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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
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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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Flexibility to adapt as your business needs evolve. ● The Cisco 2900 Series introduces an innovative multigigabit fabric (MGF) that allows for efficient module-tomodule communication. ● 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. Services integration and modularity on a single platform performing multiple functions. Architectural Features and Benefits Benefits ● 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. This allows your business to quickly deploy advanced features without downloading a new IOS image. Additionally. The modular architecture is designed to support increasing bandwidth requirements. Architectural Feature Modular platform Processors Embedded IP Security with Security Sockets Layer (IPSec/SSL) VPN hardware acceleration Multigigabit fabric (MGF) TDM interconnectivity fabric © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. the Cisco 2900 Series modular architecture offers increased capacity and performance as your network needs grow. larger default memory is included to support the new capabilities. ● A multigigabit fabric (MGF) enables high-bandwidth module-to-module communication without compromising routing performance. High efficiency power supplies are provided with each platform. Cisco EnergyWise technology will be supported in the future. ◦ Services integration Services On Demand High performance with integrated services Network agility Energy efficiency 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 A rich set of Cisco IOS Software features carried forward from the original Integrated Services Routers and delivered in a single universal image. wireless.Data Sheet Table 1. enabling greater efficiencies and cost savings. ● 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. ● 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. ● Embedded hardware encryption acceleration is enhanced to provide higher scalability. Description ● The Cisco 2900 Series ISRs offer increased levels of services integration with voice. ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Page 2 of 13 . This document is Cisco Public Information. ● A single Cisco IOS® Software Universal image is installed on each ISR G2. and network resiliency. which combined with an optional Cisco IOS Security license. and data services. enabling tighter services interactions across modules while reducing the overhead on the route processor. ● The onboard encryption hardware replaces and outperforms the advanced integration modules (AIMs) of previous generations. The Universal image contains all of the Cisco IOS technology sets which can be activated with a software license. timedivision multiplexing (TDM) interconnections. mobility. video. enables WAN link security and VPN services (both IPSec and SSL acceleration).3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE). All rights reserved. Benefits Key Business Benefits of the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. security. lowering all aspects of the total cost of ownership. including materials and energy use. ● Modular interfaces offer increased bandwidth. and fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802. a diversity of connection options. ◦ 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. Table 2 lists the architectural features and benefits of the Cisco 2900 Series. ● 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. ● Unified communications services in the branch office are significantly enhanced with the use of a TDM interconnectivity fabric in the system architecture. Platform flexibility and ongoing development of both hardware and software capabilities lead to a longer product lifecycle. allowing for scaling of DS-0 channel capacity. optimizes raw materials consumption and energy usage. ● Designed to address customer business requirements. ● The Cisco 2900 Series enables deployment in high speed WAN environments with concurrent services enabled up to 75 Mbps.

and 2951. ● On the Cisco 2911. ◦ ◦ © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. implementing large network rollouts. and EVMs. Page 3 of 13 . and 2951 ISRs. 2921. ● Traditional console and auxiliary ports are also available. and maintaining configurations across a variety of branch-office sizes. ● Service module slots provide twice the power capabilities relative to the network-module slots. an external RPS adapter is required (configurable option) to connect the platform to the external RPS. A complete list of supported modules. All rights reserved. You can use the Cisco RPS 2300 to provide redundant power for Cisco 2900 Series ISRs as well as Cisco Catalyst® switches. ISR Modules Cisco Service Module Modularity Features and Benefits Benefits ● Each service module 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 MGF ● Service module (SM) slots are highly flexible with support for double-wide service modules (SM-D's). is available at: http://www. and 2951 can operate in a PoE boost configuration in lieu of redundant power mode—whereby the power capacity of the platform is increased to twice the normal level to power additional PoE ports. including a list of supported SFPs for the Cisco 2900 Series. This document is Cisco Public Information. enhanced network modules (NMEs). ● A service module slot replaces the network module and the extension module for voice/fax (EVM) slots and is offered on Cisco 2911. Taking advantage of common interface cards across a network greatly reduces the complexity of managing inventory requirements.cisco. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases. modules can be used on other supported Cisco platforms to provide maximum investment protection. ● A new. 2921. ● An optional upgrade to the internal power supply provides inline power (802. ● Redundant power on the Cisco 2900 Series is supported through the Cisco RPS 2300 Redundant Power System. an optional DC power supply will be available in the future that extends deployment into central offices and industrial environments. thereby decreasing network downtime and protecting the network from power-supply failures. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure. SM-Ds in the Cisco 2921 and 2951 provide flexibility for higher-density modules. ● Power to service module slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. are supported on the Cisco 2900 Series.com/go/2900 Table 3. ● In order to use the Cisco RPS 2300. the Cisco 2911. Most of the modules available on previous generations of Cisco routers. An assembly that provides front-to-back airflow is also available for 23” racks. ● The Cisco 2911 and 2951 are designed for NEBS environments ● The 2911 is 12” deep and has an optional fan filter for deployments in a variety of environments. ● When connected to an external RPS device. allowing for flexibility for higher-scale and better-performance modules. ● The Cisco 2911. such as the Cisco 2800 Series. Innovative universal-serial-bus (USB)-based console access Optional integrated power supply for distribution of PoE and universal DC power supply Optional External Redundant Power Supply (RPS) PoE Boost Designed for Flexible Deployments Modularity Features and Benefits The Cisco 2900 Series provides significantly enhanced modular capabilities (refer to Table 3) offering investment protection for customers. which are Service Modules that require two SM slots. ● 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. 2921. ● An adapter module enables backward compatibility with existing network modules. 2921. and 2951 allow for power redundancy through the use of an external RPS device. innovative USB console port offers management connectivity for devices without a serial port such as modern laptop computers.Data Sheet Architectural Feature Integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports Benefits ● All onboard WAN ports are 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN routed ports. Additionally.3af-compliant PoE and Cisco Inline Power) to integrated switch modules.

0 ports ● Two external Compact Flash slots are available on the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers.6 Gbps aggregate toward the route processor Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF ● Flexibility to support double-wide modules is enabled by combining two EHWIC slots. ◦ ◦ Page 4 of 13 . and service provider networks. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases.4 and 12. In previous generations of access routers. ● Power to the PVDM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. Four major technology licenses are available on the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. existing AIM modules are not supported in the ISM slot. you can activate the licenses through the Cisco software activation process identified at http://www. and 2951 allow for more flexible configurations. VPNs.0 ports are supported. access. and embedded management. You can enable advanced features by activating a software license on the Universal image. This document is Cisco Public Information.4T.0(1)M is available immediately and provides support for a comprehensive portfolio of Cisco technologies. simplify software delivery and decrease the operational costs of deploying new features. quality of service (QoS). Release 15. Compact Flash slots USB 2.0(1)M span multiple technology areas. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases. Up to 2 doublewide HWIC (HWIC-D) modules are supported. Each slot can support high-speed storage densities upgradeable to 4 GB in density. providing support for richer density for rich-media voice and video. high availability. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure. these feature sets required you to download a new software image. Cisco IOS Software Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers deliver innovative technologies running on industry-leading Cisco IOS Software. including security. so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network infrastructure.Data Sheet ISR Modules Cisco Enhanced High-Speed WAN Interface Card (EHWIC) Benefits ● The EHWIC slot provides enhancements to the prior generation’s high-speed WAN interface card (HWIC) slots while provide maximum investment protection by natively supporting HWICs. the Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 platforms are supported on Cisco IOS Software releases 15M&T. Data Unified Communications © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. IP Mobility. ● Each PVDM3 slot connects back to the system architecture through a 2 Gbps aggregate link through the MGF. All rights reserved. voice. enabled through the Cisco software licensing infrastructure. ● Investment protection for PVDM2 modules is supported through an adapter module. ● Four integrated EHWIC slots on the Cisco 2901. Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). voice interface cards (VICs).com/go/sa.cisco. Technology packages and feature licenses. ● Power to ISM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise framework. WAN interface cards (WICs). Developed for wide deployment in the world's most demanding enterprise. The USB ports enable secure token capabilities and storage. IP Routing and Multicast. including the functionality and features delivered in releases 12. New innovations in 15. ◦ Cisco Internal Services Module (ISM) A single ISM slot provides flexibility to integrate intelligent service modules on an internal slot within the 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 ● The ISM replaces the AIM slot. 2911. The four licenses are as follows: ● ● ● IP Base: This technology package is available as default. ● Two high-speed USB 2. 2921. ◦ Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Digital Signal Processor (DSP) Module (PVDM3) slots on motherboard ● PVDM3 slots natively support PVDM3 modules. and voice/WAN interface cards (VWICs). ● Each HWIC slot offers high-data-throughput capability: Up to 1. Cisco IOS Software Licensing and Packaging A single Cisco IOS Universal image encompassing all IOS technology feature sets is delivered with the platforms.

supporting a broad array of signaling and physical network interfaces. and interactive voice response (IVR). which has been optimized for voice and video support. minimizing the IT hardware footprint and total cost of ownership at the branch office. Page 5 of 13 . also inherently available in Cisco IOS Software. helps ensure that branch-office employees have uninterrupted telephony services and features. This document is Cisco Public Information. Unified Communications.Data Sheet ● 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. with scaling improvements to support Cisco TelePresence conferencing. Cisco Integrated Services Routers also feature a wide range of voice-gateway interfaces. The Cisco Unified Border Element extends these capabilities for business-to-business TelePresence communications. security. signal and media security. VoiceXML is an open-standard markup language used to create voice-enabled web browsers and IVR applications. depending on the platform. The Cisco 2900 Series can deliver a much higher range of concurrent voice-gateway services combined with VoiceXML browser services. please visit http://www. Designed to meet the requirements of the branch office. Just as HTML enables you to retrieve data with a PC. and an option on the Cisco 2900 Series. VoiceXML enables you to retrieve data using voice or dual-tone-multifrequency (DTMF) telephony input. Businesses enjoy the benefit of deploying a single device that meets all their needs. 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.cisco. Coupled with Cisco Unity® Express. and QoS. mobility and application services. Unified communications is enabled through a rich signaling and media-processing infrastructure.com/go/g2licensing Key Branch-Office Services The Cisco Integrated Services Routers are industry-leading platforms that offer unprecedented levels of services integration. VoiceXML Application Services The Cisco 2900 Series also supports standards-certified VoiceXML browser services. the Cisco 2900 Series delivers maximum deployment flexibility for the distributed enterprise. All rights reserved. media interworking. these platforms provide a complete solution with voice. Collaboration. reducing capital and operational expenses. and session control. even if the connection to a centralized Cisco Unified Communications Manager is disrupted. including a variety of protocols. The Cisco 2900 Series enables a full range of existing and emerging video services. 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 adds support for the new Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Digital Signal Processor (DSP) Module (PVDM3). 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. The Cisco 2900 Series provides 2 or 3 onboard PVDM3 slots. the integrated solution for voicemail. serving as a critical component of a Cisco's video architecture (Medianet) and enterprise Unified Communications solution. With embedded voice services and a wide range of supported telephony interfaces. ® © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. Automated Attendant. security. video. and Voice-Gateway Services The Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Router is the foundation for collaboration in the small and midsize branch office. conferencing. Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST). transcoding. Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) provides a broad range of IP private-branch-exchange (PBX) and keysystem features integrated into the router for the small and midsize branch office. for up to 200 sessions on the Cisco 2951.

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 © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers facilitate secure business transactions and collaboration. Page 6 of 13 . and security. Frame Relay. Cisco IOS Content Filtering. such as remote management. with mobility capabilities of 3G WAN access. advanced IP services such as voice over IP (VoIP). including fast secure mobility. authorization. Wireless WAN Cisco third-generation (3G) wireless WAN (WWAN) modules combine traditional enterprise router functions. Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN). Wireless and Mobility Services Wireless LAN/WAN The Cisco Integrated Services Routers supporting the Cisco Unified Wireless Architecture enable deployment of secure. Cisco Unified Border Element provides intelligent border-element functions such as physical and logical ingress and egress demarcation points. and 25 access points. This document is Cisco Public Information. up to 3 times the number of sessions. 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. threat protection. As part of the Cisco' SAFE architectural framework that allows organizations to identify.com/go/routersecurity. 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. 12. The Cisco IOS Software Security technology package for the Cisco 2900 Series offers a wide array of common security features such as advanced application inspection and control. The Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Module on the Cisco 2900 Series allows small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and enterprise branch offices to costeffectively deploy and manage secure WLANs. Video. Voice. and consolidated security and management features. managing up to 6. such as dialup. Cisco Integrated Services Routers offer a comprehensive and adaptable security solution for branch offices that includes features such as: ● Secure connectivity: Secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN. Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall. routers can replace or complement existing landline infrastructure. and encryption architectures for enabling more scalable and manageable VPN networks. survivable authentication. Integrated Network Security for Data. signaling and media control.Data Sheet 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. and adapt to network security threats. anywhere access to company resources. or Enhanced Easy VPN ● Integrated threat control: Responding to sophisticated network attacks and threats using Cisco IOS Firewall. prevent. Cisco IOS IPS. and simplified management. Using high-speed 3G wireless networks. and ISDN. 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 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. The Cisco 2900 Series supports higher scale than previously provided on the Cisco 2800 Series.cisco. and Flexible Packet Matching (FPM) ● Identity management: Intelligently protecting endpoints using technologies such as authentication. manageable wireless LANs (WLANs) optimized for remote sites and branch offices.

and RPS-enabled PoE boost. ACLs. network interfaces. Application Acceleration The Cisco 2900 Series seamlessly combines industry leading security. These technologies allow you to meet increased endpoint power requirements without increasing the total power consumption of the branch. The Service Ready Engine enables © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. and deliver business-relevant applications when and where they are needed. 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. storage. with Cisco application acceleration solutions. All rights reserved. Integrated LAN Switching The Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Routers (Cisco 2911 through Cisco 2951) support the new Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules. the Cisco 2900 Series provides the capability to host Cisco. 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. To address these challenges.Data Sheet backup and the ability to rapidly deploy primary WAN connectivity. at the right time. Cisco Services Ready Engine The Cisco Services Ready Engine solution is available in a Service Module (SM) and Internal Service Module (ISM) form factor. per-port PoE power monitoring. helping to ensure maximum concurrent routing and application performance while reducing physical space requirements. and custom applications on a portfolio of highperformance Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE) modules that transparently integrate into the router. RAID configurations. The solution allows you to consolidate costly server. IOS based traffic control and visibility. and application acceleration. and PfR intelligently control the traffic to maximize the quality of the user experience and employee productivity. storage. and Netflow provide visibility and monitoring of traffic patterns and application performance while IOS features such as QoS. hardware-assisted virtualization and cryptography options. and memory that operate independently of the host router resources. Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC). 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. 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. caching. Page 7 of 13 . compression. they are challenged to provide an excellent user experience. Cisco Integrated Services Routers combined with Cisco WAAS Network Modules. For more information about 3G solutions on Cisco Integrated Services Routers. IP SLA. Cisco Application Extension Platform (AXP). in the right place. Cisco IOS Software features such as NBAR. The new Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules take advantage of the increased power capabilities on the Cisco 2900 ISRs. provide optimal performance for applications delivered from a central data center to branch-office users. This document is Cisco Public Information. please visit www.com/go/3g. 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 consolidating management. The modules have their own processors. ensure continuous service availability. Cisco Video Surveillance. ® Application Services As organizations continue to centralize and consolidate their branch-office IT infrastructure in an effort to reduce cost and complexity. Supported solutions include Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS). third-party. Cisco EnergyWise. the Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch modules enable the newest Cisco power initiatives. and other applications under development. The SRE modules also support up to 1 terabyte of storage. Additionally. and backup infrastructure into data centers while maintaining LANlike service levels for remote users. Cisco Unity Express. lowering power consumption.cisco. Cisco Enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE).

monitoring. It offers the ability to monitor events and take informational.com/go/fn. Table 4. Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MLPPP). Remote Monitoring (RMON). retrieve configuration data information. Page 8 of 13 . and TR069 in addition to the embedded management features previously mentioned. voice. WSMA uses XML-based data encoding that is transported by the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) for the configuration data and protocol messages. BGP Router Reflector. Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP). Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE). All rights reserved. as well as IP services that use data.15 and FR. Multilink Frame Relay (MLFR) (FR. and Network-Based Advanced Routing (NBAR) Encapsulations Traffic management Note: For a more comprehensive list of features supported in Cisco IOS software refer to the Feature Navigator tool at: http://www. Multicast Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMPv3) Protocol Independent Multicast sparse mode (PIM SM). RMON. Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ). and troubleshooting from Cisco and third-party applications. Table 5 lists the embedded management features available with Cisco IOS Software. Table 5. 802. Bi-Directional Forwarding Detection (BVD). reducing the cost of rolling out branch-office services. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates.Data Sheet organizations of various sizes to future-proof their network by allowing them to quickly deploy new branch-office applications without deploying new hardware. The applications are built specifically for the different operational phases.21.35. Syslog. Day-one device support provides immediate manageability support for the Integrated Services Router. Feature WSMA Embedded Management Features Available with Cisco IOS Software Description The Web Services Management Agent (WSMA) defines a mechanism through which you can manage a network device.1ag. Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED). Organizations rely on Cisco. This document is Cisco Public Information. and ATM QoS. Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE). and NetFlow which allow you to know the status of your network at all times. Cisco IOS IP Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) enable you to assure new business-critical IP applications. and upload and manipulate new configuration data. Frame Relay. or any desired EEM action when the monitored events occur or when a threshold is reached. Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP). 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. IPv4-to-IPv6 Multicast. PolicyBased Routing (PBR). EEM IPSLA SNMP. and in-house developed network management applications to achieve their OpEx and productivity goals. Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM). V. Underpinning those applications are the embedded management features available in every Integrated Services Router.16). IPSec. PIM Source Specific Multicast (SSM). High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC). enable your organization’s management applications. NetFlow. Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). 802. static routes. RS-449. Hierarchical QoS. Performance Routing (PfR). Refer to Tables 4 and 5 below for details about network management and manageability support on Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers. along with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and syslog.cisco. NetFlow. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF). L2 and L3 VPN Ethernet. and TR-069 The Cisco network management applications listed in Table 6 are standalone products that you can download or purchase to manage your Cisco network devices. 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. Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP). and video in an IP network Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers also support SNMP. IPv6. MPLS. enabling quick and easy deployment. The new Integrated Services Routers continue a tradition of broad and deep manageability features such as IP service-level agreement (IP SLA). syslog. and EIA-530). 802. X. you can select the ones that best fit your needs. L2TPv3. Protocols Cisco 2900 ISR G2 Series IOS Software Features and Protocols Support IPv4. Serial (RS-232. These features. corrective. Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS). third-party.1q VLAN.3ah.

It provides superior visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory. corporate governance. deployment. and changes to configuration and image files Cisco Configuration Engine 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. Network Management Applications Application Description Operational Phase Device staging and configuration Cisco Configuration Professional Cisco Configuration Professional is a GUI device-management tool for Cisco IOS Software-based access routers. Network wide deployment. security appliances. template-based management. thereby reducing the time and complexities associated with image management. enabling the management and distribution of software images to the SRE. CiscoWorks also provides added-value support for the Cisco Services Ready Engine. you will need more intelligent branch-office solutions. configuration. using new instrumentation such as Cisco IOS EEM Generic Online Diagnostics (GOLD). The Cisco 2900 Series offers these solutions by providing enhanced performance and increased modular density to support multiple services. It manages unified communications services in an integrated IP telephony. This document is Cisco Public Information. Easily manage Cisco IOS Software activation and licenses for a wide range of Cisco platforms running Cisco IOS Software as well as other operating systems with the secure client-server application Cisco License Manager. wireless. and changes of licenses Cisco License Manager Staging. In addition to supporting basic platform services of the Integrated Services Router. VPN. administering. The Cisco 2900 Series is designed to consolidate the functions of many separate devices into a single. This tool simplifies router. Cisco Configuration Engine is a secure network management product that provides zero-touch image and configuration distribution through centralized. Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Router Product Specifications Cisco 2901 Services and Slot Density Embedded hardware-based cryptography acceleration (IPSec + SSL) Cisco Unified SRST Sessions Cisco Unified CCME Sessions Total onboard WAN 10/100/1000 Ports RJ-45-based ports SFP-based ports (use of SFP port disables the corresponding RJ-45 port) Service Module slots Yes 35 35 2 2 0 0 Yes 50 50 3 3 0 1 Yes 100 100 3 3 1 1 Yes 250 150 3 3 1 2 Cisco 2911 Cisco 2921 Cisco 2951 © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. and technology requirements. deployment. The suite also includes the Cisco Security Monitoring. and monitoring Cisco Security Manager Voice configuration and provisioning Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager Staging. WAN. and messaging environment. IT. It delivers provisioning of firewall. CiscoWorks LMS offers network managers an easy-to-use web-based interface for configuring. Page 9 of 13 . and troubleshooting Network wide staging. and switch service modules. Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager provides a reliable and scalable web-based solution for managing a company's crucial next-generation communications services. Cisco Security Manager is a leading enterprise-class application for managing security.Data Sheet Table 6. security. lowering OpEx while increasing network availability. Security staging. compact system. and troubleshooting the Cisco Integrated Services Routers. monitoring. configuration. configuration. voicemail. and compliance CiscoWorks NCM CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks and regulates configuration and software changes throughout a multivendor network infrastructure. and intrusion-prevention-system (IPS) services across Cisco routers. and basic LAN configuration through easy-to-use wizards. unified communications. All rights reserved. CiscoWorks LMS CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) is a suite of integrated applications for simplifying day-to-day management of a Cisco end-toend network. Analysis and Response System (Cisco Security MARS) for monitoring and mitigation. Table 7.

6 kg) 34 lb (15.9 mm) 2RU included optional No 29 lb (13. autoranging positive or autoranging positive or negative.9 x 438.4A <50A 60 320 370 280 750 100 to 240 VAC auto ranging 47 to 63 Hz 3.8 mm) 2RU included optional Yes 18 lb (8. All rights reserved.6A <50A 40 150 175 100 to 240 VAC auto ranging 47 to 63 Hz 2.2 x 439.) 30 lb (13.25 x 17.5 x 17.2 kg) 19 lb (8.9 x 438. PoE.5 in.3 in.25 x 18.5 x 438. and DC Cisco RPS 2300 4 2 1 3 512 MB 2 GB slot 0: 256 MB slot 1: none slot 0: 4 GB slot 1: 4 GB 2 1 1 1 AC.4 mm) 1RU (rack unit) included optional Yes 13. (MAX) 12A (24V) 5A (60V) Maximum end-point PoE power available from PoE 130 power supply (Watts) Maximum end-point PoE power capacity with PoE Boost (Watts) DC Input Voltage N/A N/A 24 to 60Vdc. autoranging positive or negative.Data Sheet Cisco 2901 Double-wide Service Module slots (use of a double-wide slot will occupy all single-wide service module slots in a 2900) EHWIC slots Double-wide EHWIC slots (use of a double-wide EHWIC slot will consume two EHWIC slots) ISM slots Onboard DSP (PVDM) slots Memory DDR2 ECC DRAM – Default Memory (DDR2 ECC DRAM) – Maximum Compact Flash (external) – Default 0 Cisco 2911 0 Cisco 2921 1 Cisco 2951 1 4 2 1 2 512 MB 2 GB slot 0: 256 MB slot 1: none 4 2 1 2 512 MB 2 GB slot 0: 256 MB slot 1: none slot 0: 4 GB slot 1: 4 GB 2 1 1 1 AC.5 x 17. (88.2 x 469.4 to 1.5 x 17.4 lb (6. (48.0 flash memory slots (Type A) USB Console port (Type B) (up to 115.9 x 438. (58. This document is Cisco Public Information.6 kg) 34 lb (15. 24 to 60Vdc.1 kg) 14.5 kg) 3. PoE.9 mm) 2RU included optional No 29 lb (13.75 x 17.5 kg) 3.3 cm) EIA Rack Mount 23in.2 x 304. (44.2 to 1. (MAX) 8A (24V) 3.2 x 469.5 kg) Rack height Rack-mount 19in.6 kg) 21 lb (9.25 x 18. PoE. Page 10 of 13 . and DC Cisco RPS 2300 4 2 1 3 512 MB 2 GB slot 0: 256 MB slot 1: none slot 0: 4 GB slot 1: 4 GB 2 1 1 1 AC.5 in.2 kg.4A <50A 70 340 405 370 750 24 to 60Vdc. (88.5 to 0.0A <50A 50 210 250 200 750 100 to 240 VAC auto ranging 47 to 63 Hz 3.25 x 12 in. negative.5A (60V) (MAX) 12A (24V) 5A (60V) DC Input Current Physical Specifications Dimensions (H x W x D) N/A 1.4 cm) EIA Wall-mount (refer to installation guide for approved orientation) Weight with AC power supply (no modules) Weight with AC PoE power supply (no modules) Typical weight fully configured © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates.5 kg) 16 lb (7.2 kbps) Serial console port Serial auxiliary port Power-supply options RPS support (External) Power Specifications AC input voltage AC input frequency AC input current range AC power supply (maximum) AC input surge current Typical Power (no modules) (Watts) Maximum Power with AC power supply (Watts) Maximum Power with PoE power supply (platform only) (Watts) 2 1 1 1 AC and PoE No 100 to 240 VAC auto ranging 47 to 63 Hz 1. and DC Cisco RPS 2300 Compact Flash (external) – Maximum slot 0: 4 GB slot 1: 4 GB External USB 2.2 kg) 30 lb (13.3 lb (6.4 to 1. (88.3 kg) 3.

For a list of modules supported on the Cisco 2900 Series. G.6/74.570m) –40 to 176ºF (–40 to 80ºC) 5 to 95% 15. This document is Cisco Public Information. Part 15 ICES-003 Class A EN55022 Class A CISPR22 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A VCCI V-3 CNS 13438 EN 300-386 EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 55024.000 ft (4.3 dBA 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 86ºF (0 to 30ºC) N/A 10.4 dBA 62.6/74.2 No. Part 15 ICES-003 Class A EN55022 Class A CISPR22 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A VCCI V-3 CNS 13438 EN 300-386 EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 55024.2 No.824 IEEE 802.3 RTTE Directive Supported Modules The Cisco 2900 Series supports a wide range of modules that span industry-leading breadth of services at the branch office.823.570m) –40 to 158ºF (–40 to 70ºC) 5 to 95% 15. 60950-1 EN 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 47 CFR.101 ITU-T G.5 dBA 54. G.101 ITU-T G.824 IEEE 802.824 IEEE 802.9 dBA 58. CISPR 24 EN50082-1 TIA/EIA/IS-968 CS-03 ANSI T1.3 RTTE Directive UL 60950-1 CAN/CSA C22. Part 15 ICES-003 Class A EN55022 Class A CISPR22 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A VCCI V-3 CNS 13438 EN 300-386 EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 55024.823.000 ft (3.000 ft (4. G. 60950-1 EN 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 47 CFR. CISPR 24 EN50082-1 TIA/EIA/IS-968 CS-03 ANSI T1. All rights reserved.4/67.906 feet (1.800) maximum altitude Temperature: 9.000m) 10 to 85% N/A Front to side N/A Cisco 2911 Side to side Front to back Cisco 2921 Front to back N/A Cisco 2951 Front to back N/A 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 86ºF (0 to 30ºC) 23° to 122° (–5 to F F 50° C) 13.4 dBA 62. please visit: http://www.5 dBA –40 to 158ºF (–40 to 70ºC) 5 to 95% 15.000 ft (4.2 No. Page 11 of 13 .html © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates.800m) maximum altitude Altitude Relative humidity Short-term (per NEBS) humidity 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 77ºF (0 to 25ºC) N/A N/A 10.2 No.823.8/62.000m) 5 to 85% N/A Acoustic: Sound pressure (typical/maximum) Acoustic: Sound power (typical/maximum) Non-operating Conditions Temperature Relative humidity Altitude Regulatory Compliance Safety 41/53 dBA 49/61 dBA 54.101 ITU-T G.000 ft (4.000 ft (4.3 RTTE Directive UL 60950-1 CAN/CSA C22.570m) –40 to 158ºF (–40 to 70ºC) 5 to 95% 15.000m) 10 to 85% N/A 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 104ºF (0 to 40ºC) 32 to 86ºF (0 to 30ºC) 23° to 122° (–5 to F F 50° C) 13.824 IEEE 802. Part 15 ICES-003 Class A EN55022 Class A CISPR22 Class A AS/NZS 3548 Class A VCCI V-3 CNS 13438 EN 300-386 EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 55024. G.cisco.570m) UL 60950-1 CAN/CSA C22.000m ) maximum altitude Temperature: 13.5/70.024 kg water/kg of dry air 51.4/67.101 ITU-T G.000 ft (4.123 feet (4. 60950-1 EN 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 47 CFR.000m) maximum altitude Temperature: Short-term (per NEBS) 5906 feet (1.000 ft (3. CISPR 24 EN50082-1 Telecom TIA/EIA/IS-968 CS-03 ANSI T1. CISPR 24 EN50082-1 TIA/EIA/IS-968 CS-03 ANSI T1.843 feet (3. 60950-1 EN 60950-1 AS/NZS 60950-1 IEC 60950-1 UL 60950-1 CAN/CSA C22. but not to exceed 0.000m) 5 to 85% 5% to 90%.Data Sheet Cisco 2901 Airflow Optional Airflow Kit Environmental Specifications Operating Conditions Temperature: 5.com/en/US/products/ps10537/products_relevant_interfaces_and_modules.3 RTTE Directive EMC 47 CFR.823.

1 ISM slot. Cisco SMARTnet technical support for the Cisco 2900 Series is available on a one-time or annual contract basis. 3 DSP slots. For additional product numbers. replicable. Page 12 of 13 .cisco. please visit http://www.512MB DRAM default. 2 DSP slots. Warranty Information The Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers have a ninety (90) day limited liability warranty. All rights reserved. please check the Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Router Price List at: or contact your local Cisco account representative. For information about how to order the Cisco 2900 Series.com technical libraries for technical assistance. 4 EHWIC slots. All support contracts include: ● ● ® Major Cisco IOS Software updates in protocol. IP Base Cisco 2921 with 3 onboard GE. visit http://www. IP Base Cisco 2911 with 3 onboard GE. electronic commerce. 256MB CF default . Refer to http://www.512MB DRAM default. visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page and refer to Table 8.cisco. Cisco 2900 Series Basic Ordering Information Product Description Cisco 2901 with 2 onboard GE. 4 EHWIC slots. IP Base Data License for Cisco 2901-2951 Unified Communications License for Cisco 2901-2951 Security License for Cisco 2901-2951 Product Name CISCO2901/K9 CISCO2911/K9 CISCO2921/K9 CISCO2951/K9 SL-29-DATA-K9 SL-29-UC-K9 SL-29-SEC-K9 Cisco Integrated Services Router Migration Options Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers are included in the standard Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP). Support options range from help-desk assistance to proactive. For more information. Optimization services are designed to continuously improve performance and help your team succeed with new technologies.512MB DRAM default. 3 DSP slots. security. Technical services help improve operational efficiency.com/go/services. 4 EHWIC slots. 1 ISM slot.cisco. Table 8. bandwidth. which provides basic ordering information. 1 ISM slot. 2 DSP slots. and feature improvements Full access rights to Cisco. 256MB CF default . To place an order.Data Sheet Ordering Information The Cisco 2900 Series Integrated Services Routers are orderable and shipping. and efficiency of deployment.com/go/TMP and contact your local Cisco account representative for program details. 4 EHWIC slots. 256MB CF default . This document is Cisco Public Information. 1 ISM slot. please visit the Cisco 2900 Series Ordering Guide. IP Base Cisco 2951 with 3 onboard GE. 256MB CF default . 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. including the Cisco 2900 Series bundle offerings. optimized branch footprint across technologies. onsite consultation. speed. © 2011 Cisco and/or its affiliates. save money. and mitigate risk.512MB DRAM default. Planning and design services align technology with business goals and can increase the accuracy.com/go/2900 or contact your local Cisco account representative. and product information ● 24-hour access to the industry’s largest dedicated technical support staff For More Information For more information about the Cisco 2900 Series. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to create a clear.

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