More than just a router/firewall, the Network Guardian is designed to serve as your automation modern high-performance, low-power platform of choice for security-sensitive edge and communication appliances. The FXNG-R6 works as the core for your intelligent CPE, Internet Gateway, firewall, VPN router and layered security appliance.  

This rack-mounted Intel based advanced communication platform is designed with low power requirements for long life, excellent performance and solid reliability.


The dual core hyper-threading Intel i3 Haswell processor with Intel QuickAssist integrated accelerator is capable of driving encryption speeds upto 10 Gb/sec. The FXNG-R6 sports six 10/100/1000 Mb Ethernet ports, 8 GB of DDR3L memory, and 8 GB of onboard eMMC flash memory for program storage.


The Network Guardian also introduces the opportunity to create a new subscription-based business built around the critical need for home cyber security protection. Our appliance updates with the latest threat patterns twice daily for an annual fee. Now you can combine the automated FIREFX cyber-security updates in a subscription model to your service & support plan, offering real perceived value to the clientele while building your business.


FIREFX becomes your remote Cyber-Security Concierge, capable of performing 24/7 monitoring, technical support, and advanced custom configurations for your projects. We become your virtual IT staff of highly proficient and well trained network security engineers, helping you ensure each project is safe, secure, and reliable in the field.


Network traffic is separated by 802.1q Virtual LAN (VLAN) tagging technology. Each VLAN's traffic is inspected by the Network Guardian for attack vectors and patterns. Any traffic identified as malicious is immediately stopped. Attack pattern database is automatically updated twice daily to minimize the effects of zero day attacks. 


Each year, CE Pro and its sister publications work with a team of integrators from around the world to judge the top products and services in 15 commercial categories and 13 residential categories at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). Entrants are judged on their technological innovation, benefits to the integrator, and benefits to the end user.

The FIREFX Network Guardian Internet of Things (IoT) Cyber-Security Router and Intrusion Prevention System was selected as the Top New Technology for Residential Household Enhancements in 2017.


  • Business-class Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall
  • Supports 8 Million Concurrent Connections
  • Automated Intrusion Detection/Prevention System
  • 976 Mbps WAN to LAN throughput at full protection
  • 2 core Intel i3 Haswell CPU, 3.5 GHz
  • Standard 1U 19" Rack Mount form factor
  • 8 GB DDR3L Non ECC Memory on board
  • Aggregate encryption speeds up to 10 Gb/sec
  • 60 GB SSD Hard Drive
  • 6x Intel 82574L Gigabit Lan
  • 2x USB 2.0 Host ports
  • 1  RJ45 COM(Support CONSOLE function) 
  • Reset Push Button
  • Power/Status/SATA Activity LEDs
  • Operating Temperature from 0°C to 60°C ambient temperature using included heatsink
  • Extended operating temperature with optional case fan
  • FCC, CE Class B Compliance
  • RoHS Compliant