As the China’s biggest network hardware manufacturer, Huawei provides us various series of routers to meet our different demands. For example, the AR series are designed enterprises.
Before discussing the AR2200, we should compare the AR1200 with AR2200.
Huawei AR1200 and AR2200 series routers all are next-generation enterprise-class routers based on the Huawei proprietary Versatile Routing Platform (VRP). These modular-chassis routers integrate routing, switching, 3G service, LTE service, voice, and security functions.
In fact, there are not many differences between AR1200 and AR2200, expect of the difference of performance parameter.
We can show you a simple comparison between these two series. You can click the image to view the large one.
Huawei AR2200 Routers are designed for medium-sized enterprise headquarters and branch offices. Specially, this series provides routing exchange all-in-one models, such as AR2201-48FE, AR2204-27GE, AR2204-51GE-P and so on.
Otherwise, the AR2200 routers provide different SRU (Service and Router Unit), the router GE ports’ card. The SRU includes SRU40, SRU80, SRU100E and SRU200. The SRU number is bigger, the GE ports are more on the SRU.
The AR2200 Series also provides services card slots in different models.
In short, we can find the AR2200 includes these features:
★ AR2200s include built-in firewalls; provide IPS and URL filtering; 802.1x, MAC, and portal authentication; and support IPSec VPN, EVPN, DSVPN, and Smart VPN secure access;
★ Crisp, clear voice communications are assured by built-in BPX, SIP server, and SIP gateway functions; interfaces are provided for connection to third-party NGN/IMS/PBX terminals
★ Switching Router Units (SRUs) on AR2240 main control boards are configurable and upgradable for added flexibility
★ Millisecond fault detection and link backup ensure high availability; line cards are hot-swappable without disrupting service
★ Provides multiple 3G/LTE modes; supports high-speed wireless ACs and multiple APs; integrated wired and wireless access
Huawei AR2200 Series provides us several models. This table shows the different models and their specification. You can click the image to view the large one.
As midsize business routers, AR2200 series delivers various networking and applications, including High-density Ethernet access, High-quality voice service, Wireless access in branch offices, VPNs in branch offices and partner locations.
For the reason of article’s length, we won’t show you all the applications. Just show you the High-density Ethernet access and VPNs in branch offices and partner locations.
1. High-density Ethernet access
Huawei AR2204-27GE, AR2204-27GE-P and AR2204-51GE-P are the routing and switching integrated products of AR2200 series routers. These models integrate high-density Gigabit Ethernet ports which can greatly meet the branch high-density Ethernet access requirements
2. VPNs in branch offices and partner locations
The AR2200 supports many types of VPN tunnels, including GRE VPN, IPSEC VPN, DSVPN, and L2TP VPN.
The AR2200 provides secure access for communication among enterprise branch offices as well as between headquarters and branch offices and headquarters and business partners. Tunnels between the headquarters and branch offices ensure secure data access and transmission.
The AR2200 uses fast tunnel deployment and authentication so branch offices and partners can promptly access and share enterprise resources.
To order a Huawei AR2200 series router, we can select the Chassis, Main control board, Services Cards, Power module, Digital Signal Processor (DSP) module, SIC/WSIC/XSIC interface module, license and SD card and USB disk.
As the modules are so many that we should know which functions we need before order. If you only want a basic model, you can choose AR0M0022BA00 or AR0M0022BD00. If you want to buy the routing exchange all-in-one models, you can select AR2201-48FE, AR2204-27GE, etc.
In short, if you want to buy the Huawei AR2200 series, you can try to contact Huawei sellers. Except this, you also can contact us. We are selling the Huawei AR2200 Routers, and our sales team can give your more useful suggestions of ordering these routers.
Huawei routers includes several series so that we will discuss this brand’s router in several articles. Next article will tell you something about Huawei AR3200 Routers.
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