MikroTik is a Latvian company which means Small Network (Mikro stands for Small and Tik stands for Network in local latvian language) and was founded in 1996 to develop routers and wireless ISP systems.Although fist of the time it was develop and design for small scale of network but now MikroTik provides hardware and software for Internet connectivity in most of the countries around the world. The experience in using industry standard PC hardware and complete routing systems allowed MikroTik in 1997 to create the RouterOS software system that provides extensive stability, controls, and flexibility for all kinds of data interfaces and routing. In 2002 they decided to make their own hardware, and the Routerboard brand was born. There are many resellers in most parts of the world, and customers in probably every country on the planet. MikroTik company is located in Riga, the capital city of Latvia and has more than 140 employees.