBA850)
Ethernet Ports 8 GbE (LAN/WAN switchable), 2 SFP+
Console Ports 3 (CR4250), 1 (CBA850)
Serial Ports 1 (CR4250), 1 (CBA850)
Dual-Modem Support No
Network Operator Standards PTCRB (U.S.), GCF (global)
Network Operator Certifications AT&T, Verizon, Telstra
Public Safety Networks FirstNet Ready™
Throughput 2.1 Gbps (Firewall)
VPN Tunnel Count 100
Wi-Fi No
PoE Yes (up to 8 ports) with PoE SKU
Operating Temperature 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F)
Rack Mountable Yes
Branch Performance Package Specifications- Detail
  • 1200M-B Category 18 LTE Advanced Pro modem with (DC-HSPA+ failover)
  • 8 10/100/1000 ethernet ports (cable/DSL/T1/satellite/ Metro Ethernet; WAN/LAN switchable)
  • 2 SFP/SFP+ (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • SD-WAN
  • 8 10/100/1000 ethernet ports (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • 2 SFP/SFP+ (WAN/LAN switchable)
  • 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104°F) operating
  • -20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F) storage
  • Internal fans for reliable cooling
Humidity (non-condensing):
  • 10% to 85% operating
  • 5% to 90% storage
  • x86 4-core CPU @2.2 GHz with Intel Quick Assist Technology
  • 8 GB DDR4 ECC; 16 GB eMMC Flash
  • CR4250: 13.2 × 8.3 × 1.8 in (335 × 210 × 45 mm)
  • CBA850-1200M-B: 4.8 × 4.8 × 1.7 in (122 × 122 × 42 mm)
  • Regulatory: FCC, CE, IC
  • Safety: UL/CUL/CB Scheme
  • Materials: WEEE, RoHS, RoHS-2, California Prop 65

  • Ethernet WAN
    • Max throughout (default configuration*): 950 Mbps
    • Max concurrent TCP sessions: 1,000,000
    • Max IPSec VPN throughput: 750 Mbps
  • Recommended max client count: 300**
  • SFP+
    • Max throughout (default configuration*): 2,000 Mbps
    • Max concurrent TCP sessions: 1,000,000
    • Max IPSec VPN throughput: 1,100 Mbps
    • Recommended max client count: 300**

* Default configuration shipped with hardware including NAT and basic stateful/zone firewall configuration.
** Cradlepoint defines client as any network connected device utilizing resources, such as bandwidth, on the local network.

Performance testing was conducted based off requirements as defined in RFC2544 using a mix of 64, 256, and 1500-byte packet sizes. Throughput is shown as bi-directional TCP traffic with less than a 1% packet loss using four wired clients.


Download the NetCloud Branch Performance Complete Package Datasheet (.PDF)

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