AAEON FWS-2280 is a Linux network appliance based on an Intel Elkhart Lake Atom x6000E, Celeron, or Pentium processor, with up to 32GB RAM, with 5 wired interfaces, supports for wireless expansion.
The system is designed to power network applications including UTM (Unified threat management ), firewall, SD-WAN (Software-defined Wide Area Network), VPN, and more.
- SoC – Intel Elkhart Lake dual-core or quad-core processor Intel UHD Graphics, defaulting to the 10W Intel Celeron J6412 quad-core processor @ 2.0/2.6 GHz
- System Memory – 1x 260-pin DDR4 SO-DIMM @ 3200MHz up to 32GB
- Storage – SATA III port (2.5-inch SATA bay), mSATA slot
- Video Output – HDMI
- 4x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 ports via Intel i211 controllers
- 1x SFP cage via Intel i210 controller
- Optional wireless connectivity (4G, 5G, WiFi, Bluetooth, etc…) via mini PCIe and M.2 sockets, plus 5x antenna holes
- USB – 2x USB 2.0 port
- Mini Card Socket (PCIe + USB 2.0, full size) with SIM card slot
- Mini Card Socket (PCIe, half-size)
- M.2 B key 3052 (USB 3.0, full size) with optional SIM card slot
- 8x GPIOs with 4x DI, 4x DO
- Config – RJ45 serial console port
- Security – Optional TPM 2.0 (SLB9670)
- Misc – Power Button, RTC, watchdog timer, user push-button, 3 x LEDs (Power, Status, Storage)
- Power Supply – 2x 12V DC power lockable input connectors (redundant power supply)
- Dimensions – 210 x 105 x 44mm (Desktop Network Appliance form factor)
- Temperature Range – Operating: 0°C ~ 40°C; storage: -20°C ~ 60°C
- Humidity – Operating: 10%~80% relative humidity, non-condensing; storage: 10%~80% @ 40°C; non-condensing
- 0.5 Grms/ 5 ~ 500Hz / operation (mSATA)
- 1.5 Grms/ 5 ~ 500Hz / non-operation
- 10 G peak acceleration (11 ms duration), operation
- 20 G peak acceleration (11 ms duration), non-operation
AAEON did not mention any operating system but provides Linux LAN drivers, and most customers will likely run a Linux distribution on the network appliance. The company states the system is fanless, but I think I can see a fan in the photo just above, and the user manual explains how to configure the “System FAN Setting” in the BIOS.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.