RUGGEDCOM RX1500 /RX1501 Multi-Service Platform

The RX1500 series is a cost efficient utility grade layer 2 and layer 3 switch and router. The RX1500’s modular and field replaceable platform allows customers to select amongst WAN, serial and Ethernet options making it ideally suited for electric power utilities, the industrial plant floor, rail and traffic control systems.

Rugged and modular, hot-swappable* Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch and router, with optional redundant power supply

Cyber Security Features

  • Integrated Router/Firewall/VPN

  • Stateful Firewall with NAT

  • Full IPSec Virtual Private Networking

  • VPN with 3DES, AES128, AES256 support

  • RUGGEDCOM CROSSBOW for NERC CIP Cyber Security compliance

  • RADIUS centralized password management

  • Multi-level passwords

  • SSH/SSL encryption

  • Enable/disable ports, MAC based port security

  • VLAN (802.1Q) to segregate and secure network traffic

  • SNMPv3 encrypted authentication and access security

  • Optional Check Point Firewall and IPS (See RUGGEDCOM APE Module)


  • WAN

  • Frame Relay RFC 1490 or RFC 1294

  • PPP RFC 1661, 1332, 1321, 1334, PAP, CHAP Authentication

  • Multilink PPP RFC 1990

  • GOOSE messaging Support

  • IP

  • Routing: OSPF, BGP, RIPv1 and 2

  • VRRP

  • Traffic control, NTP Server,

  • IP Multicast Routing

  • DCHP Agent (Option 82 Capable)

  • MPLS

WAN Port Options

  • T1/E1 (channelized)

  • E1 75 Ohms via BNC

  • Cellular

  • DDS

Frame Relay Support

  • ISO and ITU compliant, network certified

  • ANSI T1.617 Annex D, Q.933 or LMI Local Signaling

Management Tools

  • Web-based, SSH, CLI management interfaces

  • SNMP v1/v2/v3

  • Remote Syslog

  • Rich set of diagnostics with logging and alarms

  • Loopback diagnostic tests

  • Raw and interpreted real time line traces