Nodegrid Bold SR

Nodegrid Bold SR ™

Out of Band Management, Software-Defined Networking and Virtualized Network Functions all in a Bold little box.

Nodegrid Bold SR


Nodegrid Bold SR is an open platform appliance designed for secure access and control over remote and IoT devices at the EDGE of your network. Bold SR supports Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking with a focus on SD-WAN.

Interfaces and Hardware Capabilities:

  • 8 x RJ45 Serial Ports
  • 1 x RS-232 Serial Console Port on RJ45
  • 1 x Gigabit (10/100/1000BT) Ethernet Interfaces on RJ45
  • 4 x Gigabit (10/100/1000BT) Ethernet interfaces on RJ45
    with Built-in Switch
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Host on Type A
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Hosts on Type A
  • 1 x Wi-Fi – optional
  • 2 x Cellular Slots with Dual SIM – Optional
  • 1 x VGA port


  • 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.

Here’s where customers are using Nodegrid Bold SR:


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Retail & Remote Office

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Healthcare & Biotech

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Internet, Social Media & Search

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Oil, Gas & Mining

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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.

Ordering Information

Bold 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

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