Aruba 9000 Series Gateways

Perfect for branch and small campus networks, the next generation 9000 Series Gateways can be used for SD-WAN capabilities in the branch or for enhanced Wi-Fi scalability and security.

Cost-effective gateways for greater flexibility

Ideally suited for branch and small campus networks, the Aruba 9000 Series Gateways provide high-performance networking, SD-WAN, and security functionality in compact and cost-effective form factors.

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High performance, greater scale

Ensuring the highest levels of performance and availability for small campuses and large branches, the 9000 Series delivers seamless L2/L3 roaming for thousands of users or client devices.

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Simplify secure access

Easily centralize the configuration of role-based access controls with Aruba’s built-in Policy Enforcement Firewall for Dynamic Segmentation.

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Eliminate branch complexity

Deploying with SD-Branch software is an affordable way to support multiple WAN connections, including the internet, MPLS, cellular, software-defined role-based policy enforcement, and path optimization.

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Leverage cloud-based network management

With AI-powered insights, workflow automation, and robust security, Aruba Central enables IT to manage and optimize campus, branch, remote, and data center networks. Deploy the 9000 Series with this powerful, cloud-native platform to make management and orchestration simpler.

Versatile, cost-effective branch networking, SD‑WAN, and security

Flexible use cases

The 9000 Series can be deployed as an SD-Branch gateway to support data center, public cloud, and SaaS routing. Or alternately, it can be used as a Wi-Fi gateway for greater scalability.

Scales to 2,048 users or client devices

Delivering 10x throughput and 80x the client density of typical SD-WAN devices, the 9000 Series is purpose-built to support high density and 6 Gbps of firewall throughput.

Integrated LTE connectivity

The 9004-LTE can use high-speed LTE as a dedicated or redundant WAN uplink for business continuity and greater flexibility.

Threat defense with IDS/IPS

To improve security, gateways deployed add role- and identity-based intrusion detection and prevention capabilities (IDS/IPS) on top of existing security features.

Policy Enforcement Firewall

A Layer 4-7 stateful firewall delivers a consistent user, device, and application awareness across WLAN, LAN, and WAN. When deployed alongside Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager, policies are automatically enforced to simplify SSID, VLAN, and policy management.

Details and specifications for the Aruba 9000 Series Gateways

Small form factor

Designed to support branch environments​

WAN, LAN, Gateway, Central Status Lights

Built in support for Central with visual status for WAN, LAN, Gateway Mode, Central connectivity

Diversity and GPS antennas

Support for diversity and GPS antennas plus option for antenna extender kit (LTE model only)

LTE-support

Includes dual SIMs for failover and remote connectivity (LTE model only)

Details and specifications for the Aruba 9000 Series Gateways

Specifications

  • Performance and capacity
     90049004-LTE9012
    SD-Branch*SupportedSupportedSupported
    WLAN Gateway*SupportedNot SupportedSupported
    SizingSmall siteSmall siteMedium Site
    Interfaces4x GbE4x GbE
    4G Cellular
    12x GbE
    Power over Ethernetxx x (120W)
    Maximum campus or remote Access Points32N/A32
    Maximum clientsUp to 2,048*Up to 2,048*Up to 2,048*
    Active firewall sessions64K64K64K
    Maximum concurrent users/devices2,0482,0482,048
    Maximum VLANs4,0964,0964,096
    Active firewall sessions64K64K64K
    Concurrent GRE tunnels544544544
    Concurrent IPsec sessions2,0482,0482,048
    Concurrent SSL sessions2,0482,0482,048
    Concurrent tunneled ports2,0482,0482,048
    Firewall throughput (Gbps)446
    Wired bridged throughput (Gbps)446
    Encrypted throughput 3DES (Gbps)444
    Encrypted throughput AES-CBC-256 (Gbps)444
    Encrypted throughput AES-CCM (Gbps)222
    Encrypted throughput AES-GCM-256 (Gbps)222

    * These modes are only enabled when the appropriate minimum licenses and ArubaOS firmware are deployed:

    • SD-WAN Mode - Aruba Central Foundation, Foundation Base, or Advanced Licenses
    • Controller Mode - ArubaOS Licenses
    Interfaces and indicators
    Features9004/9004-LTE9012
    Form factor/footprintDesktop/Fanless2 Optional Mount Rack TrayRack mount
    100/1000BASE-T412 (6x PoE+ ports)
    10G SFP+ Ports (SFP also supported)--
    Bluetooth 5YesYes
    USB 3.0 Type-A12
    System status LEDYesYes
    WAN ports status LEDYesYes
    LAN ports status LEDYesYes
    Gateway mode LEDYesYes
    Central connectivity status LED1YesYes
    LTE status LEDYesYes
    Console portmicro USB, RJ45micro USB, RJ45


    1LED utilized by the SD-WAN Gateway solution
    21RU can support two 9004 gateways side-by-side using an optional mount kit

    Integrated LTE
    Available on the 9004-LTE only
    Downlink/Uplink Speed600/150 Mbps
    LTE Category12
    Connectors2xSMA connectors for Main and Diversity Antenna
    1xSMA connector for GPS
    Antenna
    Bands Supported
    Regions SupportedGlobal
    LTE-FDDB1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B9/B12/B13/B14/B17/B18/B19/B20/B21/B25/B26/B28/B29/B30/B32/B66
    LTE-TDDB38/39/B40/B41
    2 x CAB1+B3/B5/B18/B19/B20/B21/B26; B2+B2/B4/B5/B12/B13/B17/B29/B30/B66;
    B3+B3/B5/B7/B8/B19/B20/B28; B4+B4/B5/B12/B13/B17/B29/B30; B5+B7/B25/B30/B66;
    B7+B7/B20/B28; B12+B25/B30; B13+B66; B20+B32; B25+B25/B26/B41; B29+B30; B38+B38;
    B40+B40; B41+B41; B66+B66
    3 x CADL inter-band 3CA:
    B1+B3+B7; B1+B3+B19; B1+B3+B20; B1+B19+B21; B2+B4+B5;
    B2+B4+B13; B2+B5+B30; B2+B12+B30; B2+B29+B30; B3+B7+B20; B3+B7+B28; B4+B5+B30;
    B4+B12+B30; B4+B29+B30; B5+B66+B2; B13+B66+B2
    DL 2 contiguous plus inter-band
    3CA:
    B2+B2+B5; B2+B2+B13; B3+B3+B7; B3+B7+B7; B3+B3+B20; B4+B4+B5; B4+B4+B13;
    B5+B66+B66; B13+B66+B66; B66+B66+B2; B66+B66+B66
    UMTSB1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8/B19
    CertificationsCE/ FCC/ IC/ NCC/ RCM/ GCF*/ PTCRB*/ ICASA* / WHQL ATT & VZW
    Physical
    9004/9004-LTE9012
    Dimensions (HxWxD)3.82 cm x 19.85 cm x 15.31 cm
    (1.5" x 7.815" x 6.03")
    4.37 cm x 39.5 cm x 26.00 cm (1.72" x 15.55" x 10.24")
    Weight1.143 kg (2.519 lbs)3.42 kg (7.54 lbs)
    Environmental range
    Specification9004/9004-LTE9012
    Operating Temperature0° C to 40° C (32° C to 104° F)0° C to 40° C (32° C to 104° F)
    Storage Temperature-40° C to 70° C (-40° F to 158° F)-40° C to 70° C (-40° F to 158° F)
    Operating Humidity10% to 90% (RH), non-condensing10% to 90% (RH), non-condensing
    Storage Humidity10% to 95% (RH), non-condensing10% to 95% (RH), non-condensing
    Operating Altitude10,000 feet10,000 feet
    Acoustic Noise0 dBA (fanless)29.1 – 63.5 dBA
    CoolingConduction coolingForced cooling
    Maximum Power Consumption25W (with USB)160W (with 120W of PoE)
    Power Source12v DC, 2.5A AC-to-DC power adapterInternal Power Supply 90VAC – 264VAC 47-63Hz 3A at 100Vrms
    Power adapter specifications
    Features9004/9004-LTE
    Input voltage range90 VAC to 264 VAC 
    Output voltage+12VDC, 2.5A
    Input frequency47-63 Hz 
    AC line input current (steady state)1.0A 
    Operating temperature-0° to +40° C
    Cooling-
    Weight.28 kg (.61 lbs) 
    Regulatory and safety compliance
    Description9004/9004-LTE9012
    Minimum Software VersionsSD-WAN R1.7 (default) and Aruba Central 2.5.x in SD-WAN mode, or ArubaOS 8.5.0.0 in Mobility
    Controller mode.
    Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), AOS 8.5; Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WPA3™, AOS 8.5; Wi-Fi
    CERTIFIED Enhanced Open™, AOS 8.5
    SD-WAN R2.0 (default) and Aruba Central 2.5.x in SD-WAN mode,ArubaOS (Future) in Mobility
    Controller mode.
    AOS 8 (WLAN Gateway Mode)9004: 8.5.0.5
    9004-LTE: Not Supported
    8.7.1.1 or 8.8.0.0
    SD-Branch9004: SD-WAN R1.7 and Aruba Central 2.5.x in SD-WAN mode
    9004-LTE: SD-WAN R2.2.0.2 or R2.3.0.0 and Aruba Central 2.51.x in SD-WAN mode
    SD-WAN R2.2.0.2 or R2.3.0.0 and Aruba Central 2.5.x in SD-WAN mode
    Regulatory SKU informationARCN9004ARCN9012
    Safety certificationsUL 60950-1 Second Edition
    CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition
    EN 60950-1 Second Edition
    EN 60950:2005
    IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
    EN/IEC 62368-1 2nd Edition
    NOM (obtained by partners and distributors)
    UL 60950-1 Second Edition
    CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 Second Edition
    EN 60950-1 Second Edition
    EN 60950:2005
    IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
    EN/IEC 62368-1 2nd Edition
    NOM (obtained by partners and distributors)
    Electromagnetic emissions certificationsFCC Part 15 Class B
    CISPR32 Class B
    EN55022 Class B
    ICES-003 Class B
    VCCI Class B
    EN61000-3-2
    EN61000-3-3
    EN55024, EN301 489-1/-17
    KN32 Class B (9004), KN35, KN301 489-1/-17
    CNS13438 Class B
    FCC Part 15 Class A
    CISPR32 Class A
    EN55032 Class A
    ICES-003 Class A
    VCCI Class A
    EN61000-3-2
    EN61000-3-3
    EN55024, EN301 489-1/-17
    KN32 Class A, KN35, KN301 489-1/-17
    CNS13438 Class A
    TelcoCommon Language Equipment Identifier (CLEI) CodeCommon Language Equipment Identifier (CLEI) Code
    Wireless certificationsFCC/ISED
    RED Directive 2014/53/EU
    Others:  MIC, NCC, ANATEL, COFTEL, CCC
    FCC/ISED
    RED Directive 2014/53/EU
    Others:  MIC, NCC, ANATEL, COFTEL, CCC
    Service and warranty information
    Hardware: 1 year parts/labor, can be extended with support contract
    Mobility Controller Software: 90 days, can be extended with support contract
    SD-WAN Gateway Software: 1, 3, 5, 7, or 10 year subscription licenses
Wi-Fi 6E

Wi-Fi 6E

Extending Wi-Fi 6 to the 6 GHz band, Wi-Fi 6E provides more contiguous spectrum and less interference while supporting multi-gigabit speeds and extremely low latency.

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SD-Branch

9000 Series Gateways serve a key role within Aruba’s SD-Branch solution. Ideal for distributed enterprises, they unify WLAN, LAN, SD-WAN, and security.

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