Cisco 880 Model Comparison

Set up a network for small branch offices and teleworkers? Need the firewall, content filtering, VPNs, and wireless LANs (WLANs) at broadband speeds? Yes, it must be the Cisco 880 ISRs, the ideal ones for small branch offices and teleworkers who need to be connected to larger enterprise networks as well as small businesses for either voice or data applications. Although most of Cisco 880 Series Routers have been announced end of life and end of sale, they are still popular chosen by Cisco users for small businesses. In this article, we will list the four popular Cisco 880 models: Cisco 881, 880VA, 888 and Cisco 880G. You can compare them with each other to make a better decision.

Cisco 881 Integrated Services Router with Integrated 802.11n Access Point

Cisco 881 Integrated Services Router with Integrated 802.11n Access Point

Cisco 880VA Integrated Services Router

Cisco 880VA Integrated Services Router

Deployment Scenarios, with Cisco 880 Series

Deployment Scenarios, with Cisco 880 Series

The Main Different Features of Cisco 881, 880VA, 888 and 880G Router

Cisco 800 Series Routers

Cisco 881

 

880VA Router Cisco 888 Cisco 880G
Typical deployment

Small branch, retail, or managed CPE

Small branch, retail, or managed CPE

Small branch, retail, or managed CPE

Small remote office or ATM with cellular backup WAN

Ethernet

Fast Ethernet 10/100

Fast Ethernet 10/100

VDSL2/ADSL2+

Multimode VDSL2, ADSL2+, ADSL2 & ADSL1

Multimode VDSL2, ADSL2+, ADSL2 & ADSL1

SHDSL

Multimode EFM/ATM SHDSL

Multimode EFM/ATM SHDSL

3G/4G LTE

3.5G/3.7G HSPA+ or 3G EVDO

3.7G HSPA + or 3G EVDO

3.7 HSPA+

3.5G/3.7G HSPA+ or 3G EVDO

802.11 wireless

2.4 GHz 802.11n integrated antenna; dual-band concurrent 2.4/5.0 GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi with DFS/CleanAir (Q4CY2012)

2.4 GHz 802.11n integrated antenna; dual-band concurrent 2.4/5.0 GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi with DFS/CleanAir (Q4CY2012)

2.4 GHz 802.11n integrated antenna

Dual-band concurrent 2.4/5.0 GHz 802.11n Wi-Fi  with DFS/CleanAir (Q4CY2012)

Voice

4 FXS , 1 FXO, 1 BRI

4 FXS, 2 BRI

Advanced IP Services

Upgradeable

Upgradeable

Upgradeable

Default

VPN support

GETVPN, DMVPN with license

GETVPN, DMVPN with license

GETVPN, DMVPN with license

GETVPN, DMVPN included

 

The Main Same Functions and Features of Cisco 881, 880VA, 888 and Cisco 880G

Main Same Features-Cisco 880 Series

Cisco 881, 880VA, 888 and Cisco 880G

Typical number of users 1 executive up to 20 employees

Performance positioning

Up to 15 Mbps

Ports

4

PoE

2 port integrated PoE

Routing protocols

RIPv1, v2, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP

IPv6

Yes

Video/medianet

Ready

VPN support

GETVPN, DMVPN with license

ScanSafe

Ready

IPsec tunnels

20

SSL VPN

With license

Content filtering

With license

Integrated WAN optimization – Cisco WAAS Express

1.5 Mbps optimized; 30-75 TCP connections; with license

Application Visibility and Control (AVC)

No

IOS high-availability features

Yes

Cisco 880 Series ISRs combine increased network performance with advanced security to allow small-office customers to get the most from their broadband connections for both data and voice applications. With models supporting different broadband technologies such as DSL, 3G, and Metro Ethernet, the Cisco 880 Series can be deployed at any small-office location. Optional integrated 802.11g/n wireless capabilities provide true business-class WAN and WLAN access in a single solution.

With the Cisco 880 Series, enterprise IT managers and service providers can take advantage of a solution that can be easily set up at the remote site and can be centrally managed to reduce ongoing operational costs. By the way, Cisco 880 models are good choice for doing CCNA practices and excises.

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