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Cisco 860VAE Series ISRs, what’s new on them in 2015? Cisco never stops updating its network hardware, such as Cisco 860VAE Series, one of Cisco 860 Series routers, also a part of the Cisco ISR G2. What are they, the benefits we can get, and the features we may care about? …In this article, we will introduce something new on Cisco 860VAE Series ISR.

Cisco 860VAE Integrated Services Router

Cisco 860VAE routers support Gigabit Ethernet (GE) or very-high-speed DSL 2/asymmetric DSL2+ (VDSL2/ADSL2+) on a single, fixed ISR. The Cisco 860VAE Series can provide cost-effective basic or secure wired or wireless connectivity for a casual or enterprise teleworker as well as serve as managed customer premises equipment (CPE) for service providers.

The Cisco 860VAE ISRs come in three functional types:

The base routeroffers entry-level features and basic connectivity,

The secure router–offers advanced security and QoS options in addition to the basic features,

A secure wireless router adds wireless LAN connectivity and FlexVPN including site-to-site VPN.

Each of these options is available for basic telephone service and ISDN xDSL connections.

 Cisco 860VAE Models

Cisco 860VAE Models-

Here let’s see some graphics of Cisco 860VAE Models

Front Panel of the Cisco 860VAE series ISR

Front Panel of the Cisco 860VAE series ISR



Back Panel of the Cisco 866VAE ISR

Back Panel of the Cisco 866VAE ISR

Back Panel of the Cisco 867VAE-K9 ISR

Back Panel of the Cisco 867VAE-K9 ISR


Features and Benefits of Cisco 860VAE Series Routers

Feature Benefit
Increased performance ●  Performance that allows customers to take advantage of broadband network speeds while running secure, concurrent data, voice, and video services
Security and quality of service (QoS) with secure routers ●  IPsec and Easy VPN with 10 tunnels

●  BGP

●  MAC filtering and port security

●  QoS features that include LLQ and WFQ

●  NBAR and DiffServ

State-of-the-art xDSL ●  State-of-the-art xDSL features as per the latest ADSL2+/VDSL2 standards

●  Improved interoperability vs. various DSL access multiplexers (DSLAMs) deployed at worldwide service providers

WAN diversity ●  GE or DSL Multimode VDSL2 and ADSL 1, 2, and 2+

●  Multiple WAN options within the same box to allow consistent configuration across diverse deployments

Managed switch with GE and FE LAN ports ●  Connection of multiple devices within a teleworker home or a small office, with the ability to designate a port as the network edge

●  VLANs that allow for secure segmentation of network resources

Wireless LAN ●  802.11n 2.4 GHz FCC- or ETSI-compliant WiFi

● Cisco IOS Software command-line interface (CLI) or web-based configuration with Admin/Guest role-based access.

CON/AUX port ●  A single dual-purpose port that provides direct connection to a console or external modem for management or backup access point
Real-time clock ●  A built-in real-time clock that maintains an accurate date and time for applications that require an accurate time stamp, such as logging and digital certificates


Cisco IOS Software Support

Cisco IOS Software Releases and Default Cisco IOS Software Feature Sets

Models Cisco IOS Software Image Default Feature Set First Cisco IOS Software Release
Cisco 866VAE and 867VAE c860vae-ipbasek9-mz IPBase 15.2(2)T or 15.1(4)M2
Cisco 866VAE-K9 and 867VAE-K9 c860vae-advsecurityk9-mz c860vae-advsecurityk9_npe-mz Advanced Security 15.2(2)T or 15.1(4)M2
C866VAE-W and C867VAE-W c860vaew-advsecurityk9-mz Advanced Security with Wireless 15.3(3)M


Cisco 860VAE Series ISRs Ordering Information

Cisco 860VAE Series ISRs Ordering Information

The latest price of Cisco 860VAE ISRs you can visit the CISCO GPL 2015 (The Best Cisco Global Price List Checking Tool)

If you wanna read more information about this new Cisco 860VAE Series ISRs, such as Product Specs, System Specs, DSL Specs, etc., you can read the full data sheet of Cisco 860VAE series routers at Cisco.com:



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