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Introducing the Netgate 8300 Secure Router

Introducing the Netgate 8300 Secure Router

We are excited to announce the Netgate® 8300 powered by TNSR® software, our 100 Gbps+ Secure Router designed for service providers, virtual/remote offices, and businesses embracing edge-to-cloud applications that require extensive routing and VPN aggregation capabilities. This high-performance, secure solution redefines networking with unmatched flexibility, expandability, and scalability. Starting at $4298, the Netgate 8300 delivers exceptional performance at an outstanding value.

About the Netgate 8300 Secure Router

The Netgate 8300 features the Intel® Xeon® D-1733NT eight core CPU with integrated Intel AVX-512 acceleration and 16GB of DDR4 memory. The Intel AVX-512 instruction set on the Xeon D-1733NT combined with Netgate's IIMB optimizes VPN encryption and decryption operations, increasing VPN throughput and reducing computational overhead. Enclosed in a 1U chassis with a removable power supply (and optional redundant PSUs) and integrated IPMI/BMC, the Netgate 8300 includes 4x10G SFP+ ports, 4x1G SFP ports, 3x2.5G ports, and support for 1xPCIe 3.0 x8 card and 1xPCIe 4.0 x16 card for additional expansion. Netgate has qualified 25G and 100G NICs for this system, available as optional add-ons or as a separate purchase.

The Netgate 8300 offers an increase of 500% in forwarding and 222% in VPN performance compared to its predecessor, the Netgate 1541. The Netgate 8300 achieves:

  • Over 110 Gbps of L3 Routing, ensuring seamless data flow and optimal network efficiency.*
  • Over 108 Gbps of Access Control List Filtering controls network traffic flow with specified security rules.*
  • Over 47 Gbps of VPN Capability, supporting secure, high-speed remote access.*

*Using iperf3-bidirectional performance testing.

Why TNSR Software?

Powered by TNSR software, the Netgate 8300 provides a full suite of routing, VPN, and management capabilities out of the box. Dynamic routing protocols, VRF, VRRP, and policy-based routing enable advanced traffic management scenarios. Support for IPsec and WireGuard, as well as the latest encryption standards, secures site-to-site and remote user VPN connections. 

IT automation platforms like Ansible®, SaltStack®, Puppet®, or Chef® can manage the TNSR software configuration on the Netgate 8300 through both CLI and RESTCONF API. These go beyond traditional GUI management techniques to enable speed and multi-instance management orchestration at scale, along with low-cost deployment and automated operation.


CPU: Eight Core 2.0 GHz Intel Xeon CPU

Delivers 110 Gbps routing for common iPerf3-bidirectional traffic and over 108 Gbps of ACL throughput

Network Ports: 11 Independent 1G, 2.5G, and 10G ports

Maximum port flexibility – with 1G, 2.5G, and 10G Ethernet configurable as WAN or LAN across the combination of 11 RJ45 and SFP/SFP+ ports

Expandability: 1 x PCIe 3.0 x8 for half-length low profile cards and 1 xPCIe 4.0 x16 for full-height three-quarter length cards

Storage: 512 GB NVMe 2280 M-Key M.2 SSD

Memory: 16 GB DDR4, ECC, 2400MHz via 2x 8 GB (expandable to 32 GB via 2x 16 GB UDIMM)

Cooling: Active - internal chassis cooling fans at the rear of the enclosure

Power: Dual hot-swappable PSU bays to support A/B power.

 1 x 500W PSU (hot-swappable) included, 110V/240V AC input

Software and Support Included

Like all Netgate Security Gateways, the Netgate 8300 comes with a TNSR software subscription and complementary TAC Lite “zero to ping” assistance for the life of the appliance. You can also upgrade to TAC Pro for a 24 hour SLA or TAC Enterprise for our fastest 4-hour SLA. All support plans offer 24x7 availability and friendly experts to assist you.

Buy Now

Redefine your network standards with superior scalability, performance, and cost efficiency that exceed industry expectations with the Netgate 8300 Secure Router.