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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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video. ◦ Flexibility to adapt as your business needs evolve. Multigigabit Fabric (MGF) ● The Cisco 2900 Series introduces an innovative multigigabit fabric (MGF) that allows for efficient module- to-module communication. a diversity of connection options. ◦ Platform flexibility and ongoing development of both hardware and software capabilities lead to a longer product lifecycle. enabling greater efficiencies and cost savings. 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. Additionally. time-division multiplexing (TDM) interconnections. larger default memory is included to support the new capabilities. and data services. security. 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. enabling tighter services interactions across modules while reducing the overhead on the route processor. which combined VPN Hardware Acceleration with an optional Cisco IOS Security license. Table 2 lists the architectural features and benefits of the Cisco 2900 Series. 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. This allows your business to quickly deploy advanced features without downloading a new IOS image. High Performance with ● The Cisco 2900 Series enables deployment in high speed WAN environments with concurrent services Integrated Services enabled up to 75 Mbps. The modular architecture is designed to support increasing bandwidth requirements. optimizes raw materials consumption and energy usage. 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. ◦ Services integration and modularity on a single platform performing multiple functions. Table 1. wireless. Services On Demand ● A single Cisco IOS® Software Universal image is installed on each ISR G2. ◦ High efficiency power supplies are provided with each platform. This document is Cisco Public Information. mobility. 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. © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. including materials and energy use. ● 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. Page 2 of 15 . enables WAN link security and VPN services (IPSec acceleration). Cisco EnergyWise technology will be supported in the future. ● The onboard encryption hardware replaces and outperforms the advanced integration modules (AIMs) of previous generations. ◦ A rich set of Cisco IOS Software features carried forward from the original Integrated Services Routers and delivered in a single universal image. and network resiliency. All rights reserved. ● A multigigabit fabric (MGF) enables high-bandwidth module-to-module communication without compromising routing performance. and fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802. the Cisco 2900 Series modular architecture offers increased capacity and performance as your network needs grow. Network Agility ● Designed to address customer business requirements. The Universal image contains all of the Cisco IOS technology sets which can be activated with a software license. 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. Table 2.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE). ● Modular interfaces offer increased bandwidth. lowering all aspects of the total cost of ownership. Embedded IP Security (IPSec) ● Embedded hardware encryption acceleration is enhanced to provide higher scalability. ● 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25 x 18. (88.5 x 438.8 mm) (88.3 kg) 21 lb (9.9 x 438.2 x 304. 24 to 60 Vdc.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.3 cm) EIA Included Included Included Included Rack-Mount 23 in.4 to 1.5 in.4 x 438. All rights reserved.3 lb (6. - Maximum End-Point PoE Power Capacity with PoE Boost (Watts) N/A 750 750 750 DC Input Voltage N/A 24 to 60 Vdc.2 to 1.25 x 17.25 x 12 in. and DC AC.9 (88. 160 . 140 . 24 to 60 Vdc.9 x 438.9 mm) mm) mm) Rack Height 1RU (rack unit) 2RU 2RU 2RU Rack-Mount 19 in.5 kg) 19 lb (8.5 x 17.0A 3. and DC AC. This document is Cisco Public Information.4 lb (6.4A 3.6 kg) 30 lb (13. Cisco 2901 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 USB Console Port (Type B) (up to 1 1 1 1 115.5 x 17.2 kg) 29 lb (13.2 x 469. (44.2 kbps) Serial Console Port 1 1 1 1 Serial Auxiliary Port 1 1 1 1 Power-Supply Options AC and PoE AC.2 kg) 29 lb (13.5 kg) 34 lb (15. 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) 3.75 x 17.4A 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) .4 to 1.6 kg) 30 lb (13.25 x 18. (48.5 kg) 34 lb (15. PoE. (58.5 to 0.2 x 469.1 kg) 18 lb (8.2 x 439. PoE. 3.4 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 13.5 x 17.5 in. Page 12 of 15 . 3. PoE.3 in.5A (60V) 5A (60V) 5A (60V) Physical Specifications Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.6A 2. - 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) . 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 1.2 kg) Modules) Weight with AC PoE Power Supply 14.9 3.6 kg) (No Modules) Typical Weight Fully Configured 16 lb (7.

CAN/CSA C22. Cisco 2901 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 Environmental Specifications Operating Conditions Temperature: 5.4 dBA (Typical/Maximum) Acoustic: Sound Power 49/61 dBA 58.4/67.3 IEEE 802. CISPR 24 EN 55024. This document is Cisco Public Information.824 ITU-T G.824 ITU-T 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 15.000m) 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 (1.000m) 13.000 ft (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.2 No.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%. CISPR 24 EN 55024.000 ft (4. CISPR 24 EN 55024.570m) Regulatory Compliance Safety UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 UL 60950-1 CAN/CSA C22. G.024 kg water/kg of dry air Acoustic: Sound Pressure 41/53 dBA 51.570m) 15.823.570m) 15.4 dBA 54. 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. 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: 13.000m) 13. G. CAN/CSA C22. Part 15 47 CFR.823.101 ANSI T1.6/74.101 ITU-T G.800m) 50°C) 50°C) Maximum Altitude Altitude 10.800m) 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: 9.3 IEEE 802.000 ft (4.000 ft (4.101 ANSI T1.823.5/70.5 dBA 62.4/67.8/62.3 IEEE 802. Part 15 47 CFR. 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 55024.101 ANSI T1.823.6/74.906 feet (1. Page 13 of 15 .000m) 10.000 ft (4.9 dBA 54.000 ft (4.000 ft (4.123 feet (4. Part 15 47 CFR. G. CAN/CSA C22.3 dBA 62.843 feet (3.2 No.3 RTTE Directive RTTE Directive RTTE Directive RTTE Directive © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates.000 ft (3.2 No.824 IEEE 802. All rights reserved.2 No.824 ITU-T G. but not to N/A N/A exceed 0.570m) 15.

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

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