The Vanilla network is built upon Mikrotik hardware. We resell all models of Mikrotik routers and use them for fixed wireless, fibre installations and our core backbone.

Archer C2 (v3)

TP-Link archer c2 (v3)

With higher power efficiency and robust security, the Archer C2 (v3) is the perfect way to accelerate a home multimedia network. Can be used as a router, WAN router and a wireless access point.

Cost: R899 (incl.)

mikrotik router


The hEX is a third generation 'RB750'. It's a small five port gigabit ethernet router with more functionality than we think it should have, and will work for speeds up to 350 Mbps.

Cost: R855 (incl.)

mikrotik hEX S router


The hEX S is a five port Gigabit Ethernet router for locations where wireless connectivity is not required. Compared to the hEX, the hEX S also features an SFP port and PoE output on the last port.

Cost: R1,099 (incl.)

mikrotik router RB3011


RB-3011 by MikroTik RouterBoard is a multi-port device which runs an ARM architecture CPU for higher performance.

Cost: R2,799 (incl.)

mikrotik router CCR1009

CCR1009 SFP+

The most powerful Ethernet router based on the cutting edge TILERA 9 core CPU. The CCR1009 has dual power supplies built in for redundancy (if one power line fails, the other one will take over automatically)

Cost: R6,999 (incl.)

Details TP-Link Archer C2 (v3) RB750 RB760iGS RB3011 CCR1009 SFP+
aka AC900 hEX hEX S Business Business Pro
CPU Qualcomm Atheros QCA9563 MMIPS MT7621A MMIPS MT7621A IPQ-8064-0-519FCBGA-TR-01-0 TLR4-00980CG-10CE
CPU nominal frequency 750 MHz 880 MHz 880 MHz 1.4 GHz 1.2 GHz
CPU core count 1 2 2 2 9
Size of RAM 128 MB 256 MB 256 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Ethernet ports 10/100/1000 4 5 5 10 8
SFP ports No No 1 1 2
PoE In No Yes Yes Yes Yes
PoE Out No No Yes Yes No
Observed max speed 800 - 900 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 600 - 700 Mbps 1,000 Mbps
Model Archer C2 (v3) RB750Gr3 RB760iGS RB3011UiAS-RM CCR1009
Cost (±) R899 (incl.) R855 (incl.) R1,099 (incl.) R2,799 (incl.) R6,999 (incl.)