Cisco Routers, Full Guide to Introduce Cisco Main Network Routers

Cisco offers the industry’s broadest and most versatile portfolio of secure, high-performance Integrated Services Routers, enabling the deployment of a wide array of services to the farthest reaches of an organization, from the home office to the small office to the large enterprise branch and head office.

There is a guide to Cisco Integrated Services Routers and Cisco Services Aggregation Routers, the broadest and most versatile portfolio of Cisco network routers for enabling the deployment of multiple advanced services.

Cisco routers, Perfect network solutions

 

Cisco routers provide high availability, comprehensive security, integrated wireless, ease of management, and advanced Quality of Service (QoS) for today’s most demanding network services, including IP communications, video, customer relationship management, financial transactions, and other real-time applications.

This tutorial shows how Cisco Services Aggregation Routers and Cisco Integrated Services Routers enable you to meet your current and future needs with modular designs, allowing incremental migration as your business and network requirements change.

In this guide, you can see for yourself how Cisco delivers benefits beyond basic data access, providing services such as voice, security, and wireless as part of an integrated routing system that maximizes productivity and investment protection.

 

Cisco 860 Series, for Small Offices

• Concurrent broadband services for small offices, and remote sites

• Secure connectivity with Stateful Inspection Firewall and IP Security (IPsec) VPN support for small offices

• Security features including:

– Stateful Inspection Firewall

– IP Security (IPsec) VPNs (Triple Data Encryption Standard [3DES] or Advanced Encryption Standard [AES])

• 4-port 10/100 Fast Ethernet managed switch with VLAN support

• CON/AUX Port for console or external modem

• Secure 802.11g/n access point option based on IEEE802.11n draft 2.0

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• Easy setup, deployment, and remote management capabilities through

Web-based tools and Cisco IOS Software

 

Cisco 880 Series, for Small Offices and Teleworker Deployments

• High performance for broadband access in small offices and small branch-office and teleworker sites

• Collaborative services with secure analog, digital voice, and data communication

• Business continuity and WAN diversity with redundant WAN links: Fast Ethernet, G.SHDSL, ADSL2/2+, VDSL2, 3G, and ISDN

• Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) voice continuity for enterprise small branch-office and teleworker sites

• Enhanced security, including:

– Firewall with advance application and control for email, Instant Messaging (IM), and HTTP traffic

– Site-to-site remote-access and dynamic VPN services: IP Security (IPsec) VPNs (Triple Data Encryption Standard [3DES] or Advanced Encryption Standard [AES]), Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN), Group Encrypted Transport VPN with onboard acceleration, and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN

– Intrusion prevention system (IPS): An inline, deep-packet inspection feature that effectively mitigates a wide range of network attacks

– Content filtering: A subscriptionbased integrated security solution that offers categorybased reputation rating; keyword blocking; and protection against adware, malware, spyware, and URL blocking

• Four-port 10/100 Fast Ethernet managed switch with VLAN support; two ports support Power over Ethernet (PoE) for powering IP phones or external access points

• Secure 802.11g/n access-point option based on draft 802.11n standard with support for autonomous or Cisco Unified WLAN architectures

• CON/AUX port for console or external modem

• One USB 1.1 port for security eToken credentials, booting from USB, and loading configuration

• Easy setup, deployment, and remote-management capabilities through web-based tools and Cisco IOS Software

 

Cisco 890 Series, for Enterprise Small Branch

• High performance for secure broadband and Metro Ethernet access with concurrent services for enterprise small branch offices

• Business continuity and WAN diversity with redundant WAN links: Fast Ethernet, V.92, and ISDN Basic Rate Interface (BRI)

• Integrated secure 802.11a/g/n access point (optional) based on the draft 802.11n standard; dual-band radios for mobility and support for autonomous or Cisco Unified WLAN architectures

• Enhanced security including:

– Firewall with advance application and control for email, instant messaging (IM), and HTTP traffic

– Site-to-site remote-access and dynamic VPN services: IP Security (IPsec) VPNs (Triple Data Encryption Standard [3DES] or Advanced Encryption Standard [AES]), Dynamic Multipoint VPN [DMVPN], Group Encrypted Transport VPN [GET VPN] with onboard acceleration, and Secure Sockets Layer [SSL] VPN

– Intrusion prevention system (IPS): An inline, deep-packet-inspection feature that mitigates a wide range of network attacks

– Content filtering: A subscriptionbased integrated security solution that offers categorybased reputation rating, keyword blocking, and protection against adware, malware, spyware, and URL blocking

• An 8-port 10/100 Fast Ethernet managed switch with VLAN support and 4-port support for Power over Ethernet (PoE) (optional) to power IP phones or external access points

• Metro Ethernet features include:

– One 1000 BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet WAN port

– One 10/100 BASE-T Fast Ethernet WAN port

– Intelligent hierarchical quality of service (HQoS): Supports hierarchical queuing and shaping

– Connectivity Fault Management (CFM), based on 802.1ag

– 802.3ah standard based Link operational administration and maintenance (OAM)

– Ethernet Local Management Interface (E-LMI) for the Customer Edge

– CFM Interworking and backwards compatibility

– Performance Management based on IP service-level agreement (SLA) for Ethernet

• Dedicated console and auxiliary ports for configuration and management

• Two USB 2.0 ports for security eToken credentials, booting, and loading configuration from USB

• Easy setup, deployment, and centralized and remotemanagement capabilities through web-based tools and Cisco IOS Software

 

Cisco 1800 Series, for (Fixed-configuration) Small Offices and Small Enterprise Branch OfficesCisco 1800 series-CISCO1841

• Secure, concurrent services for broadband access with WAN high availability

• Manageability and reliability of Cisco IOS Software Business-class Security

• Stateful firewall with URL filtering

• VPN 3DES encryption and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption

• Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)

• Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Fixed Configuration

• Secure broadband access at broadband performance

• Integrated ISDN Basic Rate S/T Interface (BRI), analog modem, or Ethernet backup port for redundant WAN links and load balancing

• Secure wireless LAN option for simultaneous 802.11a and 802.11b/g with use of multiple antennas

• 8-port 10/100 managed switch with 802.1q VLAN support and optional Power over Ethernet (PoE)

 

Cisco 1800 Series, for (Modular)Small- to Medium-sized Businesses and Small Enterprise Branch Offices

• Wire-speed performance with secure data services enabled at up to T1/E1/xDSL rates

• Increased services density for secure data services

• Support for next-generation High-speed WAN Interface Cards

• Increased flexibility through support of internal AIM slot for high-speed VPN and future applications

• Built-in dual Fast Ethernet ports

• Support for over 30 existing and new modules Secure Networking

• Hardware-based VPN acceleration on motherboard

• Antivirus defense

• Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Support

 


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Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers, for Small Offices and Small Enterprise Branch Offices

• Embedded hardware-accelerated VPN encryption

• Secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN, Dynamic Multipoint VPN, or Enhanced Easy VPN

• Integrated threat control using Cisco IOS Firewall, Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall, Cisco IOS IPS, and Cisco IOS Content Filtering

• Identity management that uses authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), and public key infrastructure

• 2 Integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports

• 2 enhanced High-Speed WAN Interface Card slots that can host 2 single wide or 1 double wide and 1 single wide (e)HWIC

• Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE

Notes: Cisco Branch Routers, Accelerate Your WAN Performance

 

Cisco 2800 Series, for Small-to Medium-sized Businesses and Enterprise Branch OfficesCisco 2800 series

• Wire-speed performance up to multiple T1/E1/xDSL rates

• Increased services density for security, voice, caching, video, network analysis, and L2 switching

• Support for enhanced interfaces (NME, HWIC, EVM, and PVDM2)

• Built-in dual Fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet ports

• Support for over 90 existing and new modules

• Optional support for integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE)

• 2 integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports

• 2 enhanced High-Speed WAN Interface Card slots that can host 2 single wide or 1 double wide and 1 single wide (e)HWIC

• 1 Internal Services Module slot

• Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE Secure Networking

• Hardware-based VPN acceleration on motherboard

• Antivirus Defense

• Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) IP Communications and IP Telephony Support

• IP Communications Express (CCME/SRST/CUE)

• Enhanced Modularity (EVM and PVDM2 support) Integrated Switching

• Up to 64 powered 10/100 switch ports

• 802.3af Power over Ethernet compliance

Notes: How to Configure the Static Routing Protocol on Cisco 2800 Routers?

 

Cisco 2900 Series, for Integrated Services Router Small- to Medium-sized and Enterprise Branch OfficesCisco 2900 series

• Circuit-speed WAN performance up to 75 Mbps with services

• 1-2 RU modular form factor

• 3 onboard digital signal processor (DSP) slots

• 1 internal service module slot for application services

• Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoESecure Networking

• Onboard hardware acceleration for VPN encryption

• Secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN, Dynamic Multipoint VPN, or Enhanced Easy VPN

• Integrated threat control using Cisco IOS Firewall, Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall, Cisco IOS IPS, and Cisco IOS Content Filtering

• Identity management using authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA), and public key infrastructure Voice

• High-density packet voice DSP module, optimized for voice and video support

• Standards-certified VoiceXML browser services

• Voicemail support

• Cisco Communications Manager Express and Survivable Remote Site Telephony

Notes: How to Recover Password on the Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Router


CISCO 3800 Cisco 3800 Series, for Medium-sized to Large Businesses and Enterprise Branch Offices

• Wire-speed performance with services enabled at up to T3/E3 rates

• Increased services density for security, voice, caching, video, network analysis, and L2 switching

• Support for enhanced interfaces (NME, HWIC, EVM, and PVDM2)

• Built-in dual Gigabit Ethernet ports

• Support for over 90 existing and new modules

• Single small form pluggable Gigabit Ethernet port

• High availability and resiliency through online insertion and removal support, as well as redundant systems and optional inline power Secure Networking

• Hardware-based VPN acceleration on motherboard

• Antivirus defense through Network Admission Control Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) IPCommunications and IP Telephony Support

• IP Communications Express (CCME/SRST/CUE)

• Enhanced Modularity (EVM and PVDM2 support) Integrated Switching

• Up to 112 powered 10/100 switch ports

• 802.3af Power over Ethernet compliance

 

Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers, for Medium-sized to Large Businesses and Enterprise Branch OfficesCisco 3900-cisco3925

• Field-upgradeable motherboard, circuit-speed WAN performance up to 350 Mbps with services

• 3 RU modular form factor

• 4 Enhanced High-Speed WAN Interface Card slots

• Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over EthernetSecure Networking

• Embedded hardware-accelerated VPN encryption for secure connectivity

• Integrated threat control using Cisco IOS Firewall, Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall, Cisco IOS IPS, and Cisco IOS Content Filtering

• Identity management using authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) and public key infrastructure Unified Communications

• High-density-packet voice DSP module, optimized for voice and video support

• Standards-certified VoiceXML browser services

• Cisco Unified Border Element capabilities for up to 1000 sessions

• Cisco Unity Express voicemail support

• Support for Cisco Communications Manager Express and Survivable Remote Site Telephony

 

Cisco 7200-cisco7204Cisco 7200 Series, for Enterprise Head Offices and Service Provider Edge Application Versatility

• Managed Network Services, WAN Aggregation, MPLS, VPN, broadband aggregation, QoS,  and multiservice Business-class MPLS VPN and encrypted VPN

• Stateful inspection firewall

• VPNs: software and hardware encryption, Cisco Easy VPN, Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN and Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GETVPN)

• Service-level validation features

• Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)Multiservice Data/Voice

• Analog and digital voice

• Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST)

• Multiservice interchange (MIX)-enabled backplane for service integration Modularity

• Supports over 70 interfaces, providing a comprehensive range of connectivity options from FE to GbE,  and DS0 through OC-3/STM-1

• Shared Interfaces with Cisco 7201, 7301, 7304, 7500, and 7600  routers provides ease of management and investment protection

• Built-in FE/GbE ports on the NPE-G1 and NPE-G2 processors for high-performance LAN connectivity

• Upgradable processors, including NPE-G2 with up to 2 Mpps routing performance

• High-performing, hardware-based encryption support of up to 600 Mbps with the C7200-VSA security module

• Comprehensive management services through Cisco Element Manager Framework (CEMF)

 

Cisco 7600 Series, for Enterprise Head Offices High-end CPE Small Service Provider POP EnvironmentsCisco 7600-cisco7606

• Ideal for Enterprise WAN aggregation or service provider environments Business-class Security VPN

• Supports Services modules such as IPsec, firewall, SSL VPN

• Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) Modularity

• Chassis supports up to 4-, 6-, 9-, and 13-slot chassis for redundant supervisors and line cards

• Supervisor engines supporting up to 15 Mpps with broad range of edge services

• Support for Shared Port Adapter (SPA) and SPA Interface Processors (SIP), which offers intelligent services. Supports up to 12 SPA bays

• Support for the Enhanced FlexWAN module, which offers Port Adapter investment protection

 

Notes: More Detail of Cisco ASR 1000 Series, Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series, Cisco 7301 Series, Cisco 7304 Series, etc. you can see PDF file of Cisco Router Guide

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