Encore Networks is a leader in secure, IP+Legacy Virtual Private Network (VPN) routers for converged and broadband solutions for M2M, SCADA, Smart Grid and industrial applications. Encore’s environmentally and electrical immunity hardened (rugged) routers use innovative VPN and security solutions for wireless, satellite, and terrestrial networks that support both legacy devices and Internet Protocol (IP) routing standards. Encore’s BANDIT™ Family of rugged routers are SCADA, Smart Grid and AMR/AMI enabled and designed for mission critical applications in harsh environments with wide temperature ranges found in utility substations, industrial plant floors, railroad wayside stations, transportation, construction sites and point-of-sale infrastructures.
Encore enables companies to reduce total cost of ownership by reducing dependence on high cost wireline connections
The Encore Networks EN-2000™ is a high performance ultra-low cost M2M VPN network router designed for the Verizon Wireless LTE public and private networks. Ideally suited for the ‘Internet of Things,’ this compact IP M2M router provides license free IP, VPN, Firewall, Ethernet and IP interworking with an embedded Verizon LTE cell module.
The EN-4000 router family adds speed, capacity, and flexibility to the Encore Networks’ series of wireline/wireless routers. This compact IP + Legacy router is designed for commercial and industrial environments and a wide range of operating temperatures, the all-metal enclosure resists dust, moisture, and electromagnetic interference (EMI). The single-box solution provides Internet Protocol (IP), VPN, Firewall, Ethernet Switching, and Legacy Protocol to IP
interworking. The EN-4000TM supports a wide range of services and applications used for M2M, SCADA, Smart Grid, and Enterprise applications. The base configuration contains one or two cellular modules, an 802.11 Wi-Fi module, and five Ethernet ports. Three expansion slots, two in the front and one internal, accept optional hardware modules. Expansion slots enhance flexibility and let the EN-4000TM router adapt easily to specific user needs by adding additional Ethernet ports (up to nine total), dual 3G and 4G cellular modules, encryption hardware, DSP, T-1/E-1 CSU interfaces, fiber optical links, 802.11 Wi-Fi, a dial modem with an FXS analog telephone interface, and serial data ports.
BANDIT 2™, the latest addition to the Encore’s BANDIT™ (Broadband Access Network Device for Intelligent Termination™) family, is available as an industrially hardened or commercial grade cyber security appliance with integrated router, firewall, terminal server, serial-to-IP conversion, legacy-protocol conversion, and VPN functionality. Ideally suited for lottery, banking (ATM), AMI/AMR, electric, gas, oil and water utilities, transportation, green energy, and traffic control system applications, the BANDIT 2™ ensures secure system data and SCADA network connections directly to the Internet, secure Wide Area Network (WAN) and/or Local Area Network (LAN), or commercial cellular data IP services. With its seamless Host Site diversification failover feature, the BANDIT 2™ is ideal for Disaster Recovery and Application Load Sharing to multiple Host Sites.