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

TP-Link archer c2

With higher power efficiency and robust security, the Archer C2 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 (inc)

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 350Mbps.

Cost: R855 (inc)

mikrotik router RB3011


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

Cost: R2799 (inc)

mikrotik router CCR1009


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: R8999 (inc)

Details TP-Link Archer C2 RB750 RB3011 CCR1009
aka AC750 hEX Business Business Pro
CPU nominal frequency 580 MHz 880 MHz 1.4 GHz 1.2 GHz
CPU core count 1 2 2 9
Size of RAM 64 MB 256 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Ethernet ports 10/100/1000 4 5 10 8
Observed max speed 800Mbps-900Mbps 350 Mbps 600Mbps - 700Mbps 1000Mbps
CPU MT7620A MMIPS MT7621A IPQ-8064-0-519FCBGA-TR-01-0 TLR4-00980CG-10CE
PoE In No Yes Yes Yes
Model Archer C2 RB750Gr3 RB3011UiAS-RM CCR1009
PoE Out No No Yes No
Price (±) R899 (inc) R855 (inc) R2799 (inc) R8999 (inc)