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Mushroom Networks Unveils the Portabella 4000it Series: A Game-Changer in Broadband Bonding Technology for Railroads

Portabella 4000it Enables High-Speed, Highly Available Internet for passengers and control data for moving vehicles.

SAN DIEGO – January 23, 2024 – San Diego, CA – Mushroom Networks, a leading innovator in broadband solutions, is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest product, the Portabella 4000it series Broadband Bonding Appliance. This state-of-the-art device is designed to revolutionize Internet access for mobile and remote setups, offering unprecedented performance and reliability, especially for railroad use cases.

Key Features of the Portabella 4000it Series:

  • Tailored for Railroads: The Portabella 4000it is primarily designed for railroad applications. It boasts EN50155 certifications, ensuring wide temperature and vibration tolerance, making it ideal for the challenging environments of the rail industry. Additionally, it holds FCC and CE certifications, further attesting to its quality and reliability.

  • M12 Connectors: The device features M12 connectors, known for their locking mechanism, providing resilience against dislodging due to vibrations, a crucial feature for railroad applications.

  • 4G LTE, 5G Broadband Bonding: The Portabella 4000it aggregates and intelligently orchestrates up to four embedded 4G LTE cellular (or 5G) modems, enhancing the performance and uptime of applications and services running over the Internet.

  • Downlink/Uplink Bonding in Peered Mode: The device can bond Internet access lines for all types of traffic, including encrypted ones like VPN, for aggregated downlink and uplink capacity.

  • Elastic Static IP: With the optional Broadband Bonding Service, a static IP in the cloud is mapped onto the Portabella, ensuring continuous service even during WAN outages.

  • Self-healing WAN with Armor Tunnels: The Portabella ensures ongoing sessions remain active even during Internet access line failures, making real-time per-packet routing decisions.

  • Software Defined WAN Orchestration: The device’s SDN architecture facilitates the implementation of sophisticated WAN orchestration algorithms tailored to specific applications.

  • Strong AES Encryption: The Portabella bonding tunnels come with a built-in security option featuring AES 256 encryption.

  • Rack Mountable: The Portabella 4000it is designed to be rack mountable, fitting perfectly as a short 1u rack, making it convenient for installation and integration into existing setups.

Specifications: The Portabella 4000it boasts an aluminum chassis, stainless steel wire drawing frame, fanless passive cooling, and a host of other features that make it robust and reliable. It supports virtual interfaces layered on top of the real physical WAN interfaces, ensuring optimal load-balancing and failover capabilities.

Add-Ons: Mushroom Networks also offers several add-ons for the Portabella 4000it, including a software module for live video streaming applications, a hardware module for upgrading to 5G modems, and a dual panel antenna add-on for enhanced coverage and performance.

Evaluation Units Available: For those interested in experiencing the capabilities of the Portabella 4000it firsthand, evaluation units are now available. Please contact us for more details.

With the introduction of the Portabella 4000it series, Mushroom Networks continues its tradition of providing cutting-edge solutions that cater to the ever-evolving needs of businesses and individuals alike. For more information about the Portabella 4000it and other innovative products from Mushroom Networks, visit Mushroom Networks.


About Mushroom Networks

Mushroom Networks, Inc., is a privately held company based in San Diego, CA, providing patented Broadband Bonding SD-WAN solutions to a wide range of Internet connection applications. Their products bond dissimilar broadband access technologies forming a single highly reliable broadband pipe that can easily be scaled and customized based on needs. The company’s flagship product line serves SMBs, enterprises, multi-tenant buildings, Internet Service Providers and Managed Service Providers. Mushroom Networks was the winner of the 2019 Nex-Gen Networking Solution Provider by Mirror Review, 2017 SD-WAN Excellence Award by Internet Telephony Magazine, 2016 Company of the Year Award by Quadrant Research, 2015 Most Innovative Product Award by CONNECT, the XCHANGE Tech Innovators Xcellence Award, Network World’s “Top Technology Trend” Award. For more information about Mushroom Networks, please call (858) 452-1031 or visit

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