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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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including materials and energy use. Services On Demand ● A single Cisco IOS® Software Universal image is installed on each ISR G2. enables WAN link security and VPN services (IPSec acceleration). lowering all aspects of the total cost of ownership. 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. ◦ High efficiency power supplies are provided with each platform.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE). The modular architecture is designed to support increasing bandwidth requirements. 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. larger default memory is included to support the new capabilities. ● 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. mobility. Table 2. video. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. ◦ Services integration and modularity on a single platform performing multiple functions. security. Network Agility ● Designed to address customer business requirements. the Cisco 2900 Series modular architecture offers increased capacity and performance as your network needs grow. Multigigabit Fabric (MGF) ● The Cisco 2900 Series introduces an innovative multigigabit fabric (MGF) that allows for efficient module- to-module communication. The Universal image contains all of the Cisco IOS technology sets which can be activated with a software license. This document is Cisco Public Information. Table 1. 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. High Performance with ● The Cisco 2900 Series enables deployment in high speed WAN environments with concurrent services Integrated Services enabled up to 75 Mbps. wireless. This allows your business to quickly deploy advanced features without downloading a new IOS image. All rights reserved. enabling tighter services interactions across modules while reducing the overhead on the route processor. optimizes raw materials consumption and energy usage. 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. Cisco EnergyWise technology will be supported in the future. 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. and data services. time-division multiplexing (TDM) interconnections. ◦ Flexibility to adapt as your business needs evolve. enabling greater efficiencies and cost savings. and network resiliency. Table 2 lists the architectural features and benefits of the Cisco 2900 Series. 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. ● A multigigabit fabric (MGF) enables high-bandwidth module-to-module communication without compromising routing performance. and fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802. a diversity of connection options. ◦ Platform flexibility and ongoing development of both hardware and software capabilities lead to a longer product lifecycle. ● Modular interfaces offer increased bandwidth. which combined VPN Hardware Acceleration with an optional Cisco IOS Security license. Additionally. Page 2 of 15 . Embedded IP Security (IPSec) ● Embedded hardware encryption acceleration is enhanced to provide higher scalability. ● The onboard encryption hardware replaces and outperforms the advanced integration modules (AIMs) of previous generations. ● 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.

2921. 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. Optional Integrated Power ● An optional upgrade to the internal power supply provides inline power (802. the Cisco 2911. ◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over MGF. Additionally. is available at: http://www. Table 3. implementing large network rollouts. A complete list of supported modules. an optional DC power supply is available that extends deployment into Supply central offices and industrial environments. PoE Boost ● When connected to an external RPS device. ● Power to service module slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. ● A service module slot replaces the network module and the extension module for voice/fax (EVM) slots and is offered on Cisco 2911. and 2951 can operate in a PoE boost configuration in lieu of redundant power mode . an optional DC-PoE power supply is available. 2921. ● Service module slots provide twice the power capabilities relative to the network-module ● In order to use the Cisco RPS 2300. ● Service module (SM) slots are highly flexible with support for double-wide service modules (SM-Ds). Optional External Redundant ● The Cisco 2911. and maintaining configurations across a variety of branch-office sizes. ● An adapter module enables backward compatibility with existing network modules. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. An assembly that provides front-to-back airflow is also available for 23” racks. 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. Page 3 of 15 . are supported on the Cisco 2900 Series. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure.whereby the power capacity of the platform is increased to twice the normal level to power additional PoE ports. and 2951 ISRs. 2921. an external RPS adapter is required (configurable option) to connect the platform to the external RPS. allowing for scaling of DS-0 channel capacity. and 2951 allow for power redundancy through the use of an external RPS device. which are Service Modules that require two SM slots. All rights reserved. SM-Ds in the Cisco 2921 and 2951 provide flexibility for higher-density modules. ● A new. Innovative Universal-Serial. Access ● Traditional console and auxiliary ports are also available. You can use the Cisco RPS 2300 to provide redundant power for Cisco 2900 Series ISRs as well as Cisco Catalyst® switches. and 2951.3af-compliant PoE and Cisco Supply for Distribution of PoE Inline Power) to integrated switch modules. including a list of supported SFPs for the Cisco 2900 Series. ● On the Cisco 2911. and Universal DC Power ● On the Cisco 2911. Power Supply (RPS) thereby decreasing network downtime and protecting the network from power-supply Deployments ● The 2911 is 12” deep and has an optional fan filter for deployments in a variety of environments. 2921. and EVMs. 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. Most of the modules available on previous generations of Cisco routers. This document is Cisco Public Information. such as the Cisco 2800 Series. ● Redundant power on the Cisco 2900 Series is supported through the Cisco RPS 2300 Redundant Power System. innovative USB console port offers management connectivity for devices without a serial port such Bus (USB)-Based Console as modern laptop computers. Taking advantage of common interface cards across a network greatly reduces the complexity of managing inventory requirements. modules can be used on other supported Cisco platforms to provide maximum investment protection. Modularity Features and Benefits The Cisco 2900 Series provides significantly enhanced modular capabilities (refer to Table 3) offering investment protection for customers. enhanced network modules (NMEs). Integrated Gigabit Ethernet ● All onboard WAN ports are 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN routed ports. allowing for flexibility for higher-scale and better-performance modules. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases. Designed for Flexible ● The Cisco 2911 and 2951 are designed for NEBS environments.

access. including the functionality and features delivered in releases 12.0(1)M span multiple technology areas. Developed for wide deployment in the world's most demanding enterprise. voice interface cards (VICs). Cisco IOS Software Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers deliver innovative technologies running on industry-leading Cisco IOS Software. ● Investment protection for PVDM2 modules is supported through an adapter module. ● Power to ISM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. Each slot can support high-speed storage densities upgradeable to 4 GB in density. Cisco IOS Software Licensing and Packaging A single Cisco IOS Universal image encompassing all IOS technology feature sets is delivered with the platforms.4T. Module (PVDM3) Slots on ● Each PVDM3 slot connects back to the system architecture through a 2 Gbps aggregate link through Motherboard the MGF. WAN interface cards (WICs). ◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF. ● The ISM replaces the AIM slot. existing AIM modules are not supported in the ISM slot. Page 4 of 15 . Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure. voice. high availability. ● Flexibility to support double-wide modules is enabled by combining two EHWIC slots. ● Four integrated EHWIC slots on the Cisco 2901. enabled through the Cisco software licensing infrastructure. Up to 2 doublewide HWIC (HWIC-D) modules are supported. and embedded management. New innovations in 15. USB 2. This document is Cisco Public Information. providing support for richer density for rich-media voice Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and video. You can enable advanced features by activating a software license on the Universal image. and service provider networks. simplify software delivery and decrease the operational costs of deploying new features. IP Routing and Multicast. VPNs.0(1)M is available immediately and provides support for a comprehensive portfolio of Cisco technologies. Technology packages and feature licenses. and voice/WAN interface cards (VWICs). ● Each HWIC slot offers high-data-throughput capability: ◦ Up to 1. and 2951 allow for more flexible configurations. 2911. The USB ports enable secure token capabilities and storage. 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. quality of service (QoS). 2921. Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). including security.6 Gbps aggregate toward the route processor.0 ports are supported. these feature sets required you to download a new software image. Release 15. All rights reserved. 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. ◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases.0 Ports ● Two high-speed USB 2. In previous generations of access routers.4 and 12. Compact Flash Slots ● Two external Compact Flash slots are available on the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. IP Mobility. the Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 platforms are supported on Cisco IOS Software releases 15M&T. ● Power to the PVDM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Cisco High-Density Packet Voice ● PVDM3 slots natively support PVDM3 modules. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure.

the Cisco 2900 Series delivers maximum deployment flexibility for the distributed enterprise. The Cisco Unified Border Element extends these capabilities for business-to-business TelePresence communications. Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST). Four major technology licenses are available on the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. even if the connection to a centralized Cisco Unified Communications Manager is disrupted. Page 5 of 15 . supporting a broad array of signaling and physical network interfaces. minimizing the IT hardware footprint and total cost of ownership at the branch office. Unified Communications. with scaling improvements to support Cisco TelePresence® conferencing. The Cisco 2900 Series adds support for the new Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Digital Signal Processor (DSP) Module (PVDM3).cisco. Designed to meet the requirements of the branch office. please visit http://www. conferencing. Collaboration. All rights reserved. Cisco Integrated Services Routers also feature a wide range of voice-gateway interfaces. Unified communications is enabled through a rich signaling and media-processing infrastructure. and an option on the Cisco 2900 Series. 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. mobility and application services. which has been optimized for voice and video support. reducing capital and operational expenses. including a variety of protocols. With embedded voice services and a wide range of supported telephony interfaces. you can activate the licenses through the Cisco software activation process identified at The four licenses are as follows: ● IP Base: This technology package is available as default. This document is Cisco Public Information. 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. transcoding. Businesses enjoy the benefit of deploying a single device that meets all their helps ensure that branch-office employees have uninterrupted telephony services and features. also inherently available in Cisco IOS Software. and session control. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. The Cisco 2900 Series enables a full range of existing and emerging video services. 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. and QoS. The Cisco 2900 Series provides 2 or 3 onboard PVDM3 slots. security. video. and Voice-Gateway Services The Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Router is the foundation for collaboration in the small and midsize branch office. these platforms provide a complete solution with voice. depending on the platform. signal and media security. media Key Branch-Office Services The Cisco Integrated Services Routers are industry-leading platforms that offer unprecedented levels of services integration. ● 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. security. serving as a critical component of a Cisco's video architecture (Medianet) and enterprise Unified Communications solution.

Cisco Unified Border Element provides intelligent border-element functions such as physical and logical ingress and egress demarcation points. VoiceXML enables you to retrieve data using voice or dual-tone- multifrequency (DTMF) telephony This document is Cisco Public Information. Integrated Network Security for Data. prevent. Automated Attendant. Coupled with Cisco Unity® Express. the integrated solution for voicemail. Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall. authorization. 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. 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. anywhere access to company resources. signaling and media control. 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. the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers facilitate secure business transactions and collaboration. Just as HTML enables you to retrieve data with a PC. Voice. Cisco IOS Content Filtering. for up to 200 sessions on the Cisco 2951. and consolidated security and management features. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Page 6 of 15 . Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN). and adapt to network security threats. As part of the Cisco' SAFE architectural framework that allows organizations to identify. up to three times the number of sessions. the Cisco 2900 Series offers the branch office a complete range of unified communications services while delivering industry-leading security within a single platform. All rights reserved. and interactive voice response (IVR). 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. threat protection. The Cisco 2900 Series can deliver a much higher range of concurrent voice-gateway services combined with VoiceXML browser services. Video. The Cisco 2900 Series supports higher scale than previously provided on the Cisco 2800 Series. VoiceXML Application Services The Cisco 2900 Series also supports standards-certified VoiceXML browser services. 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. or Enhanced Easy VPN ● Integrated threat control: Responding to sophisticated network attacks and threats using Cisco IOS Firewall. and Flexible Packet Matching (FPM) ● Identity management: Intelligently protecting endpoints using technologies such as authentication. Cisco IOS VoiceXML is an open- standard markup language used to create voice-enabled web browsers and IVR applications. 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. and encryption architectures for enabling more scalable and manageable VPN networks.

This document is Cisco Public Information. The new Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules take advantage of the increased power capabilities on the Cisco 2900 ISRs. Frame Relay. and deliver business-relevant applications when and where they are needed. 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. lowering power consumption. 12. the Cisco 2900 Series provides the capability to host Using high-speed 3G wireless networks. To address these challenges. they are challenged to provide an excellent user experience. and memory that operate independently of the host router resources. the Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch modules enable the newest Cisco power initiatives. survivable authentication. Integrated LAN Switching The Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Routers (Cisco 2911 through Cisco 2951) support the new Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch® Service Modules. including fast secure mobility. Cisco Enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE). please visit http://www. advanced IP services such as voice over IP (VoIP). 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. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Additionally. Application Services As organizations continue to centralize and consolidate their branch-office IT infrastructure in an effort to reduce cost and complexity. manageable wireless LANs (WLANs) optimized for remote sites and branch offices. managing up to 6. helping to ensure maximum concurrent routing and application performance while reducing physical space requirements. Cisco EnergyWise. ensure continuous service availability. such as remote management. and security. For more information about 3G solutions on Cisco Integrated Services Routers. storage. Page 7 of 15 . Wireless WAN Cisco third-generation (3G) wireless WAN (WWAN) modules combine traditional enterprise router functions. per-port PoE power monitoring. routers can replace or complement existing landline infrastructure. Wireless and Mobility Services Wireless LAN/WAN The Cisco Integrated Services Routers supporting the Cisco Unified Wireless Architecture enable deployment of secure. 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. These technologies allow you to meet increased endpoint power requirements without increasing the total power consumption of the branch. 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. The modules have their own processors. such as dialup. with mobility capabilities of 3G WAN access. and RPS-enabled PoE boost. All rights reserved. and 25 access points. and ISDN. and simplified management. and consolidating management. network interfaces. and custom applications on a portfolio of high-performance Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE) modules that transparently integrate into the router.

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. Cisco Unity Express. at the right time. with Cisco application acceleration solutions. the requirement to continuously back up and replicate mission- critical data to centrally managed data centers. the desire to provide satisfactory experience for IP phone and video communication. ACLs. and the mandate to control bandwidth costs without sacrificing application availability and performance. caching. WAAS appliances and can be managed by a common WAAS Central Manager. IOS-based traffic control and visibility. in the right place. The solution allows you to consolidate costly server. 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. reduces WAN bandwidth costs. and QoS. storage. Cisco WAAS Express increases remote user productivity. Cisco Video Surveillance. Supported solutions include Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS). and application acceleration. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Cisco Application Extension Platform (AXP). IP SLA.1(2)T1. Cisco WAAS Express is unique in providing network transparency. and offers investment protection by interoperating with existing Cisco WAAS infrastructure. hardware-assisted virtualization and cryptography options. 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. Cisco Services Ready Engine The Cisco Services Ready Engine solution is available in a Service Module (SM) and Internal Service Module (ISM) form factor. Cisco WAAS Express is designed to help organizations address these challenges. Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC). 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. Cisco Integrated Services Routers combined with Cisco WAAS Network Modules. Cisco WAAS Express is fully interoperable with WAAS on SM-SRE modules. cost-effective IOS-based software solution integrated into the ISR G2 to offer bandwidth optimization and application acceleration capabilities. The SRE modules also support up to 1 terabyte of storage. improving deployment flexibility with on-demand service enablement. All rights reserved. and backup infrastructure into data centers while maintaining LAN-like service levels for remote users. and other applications under development. 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 WAAS Express extends the Cisco WAAS product portfolio with a small-footprint. RAID configurations. compression. 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. provide optimal performance for applications delivered from a central data center to branch- office users. Cisco IOS Software features such as NBAR. Page 8 of 15 . 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. and PfR intelligently control the traffic to maximize the quality of the user experience and employee productivity. Application Acceleration The Cisco 2900 Series seamlessly combines industry leading security. reducing the cost of rolling out branch- office services. Cisco WAAS Express is available in IOS from version 15. NetFlow.

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

security appliances. you can select the ones that best fit your needs. Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ). and configuration and software changes throughout a multivendor network compliance infrastructure. as well as IP services that use data. CiscoWorks NCM CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks and regulates configuration. It offers the ability to monitor events and take informational. 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. retrieve configuration data information. Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED). RS-449. Multilink Frame Relay (MLFR) (FR. and intrusion-prevention- monitoring system (IPS) services across Cisco routers. High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC). Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE). Serial (RS-232. 802. X. and basic LAN configuration through easy-to- use wizards. In addition to supporting basic platform services of the Integrated Services Router. Policy-Based Routing (PBR). Hierarchical QoS. The suite also includes the Cisco Security Monitoring. Table 5 lists the embedded management features available with Cisco IOS Note: For a more comprehensive list of features supported in Cisco IOS software refer to the Feature Navigator tool at http://www. This document is Cisco Public Information. and video in an IP network. Traffic Management and technology requirements. corrective. IPSLA Cisco IOS IP Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) enable you to assure new business-critical IP applications. RMON.15 and FR. The applications are built specifically for the different operational phases. CiscoWorks LMS offers network managers an easy-to-use web-based interface for configuring. and troubleshooting the Cisco Integrated Services Routers. Table 6.16). Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers also support SNMP. and EIA-530). applications for simplifying day-to-day management of a Cisco end-to-end and troubleshooting network. and upload and manipulate new configuration data. syslog. unified communications. using new instrumentation such as Cisco IOS EEM Generic Online Diagnostics (GOLD). CiscoWorks LMS CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) is a suite of integrated configuration. and TR-069 and TR-069 in addition to the embedded management features previously mentioned. and switch service modules. NetFlow. NetFlow.35. Analysis and Response System (Cisco Security MARS) for monitoring and mitigation. 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. Syslog. This tool simplifies router. and security. Table 5. Remote Monitoring (RMON). CiscoWorks also provides added-value support for the Cisco Services Ready Engine. corporate governance. Performance Routing (PfR). Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MLPPP). It provides superior visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory. thereby reducing the time and complexities associated with image management. WSMA uses XML- based data encoding that is transported by the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) for the configuration data and protocol messages. wireless. Network-wide staging. IT. and ATM. Network-wide deployment. Feature Support Encapsulation Ethernet. and Network-Based Advanced Routing (NBAR). administering.1q VLAN. Frame Relay. 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. security. VPN. V. Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP). monitoring. WAN. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Page 10 of 15 . lowering OpEx while increasing network availability. The Cisco network management applications listed in Table 6 are standalone products that you can download or purchase to manage your Cisco network devices. All rights reserved. or any desired EEM action when the monitored events occur or when a threshold is reached. Cisco Security Manager Cisco Security Manager is a leading enterprise-class application for managing configuration.21. voice. It delivers provisioning of firewall. SNMP. Security staging. enabling the management and distribution of software images to the SRE.

and messaging environment.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) . image files template-based management. 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. Staging. It manages unified communications services in an integrated IP telephony. voicemail. 512 MB 512 MB 512 MB 512 MB Default Memory (DDR2 ECC DRAM) . you will need more intelligent branch-office solutions.0 Flash Memory 2 2 2 2 Slots (Type A) © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. deployment. Staging. All rights reserved. Table 7. The Cisco 2900 Series is designed to consolidate the functions of many separate devices into a single. The Cisco 2900 Series offers these solutions by providing enhanced performance and increased modular density to support multiple services. deployment. 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. 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. Page 11 of 15 . This document is Cisco Public Information. compact system. 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB Maximum Compact Flash (External) . 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. 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 . 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.

5 in. and DC AC.9 mm) mm) mm) Rack Height 1RU (rack unit) 2RU 2RU 2RU Rack-Mount 19 in.3 in. 160 . 24 to 60 Vdc. 24 to 60 Vdc. and DC AC.2 kg) 29 lb (13.5A (60V) 5A (60V) 5A (60V) Physical Specifications Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.5 kg) 19 lb (8.3 kg) 21 lb (9.5 x 438. PoE.4 lb (6. (44.25 x 17.4 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. PoE.2 kg) 29 lb (13.2 to 1.3 lb (6.5 kg) 34 lb (15.6 kg) 30 lb (13.5 x 17. This document is Cisco Public Information.3 cm) EIA Included Included Included Included Rack-Mount 23 in.4 to 1.2 x 469. Page 12 of 15 . 3.4A 3.4 x 438.2 x 469.2 x 304.9 x 438.5 kg) 34 lb (15.2 x 439.9 (88. All rights reserved.25 x 12 in.5 in.6A 2. - Maximum End-Point PoE Power Capacity with PoE Boost (Watts) N/A 750 750 750 DC Input Voltage N/A 24 to 60 Vdc.25 x 18.9 3.1 kg) 18 lb (8. (58. 3.5 x 17.25 x 18.4 to 1. 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) 3.6 kg) (No Modules) Typical Weight Fully Configured 16 lb (7. Cisco 2901 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 USB Console Port (Type B) (up to 1 1 1 1 115.9 x 438.2 kbps) Serial Console Port 1 1 1 1 Serial Auxiliary Port 1 1 1 1 Power-Supply Options AC and PoE AC. (88.5 to 0.6 kg) 30 lb (13. PoE.75 x 17.0A 3.5 x 17. 140 .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) .2 kg) Modules) Weight with AC PoE Power Supply 14. (48.5 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. 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 1.8 mm) (88. - 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) .

Part 15 47 CFR.101 ANSI T1.000 ft (3.824 ITU-T G.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%.101 ANSI T1.3 dBA 62.4 dBA (Typical/Maximum) Acoustic: Sound Power 49/61 dBA 58. Part 15 47 CFR.101 ANSI T1.800m) 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. CAN/CSA C22.101 ITU-T G.5/70. This document is Cisco Public Information. CISPR 24 EN 55024.3 IEEE 802.823.6/74.4/67.000m) 13.000 ft (4. CISPR 24 EN 55024.4/67. Part 15 47 CFR.2 No.9 dBA 54.000m) 13.000m) 10.2 No.570m) 15.570m) Regulatory Compliance Safety UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 CAN/CSA C22.843 feet (3.823.570m) 15.000 ft (4. 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.4 dBA 54. G. Page 13 of 15 . 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 55024.824 ITU-T G.800m) 50°C) 50°C) Maximum Altitude Altitude 10.823.123 feet (4.3 RTTE Directive RTTE Directive RTTE Directive RTTE Directive © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates.824 ITU-T G.000 ft (3.000 ft (4.3 IEEE 802.2 No.3 IEEE 802.823.5 dBA 62. CISPR 24 EN 55024.6/74. G. All rights reserved. CAN/CSA C22.000m ) 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: 13.000m) 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 (1.000 ft (4.906 feet (1.024 kg water/kg of dry air Acoustic: Sound Pressure 41/53 dBA 51.570m) 15.2 No.000 ft (4.000 ft (4.8/62. 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. Cisco 2901 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 Environmental Specifications Operating Conditions Temperature: 5. CAN/CSA C22. G.824 IEEE 802. G.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. but not to N/A N/A exceed 0.

1 ISM slot. and efficiency of deployment. Planning and design services align technology with business goals and can increase the accuracy. 1 ISM including the Cisco 2900 Series bundle offerings. replicable. 1 ISM slot. please visit: http://www. IP Base CISCO2911/K9 Cisco 2911 with 3 onboard GE. 256MB CF default. 2 DSP slots. Technical services help improve operational efficiency. 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. 512MB DRAM default. 4 EHWIC slots. 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). Supported Modules The Cisco 2900 Series supports a wide range of modules that span industry-leading breadth of services at the branch office. Optimization services are designed to continuously improve performance and help your team succeed with new technologies. Warranty Information The Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers have a ninety (90) day limited liability warranty. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to create a clear. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. and mitigate risk. please visit http://www. To place an order. 256MB CF 3 DSP slots. IP Base CISCO2951/K9 Cisco 2951 with 3 onboard GE. Refer to http://www. 256MB CF default. please check the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Router Price List or contact your local Cisco account representative. Table 8. For additional product numbers. All rights reserved. For a list of modules supported on the Cisco 2900 Series. 512MB DRAM default. which provides basic ordering and contact your local Cisco account representative for program details. optimized branch footprint across technologies. Cisco 2900 Series Basic Ordering Information Product Name Product Description CISCO2901/K9 Cisco 2901 with 2 onboard GE. visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page and refer to Table 8. IP Base CISCO2921/K9 Cisco 2921 with 3 onboard 2 DSP slots. 256MB CF default. 512MB DRAM default. Page 14 of 15 . 1 ISM slot. 4 EHWIC slots. save 512MB DRAM default. 3 DSP slots. For more information. For information about how to order the Cisco 2900 Series. 4 EHWIC slots. 4 EHWIC slots. This document is Cisco Public Information. please visit the Cisco 2900 Series Ordering Guide.

com technical libraries for technical assistance. 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. Page 15 of 15 . bandwidth. All support contracts include: ● Major Cisco IOS Software updates in protocol. onsite consultation. and feature improvements ● Full access rights to Cisco. Support options range from help-desk assistance to proactive. security. All rights reserved. Cisco SMARTnet® technical support for the Cisco 2900 Series is available on a one-time or annual contract basis. This document is Cisco Public Information. electronic commerce.