As computer technology advances, the distinction between router and switch products is becoming less clear. Essentially, routers are Layer 3 products that connect different networks. A typical example is connecting a small business network to the Internet. Switches are L2 devices that interface various devices that share the same network. Basically, routers rely on computation to move data based on sophisticated algorithms, providing intelligence at the expense of throughput. Switches, in contrast, depend on mostly predefined hardware configurations to forward traffic at the highest feasible speed. Today's routers typically include Layer 2 switches, and many of today’s switches include some Layer 3 routing functionality. Routers developed by Cisco Systems, the source of the vast majority of the world's routers, have advanced dramatically in capability and performance and Cisco now offers an extensive product line that includes routers built to meet the requirements of users from households to the world's largest service providers.

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The most recent ISR routers released by Cisco have the performance and integrated functionality to manage data voice and video plus virtualization while at the same time providing fault tolerance, web-based administration, seamless scalability, and advanced protection. Cisco's ISR routers enable your business to build a solid foundation for an information environment that can grow seamlessly as you hire new workers, open new sites, configure new capabilities, extend your system to customers and vendors, and build an expanding mobile workforce. Progent’s Cisco CCIE network engineers offer immediate and affordable online expertise to help your company to select, configure, administer, upgrade, and support Cisco's most advanced router technology and can assist you to support your legacy routers or move efficiently to Cisco’s newer router solutions.

Cisco Routers for Small Companies and Remote Offices
Cisco’s routers for smaller companies and branch offices provide affordable and reliable entry-level solutions that allow small sets of workers to share secure access to the Internet. All these single-configuration desktop routers include at least four 10/100 Ethernet ports with Wi-Fi options and integrated firewall for advanced security. Built for easy installation, management, and troubleshooting, Cisco’s entry-level routers minimize ownership costs by lowering equipment and operational expenses. Progent’s remote troubleshooting experts have in-depth experience providing fast and affordable IT assistance for small businesses to set up and maintain these devices, and Progent’s CCIE-certified network engineers can assist your company to understand whether and how Cisco’s entry-level routers can add to the business value of your IT system.

Cisco RV Series Routers
Cisco RV Series Routers ConsultingCisco's affordably priced RV Series Routers are engineered to provide small organizations with VPN capability that allows telecommuters and mobile workers to connect to a network securely. Devices in the RV Series VPN Routers can handle up to 100 VPN tunnels, incorporate 4 to 16-port Ethernet switches, have integrated firewalls with advanced encryption, and allow browser-based configuration for remote set up and troubleshooting. All RV Series devices accommodate fast Ethernet and some can handle Gigabit Ethernet. Wired/Wireless versions are available. Cisco's RV Series routers do not support Cisco’s IOS software.

Cisco RV Series Routers Online TroubleshootingCisco’s RV042 VPN Router includes a 4-port 10/100 Ethernet switch and can safely support up to 50 branch offices or off-site users through IPSec or PPTP tunneling protocol. Cisco's G version supports Gigabit Ethernet. Cisco's RV082 Dual WAN VPN Router includes an 8-port 10/100 Ethernet switch and can support 100 remote offices or online workers via full IPSec VPN tunneling. Cisco's RV016 Multi WAN VPN Router comes with 16 switched 10/100 Ethernet ports, accommodates 100 remote connections, and lets as many as seven ports to be configured for traffic load balancing or for ISP backup to provide non-stop Internet connectivity.

Cisco's newer devices in the expanding selection of Small Business RV Series Routers include the Cisco RV120W Wireless-N VPN Firewall with a 4-port switch and support for 10 VPN tunnels, the RV180W wired/Wireless-N Multifunction VPN Router with a 4-port Gigabit switch and support for 800 Mbps throughput and 10 VPN tunnels, the RV215W Wireless Router with a 4-port Ethernet switch and a USB port to enable 3G/4G WAN connections, and the Cisco 325 RV325 WAN VPN Router that includes an integrated a 14-port Gigabit switch and Dual Gbit WAN ports for load balancing and business continuity as well as USB ports using 3G/4G modems for broadband failover.

Cisco 800 Family Routers with Integrated Services
Cisco 800 Series Access Router ConsultantsCisco's 850 and 870 Access Routers are entry-level routers that provide secure, simultaneous services over fast interfaces in small off-site offices, telecommuter, and small company sites.

Cisco 850 Series access routers are designed for small networks, recommended for up to 10 users or for telecommuter sites where secure and affordable connectivity is needed. Cisco 850 Series access routers deliver protected connectivity with firewall and IP security Virtual Private Network services, a 4-connection 10/100 switch, a protected wireless option with a fixed antenna, and easy configuration and integration and off-site administration capabilities via Web-enabled tools and Cisco IOS Software.

Cisco 870 Series routers are ideal for small offices, well-suited for up to 20 users or for telecommuter environments where advanced VoIP and video and resilient access using standby WAN connections are required. Cisco 870 Series access routers offer high throughput in small offices as well as enhanced security through services that include stateful Inspection Firewall, IP Security (IPSec) tunneling, 3DES or AES plus Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) and Tunnel-less Group Encrypted Transport, IPS, virus protection through NAC, and policing of secure access policies.

Cisco 870 routers also provide industry-leading quality of service (QoS), a 4-connection 10/100 managed switch with VLAN support, a secure WiFi option with use of multiple antennas, easy setup and integration through Web-enabled tools and remote management capabilities through IOS Software, and Power over Ethernet support to work with IP phones or external wireless access points.

Cisco ISR Generation 2 Routers
Cisco's Integrated Services G2 routers are designed to provide satellite offices of enterprises with advanced video and voice applications, virtualization, security, and reliable connectivity. Integrated Services G2 routers introduce an architecture that preserves prior investments in modules for first-generation ISR routers and lowers future expenses by permitting field installation of additional modules as they become available. In comparison to older Integrated Services Routers, Cisco's Integrated Services Generation 2 routers feature 2-7 times higher throughput, substantially more, and more affordable support. All Integrated Services Generation 2 routers support GE switching and include multi-core CPUs and ultra-fast fabric for faster performance. Integrated Services G2 routers also support intelligent power control for improved energy efficiency.

A key innovation with ISR G2 routers is the Cisco IOS Universal image which includes all of the Cisco IOS feature sets so that you can quickly license and deploy extra functions when desired without needing to download and transfer a new IOS Software image over to yourCisco router. Progent's group of CCIE-certified network engineers offer world-class skills to help your business to design, implement, and support multi-location deployments of Cisco ISR Generation 2 routers that improve satellite office productivity and cut the costs of expansion and maintenance.

Cisco 1900 Series ISR G2 Routers
Cisco 1900 Integrated Services G2 Routers Online Consulting1900 Series ISR G2 routers include on-board encryption, optional Cisco IOS firewall, intrusion prevention, and up to 11 modular Ethernet switches. The 1941W ISR router provides an integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi access point that allows cordless access to high throughput data, voice, and video via Multi-Input, Multiple-output support that expands the range of current 802.11a/b/g users. Connectivity options for the 1900 ISR G2 routers include T1/E1, xDSL, 3G, and Gigabit Ethernet.

Compared to the older 1841 Integrated Services router which they are designed to substitute for, the 1900 Series Integrated Services G2 routers include 256 megabytes vs. 32 of CompactFlash memory as standard, and this can be expanded to 4 gigabytes compared to 128 MB. Default DRAM capacity is 256 megabytes compared to 128 and maximum DRAM size is 2.25 GB vs. 384 megabytes. Unlike the 1841 router, the Cisco 1941 and 1941W ISR G2 routers feature a USB console in place of the outdated DB-9 connector and has an add-in slot for the new Internal Services Module rather than a slot for the older and slower Advanced Integration Module. Unlike top-of-the-line ISR Generation 2 routers, the Cisco 1941 and 1941W Integrated Services G2 routers do not allow redundant power or add-in slots for PVDM modules.

Cisco 2900 Integrated Services G2 Routers
2900 Series ISR G2 Routers Online Help2900 Integrated Services G2 Routers are available in four versions which are intended as upgrades to the routers in Cisco’s successful 2800 router series. Cisco’s 2901, 2911, 2921, and 2951 Integrated Services G2 routers include on-board hardware encryption acceleration, voice and video capable Digital Signal Processor slots, optional Cisco IOS firewall, IOS intrusion prevention, voice mail, and from 16 up to 50 LAN switches. The integrated encryption circuitry supports IP Security and Secure Sockets Layer VPN tunneling for protected remote connections and is significantly higher performing than the AIM modules supported by Cisco 2800 routers. The high-end Cisco 2951 ISR G2 router can handle 600 SIP sessions. Wired and wireless connectivity alternatives include T1/E1, T3/E3, xDSL, as well as GbE.

Cisco 2900 Series ISR G2 routers accommodate Cisco’s Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules, providing high-throughput features identical to Cisco’s Catalyst 2960 and Catalyst 3650-E Series Switches. Compared to the older Cisco 2821 ISR router which the Cisco 2921 Integrated Services G2 router is designed to replace, the 2921 is offered by default with 256 MB as opposed to 64 megabytes of CompactFlash memory and can be loaded with up to 4 gigabytes compared to 256 MB. Default dynamic RAM size is 512 MB vs. 256 MB and maximum dynamic RAM size is 2.5 GB instead of 1 GB.

3900 Series ISR G2 Routers
3900 Integrated Services G2 Routers Online EngineersCisco has released four models for the high-end 3900 Series Integrated Services G2 router, the 3925, 3945, 3925E, and 3945E. These devices deliver the top throughput and add-in slot densities in Cisco’s ISR Generation 2 family and can accept high-speed DSPs for the most demanding multimedia applications, fast on-board encryption, a wide selection of interface options, a maximum 98 modular Ethernet LAN switches, and up to 2,500 SIP sessions. To safeguard your IT investment, the Cisco 3900 Series ISR G2 routers include the Cisco Services Performance Engine, a modular motherboard that can be swapped out easily to enhance processing power without requiring your business to purchase a new device. As with other ISR G2 routers, Cisco’s 3900 Series also preserves previous network investments by being compatible with most of the modules from first-generation Cisco ISR routers. For improved uptime, 3900 Series ISR G2 support two integrated power supplies.

Compared to the older 3825 ISR router that the 2921 ISR G2 router is intended to replace, the 3925 is offered standard with 256 MB as opposed to 64 MB of CompactFlash memory and can be expanded to 4 gigabytes compared to 256 MB. Default dynamic RAM size is 1 gigabyte vs. 256 megabytes and maximum dynamic RAM capacity is 4 GB compared to only 1.

4000 Series Integrated Services Routers
The Cisco 4000 Line of Integrated Services Routers (ISRs) are modular and scalable routers designed for businesses with multiple branches and remote users requiring direct communication with in-house data centers and public clouds across VPN tunnels and the Internet. Cisco's 4000 series provides the throughput required for hybrid WAN environments to support mobile workers, cloud services, and HD multimedia applications by using wide area network optimization, deep packet inspection, and advanced traffic-management techniques. Models in Cisco's 4000 family run Cisco's IOS XE software, come in a 1RU or 2RU package, are able to support Up to 2 Gbps of traffic, and can have up to 3 interface module slots, 2 service module slots, 4 built-in 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, and 8 CPU core server modules. Cisco ISR 4000 models can support integrated Gigabit Ethernet, T1/E1, T3/E3, PRI and xDSL. To handle unified communications, Cisco's 400o ISR provides comprehensive edge support for policy-enhanced SBC, telephony fault tolerance, and TDM gateways.

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The major difference between the Cisco 4400 and 4300 Series is dual power supply capability in the 4400 ISR Series, offering a higher level of availability. The 4321 ISR Router comes in a 1 RU desktop form factor and includes two network interface modules, provides as much as 100 Mbps throughput, and can handle 240 Digital Voice and Video Channels. The 4331 router has a 1 RU package and includes two NIMs, delivers up to 300 Mbps throughput, and allows up to 360 Digital Voice/Video Channels. Cisco's 4351 router has a 2 RU form factor with three NIMs, delivers as much as 400 Mbps performance, and can handle 720 Digital Voice/Video Channels. The power-redundant 4431 model features a 2 RU package with three NIMs, provides as much as 1 Gbps performance, and supports 720 Digital Voice/Video Channels. The redundant-power 4431 Integrated Services Router comes in a 2 RU form factor with three NIMs, offers as much as 2 Gbps performance, and allows up to 1200 Digital Voice/Video Channels.

Cisco's First Generation Integrated Service Routers
Cisco's original Integrated Services Routers, with more than six million products deployed, have become the world's leading solution for small businesses and enterprise satellite offices to ensure fast, secure, and dependable connectivity to key applications. Progent's CCIE network consultants are seasoned experts at delivering online design, management, and troubleshooting support for Cisco 1800, 2800, and 3800 series ISR routers. Progent can assist you to upgrade to the latest release of Cisco IOS control software with minimal disruption to your IT operations, evaluate the security vulnerability of your router configuration, and help business to move cost effectively to the new releases of Cisco Integrated Services Generation 2 routers whenever it is appropriate for your company.

Cisco 1800 Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 1800 Family Routers Professional ServicesThe modular Cisco 1800 family of integrated services routers intelligently embed data and protection into a single robust solution for high-speed, scalable access to strategic business applications. The Cisco 1800 Series router architecture has been especially developed to meet the needs of small and midsize businesses (SMBs), enterprise branch offices, and service provider-managed services environments for access to simultaneous services at high speed. The integrated systems design of the Cisco 1800 Series routers offers maximum business agility and investment protection.

The Cisco 1841 integrated services router provides substantial benefits relative to prior generations of 1700 Series devices by bringing more than a fivefold throughput increase and built-in hardware encryption activated by an available Cisco IOS Software security image. The Cisco 1841 device dramatically improves plug-in card slot performance and capacity over the 1700 Series routers while still maintaining support for more than 30 existing Wide Area Network interface cards (WICs) and multiflex trunk cards (voice/WICs (VWICs)-for data only on the 1841 router). The Cisco 1841 integrated services router provides further enhancement of VPN performance with an optional VPN acceleration module; an intrusion prevention system (IPS) and firewall functions; support for a broad range of interface needs, including support for optional switch ports; and enough performance and expansion slot density for ongoing network growth and advanced applications.

Cisco 2800 Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 2800 Family Router ConsultantsTargeted at small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and corporate branch offices, the Cisco 2800 Series routers comprises four basic versions: the Cisco 2801, the 2811 router, the 2821, and the Cisco 2851 router. Cisco's 2800 routers provide significant added value vs. prior generations of Cisco devices at similar prices by offering up to a fivefold performance improvement, up to a 10 times increase in protection and voice performance, integrated service features, and radically increased slot performance and capacity while preserving compatibility with most of the almost 100 existing expansion modules in use today for Cisco's 1700 Series, the Cisco 2600 Series, and the 3700 Series devices.

The Cisco 2800 Series provides a range of popular security functions including a Cisco IOS Software Firewall, an Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), IPSec Virtual Private Network, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN, powerful application inspection and control, SSH Protocol V 2.0, and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMPv3) in one protected solution. Additionally, by integrating security functions directly into the router, Cisco can offer special intelligent protection functions other security appliances can't, such as NAC for antivirus defense; Voice and Video Enabled VPN for QoS enforcement when mixing voice, video, and VPN; Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN); Group Encrypted Transport; and Easy Virtual Private Networks for enabling increasingly expandable and manageable VPN environments.

Companies can use the 2800 router to create a converged IP telephony solution for up to 96 IP phones, and can securely combine data, voice, and IP telephony on a single platform for their small-to-medium sized satellite offices.

The Cisco 2800 router supports a built-in access point for 802.11x wireless network access, Wi-Fi Hotspot services for shared public wireless networks, and network services for cordless wireless LAN telephony and for high-density locations.

Cisco 3800 Series Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 3800 Series Routers Consultants3800 integrated services routers are designed for small and midsize businesses and corporate branch locations to offer businesses the highest levels of network agility, performance, and intelligence. The Cisco 3800 integrated services routers seamlessly integrate the latest network engineering, smart services, and secure corporate communications into a single resilient platform. The Cisco 3800 Series routers ease deployment and management, lower network cost and complexity, and provide investment protection. The Cisco 3800 integrated services routers feature embedded security intelligence, excellent throughput and high memory capacity, and high-density interfaces that deliver the performance, availability, and dependability required for scaling business-critical protection, IP telephony, business video, system monitoring, and web-based programs in even the most competitive corporate networks. Built for performance, the 3800 integrated services routers provide multiple simultaneous services as fast as wired T3/E3 data rates.

The proprietary routing architecture of the Cisco 3800 Series router is built to integrate security and voice processing with advanced wired and wireless support for rapid installation of new services, including application layer functions, smart network services, and converged communications. The 3800 Series integrated services router supports the throughput requirements for several Fast Ethernet interfaces for every expansion slot, TDM interconnections, and fully integrated power distribution to expansion modules supporting 802.3af Power over Ethernet, while still accommodating the traditional selection of interfaces. This permits continuing return on investment by allowing network expansion or adapting to innovations in technology as the latest applications are added. By integrating the functions of several separate appliances into a single compact unit, the 3800 Series router significantly lowers the cost and hassle of managing remote networks.

Cisco's Midrange Routers and Carrier-class Routers
Cisco’s midrange WAN edge and service provider routers can provide enterprises with fast, protected head ends to aggregate branch office and remote user traffic and to provide service providers economical wide area network edge solutions. Cisco’s midrange and carrier router product line includes the Cisco 7600 Series, the ASR 1000 ASR product line, the ASR 9000 ASR family, and the Cisco CRS-X System.

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Progent's national team of Cisco CCIE certified network consultants have extensive experience working with enterprise businesses and ISPs to plan optimal deployments and seamless expansion of Cisco's WAN edge routers. Progent's GIAC, CISSP, and CISM certified network security engineers can provide objective, independent network security vulnerability evaluations and penetration testing to help enterprises with Cisco's Aggregation Services Routers to comply with industry standards and statutory requirements for IT information protection.

Cisco 7600 Series Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 7600 Series Routers HelpThe 7600 Series Integrated Services router takes advantage of the Cisco Catalyst 6500 infrastructure by using an NEBS-3 compliant chassis, 256-Gbps crossbar switch fabric, and 30-Mpps switching performance. Fault tolerance is provided through logical and physical redundancy plus Cisco IOS Software capabilities. In addition, the Cisco 7600 Series router offers a broad array of high-touch network services at optical rates through a variety of OSMs powered by Cisco patented Parallel Express Forwarding technology.

The Cisco 7609 offers the option to select a 256-Gbps Switch Fabric Module or the standard 32-Gbps data bus, providing centralized switching performance of 30 Mpps or 15 million packets per second respectively. When the SFM is used, the 7609 Series can in addition support distributed switching with performance up to 168 million packets per second by running the Catalyst 6500 16-port Gbit Ethernet LAN card, which is controlled by the DFC Card and the Switch Fabric Module.

The Cisco 7603 Series router provides only the standard 32-Gbps data bus version and delivers 15 Mpps performance. The 7603 Series router does not offer distributed switching technology.

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
 Cisco ASR 1000 Aggregation Services Routers ConsultantsCisco’s ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services family of routers is designed to fill the middle of Cisco’s midrange products that concentrate on aggregating services at the WAN edge. Cisco’s ASR 1000 Aggregation Services routers offer a small form factor, single-product answer for large businesses who need branch office service aggregation at supergigabit Ethernet performance. ASR 1000 Series routers incorporate an innovative architecture that combines on-board acceleration with software flexibility to offer a multitude of simultaneous services without sacrificing consistent responsiveness.

Cisco’s ASR 1000 Aggregation Services routers include Cisco’s new QuantumFlow Processor made up of 40 purpose-built Packet Processing Engines that in combination can handle as many as 160 concurrent threads. This massive parallelism, combined with hardware acceleration for every service, allows the high-end ASR 1006 Aggregation Services router to scale up to 128K queues, 32K subscribers, 4K IP security VPN tunnels at 10K sessions/second, and 2M Netflow records. This processing power permits Cisco’s ASR 1000 WAN Edge routers to deliver a wide variety of sophisticated services concurrently in massive volume while avoiding performance decay that might threaten compliance with service level agreements. These services include IOS Firewall, IPS, NAT, Flexible Packet Matching, and deep packet inspection. The ASR 1000 also allows tiered traffic management for applying numerous levels of QoS to a packet in one pass, improving responsiveness for high-bandwidth IP voice and video applications.

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
Cisco ASR 9000 Routers Online TroubleshootingCisco's ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers are intended as WAN-edge routers for carriers who are required to support world-class HD multimedia services to home, business, and mobile users by offering zero downtime operation, high speed, and application awareness. All models in the ASR 9000 family of Aggregation Services Routers are powered by Cisco's IOS XR, a self-healing, distributed OS designed for non-stop availability. Performance of Cisco's ASR 9000 Series of Aggregation Services Routers can be expanded to as high as 96 Tbps per chassis. the Cisco ASR 9000 Series of Routers support Gigabit Ethernet (GE), 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and 100 GE and feature fully redundant fabric and power supply, power entry modules, and fan trays plus redundant control planes and switch fabric.

The Cisco ASR 9001 platform is a carrier-edge router in a 6 RU form factor that delivers 120 Gbps of full-duplex fabric performance. The ASR 9001 has two modular bays to accept port adapters for 1, 10, and 40 Gigabit Ethernet. The chassis has four 10 Gbit Ethernet enhanced Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP+) ports as well as ports for Stratum 1 clocking, building integrated timing supply, and management. The Cisco ASR 9904 Router has a 6 RU chassis and provides line-rate 10 and 100 Gigabit Ethernet connections in space-limited environments. The 4-slot ASR 9094 can support up to 4 Tbps of capacity in a single box. The Cisco ASR 9912 Router comes in a 30 RU chassis and includes 12 slots slots that can support 550 Gbps of throughput. The Cisco ASR 9912 Router has 2 route CPUs and 6+1 Fabric Cards for N+1 redundancy.

The Cisco CRS Carrier Routing System for Core Networks
Cisco Carrier Routing System Configuration ConsultingCisco's Carrier Routing System (CRS) family, powered by Cisco's IOS XR distributed software, offers carriers high-level performance and availability. The Cisco CRS product line was introduced in 2004, has been continuously improved, and now includes the world's most widely deployed multichassis network core router system. To preserve past capital investments in infrastructure, the latest CRS models are backward compatible with previous products.

Current product families in Cisco's Carrier Routing System portfolio are the CRS-1, CRS-3, and CRS-X Series Routers. Each CRS series includes single-chassis 4, 8, and 16 slot systems as well as multiple-chassis models. The Cisco CRS-1 product line is built on Cisco's Silicon Packet Processor and offers up to 92 Tbps of performance. Products in Cisco's CRS-3 Series are based on QuantumFlow Array technology and are able to deliver as much as 322 Tbps performance. Cisco's CRS-X Routers incorporate CMOS photonics CPAK technology and can be expanded to deliver up to 922 Tbps.

The Cisco Carrier Routing System Multichassis models can scale from 2 to 72 line-card shelves with the capability to deliver 400-Gigabit per second of continuous performance for each slot. CRS Multichassis platforms can accommodate 1 to 8 fabric shelves. MSCs and physical layer interface modules work across the entire Carrier Routing System product line.

Older Cisco Routers Maintained by Progent's Network Professionals
Progent's Cisco certified engineers are experienced with older Cisco routers that are no longer offered by Cisco. Progent can show you how to support these older routers and can in addition assist you to plan and implement migrations to newer versions. Popular Cisco routers supported by Progent include:

  • Cisco 500 Series Unified Communications Routers
    The Cisco 520 SR Router, designed to handle as many as 50 users, features a 4-port 10/100 switch and one Cisco IOS image. By offering a simple yet effective set of Cisco IOS control software features, the Cisco 520 SR Router streamlines configuration, management, and technical support, but nevertheless provides advanced protection and performance alternatives to match the specific requirements of your organization.

  • 1700 Series
    Cisco 1700 Series modular access routers are designed to provide an affordable, standalone router solution for small and midsize businesses (SMB). Cisco 1700 routers provide versatility and ease of administration to satisfy demanding e-business needs including multiservice data/voice/video/fax integration, high-speed wire-rate Internet access, and comprehensive security options. 1700 Series routers have been replaced by Cisco's 1800 family of integrated services routers and the 1900 Series Integrated Services G2 routers.

  • Cisco 2600 Routers
    The Cisco 2600 Series is a family of multiservice routers for branch offices, providing flexible LAN/WAN configurations, a wide array of security capabilities, and a selection of high performance processors. Cisco 2600 routers have been superseded by Cisco's 2800 Series of ISR routers and the Cisco 2900 Integrated Services G2 routers.

  • 3700 Routers
    The Cisco 3700 Series is a line of modular, multiservice solutions for medium and large offices. Supported by over 70 interface add-in products, the Cisco 3700 product line offers a robust platform for data, voice and video, VPNs, and multiprotocol data routing. Cisco 3700 routers have been superseded by Cisco's 3800 Series of integrated services routers and the Cisco 3900 ISR Generation 2 routers.

  • 7200 VXR Series Routers
    The Cisco 7200 VXR Integrated Services router delivers performance, modularity, and scalability in a compact chassis with a broad range of configuration options. With processing throughput as high as two million packets per second, port and service adapters ranging from NxDS0 to GbE, and OC-3 as well as a number of high-touch IP services, the Cisco 7200 VXR router is a solid broadband aggregation wide- and metropolitan-area network edge device for enterprises and ISPs. The Cisco 7200 VXR router provides broadband aggregation by supporting up to 16,000 Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) sessions per chassis, voice/video/data integration with TDM-enabled VXR frame and voice interface adapters, IP-to-IP gateway support, and IPSec virtual private networking scalable to 5K tunnels per chassis.

Ways Progent Can Assist Your Company with Cisco Router Products
Progent's CCIE and CCNP qualified consultants can help your business to design, configure, and manage a converged business network that can streamline operations, reduce expenses, and accelerate the path to productivity. By combining Cisco routers with Cisco Catalyst switches support and Cisco wireless integration, Progent can significantly enhance the business value of your information network. Progent offers in-person and off-site support and can provide data center support throughout Northern California and select cities nationally.

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