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Cisco Branch-office Routers

Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 3900 Series ISRs (Integrated Services Routers) are designed to power the next
phase of branch-office evolution, providing rich-media collaboration and
virtualization to the branch office while reducing operating costs.
Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers build on 25 years of Cisco innovation
and product leadership. The new Cisco Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR
G2) platforms are architected to enable the next phase of branch-office evolution,
providing rich-media collaboration and virtualization to the branch office while
maximizing operational cost savings. The new routers support new high-capacity
digital signal processors (DSPs) known as PVDM3 for higher-density voice services
plus basic videoconferencing capabilities, highpowered service modules with
improved availability, multicore CPUs, Gigabit Ethernet switching with Cisco
Enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE), and new energy visibility and control
capabilities while enhancing overall system performance.
Additionally, a new Cisco IOS Software Universal image and Cisco Services-Ready
Engine (SRE) module enable you to decouple the deployment of hardware and
software, providing a flexible technology foundation that can quickly adapt to
evolving network requirements. Overall, the Cisco 3900 Series offers exceptional
total cost of ownership (TCO) savings and network agility through the intelligent
integration of market-leading security, unified communications, wireless, and
application services.
The routers include:
 Services on demand: The Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers reduce
initial capital outlays by decoupling the delivery of software from hardware on
optional service modules. In addition, you receive a Universal Cisco IOS
Software image capable of enabling all of Cisco’s rich Cisco IOS Software
features and allowing you to quickly deploy new services.
 Investment protection: The Cisco 3900 Series reduces deployment costs and
increases flexibility. The platform offers a modular, field-upgradable motherboard
called the Services Performance Engine (SPE). SPEs allow you to invest in a
Cisco 3900 Series ISR today and boost its performance later by upgrading to a
higher-performance engine. Investment protection is also offered with support for
most existing modules from previous-generation ISRs.
 The Cisco Unified Border Element features on the Cisco 3900 provide additional
investment protection by allowing enterprises to gracefully transition from
traditional time-division multiplexing (TDM) voice to IP-based unified
communications without the need for hardware upgrades.
 Energy efficiency: The Cisco 3900 Series architecture includes higher-efficiency
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power supplies with intelligent power management, with full Cisco EnergyWise
feature support in the future. Both Cisco 3925 and 3945 routers support dual
power supplies for power-supply redundancy for branch-office or retail
environments running mission-critical applications.
 High performance: The Cisco 3900 Series offers significant performance
improvements over previousgeneration ISRs.
Overall, the Cisco 3900 Series offers unparalleled total-cost-of-ownership (TCO)
savings and network agility through the intelligent integration of security, wireless,
rich media, and application services.

Ideal for Companies that Need These Features
Cisco 3945E
 Modular Services Performance Engine (SPE) 250, which can be upgraded for
even higher performance as next-generation WAN environments evolve
 Four integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with 2 ports capable of RJ-45 or
Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) connectivity
 Four service-module slots
 Three enhanced high-speed WAN interface card (HWIC) slots
 Three onboard digital-signal-processor (DSP) slots
 Up to 2500 SIP trunk sessions
 Dual integrated power supplies
 Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over
Ethernet (PoE)

Cisco 3925E
 Modular Services Performance Engine (SPE) 200 for even higher performance as
WAN environments evolve
 Four integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with two Small Form-Factor
Pluggable (SFP) ports
 Two service-module slots
 Three enhanced high-speed WAN interface card (EHWIC) slots
 Three onboard digital-signal-processor (DSP) slots
 Up to 2100 Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunk sessions
 Dual integrated power supplies
 Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over
Ethernet (PoE)

Cisco 3945
 Modular Services Performance Engine (SPE) 150, which can be upgraded for
even higher performance as next-generation WAN environments evolve
 Four integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with two ports capable of RJ-45 or
SFP connectivity
 Four service-module slots
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Four EHWIC slots
Four onboard DSP slots
Up to 950 SIP trunk sessions
One integrated-services-module slot
Dual integrated power supplies
Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af PoE

Cisco 3925
 Modular Services Performance Engine (SPE) 100 for even higher performance as
WAN environments evolve
 Three integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with two SFP ports
 Two service-module slots
 Four EHWIC slots
 Four onboard DSP slots
 Up to 800 SIP trunk sessions
 One integrated-services-module slot
 Dual integrated power supplies
 Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af PoE

Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 2900 are designed to power the next phase of branch-office evolution,
providing rich-media collaboration and virtualization to the branch office while
reducing operating costs.
Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers build on 25 years of Cisco innovation
and product leadership. The Cisco ISR G2 (Integrated Services Routers Generation 2)
platforms are protected for future generations with multi-core CPUs, support for highcapacity digital signal processors (DSPs) known as PVDM3 for higher density voice
services plus basic videoconferencing capabilities, high-powered service modules
with improved availability, Gigabit Ethernet switching with enhanced Power over
Ethernet (ePoE), and new energy monitoring and control capabilities while enhancing
overall system performance.
Additionally, a new Cisco IOS Software Universal image and services-ready engine
(SRE) module enable you to decouple the deployment of hardware and software,
providing a flexible technology foundation that can quickly adapt to evolving network
requirements. Overall, the Cisco 2900 Series offers unparalleled total-cost-ofownership (TCO) savings and network agility through the intelligent integration of
market-leading security, unified communications, wireless, and application services.
The routers include:
 Services on demand: The Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers reduce
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initial capital outlays by decoupling the delivery of software from hardware on
optional service modules. In addition, you receive a Cisco IOS Software
Universal image capable of enabling all of Cisco’s rich Cisco IOS Software
features and allowing you to quickly deploy new services.
 Investment protection: The Cisco 2900 Series reduces deployment costs and
increases flexibility. The platform also offers investment protection with support
for many existing ISR modules.
 The Cisco 2900 Series provides additional investment protection with Cisco
Unified Border Element by allowing enterprises to gracefully transition from
older time-division multiplexing (TDM) voice to IP-based unified
communications without the need for hardware upgrades.
 Energy efficiency: The Cisco 2900 Series architecture incorporates higherefficiency power supplies with intelligent power management, with full Cisco
EnergyWise support in the future.
 High performance: The Cisco 2900 Series offers significant performance
improvements over previous generation ISRs.
Overall, the Cisco 2900 Series offers unparalleled TCO savings and network agility
through the intelligent integration of security, wireless, unified communications, and
application services.

Ideal for Companies that Need These Features
Cisco 2900 Series
 Highly secure data, voice, video, and application services for small offices
 Two or 3 integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with 1 port capable of RJ-45 or
Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) connectivity
 Two service-module slots
 Four enhanced high-speed WAN interface card (EHWIC) slots
 Two or 3 onboard digital-signal-processor (DSP) slots
 One internal service-module slot for application services
 Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over
Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE)

Cisco 2900 Series Description

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Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers
The Cisco 1900 Series portfolio constitutes the entry-level, highly secure solution for
WAN deployments, offering service virtualization and low total cost of ownership
(TCO). The Cisco 1900 Series is ideal for small offices requiring modular flexibility
for highly secure mobility and customizable applications with circuit-speed
performance up to 25 Mbps with concurrent services.
The Cisco 1900 Series offers a factory-selectable 802.11n access point and a
doublewide high-speed WAN interface. Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers
build on 25 years of Cisco innovation and product leadership. The platforms are
architected to enable the next phase of branch-office evolution, providing rich-media
collaboration and virtualization to the branch office while maximizing operational
cost savings. The Cisco ISR G2 (Integrated Services Routers Generation 2) platforms
are protected for future versions with multicore CPUs, Gigabit Ethernet switching
with enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE), and new energy monitoring and control
capabilities while enhancing overall system performance.
Additionally, a new Cisco IOS Software Universal image and services-ready engine
(SRE) module enable you to decouple the deployment of hardware and software,
providing a stable technology foundation that can quickly adapt to evolving network
requirements. Overall, the Cisco 1900 Series offers unparalleled TCO savings and
network agility through the intelligent integration of market-leading security, unified
communications, wireless, and application services.
The Cisco 1900 Series builds on the best-in-class offering of the existing Cisco 1841
Integrated Services Routers by offering three models—the Cisco 1941, 1941W, and
1921. In addition to the support of a wide range of wireless and wired connectivity
options supported on Cisco 1941 Series, the Cisco 1941W offers integration of an
IEEE 802.11n access point that is backward-compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g access
points.
All Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers offer embedded hardware
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encryption acceleration, optional firewall, intrusion prevention, and application
services. In addition, the platforms support the industry’s widest range of wired and
wireless connectivity options such as T1/E1, xDSL, third-generation (3G), and
Gigabit Ethernet.
The routers offer:
 Services on demand: The Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers reduce
initial capital outlays by decoupling the delivery of software from hardware on
optional service modules. In addition, you receive a Cisco IOS Software
Universal image capable of enabling all of the rich Cisco IOS Software features
and allowing you to quickly deploy new services. The Cisco Services-Ready
Engine (SRE) on the Cisco 1941 enables a new operational model that allows you
to reduce capital expenditures (CapEx) and deploy a variety of application
services such as Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) for WAN
optimization as needed on a single integrated compute services module.
 Investment protection: The Cisco 1900 Series reduces deployment costs and
increases flexibility. The platform also offers investment protection with support
for many existing ISR modules.
 Energy efficiency: The Cisco 1900 Series architecture includes higher-efficiency
power supplies with intelligent power management, with full Cisco EnergyWise
feature support in the future.
 High performance: The Cisco 1900 Series offers significant performance
improvements over previousgeneration ISRs.
Overall, the Cisco 1900 Series offers unparalleled TCO savings and network agility
through the intelligent integration of security, wireless, and application services.

Ideal for Companies that Need These Features
Cisco 1900
 Highly secure data and application services for small offices and branch offices
 Two 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports
 Two enhanced high-speed WAN interface card (EHWIC) slots
 One internal service-module slot for application services (Cisco 1941)
 Integrated 802.11a/g/n access point (Cisco 1941W)
 Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over
Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE)
Cisco 1921
 Two integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports
 Two enhanced high-speed WAN interface card (EHWIC) slots that can host two
singlewide or one doublewide EHWIC modules
 Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af PoE and Cisco
Enhanced PoE
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 Security
Cisco 1941W and 1941
 Two integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports
 Two EHWIC slots that can host two singlewide or one doublewide and one
singlewide (E)HWIC
 One integrated 802.11n Wireless Access Point and 1 internal services module slot
 Fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af PoE and Cisco
Enhanced PoE

Cisco 1900 Series Description

Cisco 800 Series Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 800 Series are fixed-configuration routers that provide collaborative business
solutions for secure voice and data communication to small businesses and enterprise
teleworkers. They offer concurrent broadband services over third-generation (3G),
Metro Ethernet, and multiple DSL technologies to provide business continuity.
Wireless 802.11n and 3G offer LAN and WAN mobility. The routers provide the
performance required for concurrent services, including firewall, intrusion prevention,
content filtering, and encryption for VPNs; optional 802.11g/n for mobility; and
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quality-of-service (QoS) features for optimizing voice and video applications. In
addition, the web-based Cisco Configuration Professional configuration tool
simplifies setup and deployment. Centralized management capabilities give network
managers visibility and control of the network configurations at the remote site.

Ideal for Companies that Need These Features
Cisco 800




Ethernet ports with VLAN support and Metro Ethernet support
WAN connectivity, including Ethernet; Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP); multimode
VDSL2, ADSL2, and ADSL2+; G.SHDSL; 3G, 3.5G, and 3.7G; ISDN Basic Rate Interface
(BRI); and V.92
Advanced security including firewall, intrusion prevention, content filtering, encryption for
VPN, and Cisco ScanSafe support
Wireless LAN (802.11 a/g/n) access points
QoS features for optimizing voice and video applications
Unified communications survivability (Survivable Remote Site Telephony [SRST]) and
Cisco Unified Border Element (Cisco UBE) in a small form factor

Cisco 800 Series Description

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