Nodegrid Bold SR

Empower all-in-one edge networking with a package that’s smaller, lighter, & bolder

Whether you’re in telecom, retail, or oil & gas, deploy the Bold SR for the functionality & control you need.

This lightweight box allows you to connect more than a dozen devices & add-ons, so you can deliver robust capabilities throughout your enterprise. The Bold SR puts you in charge with remote out-of-band management, Secure Access Service Edge, and SD-Branch capabilities.


  • Reduce CAPEX & virtualize your stack
  • Cut support costs & response times with remote out-of-band
  • Set up autonomous networking to prevent downtime

Your lightweight solution for colossal capabilities

Secure your branch networks and more using the Nodegrid Bold SR. Sporting a number of high-density interfaces and powerful ethernet ports, the Bold SR offers versatility anywhere you deploy. From delivering failover & out-of-band to your NOC, to handling every function at your faraway network edge, Bold is your compact solution for all-in-one networking.

Set your network to Bold

With internals like a multi-core Intel CPU and patented Nodegrid OS, Bold SR is a powerful open platform that adjusts in lockstep with your demands. Virtualize your stack with your choice of SD-WAN, firewall, IoT, and other applications, and extend your capabilities wherever you deploy Bold.

Does a new location require hard security & high availability?

Use a single Bold SR to host virtualized firewall & routing apps.

Do you need dependable backup connectivity at HQ?

Deploy your Bold SR equipped with dual-SIM cellular failover.



  • Nodegrid OS for direct 3rd-party app hosting, VNFs, & Docker & Kubernetes containers
  • Nodegrid Manager — use your browser for fast, secure access to your network
  • Built-in firewall, VPN, & IPSec for secure traffic and safe access
  • Plug-n-play capability that automatically discovers your network configuration
  • Automation support to enable self-healing & autonomous networking


  • More than a dozen ports for connecting all your devices
  • Wi-Fi ready via internal card or external USB, for hotspot & client access
  • Routing and switching capabilities to further reduce your stack
  • Gb-throughput ethernet ports for faster, streamlined integration
  • Two, dual-SIM 4G/LTE cellular failover slots to prevent downtime
dc resilience 650 x 400

Network down?

Nodegrid’s cellular failover has you covered

The Nodegrid SR family’s advanced cellular module delivers backup connectivity that’s reliable, fast, & automatic.

  • Get global coverage via 4G LTE & 3G fallback
  • Make business unstoppable with blazing Cat-12 speeds
  • Save your peace of mind thanks to 4x carrier redundancy

Pre-Validated Virtualized Network Functions ready to deploy on Nodegrid

Deploy Nodegrid SR devices and get seamless customization with these pre-validated apps. Virtualize for what you need, from efficient SD-WAN & firewall applications, to right-fit guest OS & management solutions.

We’re always adding more, so take your pick and let Nodegrid do the rest.

  • Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization and Docker capabilities
  • 2 x 4G/LTE with Dual SIM Slots for Redundant Network Failover (optional 4G/LTE USB modem support)
  • Out-of-Band Access Normalization, Control and Monitoring for EDGE devices
  • Routing and Switching Capabilities, VPN, IPSEC, and Firewall built-in
  • Horizontal & Vertical Scaling and Auto-discovery Configuration
  • Policy-based Authentication, Authorization and Auditing
  • Automatic Event Tracking and Actionable Data
  • Multi-port Hardware and Multi-vendor devices
  • Wi-Fi ready (via internal card or external USB) for hotspot or client
  • 4 x Gb Ethernet ports with:
    • Multiple Routing Table capability
    • Interface Bonding for Failover / Throughput
    • Bridge Mode for Cascading Network Devices

Nodegrid Bold SR serves as a perfect solution to keeping remote locations functioning properly. With Nodegrid, accessing devices at the EDGE of the network is not only easy, but also safe and secure. With the ability to add Wi-Fi connectivity and 4G LTE failover, locations without IT personnel on staff are just a simple session away from resolution.

Hardware Specifications
CPU Intel x86_64 Multi-Core
Memory & Storage
Interfaces 8 RJ45 Serial ports
1 RS-232 serial console port on RJ45
1 Gigabit (10/100/1000BT) Ethernet interfaces on RJ45
4 Gigabit (10/100/1000BT) Ethernet interfaces on RJ45 with Built-in Switch
2 USB 3.0 Host on Type A
2 USB 2.0 Hosts on Type A
1 Wi-Fi – optional
2 Cellular Slots with Dual SIM – Optional
1 VGA port
Warranty 2 Years
Software Specifications
Port Access Direct access by port name, TCP port, device name and IPv4/IPv6
High performance port login: <1 sec on SSH, <3 sec on Telnet
1,000+ simultaneous sessions
Port sharing
Command line interface (CLI)
Port custom field support, port icon configuration, port search
Device clustering across multiple Nodegrid units
DeviceURL™ bookmarks, FireTrail™ secure tunnels
Break-over SSH support
System Management Extensible automated control based on actionable real-time data
Web GUI management portal, command line interface (CLI), Linux root shell
Zero Touch Provisioning for configuration and firmware updates
Multiple and customizable user levels of access
Auto-discovery via network scan
NTP support, global time zone support
Orchestration Integration: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Restful and Nodegrid Manager
Access Protocols HTTPS, SSHv1 and SSHv2, optional HTTP and Telnet
Device View Options Tree, Table, Geo Map, Node and WEB with NodeIQ™ natural language search
Security X.509 SSH certificate support, 4096-bit encryption keys
Selectable cryptographic protocols for SSH and HTTPS (TLSv1.2, TLSv1.1, TLSv1)
Selectable cypher suite levels: high, medium, low, custom
SSL VPN – Client and Server
IPsec with support for multi sites

Local, AD/LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS+, Kerberos authentication
Local, backup-user authentication support
User-access lists per port
Group/role-based authorization: AD/LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS+
Fine grain and role based access control
Firewall – IP packet and security filtering, IP forwarding support
MD5 / SHA System Configuration Checksum™
System event syslog
Custom security settings
Strong password enforcement
Operating System Built-in 64-bit Linux kernel 4.x and Yocto-based CustomKit™ SDK
Infrastructure Specifications
Power 12 VDC via external 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz adapter
Power consumption 25 W typical
Physical Front-Rear mounting brackets
Size (L x W x H): 142 x 201 x 44 mm (5.5 x 7.9 x 1.73 in)
Weight: 1.2 kg (2.6 lb)
Shipping weight: 2.3 kg (5.0 lb)
Shipping (L x W x H): 313 x 313 x 140 mm (12.3 x 12.3 x 5.5 in)
Environmental Operation: -20 to 50° C (-4 to 122° F), 20-90% RH, non-cond.
Storage: -20 to 67° C (-4 to 153° F), 10-90% RH, non-cond.


Nodegrid Bold SR Model Description
BSR-T8-BASE Nodegrid Bold SR Base Model – 8 RJ45 Serial, 4 USB, 4 + 1 ETH, 1 Console, 1 VGA, 1x Power Adapter, 8 RJ45 Serial rolled, 4+1 Ethernet,X86_64, multi-cores, 4GB DDR3, 32GB MSATA
BSR-PSU 12VDC external 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz power adapter




Accessory Description
M2-CELL M.2 Cellular 4G/LTE with Dual SIM