More than just a router/firewall, the Network Guardian is designed to serve as your automation high-performance, low-power platform of choice for security-sensitive edge and communication appliances. The FXNG-D4 works as the core for your intelligent CPE, Internet Gateway, firewall, VPN router and layered security appliance.  


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

The Network Guardian downloads updated threat patterns daily and monitors all network traffic, stopping any identified attacks automatically. With a built in subscription model and remote access VPN server, the Network Guardian is an ideal platform for the custom integration market.


The dual core hyper-threading Intel Celeron processor with Intel QuickAssist integrated accelerator is capable of driving encryption speeds up to 8 Gb/sec. The FXNG-D4 sports four 10/100/1000 Mb Ethernet ports, 4 GB of DDR3L memory, and 4 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 4 Million Concurrent Connections
  • Automated Intrusion Detection/Prevention System
  • 976 Mbps WAN to LAN throughput at full protection
  • 4 core Intel Celeron CPU, 1.99 GHz
  • 4 GB DDR3L Non ECC Memory on board
  • Aggregate encryption speeds up to 8 Gb/sec
  • 60 GB SSD Hard Drive
  • 4x RJ-45 1 GbE Intel Ethernet ports, Intel i350 (i354 on-die)
  • Black Anoidized Steel Enclosure
  • 2x USB 2.0 Host ports
  • Reset Pushbutton
  • Power/Status/SATA activity LEDs
  • Front Panel Header
  • 12 VDC Power Input Connector (call for ATX availability and MOQ)
  • AC/DC Auto-Ranging Switching Power Adapter
    • Input Voltage: 90 ~ 264 VAC
    • Output Voltage: 12 VDC
    • Current Output (Max): 4.16A
    • Power (Watts): 50W 
  • Fanless operation from 0°C to 55°C ambient temperature. 
  • Enclosure size: 1.5" tall x 5" deep x 5" wide
  • FCC, CE Class B, IC Class A
  • RoHS Compliant

See the FIREFX Ntwork Guardian