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, the source of the vast majority of the industry's routers, have advanced significantly in capability and performance and Cisco now offers a comprehensive portfolio that includes routers engineered to handle the needs of users from individual telecommuters to the world's largest service providers.

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The most recent ISR routers released by Cisco have the performance and integrated features to support data voice and video plus virtual environments while at the same time offering high availability, remote administration, seamless expandability, and advanced protection. Cisco's ISR routers enable you to establish a firm foundation for an information network that can grow smoothly as you hire more workers, open new offices, activate new capabilities, give access to your network to clients and partners, and build an an increasingly mobile workforce. Progent’s Cisco CCIE network consultants offer fast and economical remote expertise to help you to select, configure, administer, upgrade, and support Cisco's most advanced router technology and can assist you to support your older routers or move efficiently to Cisco’s current router products.

Cisco Routers Designed for Small Companies and Branch Offices
Cisco’s routers for small companies and remote offices provide low-cost and reliable no-frills solutions that allow limited sets of workers to have secure access to the Internet. These single-configuration desktop routers feature at least four 10/100 Ethernet switches with wireless options and built-in firewall for enhanced security. Built for simple setup, administration, and troubleshooting, Cisco’s small business routers reduce total cost of ownership by cutting equipment and operational investments. Progent’s remote support experts have in-depth backgrounds providing fast and affordable technical help for small businesses to configure and maintain these routers, and Progent’s Cisco-certified CCIE network engineers can assist your company to understand ways Cisco-s small office routers can add to the strategic value of your IT system.

Cisco RV Series VPN Routers
Cisco RV Series Routers HelpCisco's economical RV Series Routers are designed to offer small businesses with VPN capability that permits telecommuters and mobile workers to access a network securely. Devices in the RV Series VPN Routers can support from five to 100 VPN tunnels, incorporate 4 to 16-port Ethernet switches, come with built-in firewalls that provide advanced encryption, and allow browser-based configuration for easy deployment and management. All RV Series devices accommodate 10/100 Ethernet and several models can handle Gigabit Ethernet. Both wired and wireless versions are available. These routers do not incorporate Cisco’s IOS platform.

Cisco RV Series Routers ConsultantsThe Cisco RV041 model Dual WAN VPN Router features a 4-port 10/100 Ethernet switch and can securely handle up to 50 remote offices or off-site workers via Internet Protocol Security or PPTP tunneling protocol. The RV042G supports Gigabit Ethernet. The Cisco RV082 model Dual WAN VPN Router has an 8-port 10/100 Ethernet switch and can support 100 remote offices or online users with full IPSec VPN. Cisco's RV016 Multi WAN VPN Router model has 16 10/100 Ethernet ports, accommodates 100 online connections, and allows as many as seven switched ports to be set up for traffic load balancing or for service provider redundancy to provide zero downtime Internet access.

Newer products in Cisco's family of Small Business RV Series VPN Wired/Wireless Routers include the Cisco RV110W Wireless-N Firewall with a 4-port 10/100 Ethernet switch and support for as many as four active VLANs, the RV130W Wireless-N VPN Router with a 4-port Gigabit Ethernet switch and support for 825 Mbps throughput, the RV220W Wireless Firewall with a 4-port Gigabit switch and support for 25 IPSec VPN tunnels, and the 320 RV320 Dual Gigabit WAN VPN Router with a 4-port Gigabit Ethernet switch and redundant Gbit Ethernet WAN ports for load balancing.

Cisco 800 Family Routers with Integrated Services
Cisco 800 Series Router ConsultantsThe Cisco 850 and Cisco 870 Series Routers are fixed-configuration routers that offer highly secure, concurrent services over fast interfaces in small remote offices, teleworker, and small company locations.

Cisco 850 Series routers are designed for small networks, recommended for up to 10 workers or for telecommuter environments where protected and economical connectivity is needed. Cisco 850 Series routers deliver secure connectivity with Stateful Inspection Firewall and IP security VPN support, a 4-connection 10/100 Ethernet switch, a secure WLAN 802.11b/g option with an antenna, plus easy configuration and integration and off-site administration capabilities via Web-enabled utilities and IOS Software.

Cisco 870 Series routers are ideal for small offices, well-suited for as many as 20 workers or for telecommuter sites where advanced VoIP and video and reliable connectivity using backup WAN connections are required. Cisco 870 Series routers deliver excellent throughput in small workgroups plus tight security through services such as stateful Inspection Firewall, IP Security VPN, Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) or AES plus Dynamic Multipoint VPN and Tunnel-less Group Encrypted Transport, IPS, antivirus support using NAC, and enforcement of secure connection policies.

Cisco 870 routers also provide industry-leading quality of service (QoS), a four-connection 10/100 Ethernet managed switch with Virtual LAN capability, a secure WLAN 802.11b/g option with multiple antennas, simple configuration and deployment by means of Web-enabled tools and remote management capabilities through Cisco IOS Software, and Power over Ethernet support for IP phones or Wi-Fi access points.

Cisco ISR Generation 2 Routers
Cisco's ISR G2 routers are intended to offer satellite offices of large businesses with advanced collaboration, virtual networking, protection, and reliable connectivity. Integrated Services G2 routers feature an architecture that preserves prior investments in service modules for first-generation ISR routers and lowers down-the-line costs by allowing easy installation of new modules when they are developed. Compared to older Integrated Services Routers, Cisco's Integrated Services Generation 2 routers feature 2-7 times more performance, substantially more, and more affordable support. All ISR Generation 2 routers support gigabit switching and incorporate multi-core CPUs and ultra-fast fabric for faster performance. Integrated Services Generation 2 routers also offer intelligent power management for improved energy efficiency.

A major innovation with ISR G2 routers is the IOS Software Universal image which contains all of the Cisco IOS technology sets so that you can quickly license and deploy new functions when desired without needing to download and copy a different IOS Software image to yourrouter. Progent's group of CCIE-certified network consultants can provide world-class skills to help your business to design, implement, and maintain multi-location installations of Cisco Integrated Services Generation 2 routers that enhance branch office efficiency and reduce the price of expansion and support.

Cisco 1900 Series ISR G2 Routers
1900 Series ISR G2 Routers Online ExpertsCisco 1941 and 1941W Integrated Services G2 routers include accelerated hardware encryption, optional IOS firewall, Cisco IOS intrusion prevention, and up to 11 modular Ethernet switchports. The 1941W router includes an WiFi access point that allows cordless connectivity to high throughput data, voice, and video through MIMO technology that expands coverage for existing 802.11a/b/g users. Interface options for the Cisco 1941 and 1941W ISR G2 routers include T1/E1, xDSL, 3G, and GE.

In comparison to the previous 1841 Integrated Services router which they are designed to substitute for, the Cisco 1941 and 1941W Integrated Services G2 routers have 256 megabytes vs. 32 MB of CompactFlash memory as a default, and can be increased to 4GB compared to 128 MB. Standard dynamic RAM capacity is 256 megabytes vs. 128 MB and top dynamic RAM capacity is 2.25 gigabytes compared to 384 MB. In contrast to the 1841 router, the 1900 ISR G2 routers include a USB console instead of the outdated DB-9 connector and includes an add-in slot for the new Internal Services Module to replace the slot for the older and slower Advanced Integration Module. Unlike higher end ISR G2 routers, the 1941 Series ISR G2 routers do not allow redundant power supplies or add-in slots for Packet Voice and fax DSP Modules.

2900 Series ISR G2 Routers
Cisco 2900 Integrated Services G2 Routers Remote TroubleshootingCisco 2900 Integrated Services G2 Routers are released in four versions which are intended as upgrades to the routers in Cisco’s successful 2800 router family. Cisco’s 2901, 2911, 2921, and 2951 ISR G2 routers offer on-board hardware encryption, voice and video ready DSP slots, optional Cisco IOS firewall, Cisco IOS intrusion prevention, voice mail, and from 16 up to 50 LAN switches. The on-board encryption hardware provides IP Security and Secure Sockets Layer VPN tunneling for protected remote connections and is dramatically higher performing than the AIM modules supported by 2800 routers. The high-end Cisco 2951 ISR G2 router supports 600 SIP sessions. Connectivity options include T1/E1, T3/E3, xDSL, plus copper and fiber 1 GigE.

2900 Series ISR G2 routers accommodate Cisco’s Enhanced EtherSwitch Service Modules, providing high-throughput features identical to the Catalyst 2960 and Catalyst 3650-E Series Switches. In comparison to the older Cisco 2821 ISR router which the Cisco 2921 ISR G2 router is designed to replace, the Cisco 2921 router is shipped standard with 256 MB as opposed to 64 megabytes of CompactFlash storage and can be expanded to 4 gigabytes vs. 256 megabytes. Standard dynamic RAM capacity is 512 MB vs. 256 and maximum dynamic RAM size is 2.5 GB compared to only 1.

Cisco 3900 Integrated Services G2 Routers
Cisco 3900 Series ISR G2 Routers Online Security ConsultantsCisco offers four models for the high-end 3900 Series Integrated Services G2 router, the 3925, 3945, 3925E, and 3945E. These models offer the highest throughput and add-in slot densities in Cisco’s ISR Generation 2 product line and can accept high-speed digital signal processors for the most resource-intensive voice/video environments, fast on-board encryption, a wide selection of connectivity alternatives, a maximum 98 modular LAN Switchports, and as many as 2,500 SIP sessions. To protect your IT investment, the 3900 ISR G2 routers include the Cisco Services Performance Engine (SPE), a modular motherboard that can be swapped out easily to improve processing power without forcing your business to buy another device. Like other Integrated Services G2 routers, Cisco’s 3900 family also preserves past investments by accepting the majority of the modules from first-generation Cisco ISR routers. For improved uptime, Cisco 3900 Integrated Services G2 offer two power supplies.

Compared to the older model 3825 ISR router which the 2921 ISR G2 router is intended to substitute for, the Cisco 3925 is shipped standard with 256 MB as opposed to 64 megabytes of flash memory and can be loaded with up to 4GB instead of 256 megabytes. Standard dynamic RAM size is 1 GB vs. 256 megabytes and maximum DRAM size is 4 GB instead of only 1.

4000 Series Integrated Services Routers
Cisco's 4000 Line of Integrated Services Routers (ISRs) are compact modular and scalable platforms intended for businesses with multiple branch offices and offsite users who need direct access to private data centers and public clouds via VPNs and the Internet. Cisco's 4000 series provides the throughput needed for distributed enterprise sites to support mobile users, cloud services, and HD multimedia applications by using network optimization, deep packet inspection, and advanced traffic-management technology. Devices in Cisco's ISR 4000 product line are powered by Cisco's powerful IOS XE operating system, come in a 1RU or 2RU form factor, are able to handle Up to 2 Gbps of traffic, and can have up to 3 network interface module slots, 2 service module slots, 4 built-in 10/100/1000 Ethernet switches, and 8 CPU core integrated server modules. Cisco ISR 4000 models can support integrated Gigabit Ethernet, T1/E1, T3/E3, PR1, xDSL and other interfaces. To manage unified communications, Cisco's 400o ISR offers comprehensive edge support for policy-enhanced session border control, branch telephony survivability, and Time Division Multiplexing gateways.

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

Cisco's 1st Generation ISR Routers
Cisco's first-generation Integrated Services Routers, with more than six million devices deployed, are the industry's most popular solution for small businesses and enterprises with branch offices to ensure high-performance, secure, and dependable connectivity to key applications. Progent's CCIE-certified network engineers are proven experts at providing remote design, administrative, and troubleshooting support for Cisco 1800, 2800, and 3800 family Integrated Services Routers. Progent can assist your company to move up to the latest release of Cisco IOS control software with the least possible service interruption to your network, assess the security profile of your router setup, and help you to move economically to the latest releases of Cisco ISR Generation 2 routers when it makes sense for your company.

Cisco 1800 ISR Routers
Cisco 1800 Series Routers Consulting FirmThe Cisco 1800 family of routers embed data and security into a single robust solution for fast, expandable connectivity with vital business programs. The Cisco 1800 Series router design has been specifically engineered to satisfy the requirements of small and midsize businesses (SMBs), enterprise branch offices, and ISP-managed services applications for delivery of concurrent services at wire performance. The integrated systems architecture of the Cisco 1800 Series offers optimum versatility and investment protection.

Cisco's 1841 device offers important advantages relative to older generations of 1700 Series routers by bringing more than a fivefold performance increase and integrated hardware encryption activated by an optional IOS Software protection image. Cisco's 1841 router dramatically improves interface card slot performance as well as capacity compared to the 1700 Series while maintaining compatibility with more than 30 available Wide Area Network interface cards (WICs) and multiflex trunk cards (voice/WICs (VWICs)-for data only on the 1841 router). The Cisco 1841 device provides additional enhancement of VPN performance with an available VPN acceleration module; IPS and firewall functions; compatibility with a broad range of connectivity requirements, including support for optional integrated switch ports; plus sufficient performance and slot density for ongoing network growth and advanced applications.

2800 Integrated Services Routers
Cisco 2800 Series Router Professional ServicesTargeted at small to medium-sized organizations and enterprise satellite offices, Cisco's 2800 Series comprises several platforms: the 2801, the Cisco 2811 route, the 2821, and the Cisco 2851 router. Cisco's 2800 Series routers offer significant additional value vs. prior generations of Cisco devices at similar prices by delivering as much as a fivefold performance improvement, as much as a 10x increase in security and voice speed, built-in service features, and dramatically increased slot performance and density while maintaining compatibility with most of the almost 100 existing modules in use currently for the Cisco 1700 Series, the Cisco 2600 Series, and the 3700 routers.

Cisco's 2800 provides a range of common protection features such as an IOS Software Firewall, an IPS, IPSec Virtual Private Network, Secure Sockets Layer VPN, advanced application inspection and management, Secure Shell Protocol Version 2.0, and SNMPv3 in a single secure solution set. Additionally, by incorporating security functions directly into the router, Cisco can provide special smart security solutions other security appliances can't, such as network admissions control for antivirus defense; Voice and Video Enabled VPN for QoS support when mixing voice, video, and VPN; DMVPN; Group Encrypted Transport; and Easy Virtual Private Networks for supporting increasingly scalable and manageable VPN environments.

Organizations can use the 2800 Series to deploy an integrated IP telephony environment for up to 96 IP telephones, and can safely deploy data, voice, and IP telephony on one platform for their small-to-medium sized satellite offices.

The 2800 router supports an integrated access point for wireless LAN access, Wi-Fi Hotspot services for shared public wireless LANs, and infrastructure services for portable WLAN telephony and for high-density sites.

Cisco 3800 Series ISR Routers
3800 Series Routers SupportCisco 3800 Series integrated services routers are engineered for small-to-medium-sized organizations and corporate satellite locations to provide businesses the highest degree of network versatility, speed, and intelligence. 3800 Series routers smoothly integrate the latest network engineering, adaptive services, and secure enterprise communications into a single resilient system. The Cisco 3800 Series routers ease deployment and management, lower network cost and complexity, and provide investment protection. The Cisco 3800 integrated services routers offer embedded security intelligence, fast throughput and high memory capacity, and high-capacity interfaces that deliver the performance, resilience, and dependability necessary for scaling mission-critical protection, IP telephony, business video, system analysis, and Web applications in the most demanding corporate environments. Built for speed, the 3800 Series routers provide multiple simultaneous services that match wired T3/E3 data rates.

The proprietary routing technology of the 3800 Series router is built to combine protection and voice handling with the latest wired and wireless support for fast installation of new applications, including application layer functions, intelligent network services, and unified communications. The Cisco 3800 Series integrated services router supports the bandwidth requirements for several 100Mbps ports for every expansion slot, time-division multiplexing interconnections, and integrated power distribution to modules compatible with 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE), while also accommodating the existing selection of interfaces. This enables continuing investment protection by supporting network scaling or accommodating innovations in technology as new applications are added. By combining the capabilities of several separate devices into one compact device, the 3800 router significantly lowers the cost and complexity of administering remote networks.

Cisco's Midrange WAN Aggregation Routers and Service Provider Routers
Cisco’s midrange WAN edge and carrier routers can provide larger businesses with high-performance, secure distribution points to aggregate satellite office and off-site data packets and to offer ISPs cost-optimized WAN edge solutions. Cisco’s WAN aggregation and service provider router product line includes the Cisco 7600 Series Routers, the ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services product line, the ASR 9000 ASR Routers, and the Cisco Carrier Routing System.

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Progent's nationwide team of CCIE network engineers have extensive experience working with enterprises and Internet service providers to plan efficient deployments and smooth expansion of Cisco's midrange and carrier-class routers. Progent's GIAC-certified information assurance experts offer objective, independent network security vulnerability evaluations, stealth penetration services and advanced SIEM solutions to help enterprises with Cisco's WAN aggregation routers to comply with business guidelines and government regulations for network information security and incident reporting.

7600 Integrated Services Routers
7600 Series Integrated Services Routers ConsultantsThe 7600 Integrated Services router takes advantage of the Catalyst 6500 Series infrastructure with an NEBS-3 compliant box, 256-Gbps crossbar switch fabric, and 30-Mpps switching performance. High availability is implemented through logical and physical redundancy as well as IOS Software capabilities. Also, the 7600 offers a broad set of high-touch network services at optical speed through various Optical Services Modules powered by Cisco patented PXF technology.

The Cisco 7609 Series offers the choice to use a 256-Gbps Switch Fabric Module or the standard 32-Gbps bus, providing performance of 30 or 15 Mpps each. When the SFM is deployed, the Cisco 7609 can in addition allow distributed switching with rates up to 168 Mpps by using the Cisco Catalyst 6500 16-port Gbit Ethernet LAN card, which is powered by the Distributed Forwarding Card and the Switch Fabric Module.

The 7603 Series router has only the 32-Gbps data bus version and delivers 15 million packets per second centralized switching performance. The Cisco 7603 does not offer distributed switching capability.

Cisco ASR 1000 Series WAN Edge Routers
 Cisco ASR 1000 Series WAN Edge Routers ConsultantsCisco’s ASR 1000 WAN Edge family of routers is designed to fill the middle of Cisco’s midrange routers that focus on aggregating services at the wide area network edge. ASR 1000 WAN Edge routers offer a small form factor, single-product answer for enterprises who need branch office aggregation at multigigabit Ethernet speeds. ASR 1000 WAN Edge routers incorporate a revolutionary design that mixes on-board acceleration with programmable versatility to offer a rich set of concurrent services without sacrificing dependable responsiveness.

Cisco’s ASR 1000 Series WAN Edge routers feature Cisco’s new QuantumFlow Processor composed of 40 purpose-built Packet Processing Engines (PPEs) that together can support up to 160 simultaneous processor threads. This massive parallelism, combined with on-board acceleration for all services, enables the high-end ASR 1006 Aggregation Services router to scale up to 128 queues, 32,000 clients, 4K IP security tunnels at 10K sessions per second, and 2M Netflow log records. This processing capability allows ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services routers to deliver a wide variety of sophisticated services concurrently in massive volume without suffering performance degradation that could compromise compliance with SLAs. These advanced services include Cisco Firewall, IPS, Network Address Translation, Flexible Packet Matching, and deep packet inspection. The Cisco ASR 1000 also permits tiered traffic control for performing numerous levels of QoS to a data packet in one pass, enhancing the user experience for next-generation voice, video, and conferencing applications.

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers ConsultingCisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers are intended as edge routers for service providers who are required to deliver the highest quality data, voice and video services to home, commercial, and mobile users by providing always-on availability, high speed, and application awareness. All platforms in Cisco's ASR 9000 portfolio of Routers are powered by the IOS XR operating system, a distributed operating system designed for non-stop uptime. Performance of the ASR 9000 family of Aggregation Services Routers can scale to as high as 96 Tbps per system. the Cisco ASR 9000 Series of Aggregation Services Routers can handle high-density Gigabit Ethernet (GE), 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and 100 GE and feature redundant fabric and power supply, power entry modules, and fan trays plus redundant control planes.

The ASR 9001 model is a provider-edge router in a 6 RU form factor with 120 Gbps of nonblocking fabric performance. The Cisco ASR 9001 has two bays to accept port adapters for 1 Gigabit, 10 Gigabit, and 40 Gigabit Ethernet. The chassis has four 10 Gbit Ethernet SFP+ ports and ports for GPS clocking, BITS, and management. The Cisco ASR 9904 Router has a 6 RU chassis and provides dense 10 GE and 100 GE connections in space-constrained sites. The 4-slot router can scale up to 4 Tbps of capacity in a single chassis. The Cisco ASR 9912 Router has a 30 RU chassis and includes 10 line-card slots able to handle up to 550 Gbps of throughput. The ASR 9912 has 2 route processors and 6+1 Fabric Cards for N+1 redundancy.

The CRS Carrier Routing System
Cisco Carrier Routing System Consulting and TroubleshootingCisco's Carrier Routing System family, running Cisco's IOS XR self-healing, distributed software, gives service providers world-class capacity and availability. The Cisco CRS product line was introduced in 2004, has been steadily enhanced, and now features the industry's most popular multishelf core router. To protect existing investments in infrastructure, the latest CRS models are backward compatible with earlier products.

Current product families in the CRS family are the CRS-1, CRS-3, and CRS-X Series. Every CRS series includes single-chassis 4, 8, and 16 slot systems plus multi-chassis versions. The Cisco CRS-1 product line is built on Cisco's Silicon Packet Processor and offers up to 92 Tbps of performance. Routers in Cisco's CRS-3 Series are based on Cisco's QuantumFlow Array technology and can provide as much as 322 Tbps. Cisco's CRS-X Series Routers use CMOS photonics CPAK technology and have the ability to sustain an impressive 922 Tbps.

The Cisco Carrier Routing System Multichassis platforms can scale from 2 to 72 line-card shelves that have the ability to deliver 400-Gigabit per second of non-stop performance per slot. CRS Multichassis models can accommodate up to 8 fabric shelves. MSCs and PLIMs can be used across the whole Carrier Routing System family.

Legacy Routers Maintained by Progent's Experts
Progent's Cisco certified engineers are familiar with legacy routers no longer available from Cisco. Progent can help you to support these older routers and can in addition assist you to plan and carry out migrations to newer models. Popular Cisco routers supported by Progent include:

  • Cisco 500 Series Unified Communications Routers
    The Cisco 520 router, built to support as many as 50 users, includes a 4-port 10/100 Ethernet switch and one Cisco IOS Software image. By offering a limited but effective set of Cisco IOS control software services, Cisco’s 520 model Secure Router streamlines setup, administration, and technical support, but still delivers advanced security and performance options to adapt to the particular needs of your organization.

  • Cisco 1700 Routers
    Cisco 1700 Series access routers are designed to provide an affordable, integrated e-business solution for small and medium-sized companies. 1700 Series provide flexibility and manageability to meet challenging e-business needs including data/voice/video/fax integration, high-speed broadband Internet connection, and comprehensive protection options. 1700 Series routers have been superseded by Cisco's 1800 family of ISR routers and the Cisco 1900 Integrated Services Generation 2 routers.

  • 2600 Routers
    The Cisco 2600 Series is a family of multiservice access routers for branch networks, providing a wealth of LAN/WAN setup options, comprehensive protection capabilities, and a range of high-speed processors. 2600 Series routers have been superseded by Cisco's 2800 Series of integrated services routers and the Cisco 2900 Integrated Services Generation 2 routers.

  • 3700 Routers
    The Cisco 3700 Series is a line of modular, multiservice solutions for mid-size and large-sized office networks. With more than 70 interface add-in products, the Cisco 3700 Series offers a robust solution for data, voice video, Virtual Private Networks, and multiprotocol routing. Cisco 3700 routers have been superseded by Cisco's 3800 family of integrated services routers and the Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Generation 2 routers.

  • 7200 VXR Series Routers
    The Cisco 7200 VXR Series Integrated Services router delivers performance, flexibility, and scalability in a compact form factor with a wide range of configuration profiles. With processing speeds up to 2 million packets / second, port and service adapters ranging from NxDS0 to 1 GigE, plus OC-3 as well as a variety of high-touch IP services, the 7200 VXR router is a solid broadband aggregation WAN/MAN edge solution for enterprises and service providers. The Cisco 7200 VXR Series router features broadband aggregation by supporting up to 16,000 PPP sessions per device, voice/video/data integration via time-division multiplexer-enabled VXR chassis and voice interface adapters, direct IP-interconnections, and IP Security virtual private networking expandable to 5,000 tunnels per chassis.

How Progent Can Assist Your Company to Support Cisco Router Products
Progent's Cisco qualified consultants can assist your company to plan, setup, and support a converged network infrastructure that can simplify processes, reduce expenses, and speed time to profitability. By teaming Cisco integrated services routers with Cisco Catalyst switches expertise and Aironet wireless integration, Progent can significantly enhance the strategic value of your network infrastructure. Progent can provide in-person and remote help and can provide data center support throughout Northern California and select cities nationwide.

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