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 (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 RB750 RB760iGS RB3011 CCR1009 SFP+
aka AC750 hEX hEX S Business Business Pro
CPU MT7620A MMIPS MT7621A MMIPS MT7621A IPQ-8064-0-519FCBGA-TR-01-0 TLR4-00980CG-10CE
CPU nominal frequency 580 MHz 880 MHz 880 MHz 1.4 GHz 1.2 GHz
CPU core count 1 2 2 2 9
Size of RAM 64 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 RB750Gr3 RB760iGS RB3011UiAS-RM CCR1009
Cost (±) R899 (incl.) R855 (incl.) R1,099 (incl.) R2,799 (incl.) R6,999 (incl.)