Data Sheet

Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers
Cisco® 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers build on 25 years of Cisco innovation
and product leadership. The new platforms are architected to enable the next phase of
branch-office evolution, providing rich media collaboration and virtualization to the
branch while maximizing operational cost savings The Integrated Services Routers
Generation 2 platforms are future-enabled with multi-core CPUs, support for high
capacity DSPs (Digital Signal Processors) for future enhanced video capabilities, high
powered service modules with improved availability, Gigabit Ethernet switching with
enhanced POE, and new energy monitoring and control capabilities while enhancing
overall system performance. Additionally, a new Cisco IOS® Software Universal image
and Services Ready Engine module enable you to decouple the deployment of
hardware and software, providing a flexible technology foundation which can quickly
adapt to evolving network requirements. Overall, the Cisco 2900 Series offer
unparalleled total cost of ownership savings and network agility through the intelligent
integration of market leading security, unified communications, wireless, and
application services.
Figure 1. Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers

Product Overview
Cisco 2900 Series builds on the best-in-class offering of the existing Cisco 2800 Series Integrated Services
Routers by offering four platforms (Figure 1): the Cisco 2901, 2911, 2921, and 2951 Integrated Services Routers.

All Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers offer embedded hardware encryption acceleration, voice- and
video-capable digital signal processor (DSP) slots, optional firewall, intrusion prevention, call processing, voicemail,
and application services. In addition, the platforms support the industries widest range of wired and wireless
connectivity options such as T1/E1, T3/E3, xDSL, copper and fiber GE.

Key Business Benefits
The Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) provide superior services integration and agility. Designed
for scalability, the modular architecture of these platforms enables you to grow and adapt with your business
needs. Table 1 lists the business benefits of the Cisco 2900 Series.

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Embedded IP Security (IPSec) ● Embedded hardware encryption acceleration is enhanced to provide higher scalability. including materials and energy use. Architectural Features and Benefits Architectural Feature Benefits Modular Platform ● The Cisco 2900 Series ISRs are highly modular platforms with several types of module slots to add connectivity and services for varied branch-office network requirements. The modular architecture is designed to support increasing bandwidth requirements. Energy Efficiency ● The Cisco 2900 Series architecture provides energy-saving features that include the following: ◦ The Cisco 2900 Series offers intelligent power management and allows the customer to control power to the modules based on the time of day. ● The onboard encryption hardware replaces and outperforms the advanced integration modules (AIMs) of previous generations. ◦ Platform flexibility and ongoing development of both hardware and software capabilities lead to a longer product lifecycle. Additionally. Processors ● The Cisco 2900 Series are powered by high-performance multi-core processors that can support the growing demands of high-speed WAN connections to the branch-office while also running multiple concurrent services. ◦ A rich set of Cisco IOS Software features carried forward from the original Integrated Services Routers and delivered in a single universal image. All rights reserved. Platform Architecture and Modularity The Cisco 2900 Series is architected to meet the application demands of today’s branch offices with design flexibility for future applications. and data services. Table 2 lists the architectural features and benefits of the Cisco 2900 Series. Table 2. Table 1.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE). Cisco EnergyWise technology will be supported in the future. enables WAN link security and VPN services (IPSec acceleration). Key Business Benefits of the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers Benefits Description Services Integration ● The Cisco 2900 Series ISRs offer increased levels of services integration with voice. ◦ High efficiency power supplies are provided with each platform. This document is Cisco Public Information. larger default memory is included to support the new capabilities. ◦ Flexibility to adapt as your business needs evolve. ● The Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE) enables a new operational model which allows you to reduce capital expenditures (CapEx) and deploy a variety of application services as needed on a single integrated compute services module. High Performance with ● The Cisco 2900 Series enables deployment in high speed WAN environments with concurrent services Integrated Services enabled up to 75 Mbps. and network resiliency. mobility. optimizes raw materials consumption and energy usage. Page 2 of 15 . ● Modular interfaces offer increased bandwidth. lowering all aspects of the total cost of ownership. security. video. Services On Demand ● A single Cisco IOS® Software Universal image is installed on each ISR G2. which combined VPN Hardware Acceleration with an optional Cisco IOS Security license. enabling tighter services interactions across modules while reducing the overhead on the route processor. Multigigabit Fabric (MGF) ● The Cisco 2900 Series introduces an innovative multigigabit fabric (MGF) that allows for efficient module- to-module communication. and fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802. Investment Protection ● The Cisco 2900 Series maximizes investment protection: ◦ Reuse of a broad array of existing modules supported on the original Integrated Services Routers provides a lower cost of ownership. Network Agility ● Designed to address customer business requirements. ● The ISRs offer an industry-leading breadth of LAN and WAN connectivity options through modules to accommodate field upgrades for future technologies without requiring a platform replacement. wireless. enabling greater efficiencies and cost savings. The Universal image contains all of the Cisco IOS technology sets which can be activated with a software license. ● A multigigabit fabric (MGF) enables high-bandwidth module-to-module communication without compromising routing performance. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. the Cisco 2900 Series modular architecture offers increased capacity and performance as your network needs grow. This allows your business to quickly deploy advanced features without downloading a new IOS image. ◦ Services integration and modularity on a single platform performing multiple functions. a diversity of connection options. time-division multiplexing (TDM) interconnections.

the Cisco 2911. An assembly that provides front-to-back airflow is also available for 23” racks. Integrated Gigabit Ethernet ● All onboard WAN ports are 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN routed ports. implementing large network rollouts. and 2951 can operate in a PoE boost configuration in lieu of redundant power mode . A complete list of supported modules.whereby the power capacity of the platform is increased to twice the normal level to power additional PoE ports. modules can be used on other supported Cisco platforms to provide maximum investment protection. ● Redundant power on the Cisco 2900 Series is supported through the Cisco RPS 2300 Redundant Power System. Designed for Flexible ● The Cisco 2911 and 2951 are designed for NEBS environments. including a list of supported SFPs for the Cisco 2900 Series. ● Power to service module slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. and Universal DC Power ● On the Cisco 2911. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure. which are Service Modules that require two SM slots. Taking advantage of common interface cards across a network greatly reduces the complexity of managing inventory requirements. enhanced network modules (NMEs). Ports ● One of the three 10/100/1000 Ethernet WAN ports on the Cisco 2921 and 2951 supports Small Form- Factor Pluggable (SFP)-based connectivity in lieu of a RJ-45 port and enabling fiber connectivity. Most of the modules available on previous generations of Cisco routers. This document is Cisco Public Information. ● On the Cisco 2911. ● Service module slots provide twice the power capabilities relative to the network-module slots. ● Service module (SM) slots are highly flexible with support for double-wide service modules (SM-Ds). Optional External Redundant ● The Cisco 2911. Additionally. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. such as the Cisco 2800 Series. Table 3. 2921. is available at: http://www. You can use the Cisco RPS 2300 to provide redundant power for Cisco 2900 Series ISRs as well as Cisco Catalyst® switches. ● A service module slot replaces the network module and the extension module for voice/fax (EVM) slots and is offered on Cisco 2911. allowing for scaling of DS-0 channel capacity. ● An adapter module enables backward compatibility with existing network modules. ◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over MGF. an optional DC-PoE power supply is available. allowing for flexibility for higher-scale and better-performance modules. 2921. Page 3 of 15 . Access ● Traditional console and auxiliary ports are also available. PoE Boost ● When connected to an external RPS device. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases. and maintaining configurations across a variety of branch-office sizes.com/go/2900. are supported on the Cisco 2900 Series. 2921. Power Supply (RPS) thereby decreasing network downtime and protecting the network from power-supply failures. ● A new. an optional DC power supply is available that extends deployment into Supply central offices and industrial environments. and 2951. and EVMs. Modularity Features and Benefits The Cisco 2900 Series provides significantly enhanced modular capabilities (refer to Table 3) offering investment protection for customers. Deployments ● The 2911 is 12” deep and has an optional fan filter for deployments in a variety of environments.cisco. ● In order to use the Cisco RPS 2300. an external RPS adapter is required (configurable option) to connect the platform to the external RPS. Innovative Universal-Serial. SM-Ds in the Cisco 2921 and 2951 provide flexibility for higher-density modules. 2921. innovative USB console port offers management connectivity for devices without a serial port such Bus (USB)-Based Console as modern laptop computers. and 2951 ISRs. and 2951 allow for power redundancy through the use of an external RPS device. All rights reserved. Optional Integrated Power ● An optional upgrade to the internal power supply provides inline power (802. Architectural Feature Benefits TDM Interconnectivity Fabric ● Unified communications services in the branch office are significantly enhanced with the use of a TDM interconnectivity fabric in the system architecture. Modularity Features and Benefits ISR Modules Benefits Cisco Service Module ● Each service module slot offers high-data-throughput capability: ◦ Up to 4 Gbps aggregate toward the route processor.3af-compliant PoE and Cisco Supply for Distribution of PoE Inline Power) to integrated switch modules.

Technology packages and feature licenses. Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases.4 and 12. and 2951 allow for more flexible configurations. enabled through the Cisco software licensing infrastructure. ● Power to ISM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. quality of service (QoS).0(1)M span multiple technology areas. Module (PVDM3) Slots on ● Each PVDM3 slot connects back to the system architecture through a 2 Gbps aggregate link through Motherboard the MGF. Developed for wide deployment in the world's most demanding enterprise. USB 2. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure. ◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF. 2921. Cisco Internal Services Module ● A single ISM slot provides flexibility to integrate intelligent service modules on an internal slot within the (ISM) chassis ● Each ISM slot offers high-data-throughput capability: ◦ Up to 4 Gbps aggregate toward the route processor. All rights reserved. voice interface cards (VICs).0 Ports ● Two high-speed USB 2. In previous generations of access routers. the Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 platforms are supported on Cisco IOS Software releases 15M&T. Cisco IOS Software Licensing and Packaging A single Cisco IOS Universal image encompassing all IOS technology feature sets is delivered with the platforms. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. access. ● Power to the PVDM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. This document is Cisco Public Information. 2911. ● Each HWIC slot offers high-data-throughput capability: ◦ Up to 1. Compact Flash Slots ● Two external Compact Flash slots are available on the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. New innovations in 15. these feature sets required you to download a new software image. simplify software delivery and decrease the operational costs of deploying new features. Release 15. and embedded management.0 ports are supported.0(1)M is available immediately and provides support for a comprehensive portfolio of Cisco technologies. WAN interface cards (WICs). ● The ISM replaces the AIM slot. ● Flexibility to support double-wide modules is enabled by combining two EHWIC slots. including the functionality and features delivered in releases 12. IP Routing and Multicast. existing AIM modules are not supported in the ISM slot. IP Mobility. and service provider networks. high availability.4T. ◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases. Page 4 of 15 . Cisco IOS Software Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers deliver innovative technologies running on industry-leading Cisco IOS Software. You can enable advanced features by activating a software license on the Universal image. VPNs. Cisco High-Density Packet Voice ● PVDM3 slots natively support PVDM3 modules. ● Four integrated EHWIC slots on the Cisco 2901. voice. including security. ISR Modules Benefits Cisco Enhanced High-Speed ● The EHWIC slot provides enhancements to the prior generation’s high-speed WAN interface card WAN Interface Card (EHWIC) (HWIC) slots while provide maximum investment protection by natively supporting HWICs. Up to 2 doublewide HWIC (HWIC-D) modules are supported. and voice/WAN interface cards (VWICs). The USB ports enable secure token capabilities and storage. Each slot can support high-speed storage densities upgradeable to 4 GB in density.6 Gbps aggregate toward the route processor. ● Investment protection for PVDM2 modules is supported through an adapter module. providing support for richer density for rich-media voice Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and video.

Unified communications is enabled through a rich signaling and media-processing infrastructure. Four major technology licenses are available on the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. and session control. The Cisco 2900 Series provides 2 or 3 onboard PVDM3 slots. The new PVDM3 modules support all voice-gateway functions of earlier generations of PVDMs and add higher density and more processing power to support emerging rich-media applications. Cisco Integrated Services Routers also feature a wide range of voice-gateway interfaces. security. transcoding. video. minimizing the IT hardware footprint and total cost of ownership at the branch office. The Cisco 2900 Series enables a full range of existing and emerging video services. media interworking. please visit http://www. with scaling improvements to support Cisco TelePresence® conferencing. The four licenses are as follows: ● IP Base: This technology package is available as default. including a variety of protocols. and an option on the Cisco 2900 Series. Page 5 of 15 . and QoS. The Cisco 2900 Series adds support for the new Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Digital Signal Processor (DSP) Module (PVDM3). supporting a broad array of signaling and physical network interfaces.com/go/sa. Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express and Survivable Remote Site Telephony The Cisco Integrated Services Routers natively provide optional unified communications services within the Cisco IOS Software. these platforms provide a complete solution with voice. ● Data ● Unified Communications ● Security (SEC) or Security with No Payload Encryption (SEC-NPE) For additional information and details about Cisco IOS Software licensing and packaging on Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. Businesses enjoy the benefit of deploying a single device that meets all their needs.com/go/2900l. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. mobility and application services. This document is Cisco Public Information. which has been optimized for voice and video support. With embedded voice services and a wide range of supported telephony interfaces. All rights reserved.cisco. the Cisco 2900 Series delivers maximum deployment flexibility for the distributed enterprise. Key Branch-Office Services The Cisco Integrated Services Routers are industry-leading platforms that offer unprecedented levels of services integration. and Voice-Gateway Services The Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Router is the foundation for collaboration in the small and midsize branch office. helps ensure that branch-office employees have uninterrupted telephony services and features. Collaboration. Designed to meet the requirements of the branch office. you can activate the licenses through the Cisco software activation process identified at http://www. even if the connection to a centralized Cisco Unified Communications Manager is disrupted. The Cisco Unified Border Element extends these capabilities for business-to-business TelePresence communications. conferencing. signal and media security. Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST).cisco. serving as a critical component of a Cisco's video architecture (Medianet) and enterprise Unified Communications solution. reducing capital and operational expenses. Unified Communications. security. Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) provides a broad range of IP private-branch-exchange (PBX) and key- system features integrated into the router for the small and midsize branch office. depending on the platform. also inherently available in Cisco IOS Software.

the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers facilitate secure business transactions and collaboration. This document is Cisco Public Information. and consolidated security and management features. The Cisco 2900 Series supports higher scale than previously provided on the Cisco 2800 Series. and interactive voice response (IVR). Video. Coupled with Cisco Unity® Express. threat protection. As part of the Cisco' SAFE architectural framework that allows organizations to identify. up to three times the number of sessions. anywhere access to company resources. for up to 200 sessions on the Cisco 2951. Page 6 of 15 . and adapt to network security threats. Cisco IOS IPS. Integrated Network Security for Data. Just as HTML enables you to retrieve data with a PC. VoiceXML is an open- standard markup language used to create voice-enabled web browsers and IVR applications. The Cisco 2900 Series offers onboard hardware-based encryption acceleration to provide greater IPSec throughput with less overhead for the route processor when compared with software-based encryption solutions. Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall. the Cisco 2900 Series offers the branch office a complete range of unified communications services while delivering industry-leading security within a single platform. Cisco Unified Border Element provides intelligent border-element functions such as physical and logical ingress and egress demarcation points. the integrated solution for voicemail. authorization.com/go/routersecurity. Cisco Unified Border Element The Cisco Unified Border Element capabilities supported on the Cisco 2900 Series address the emerging requirements in an IP-centric interconnect for branch-office unified communications between enterprises and service provider networks. VoiceXML Application Services The Cisco 2900 Series also supports standards-certified VoiceXML browser services. or Enhanced Easy VPN ● Integrated threat control: Responding to sophisticated network attacks and threats using Cisco IOS Firewall. All rights reserved. The Cisco IOS Software Security technology package for the Cisco 2900 Series offers a wide array of common security features such as advanced application inspection and control. The Cisco 2900 Series can deliver a much higher range of concurrent voice-gateway services combined with VoiceXML browser services. and accounting (AAA) and public key infrastructure (PKI) Detailed information about the security features and solutions supported on the Cisco 2900 Series is available at http://www. and Flexible Packet Matching (FPM) ● Identity management: Intelligently protecting endpoints using technologies such as authentication. Cisco Integrated Services Routers offer a comprehensive and adaptable security solution for branch offices that includes features such as: ● Secure connectivity: Secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN. Cisco IOS Content Filtering. Automated Attendant.cisco. prevent. VoiceXML enables you to retrieve data using voice or dual-tone- multifrequency (DTMF) telephony input. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. signaling and media control. Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN). Voice. and Mobility Security is essential to protect a business’ intellectual property while also ensuring business continuity and providing the ability to extend the corporate workplace to employees who need anytime. and encryption architectures for enabling more scalable and manageable VPN networks.

the Cisco 2900 Series provides the capability to host Cisco. The modules have their own processors. and memory that operate independently of the host router resources. Wireless and Mobility Services Wireless LAN/WAN The Cisco Integrated Services Routers supporting the Cisco Unified Wireless Architecture enable deployment of secure. This document is Cisco Public Information. and RPS-enabled PoE boost. and 25 access points. Wireless WAN Cisco third-generation (3G) wireless WAN (WWAN) modules combine traditional enterprise router functions.com/go/3g. Application Services As organizations continue to centralize and consolidate their branch-office IT infrastructure in an effort to reduce cost and complexity. The Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Module on the Cisco 2900 Series allows small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprise branch offices to cost- effectively deploy and manage secure WLANs. The new Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules take advantage of the increased power capabilities on the Cisco 2900 ISRs. helping to ensure maximum concurrent routing and application performance while reducing physical space requirements. For more information about 3G solutions on Cisco Integrated Services Routers. and consolidating management. such as remote management. advanced IP services such as voice over IP (VoIP). These technologies allow you to meet increased endpoint power requirements without increasing the total power consumption of the branch. To address these challenges. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Cisco Enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE). and deliver business-relevant applications when and where they are needed. routers can replace or complement existing landline infrastructure. which greatly expand router capabilities by integrating industry-leading Layer 2 or Layer 3 switching with feature sets identical to those found in the Cisco Catalyst 2960 and Catalyst 3650-E Series Switches performing local line-rate switching and routing. storage. and security. managing up to 6. including fast secure mobility. lowering power consumption. such as dialup. All rights reserved. ensure continuous service availability. Cisco 3G solutions support 3G standards High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) and Evolution Data Only/Evolution Data Optimized (EVDO) providing you with a true multipath WAN backup and the ability to rapidly deploy primary WAN connectivity. survivable authentication. manageable wireless LANs (WLANs) optimized for remote sites and branch offices. Page 7 of 15 . the Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch modules enable the newest Cisco power initiatives. they are challenged to provide an excellent user experience. Integrated LAN Switching The Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Routers (Cisco 2911 through Cisco 2951) support the new Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch® Service Modules.cisco. please visit http://www. Cisco EnergyWise. 12. Additionally. and custom applications on a portfolio of high-performance Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE) modules that transparently integrate into the router. network interfaces. Using high-speed 3G wireless networks. and simplified management. Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers work in conjunction with Cisco lightweight access points and the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) to provide system-wide WLAN functions. third-party. with mobility capabilities of 3G WAN access. and ISDN. Frame Relay. per-port PoE power monitoring.

and offers investment protection by interoperating with existing Cisco WAAS infrastructure. at the right time. Supported solutions include Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS). caching. Page 8 of 15 . Cisco IOS Software features such as NBAR. hardware-assisted virtualization and cryptography options. compression. IOS-based traffic control and visibility. Cisco WAAS Express increases remote user productivity. reduces WAN bandwidth costs. Application Acceleration The Cisco 2900 Series seamlessly combines industry leading security. Cisco Application Extension Platform (AXP). The SRE modules also support up to 1 terabyte of storage. and QoS. Cisco WAAS Express is unique in providing network transparency. The Cisco SRE module enables on-demand provisioning of branch-office applications on the Cisco 2900 Series platforms so that you can deploy the right application. the desire to provide satisfactory experience for IP phone and video communication. in the right place. and backup infrastructure into data centers while maintaining LAN-like service levels for remote users. The Service Module hardware offers up to a seven times performance improvement over the previous generation Network Modules and provides a multi-core x86-64 processor. the requirement to continuously back up and replicate mission- critical data to centrally managed data centers. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Cisco WAAS Express is available in IOS from version 15. Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC). and other applications under development. Cisco WAAS Express extends the Cisco WAAS product portfolio with a small-footprint. reducing the cost of rolling out branch- office services.1(2)T1. Cisco Services Ready Engine The Cisco Services Ready Engine solution is available in a Service Module (SM) and Internal Service Module (ISM) form factor. and the mandate to control bandwidth costs without sacrificing application availability and performance. The hardware and software decoupling provided by the service-ready deployment model enables applications to be provisioned on the module at the time of its installation or remotely anytime thereafter. storage. and application acceleration. Cisco Unity Express. provide optimal performance for applications delivered from a central data center to branch- office users. WAAS appliances and can be managed by a common WAAS Central Manager. Cisco Video Surveillance. ACLs. The user experience can be further enhanced through the addition of a Cisco WAAS Network Module which can be used to securely provide more advanced WAN optimization techniques such as TCP optimization. with Cisco application acceleration solutions. Cisco WAAS Express is designed to help organizations address these challenges. cost-effective IOS-based software solution integrated into the ISR G2 to offer bandwidth optimization and application acceleration capabilities. The Service Ready Engine enables organizations of various sizes to future-proof their network by allowing them to quickly deploy new branch-office applications without deploying new hardware. RAID configurations. IP SLA. and integrating with native IOS-based services such as security. and NetFlow provide visibility and monitoring of traffic patterns and application performance while IOS features such as QoS. improving deployment flexibility with on-demand service enablement. NetFlow. All rights reserved. The solution allows you to consolidate costly server. This document is Cisco Public Information. WAAS Express Organizations today face several unique wide area network (WAN) challenges: the need to provide employees with constant access to centrally located information. Cisco Integrated Services Routers combined with Cisco WAAS Network Modules. Cisco WAAS Express is fully interoperable with WAAS on SM-SRE modules. and PfR intelligently control the traffic to maximize the quality of the user experience and employee productivity.

Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS).com/en/US/netsol/ns1094/index. For more information on Medianet for 2900ISR. IPv6. PIM Source Specific Multicast (SSM). Multicast Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMPv3) Protocol Independent Multicast sparse mode (PIM SM). and providing the best possible user experience. Page 9 of 15 . new demands are placed on the network. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). enable your organization’s management applications. cloud services. All rights reserved.1ag. third-party. and troubleshooting from Cisco and third-party applications.com/en/US/products/ps11211/index. More Medianet Benefits A medianet reduces total cost of ownership and scales video through features such as auto-configuration and media monitoring. it helps to ensure a quality user experience while optimizing bandwidth use and efficiency. along with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and syslog. Cisco 2900 ISR G2 Series IOS Software Features and Protocols Support Feature Support Protocols IPv4. A medianet is an end-to-end IP architecture that helps to enable pervasive media experiences.cisco. Managing Your Integrated Services Routers Network management applications are instrumental in lowering operating expenses (OpEx) while improving network availability by simplifying and automating many of the day-to-day tasks associated with managing an end- to-end network. Smarter Network. At the same time. shared media services. L2 and L3 VPN. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Day-one device support provides immediate manageability support for the Integrated Services Router. These features. Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP).html. The medianet architecture includes a smarter network. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF). IPv4-to-IPv6 Multicast. Medianet for 2900 ISRs As video becomes pervasive in an organization and more video devices are used. Endpoints. and Services Traditional IP networks need to evolve to medianets to accommodate these changes. smarter endpoints. Underpinning those applications are the embedded management features available in every Integrated Services Router. Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM). enabling quick and easy deployment. Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE). BGP Router Reflector. The new Integrated Services Routers continue a tradition of broad and deep manageability features such as IP service-level agreement (IP SLA). IPSec. Further information on Cisco WAAS Express can be found at http://www. and in-house developed network management applications to achieve their OpEx and productivity goals. 802. Static Routes. Bi-Directional Forwarding Detection (BVD). Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP). MPLS. please go to http://www. and shared media services.cisco. planning for capacity.html. Refer to Tables 4 and 5 below for details about network management and manageability support on Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. monitoring.3ah. and NetFlow which allow you to know the status of your network at all times. L2TPv3. Table 4. 802. It can be challenging to accommodate video needs while reducing complexity. This document is Cisco Public Information. Organizations rely on Cisco.

RMON. IT. CiscoWorks LMS CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) is a suite of integrated configuration. Table 5. Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE).16). Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP). and Network-Based Advanced Routing (NBAR). or any desired EEM action when the monitored events occur or when a threshold is reached. VPN.com/go/fn. Remote Monitoring (RMON). Multilink Frame Relay (MLFR) (FR. Traffic Management QoS. and upload and manipulate new configuration data. syslog.1q VLAN. thereby reducing the time and complexities associated with image management. and troubleshooting the Cisco Integrated Services Routers. retrieve configuration data information. Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED). Syslog. lowering OpEx while increasing network availability. High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC). Table 5 lists the embedded management features available with Cisco IOS Software. It provides superior visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory. and security. you can select the ones that best fit your needs.35. IPSLA Cisco IOS IP Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) enable you to assure new business-critical IP applications.15 and FR. monitoring. It delivers provisioning of firewall. as well as IP services that use data. NetFlow. and ATM. Serial (RS-232. Security staging. All rights reserved. Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers also support SNMP. and TR-069 and TR-069 in addition to the embedded management features previously mentioned. Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ). Cisco Security Manager Cisco Security Manager is a leading enterprise-class application for managing configuration. Feature Support Encapsulation Ethernet. and video in an IP network. RS-449. X. corrective. In addition to supporting basic platform services of the Integrated Services Router. CiscoWorks LMS offers network managers an easy-to-use web-based interface for configuring. Note: For a more comprehensive list of features supported in Cisco IOS software refer to the Feature Navigator tool at http://www. wireless. Policy-Based Routing (PBR).21. CiscoWorks NCM CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks and regulates configuration. EEM Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM) is a distributed and customized approach to event detection and recovery offered directly in a Cisco IOS Software device. enabling the management and distribution of software images to the SRE. administering. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Network-wide deployment. Network Management Applications Operational Phase Application Description Device staging and Cisco Configuration Cisco Configuration Professional is a GUI device-management tool for Cisco configuration Professional IOS Software-based access routers. The applications are built specifically for the different operational phases. Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MLPPP).cisco. CiscoWorks also provides added-value support for the Cisco Services Ready Engine. Hierarchical QoS. Page 10 of 15 . security. Table 6. and intrusion-prevention- monitoring system (IPS) services across Cisco routers. voice. SNMP. security appliances. unified communications. 802. This document is Cisco Public Information. and basic LAN configuration through easy-to- use wizards. The Cisco network management applications listed in Table 6 are standalone products that you can download or purchase to manage your Cisco network devices. and configuration and software changes throughout a multivendor network compliance infrastructure. applications for simplifying day-to-day management of a Cisco end-to-end and troubleshooting network. This tool simplifies router. WSMA uses XML- based data encoding that is transported by the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) for the configuration data and protocol messages. and switch service modules. The suite also includes the Cisco Security Monitoring. Analysis and Response System (Cisco Security MARS) for monitoring and mitigation. Frame Relay. corporate governance. and EIA-530). NetFlow. WAN. Embedded Management Features Available with Cisco IOS Software Feature Description WSMA The Web Services Management Agent (WSMA) defines a mechanism through which you can manage a network device. It offers the ability to monitor events and take informational. using new instrumentation such as Cisco IOS EEM Generic Online Diagnostics (GOLD). Network-wide staging. Performance Routing (PfR). and technology requirements. V.

512 MB 512 MB 512 MB 512 MB Default Memory (DDR2 ECC DRAM) . and Cisco License Manager Easily manage Cisco IOS Software activation and licenses for a wide range of changes of licenses Cisco platforms running Cisco IOS Software as well as other operating systems with the secure client-server application Cisco License Manager. Staging. and messaging environment. voicemail. and Cisco Configuration Engine Cisco Configuration Engine is a secure network management product that changes to configuration and provides zero-touch image and configuration distribution through centralized. This document is Cisco Public Information. deployment. deployment. Table 7. Summary As your business strives to lower the total cost of ownership in running your network and increase your overall employee productivity with more centralized and collaborative network applications. All rights reserved. you will need more intelligent branch-office solutions. The Cisco 2900 Series offers these solutions by providing enhanced performance and increased modular density to support multiple services. The Cisco 2900 Series is designed to consolidate the functions of many separate devices into a single. slot 0: 4 GB slot 0: 4 GB slot 0: 4 GB slot 0: 4 GB Maximum slot 1: 4 GB slot 1: 4 GB slot 1: 4 GB slot 1: 4 GB External USB 2. Operational Phase Application Description Voice configuration and Cisco Unified Provisioning Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager provides a reliable and scalable web- provisioning Manager based solution for managing a company's crucial next-generation communications services.Default slot 0: 256 MB slot 0: 256 MB slot 0: 256 MB slot 0: 256 MB slot 1: none slot 1: none slot 1: none slot 1: none Compact Flash (External) . 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB Maximum Compact Flash (External) . image files template-based management. Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Router Product Specifications Cisco 2901 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 Services and Slot Density Embedded Hardware-Based Yes Yes Yes Yes Cryptography and Acceleration Cisco Unified SRST Sessions 35 50 100 250 Cisco Unified CCME Sessions 35 50 100 150 Total Onboard WAN 10/100/1000 2 3 3 3 Ports RJ-45-Based Ports 2 3 3 3 SFP-Based Ports (use of SFP port 0 0 1 1 disables the corresponding RJ-45 port) Service Module Slots 0 1 1 2 Double-Wide Service Module Slots 0 0 1 1 (use of a double-wide slot will occupy all single-wide service module slots in a 2900) EHWIC Slots 4 4 4 4 Double-Wide EHWIC Slots (use of 2 2 2 2 a double-wide EHWIC slot will consume two EHWIC slots) ISM Slots 1 1 1 1 Onboard DSP (PVDM) Slots 2 2 3 3 Memory DDR2 ECC DRAM .0 Flash Memory 2 2 2 2 Slots (Type A) © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Page 11 of 15 . It manages unified communications services in an integrated IP telephony. Staging. compact system.

3 kg) 21 lb (9.2 kg) Modules) Weight with AC PoE Power Supply 14.2 kbps) Serial Console Port 1 1 1 1 Serial Auxiliary Port 1 1 1 1 Power-Supply Options AC and PoE AC. (88.9 3.6A 2.4A 3.3 cm) EIA Included Included Included Included Rack-Mount 23 in.9 x 438.4 x 438.3 in.2 to 1.2 x 439.2 kg) 29 lb (13.5 kg) 34 lb (15.4 to 1. (48.5 in.5 kg) 34 lb (15.2 x 469.5A (60V) 5A (60V) 5A (60V) Physical Specifications Dimensions (H x W x D) 1. PoE.4A Supply (Maximum) AC Input Surge Current <50A <50A <50A <50A Typical Power (No Modules) 40 50 60 70 (Watts) Maximum Power with AC Power Supply (Watts) 150 210 320 340 Maximum Power with PoE Power Supply (Platform Only) (Watts) 175 250 370 405 Maximum Power with DC-PoE Power Supply (Platform Only) (Watts) .9 mm) mm) mm) Rack Height 1RU (rack unit) 2RU 2RU 2RU Rack-Mount 19 in. 140 . (44.25 x 18. Page 12 of 15 . and DC RPS Support (External) No Cisco RPS 2300 Cisco RPS 2300 Cisco RPS 2300 Power Specifications AC Input Voltage 100 to 240 VAC auto 100 to 240 VAC auto 100 to 240 VAC auto 100 to 240 VAC auto ranging ranging ranging ranging AC Input Frequency 47 to 63 Hz 47 to 63 Hz 47 to 63 Hz 47 to 63 Hz AC Input Current Range AC Power 1.5 x 17.5 kg) Airflow Front to side Side to side Back and Side to Front Back and Side to Front Optional Airflow Kit N/A Front to back N/A N/A © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates.25 x 18.1 kg) 18 lb (8.75 x 17.5 to 0.0A 3. - Maximum End-Point PoE Power Capacity with PoE Boost (Watts) N/A 750 750 750 DC Input Voltage N/A 24 to 60 Vdc. and DC AC.25 x 17. All rights reserved. Cisco 2901 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 USB Console Port (Type B) (up to 1 1 1 1 115.4 lb (6. - Maximum End-Point PoE Power Available from AC PoE Power Supply (Watts) 130 200 280 370 Maximum End-Point PoE Power Available from DC PoE Power Supply (Watts) .2 x 304.4 to 1.9 (88.6 kg) 30 lb (13. and DC AC. This document is Cisco Public Information.5 x 438.6 kg) (No Modules) Typical Weight Fully Configured 16 lb (7. 160 . (58.8 mm) (88.5 in. PoE. PoE.25 x 12 in.6 kg) 30 lb (13.5 x 17.3 lb (6.2 kg) 29 lb (13. 24 to 60 Vdc. autoranging positive or autoranging positive or autoranging positive or negative negative negative DC Input Current N/A (MAX) 8A (24V) (MAX) 12A (24V) (MAX) 12A (24V) 3.2 x 469.9 x 438.5 kg) 19 lb (8.4 cm) EIA Optional Optional Optional Optional Wall-Mount (refer to installation Yes Yes No No guide for approved orientation) Weight with AC Power Supply (No 13. 24 to 60 Vdc. 3. 3.5 x 17.

000m) 13.000m) 10.843 feet (3. 60950-1 60950-1 60950-1 60950-1 EN 60950-1 EN 60950-1 EN 60950-1 EN 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 EMC 47 CFR. Cisco 2901 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 Environmental Specifications Operating Conditions Temperature: 5.4 dBA 54.000m) Relative Humidity 10 to 85% 5 to 85% 10 to 85% 5 to 85% Short-Term (per NEBS) Humidity N/A 5% to 90%.000 ft (4.3 IEEE 802.8/62.3 RTTE Directive RTTE Directive RTTE Directive RTTE Directive © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. This document is Cisco Public Information. Part 15 47 CFR.000m) N/A 32 to 86ºF (0 to 30ºC) 32 to 86ºF (0 to 30ºC) 32 to 86ºF (0 to 30ºC) Maximum Altitude Temperature: Short-Term (per N/A 23°F to 122°F (-5 to N/A 23°F to 122°F (-5 to NEBS) 5906 feet (1. Part 15 ICES-003 Class A ICES-003 Class A ICES-003 Class A ICES-003 Class A EN55022 Class A EN55022 Class A EN55022 Class A EN55022 Class A CISPR22 Class A CISPR22 Class A CISPR22 Class A CISPR22 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A VCCI V-3 VCCI V-3 VCCI V-3 VCCI V-3 CNS 13438 CNS 13438 CNS 13438 CNS 13438 EN 300-386 EN 300-386 EN 300-386 EN 300-386 EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 55024.000 ft (3.000 ft (4.3 dBA 62. G. Page 13 of 15 .2 No.000 ft (4.4 dBA (Typical/Maximum) Acoustic: Sound Power 49/61 dBA 58.570m) 15. G.000 ft (3.800m) 50°C) 50°C) Maximum Altitude Altitude 10. CISPR 24 EN 55024.5 dBA 62.000m) 13.4/67.823. G. CAN/CSA C22.9 dBA 54.570m) 15.101 ITU-T G.823.3 IEEE 802.823.000 ft (4.906 feet (1.823. CAN/CSA C22. All rights reserved.824 IEEE 802. Part 15 47 CFR. CISPR 24 EN 55024.101 ANSI T1. Part 15 47 CFR.824 ITU-T G.800m) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) Maximum Altitude Temperature: 9.2 No.5/70. but not to N/A N/A exceed 0.024 kg water/kg of dry air Acoustic: Sound Pressure 41/53 dBA 51.570m) Regulatory Compliance Safety UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 CAN/CSA C22.000 ft (4.101 ANSI T1.824 ITU-T G.570m) 15. CISPR 24 EN50082-1 EN50082-1 EN50082-1 EN50082-1 Telecom TIA/EIA/IS-968 TIA/EIA/IS-968 TIA/EIA/IS-968 TIA/EIA/IS-968 CS-03 CS-03 CS-03 CS-03 ANSI T1.123 feet (4. G.4/67.000 ft (4.6/74.2 No. CAN/CSA C22.824 ITU-T G.000m ) 32 to 77ºF (0 to 25ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) Maximum Altitude Temperature: 13. CISPR 24 EN 55024.6/74.3 IEEE 802.2 No.101 ANSI T1.5 dBA (Typical/Maximum) Non-Operating Conditions Temperature -40 to 158ºF (-40 to -40 to 176ºF (-40 to -40 to 158ºF (-40 to -40 to 158ºF (-40 to 70ºC) 80ºC) 70ºC) 70ºC) Relative Humidity 5 to 95% 5 to 95% 5 to 95% 5 to 95% Altitude 15.

com/go/services. save money. 1 ISM slot. Supported Modules The Cisco 2900 Series supports a wide range of modules that span industry-leading breadth of services at the branch office. 1 ISM slot. and mitigate risk. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Optimization services are designed to continuously improve performance and help your team succeed with new technologies. which provides basic ordering information. 256MB CF default. All rights reserved. 512MB DRAM default. 512MB DRAM default. replicable. please visit: http://www. Planning and design services align technology with business goals and can increase the accuracy. 1 ISM slot. Cisco and Partner Services for the Branch Services from Cisco and our certified partners can help you transform the branch experience and accelerate business innovation and growth in the Borderless Network.html Ordering Information The Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers are orderable and shipping. For more information. optimized branch footprint across technologies. IP Base CISCO2911/K9 Cisco 2911 with 3 onboard GE.cisco. This document is Cisco Public Information. Cisco 2900 Series Basic Ordering Information Product Name Product Description CISCO2901/K9 Cisco 2901 with 2 onboard GE.cisco. please check the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Router Price List or contact your local Cisco account representative. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to create a clear. For a list of modules supported on the Cisco 2900 Series. Refer to http://www. and efficiency of deployment. IP Base CISCO2921/K9 Cisco 2921 with 3 onboard GE. 2 DSP slots. 3 DSP slots. 4 EHWIC slots. speed. Page 14 of 15 . 256MB CF default. Warranty Information The Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers have a ninety (90) day limited liability warranty. please visit http://www. 2 DSP slots. IP Base CISCO2951/K9 Cisco 2951 with 3 onboard GE. 512MB DRAM default.com/en/US/products/ps10537/products_relevant_interfaces_and_modules. 256MB CF default. To place an order. For additional product numbers. For information about how to order the Cisco 2900 Series. 4 EHWIC slots. visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page and refer to Table 8. 1 ISM slot. 256MB CF default. including the Cisco 2900 Series bundle offerings. IP Base SL-29-DATA-K9 Data License for Cisco 2901-2951 SL-29-UC-K9 Unified Communications License for Cisco 2901-2951 SL-29-SEC-K9 Security License for Cisco 2901-2951 Cisco Integrated Services Router Migration Options Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers are included in the standard Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP). 4 EHWIC slots.com/go/tmp and contact your local Cisco account representative for program details. 3 DSP slots. Table 8.cisco. 512MB DRAM default. please visit the Cisco 2900 Series Ordering Guide. Technical services help improve operational efficiency. 4 EHWIC slots.

and product information ● 24-hour access to the industry’s largest dedicated technical support staff Printed in USA C78-553896-11 09/14 © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. onsite consultation. All support contracts include: ● Major Cisco IOS Software updates in protocol. This document is Cisco Public Information. and feature improvements ● Full access rights to Cisco.com technical libraries for technical assistance. Support options range from help-desk assistance to proactive. electronic commerce. Page 15 of 15 . security. Cisco SMARTnet® technical support for the Cisco 2900 Series is available on a one-time or annual contract basis. bandwidth. All rights reserved.