MFA-500-B

Peplink

MediaFast Content Caching Router

Lightning Fast Content Delivery. And So Much More.

MediaFast is our supercharged content caching solution. Designed with education and entertainment in mind, it downloads and accelerates video, iTunes U, iOS updates, app downloads, and other content for uninterrupted learning and fun anytime. The MediaFast can prefetch content during off-peak hours, saving connectivity costs and reducing network burden during busy times.

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Prefetch. Off-Peak Downloads. Anytime, Anywhere Playback
Schedule one-time or recurring content downloads during off-peak hours, and then playback downloaded content anytime. Need HD video and other content in places with spotty or congested Internet connections? Download whenever and wherever the connection is best. Then pack up and take the MediaFast anywhere you need seamless content delivery.

Cache. Download x1. Playback x∞
Cache iTunes/iTunes U and other content automatically by domain and file type. With MediaFast, you can download once and play back over and over again, cutting loading time, bandwidth usage and cost. Keep content as long as you like or purge it automatically by file type and age.

Reporting. Insight. On-Demand
Check bandwidth usage and savings. Track popular URLs and file types. You can also monitor client IP addresses, find your heaviest users, and more, all from a single intuitive interface.

iOS and App Caching
Managing hundreds of iPads at your campus? The MediaFast can cache iOS updates and app downloads. Download the updates once, and apply to all iPads without consuming extra bandwidth or stressing the network

SpeedFusion. Bonded Bandwidth. 24/7 Connectivity.
Take advantage of all available connections with SpeedFusion bandwidth bonding and load balancing. Automatic failover keeps your learners learning and teachers teaching, even when a link fails.

InControl2 and AP Controller. Your Network. At Your Fingertips.
Monitor and manage routers, access points, and other connected devices with InControl2 and AP Controller. Wi-Fi networks are easy to set up, and you get complete control over your entire wireless and wired network from any compatible web browser.

PRODUCT DETAILS
• Model: Balance with MediaFast 500
• Product Code: MFA-500-B
• Designed For: School/Campus

CAPACITY
• Recommended Users: 300-1000
• Disk Drive: 500GB SSD
• Cache Throughput2: 1.5Gbps
• Router Throughput3: 800Mbps
• Ethernet WAN Ports: 5
• Ethernet LAN Ports: 3 (GE)
• USB WAN Modem Port1: 1

CORE FUNCTIONALITY
• Load Balancing & Failover
• Load Balancing Algorithms: 7
• Inbound Load Balancing
• Video Caching
• Content Caching
• InControl2 Cloud Management
• Drop-In Mode

PEPVPN/SPEEDFUSION FUNCTIONALITY
• PepVPN
• SpeedFusion Hot Failover
• SpeedFusion WAN Smoothing
• SpeedFusion Bandwidth Bonding
• Number of PepVPN/SpeedFusion Peers: 50
• PepVPN/SpeedFusion Throughput: 200Mbps

SOFTWARE
• Peplink MediaFast Firmware

IPSEC/L2TP/PPTP VPN FUNCTIONALITY
• IPsec VPN (Network-to-Network)
• Number of IPsec Tunnels: 50
• L2TP VPN Server
• PPTP VPN Server
• Recommended PPTP VPN Users: 100

LAN
• DHCP Server for LAN Clients
• Extended DHCP Option
• DHCP Reservation
• Support for Dynamic DNS Services
• DNS Proxy for LAN Clients

WAN
• Support for PPPoE, Static IP, DHCP
• WAN Link Health Check PING, DNS Lookup, HTTP
• Bandwidth Allowance Monitor
• IPv6 Support
• USB 4G/3G Modem Support

LOAD BALANCING
• Intelligent Failover
• Session Persistence
• Per-Service Load Distribution
• Multiple Algorithms

NETWORKING
• NAT and IP Forwarding
• Static Routes
• Port Forwarding
• Many to One, One to One NAT
• NAT Pool
• SIP ALG, H.323 ALG
• UPnP, NAT-PMP
• WINS Server
• OSPFv2 and RIPv2 Support

AP CONTROLLER FUNCTIONALITY
• Manage Pepwave AP Series
• Maximum Number of AP Supported: 100
• Manage Remote AP and Multiple Config Profiles

CAPTIVE PORTAL
• Support for Wired & Wireless LAN Clients
• Support RADIUS Authentication
• Support LDAP Authentication
• Time and Usage Quotas on Open Access Mode
• Built-in Customisable Splash Page

DEVICE MANAGEMENT
• Web Administrative Interface
• Command Line Interface
• InControl2 Cloud Management
• Email Notification
• Active Client & Session Lists
• Bandwidth Usage Statistics
• Syslog Service
• SNMP v1, v2c and v3

DNS
• Built-in Authoritative DNS
• Support for A, CNAME, NS, MX, PTR, SOA, SRV, TXT records

CACHING
• Video Caching – ted.com, iTunes, iTunes U
• Content Caching – HTML, JavaScript, Image
• Flash Application

SECURITY
• DoS Prevention
• Stateful Firewall
• Web Blocking

ADVANCED QOS FUNCTIONALITY
• Bandwidth Usage Monitor
• QoS for VoIP and E-Commerce
• User Groups Bandwidth Control
• Web Blocking
• Web Filtering Blacklist: Full

POWER REQUIREMENTS
• Universal Input 100V – 240V AC

HARDWARE
• Operating Temperature: 0° – 40°C
• Power Consumption: 50W
• 1U Rackmount
• High Availability
• LAN Bypass

DIMENSIONS
• 1.8(H) x 16.9(W) x 11.9(D) Inches

PACKAGE CONTENT
• MediaFast 500
• Power Cord
• 1 Pair of Mounting Brackets

CERTIFICATIONS
• FCC, CE, RoHS

WARRANTY
• 1-Year Limited Warranty

ORDERING INFORMATION
• MFA-500-B
– Content caching router with 500GB SSD.
Supports InControl2, AP Controller and mobile device management.

1 For a list of supported modems, please refer to https://www.peplink.com/modem.
2 Cache Throughput refers to the speed of routing content from hard disk to LAN.
3 Router Throughput is based on Ethernet frame sizes of 1280 or 1518 bytes. Actual performance can vary across different networking environments.

• Industry leader in both ISP & Data Bonding across multiple technology platforms
• Reliable hardware from entry level professional equipment through to advanced Enterprises solutions
• Worldwide supported and local support here in Australia by fully trained technicians
• Reliable and secure redundancy paths for mission critical sites
• Designed for maximum possible business uptime