I am running a home business, and now have two cable modem accounts (one at 15/2 the other at 50/5, which may go to 100/5 in the near future).
The problems I’m trying to fix:
- if one of the users inside the business does a big upload (saturating the 2mpbs upload), the download bandwidth falls apart.
- if one of the users inside the business does a big download (saturating the 15mpbs download), the upload and download bandwidth falls apart.
I’m pretty sure the Peplink 20 is what I want, but I have some questions:
The PepLink 20 has a 100mbps bandwidth limit. With my current 2 WANs, I’m at 65/7, I can see in the near future having 100 + 20 or even higher. I’m worried that if my WAN speeds go much higher, the PepLink 20 would be unable to keep up? Is this a hardware limitation, or could there be firmware improvements to up this speed?
The Peplink 20, unlike other (cheaper) competitors, doesn’t offer user/group bandwidth limitations. What I want to do is to be able to set maximum bandwidths for about 4 users (2 servers, 2 humans). The servers mostly serve FTP files, but the humans do HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, etc. Can the PepLink 20 do this? I want to make sure that the 2 servers have a minimum bandwidth allocation.
Cable Modem 1 has 2 static IP addresses. Cable Modem 2 is a DHCP device. I need to have the 2 different static IPs visible to WAN, and have those route properly to separate devices on the LAN. Can the PepLink 20 handle this? (Note: i understand that inbound bandwidth can’t be bonded – that’s fine. I just want to make sure that I can handle 2 WANs, one of which has 2 static IPs, and one of which is Dynamic).
Replies, advice, cheerfully accepted, thanks.