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Product Overview

Cisco® ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers aggregate multiple WAN connections and network services, including encryption and traffic management, and forward them across WAN connections at line speeds from 2.5 to 200 Gbps. The routers contain both hardware and software redundancy in an industry-leading high-availability design.

The latest addition to the Cisco ASR Family is the Cisco ASR 1001-X Router, a single-rack-unit (RU) router supporting 2.5- to 20-Gbps forwarding capacity. Cisco ASR 1001-X Router speeds can be “turned up” incrementally to as much as 20 Gbps with a simple throughput upgrade license, rather than having to purchase additional hardware blades or new routers.

The Cisco ASR 1000 Series supports Cisco IOS® XE Software, a modular operating system with modular packaging, feature velocity, and powerful resiliency. The Cisco ASR 1000 Series Embedded Services Processors (ESPs), which are based on Cisco QuantumFlow Processor technology, accelerate many advanced features such as crypto-based access security; Network Address Translation (NAT), thread defense with Cisco Zone-Based Firewall (ZBFW), deep packet inspection (DPI), Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE), and a diverse set of data center interconnect (DCI) features. These services are implemented in Cisco IOS XE Software without the need for additional hardware support.

Cisco ASR 1000 Routers sit at the edge of your enterprise data center or large office connecting to the WAN, as well as in service provider points of presence (POPs). The Cisco ASR 1000 Series will benefit the following types of customers:

   Enterprises experiencing explosive network traffic as mobility, cloud networking, and video and collaboration usage ramp up. Cisco ASRs consolidate these various traffic streams and apply traffic management and redundancy properties to them to maintain consistent performance among enterprise sites and cloud locations.

   Network service providers needing to deliver high-performance services, such as DCI and branch-office server aggregation, to business customers. Service providers can also use the multiservice routers to deploy hosted and managed services to business and multimedia services to residential customers.

   Existing Cisco 7200 Series Router (End-of-Sale) customers looking for simple migration to a new multiservice platform that delivers greater performance with the same design.

Features and Benefits

The Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers carry a modular yet integrated design, so network operators can increase their network capacity and services without a hardware upgrade. With flexibility in the number of connections, speed maximums, and price, you don’t have to under-provision or overprovision for any network location. Alternatively, you also have the option to buy an “-X” model, so you can increase throughput by simply purchasing upgrade licenses as you grow to increase your network speed dynamically.

Table 1 summarizes the features and benefits of the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers.

Table 1.       Features and Benefits of Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers

Feature

Benefit

High Availability

Redundant hardware components and power supplies

Provides system and business continuity.

Redundant Route Processors and Embedded Services Processors in ASR 1006 and ASR 1013.

Redundant instances of Cisco IOS XE Software in ASR 1001, ASR 1001-X, ASR 1002, ASR 1002-X, and ASR1004.

Stateful intrachassis redundancy

Redundant hardware combined with modular software contains faults preventing systemwide failure.

Stateful interchassis redundancy

Enables redundancy across routers by using a pair of routers to act as backup for each other. Provides 99.999% (“five-nines”) availability for consistent, high-performance user application experiences.

In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU) support

No need to schedule downtime windows; changes are made while the system keeps on working, with nonstop routing availability.

Cisco IOS XE Software Sub-package Mode

Ability to upgrade individual software components with reduced upgrade time.

Scalable Capacity and Throughput

Cisco QuantumFlow Processor-based platform

Enables advanced services to operate at high speeds without the need for additional hardware or blades.

Hardware acceleration

Features like QoS, crypto, and access control lists (ACLs) are processed in hardware.

Control and forwarding-plane separation

Ability to scale control plane and data plane independent of each other.

Investment Protection

Software modularity

Allows you to mix and match the services that best meet your business needs; no “wasted” investments on capabilities you don’t need.

Pay-as-you-grow licensing with “-X” models

When you need greater throughput, you simply activate it with a change in software license, rather than having to expend capital for additional hardware.

Cisco Shared Port Adapters (SPAs)

Allow you to reuse your investment in network I/O across platforms.

Cisco Network Interface Modules (NIMs)

Allow you to reuse your investment in network I/O across platforms.

Product Portfolio

The Cisco ASR 1000 Family contains seven members with varying types of I/O connectivity, slots, and different maximum throughput rates (Figure 1). All models use the innovative and powerful Cisco QuantumFlow Processor and support the same feature set based on the Cisco IOS XE Operating System. All platforms use the same hardware shared port adapters (SPAs). All this commonality simplifies management and operations.

   Cisco ASR 1001 Router

   New: Cisco ASR 1001-X Router (Figure 2)

   Cisco ASR 1002 Fixed Router

   Cisco ASR 1002 Router

   Cisco ASR 1002-X Router

   Cisco ASR 1004 Router

   Cisco ASR 1006 Router

   Cisco ASR 1013 Router

Figure 1.      Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Figure 2.      New Cisco ASR 1001-X Aggregation Services Router

Software Licensing

Software feature licenses are required to activate services on Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers. Currently, two types of feature licenses are available. Certain services require only a right-to-use (RTU) license, whereas other services require both an RTU license and one or more number-of-sessions licenses. All the licenses on the Cisco ASR 1000 Series are honor-based, meaning that the licenses are not enforced through a product activation or license key.

For fixed platforms Cisco ASR 1001, ASR 1001-X, and ASR 1002-X, one of the following five packages is required:

   Cisco ASR 1001 IOS XE UNIVERSAL - NO ENCRYPTION

   Cisco ASR 1001 IOS XE UNIVERSAL - NO PAYLOAD ENCRYPTION

   Cisco ASR 1001 IOS XE UNIVERSAL

   Cisco ASR 1001 IOS XE UNIVERSAL W/O Lawful Intercept

   Cisco ASR 1001 IOS XE UNIVERSAL - NO PAYLOAD ENCRYPTION W/O Lawful Intercept

To enable a set of required features, one of the following three technology packages is required:

     Cisco ASR 1000 IP Base License

     Cisco ASR 1000 Advanced IP Services License

     Cisco ASR 1000 Advanced Services License

For modular platforms Cisco ASR 1004, ASR 1006, and ASR 1013, you can choose from six supported consolidated packages in each Cisco IOS XE Software release:

   IP Base without Crypto

   IP Base

   Advanced IP Services

   Advanced IP Services without Crypto

   Advanced Enterprise Services

   Advanced Enterprise Services without Crypto

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Use Cases

Tables 2 and 3 describe enterprise and service provider application examples, respectively.

Table 2.       Cisco ASR 1000 Series Enterprise Applications

Deployment Scenario

Description

System Characteristics

WAN edge:

Guarantee high-priority applications by creating a virtual “glass ceiling” for lower-priority applications. Improve user experiences.

  Applies Modular QoS CLI (MQC) policies on VLANs or tunnels
  Limits an arbitrary collection of low‑priority traffic to a certain bandwidth
  Classifies based on differentiated services code point (DSCP), NBAR, and Cisco IOS FPM into numerous hierarchies, one for high priority and one for low priority
  Implements flexible hierarchies
  Supports 464,000 queues
  Allows all queues to have a minimum, maximum, and excess bandwidth with priority propagation

Multiservice, scalable, and secure headend:

IP Security (IPsec) VPN aggregation scales to meet the new bandwidth demands of service provider IP VPNs.

  Reduces capital expenditures (CapEx) and operating expenses (OpEx) by migrating and consolidating to fewer Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers
  Protects investment through easy transition to much higher encryption support, offering encryption support of up to 78 Gbps with the 200-Gbps Cisco ASR 1000 Series ESP (ASR1000-ESP200)
  Offers easier management through embedded security services in the Cisco QuantumFlow Processor, with no additional service modules or blades required
  Optimized for QoS and IP Multicast applications
  Supports thousands of sites
  Supports 8,000 IPsec tunnels
  Offers up to 78-Gbps encryption performance and up to 200-Gbps noncryptographic throughput support with the Cisco ASR 1000 Series 200-Gbps Embedded Services Processor
(ASR1000-ESP200) engine

Embedded high-speed firewall:

With the Zone-Based Policy Firewall, the Cisco ASR 1000 Series acts as an implicit and complete barrier between any interfaces not members of the same zone. An explicit zone-pair policy must be specified (using Cisco Policy Language; that is, MQC) in each direction between each zone pair. The policy establishes within the router the kind of stateful inspection (Layer 4, Layer 7, or application) and session parameters to apply to each zone pairing.

Example: An explicit policy allowing HTTP and Domain Name System (DNS) to traverse the Internet-DMZ zone boundary would be required.

  The firewall is embedded in the Cisco QuantumFlow Processor; no additional service blades or modules are required
  Multiple gigabits of bandwidth are routed while at the same time the router performs Zone‑Based Policy Firewall and other baseline features such as QoS, IPv4, IPv6, NetFlow, and others
  The Cisco ASR 1000 Series provides logging of all firewall session states off to network management applications capable of accepting relatively huge amounts of flow data. Third-party applications can handle the session data
  Provides firewall performance of 2.5 to 200 Gbps, depending on the embedded services processor (ESP) used
  Offers high-speed logging of 40,000 sessions per second with NetFlow Version 9

Managed CPE:

This implementation of branch-office architecture offers powerful investment protection with services and scale.

  Managed CPE helps branch offices route correctly over various types of Ethernet to comply with service-level agreements (SLAs).
  This application encrypts multiple gigabits of bandwidth without any additional service blades or modules.
  Managed CPE optimizes the WAN to route around brownouts in the service provider network to further guarantee mission-critical applications.
  This application offers small form factors (1 rack unit [1RU] for the Cisco ASR 1001 and 2RUs for the Cisco ASR 1002 Fixed, ASR 1002, and ASR 1002-X Routers), including software modularity and ISSU.
  Note: ISSU is not supported on Cisco ASR 1001, ASR 1002-F, ASR 1002, ASR 1002-X, or ASR 1004. Managed CPE offers accessibility even when the Cisco IOS Software is down.
  Offers first-in-industry software redundancy support, without any additional hardware module, on Cisco ASR 1001, ASR 1001-X, ASR 1002, ASR 1002-X, and ASR 1004; hardware redundancy and ISSU are supported on Cisco ASR 1006 and ASR 1013.
  Offers powerful firewall and NAT performance of 2.5 to 200 Gbps and 1.8- to 78-Gbps encryption support in addition to WAN optimization and voice features.

Table 3.       Cisco ASR 1000 Series Service Provider Applications

Deployment Scenario

Description

System Characteristics

Broadband L2TP Access Concentrator (LAC) or L2TP Network Server (LNS):

The solution offers Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) endpoint-to-tunnel Point‑to-Point Protocol (PPPoX) or IP sessions with bandwidth demands in the STM-1 ATM, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and 10 Gigabit Ethernet range.

  The application is ideal for triple-play (data, voice, and video) wholesale deployments.
  It offers integral service delivery.
  Per-user firewall, SBC, etc. are supported.
  Provides very high scalability of up to 64,000 subscribers and up to 64,000 tunnels

Service provider edge: Layer 3 VPN (L3VPN) provider edge:

Example: You can deploy the solution at the distributed provider edge or provider edge in global VPN networks for bandwidth demands such as asymmetric DSL (ADSL), T1/E1, STM-1, STM-4, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, etc.

  The application provides integral services in the Cisco QuantumFlow Processor.
  It provides encryption, FPM, NBAR, SBC, IP Multicast, etc.
  Offers excellent multicast performance
  Scales to 8,000 Virtual Route Forwarding (VRF) instances, 1 million Label Distribution Protocol (LDP) labels, and 4,000 access control lists (ACLs)
  Supports up to 4 million IPv4 routes
  Supports up to 4 million IPv6 routes

Service provider edge: High-end route reflector:

You can use the solution as a route reflector for bandwidth support of 40 Gbps.

  The application provides high scalability.
  It offers a modular design of the route processor and embedded services processor with hardware and software redundancy.
  Scales up to 29 million IPv4 routes
  Supports 64,000 Layer 3 adjacencies
  Offers default memory 4-GB DRAM (on Cisco ASR 1001 and ASR 1002-X) and 8-GB DRAM (on Cisco ASR 1000‑RP2 and ASR 1001-X)
  Offers optional upgrade to 16-GB DRAM (on Cisco ASR 1001, ASR 1001-X, ASR 1002-X, and ASR 1000‑RP2)

Note: The Cisco ASR 1001, ASR 1002, and ASR 1002-X Routers ship by default with 4-GB DRAM. The Cisco ASR 1001 and ASR 1002-X are upgradable to 8- or 16-GB DRAM.

Next-generation voice and multimedia example: Cisco Unified Border Element (ENT Edition):

The SBC application (named Cisco Unified Border Element [ENTERPRISE Edition]) performs the voice and video gateway functions simultaneously with regular IP data services. No appliance or additional service blade is required. The control protocols and media protocols work transparently within a complex voice architecture. For more information, see CUBE data sheet at http://www.cisco.com/go/cube

  Enables secure and authenticated SIP trunk connections to service provider real time voice and video services.
  The WAN edge is simpler to manage because only one egress and one ingress point for internet or service provider services access.
  The control plane is separated from the data-forwarding plane, so the signaling and control processes are separate from media processing.
  The CUBE SBC application can be used for SIP trunk video and/or audio services provided by service providers or for Internet accessible SIP line-side services to Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
  Facilitates SBC with security, QoS, IPv4, and IPv6 (IP Unicast and IP Multicast simultaneously)
  Supports 16,000 simultaneous voice calls and multimedia data of up to 200 Gbps with accounting, firewall, and call quality enabled
  Integrated with inbox high-availability infrastructure and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Relay

Product Specifications

Table 4 compares the different Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers, and Table 5 compares the different Processor Module Specifications. For comparisons of Cisco ASR ESPs, see the ESP datasheet. For comparisons of the ASR Route Processors, see the RP datasheet. For comparisons of the Shared Port Adapters and Shared Port Adapter Interface Processors, see the SPA/SIP datasheet.

Table 4.       Cisco ASR 1000 Series: Chassis Comparison and Specifications

Model

Cisco ASR 1001

Cisco ASR 1001-X

Cisco ASR 1002 Fixed

Cisco ASR 1002

Cisco ASR 1002-X

Cisco ASR 1004

Cisco ASR 1006

Cisco ASR 1013

Physical specifications

Note: Depth applies to chassis edge-to-edge dimension and does not include protrusions such as card handles, power supply handles and cable management brackets.

Refer to applicable hardware installation guide for additional detail.

Height: 1.71 in. (43.43 mm)

Width: 17.3 in. (439.42 mm)

Depth: 18.42 in. (467.9 mm)

Weight:

  23.30 lb (10.59 kg) (with dual AC power and integrated daughter card)
  22.70 lb (8.94 kg) (with dual DC power and integrated daughter card)
  No SPA included

Note: The Cisco ASR 1001 Router has the route processor, ESP, and SIP integrated.

Height: 1.71 in. (43.43 mm)

Width: 17.3 in. (439.42 mm)

Depth: 22.50 in. (571.5 mm)

Weight:

  25 lb (11.35 kg) Fully Loaded

Note: The Cisco ASR 1001-X Router has the route processor, ESP, and SIP integrated.

Height: 3.5 in. (88.9 mm)

Width: 17.2 in. (437.4 mm)

Depth: 18.15 in. (461.0 mm)

Weight:

  33.65 lb (15.23 kg) (with dual AC power supply and SPA blank covers)
  36.85 lb (16.75 kg) (with dual DC power supply, blank covers, and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 2.5-Gbps ESP)
  No SPA included

Note: The Cisco ASR 1002 Fixed Router has the route processor, ESP, and SIP integrated.

Height: 3.5 in. (88.9 mm)

Width: 17.2 in. (437.4 mm)

Depth: 18.15 in. (461.0 mm)

Weight:

  33.65 lb (15.23 kg) (with dual AC power supply and SPA blank covers)
  36.85 lb (16.75 kg) (with dual DC power supply, blank covers, and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 5-Gbps ESP [ASR1000-ESP5])
  No SPAs included

Note: The Cisco ASR 1002 has the route processor and SIP integrated.

Height: 3.5 in. (88.9 mm)

Width: 17.2 in. (437.4 mm)

Depth: 18.15 in. (461.0 mm)

Weight:

  38.25 lb (17.36 kg) (with dual AC power supply and SPA blank covers)
  39.05 lb (17.72 kg) (with dual DC power supply and blank covers)
  No SPAs included

Note: The Cisco ASR 1002-X has the route processor, ESP, and SIP integrated.

Height: 7 in. (177.8 mm)

Width: 17.2 in. (437.4 mm)

Depth: 18.15 in. (461.0 mm)

Weight:

  68.7 lb (31.16 kg) (with dual AC power supply, SPA blank covers, Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP [ASR1000-ESP10] or ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP [ASR1000-ESP-40], Cisco ASR 1000 Series Route Processor 1 [RP1] [ASR1000-RP1], two Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps SIPs [ASR1000-SIP10] or ASR1000 Series 40-Gbps SIPs [ASR1000-SIP-40], and no SPAs)

Height: 10.5 in. (266.7 mm)

Width: 17.2 in. (437.4 mm)

Depth: 18.15 in. (461.0 mm)

Weight:

  98.70 lb (44.77 kg) (with dual AC power supply, SPA, route processor, SIP blank covers, two Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESPs [ASR1000-ESP10] or ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESPs [ASR1000-ESP-40] or ASR1000 Series 100-Gbps ESPs [ASR1000-ESP100], two Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP1s [ASR1000-RP1], three Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps SIPs [ASR1000-SIP10] or ASR1000 Series 40-Gbps SIPs [ASR1000-SIP-40], and no SPAs)

Height: 22.8 in. (579.1 mm)

Width: 17.2 in. (437.4 mm)

Depth: 18.15 in. (461.0 mm)

Weight:

  184.0 lb (83.46 kg) (with redundant AC power supply, SPA, route processor, SIP blank covers, two Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESPs [ASR1000-ESP40] or ASR1000 Series 100-Gbps ESPs [ASR1000-ESP100] or ASR1000 Series 200-Gbps ESPs [ASR1000-ESP200], two Cisco ASR 1000 Series RP2s [ASR1000-RP2], six Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps SIPs [ASR1000-SIP40], and no SPAs)

Default Memory

4GB DRAM shared across RP, ESP, and SIP

8-GB DRAM shared across RP, ESP, and SIP

4-GB DRAM shared across RP and SIP

4-GB DRAM shared across RP and SIP

4-GB DRAM shared across RP, ESP, and SIP

4-GB DRAM RP1

8-GB DRAM RP2

4-GB DRAM RP1

8-GB DRAM RP2

4-GB DRAM RP1

8-GB DRAM RP2

Shared port adapters

1 single-height SPA slot

1 single-height SPA slot

1 single-height SPA slot

3 SPA slots

3 SPA slots

8 SPA slots

12 SPA slots

24 SPA slots

Cisco ASR 1000 Series ESP

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in chassis

1 ESP slot

Integrated in chassis

1 ESP slot

2 ESP slots

2 ESP slots

Route Processor

Integrated in the chassis: Cisco ASR 1001 Series Route Processor with Dual Core Processor

Integrated in the chassis: Cisco ASR 1001-X Series Route Processor with Quad Core Processor

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in the chassis: Cisco ASR 1002-X Series Route Processor with Dual Core Processor

1 route-processor slot

2 route-processor slots

2 route-processor slots

Number of SIPs or Ethernet Line Cards Supported

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in chassis

Integrated in chassis

2

3

6

Redundancy

Software: Yes

Software: Yes

Software: Yes

Software: Yes

Software: Yes

Software: Yes

Hardware: Yes

Hardware: Yes

Built-in Gigabit Ethernet Ports

Yes: 4 Gigabit Ethernet Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) ports

Yes: 6 Gigabit Ethernet Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) ports

Yes: 4 Gigabit Ethernet SFP ports

Yes: 4 Gigabit Ethernet SFP ports

Yes: 6 Gigabit Ethernet SFP ports

0

0

0

Built-in 10 Gigabit Ethernet Port

No

Yes - 2x10 Gigabit Ethernet Small Form-Factor Plus Pluggable (SFP+) ports

Note: Built-in 10GB ports cannot be reduced to 1GB speed

No

No

No

No

No

No

Network Interface Module

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Integrated daughter card (IDC)

Yes:

  (part number) ASR1001-4XT3 provides an IDC with four built-in T3 ports

Note: E3 circuitry is not supported.

  (part number) ASR1001-2XOC3POS provides an IDC with 2 built-in OC-3 PoS ports.

Note: The functions of these ports are the same as on the SPA module SPA-2XOC3-PO

  (part number) ASR1001-4X1GE provides an IDC with 4 built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports

Note: The functions of these ports are the same as on the SPA module (part number SPA-5X1GE-V2).

  (part number) ASR1001-8XCHT1E1 provides an IDC with 8 built-in Channelized E1/T1 ports

Note: The functions of these ports are the same as on the SPA module (part number SPA-8XCHT1/E1)

  (part number) ASR1001-HDD provides an IDC in form of a hard disk drive. Default size is 160 GB.

Note: IDCs are not field-upgradable with the exception of the HDD on the (part number) ASR1001-HDD model.

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Airflow

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Table 5.       Cisco ASR 1000 Series Processor Module Comparison and Specifications

Cisco ASR 1000 Series

Cisco ASR 1001

Cisco ASR 1001-X

Cisco ASR 1002 Fixed Router

Cisco ASR 1002

Cisco ASR 1002-X

Cisco ASR 1004

Cisco ASR 1006

Cisco ASR 1013

ESP support

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 2.5-Gbps ESP (default)

Upgradable through a software activated feature license to 5 Gbps

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 2.5-Gbps ESP (default)

Upgradable through a software activated feature license to 5,10, or 20 Gbps

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 2.5-Gbps ESP

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 5-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP5), Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10), and noncrypto Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10-N)

Cisco ASR 1002-X ESP with 5-Gbps (default)

Upgradable through software activated feature license to 10, 20, or 36 Gbps

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10), noncrypto Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10-N), Cisco ASR 1000 Series 20-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP20), and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40)

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10), noncrypto Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10-N), Cisco ASR 1000 Series 20-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP20), Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40), and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100)

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40),
Cisco ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100), and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 200-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP200)

ESP bandwidth

2.5 to 5 Gbps

2.5 to 20 Gbps

2.5 Gbps

5 to 10 Gbps

5 to 36 Gbps

10 to 40 Gbps

10 to 100 Gbps

40 to 200 Gbps

ESP memory

  Share the same control memory on route processor
  Share the same control memory on route processor

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 2.5-Gbps ESP: 1-GB DRAM default; 1‑GB DRAM maximum

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 5-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP5): 1‑GB DRAM default; 1‑GB DRAM maximum

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10): 2‑GB DRAM default; 2‑GB DRAM maximum

Share the same control memory on route processor

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10) and ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10): 2‑GB DRAM default; 2‑GB DRAM maximum

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 20-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP20): 4‑GB DRAM default; 4‑GB DRAM maximum

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10) and ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10): 2‑GB DRAM default; 2‑GB DRAM maximum

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 20-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP20): 4‑GB DRAM default; 4‑GB DRAM maximum

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40): 8‑GB DRAM

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100): 16-GB DRAM

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40):
8-GB DRAM

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100): 16-GB DRAM

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 200-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP200): 32-GB DRAM

SIPs and Ethernet Line Cards

Integrated in chassis; not upgradable

Integrated in chassis; not upgradable

Integrated in chassis: Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps SIP Carrier Card (ASR1000-SIP10); not upgradable

Integrated in chassis: Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps SIP Carrier Card (ASR1000-SIP10); not upgradable

Integrated in chassis: not upgradable

Supports Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps SIP Carrier Card (ASR1000-SIP10), Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps SIP Carrier Card (ASR1000-SIP40), and ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Cards; 2x10GE + 20X1GE (ASR1000-2T+20X1GE); and 6x10GE(ASR1000-6TGE)

Supports Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps SIP Carrier Card (ASR1000-SIP10), Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps SIP Carrier Card (ASR1000-SIP40), and ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Card; 2x10GE + 20X1GE (ASR1000-2T+20X1GE); and 6x10GE(ASR1000-6TGE)

Supports Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps SIP Carrier Card (ASR1000-SIP40) and ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Card; 2x10GE + 20X1GE (ASR1000-2T+20X1GE); and 6x10GE(ASR1000-6TGE)

Embedded hardware-based encryption

Yes: up to 1.8-Gbps crypto support throughput

Yes: up to 8 Gbps crypto support throughput

Yes: On Cisco ASR 1000 Series 5-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP5) with up to 1.8-Gbps crypto support throughput and on Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10) with up to 4-Gbps crypto support throughput

Note: No support on noncrypto Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10-N)

Yes: On Cisco ASR 1000 Series 5-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP5) with up to 1.8-Gbps crypto support throughput and on Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10) with up to 4-Gbps crypto support throughput

Note: No support on noncrypto Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10-N)

Yes: up to 4-Gbps crypto support throughput

Yes: On Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10) with up to 4 Gbps and on Cisco ASR 1000 Series 20-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP20) with up to 8-Gbps crypto support throughput

Note: No support on noncrypto Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10-N)

Yes: On Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10) with up to 4 Gbps, Cisco ASR 1000 Series 20-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP20) with up to 8 Gbps, Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40) with up to 11-Gbps, and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100) with up to 29-Gbps crypto support throughput

Note: No support on noncrypto Cisco ASR 1000 Series 10-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP10-N)

Yes: On Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40) with up to 11 Gbps and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100) with up to 29-Gbps crypto support throughput, and Cisco ASR 1000 Series 200-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP200) with up to 78 Gbps crypto support throughput

 

Minimum Cisco IOS XE Software release

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.2.0S (ASR1001, ASR1001-4XT3, and ASR1001-2XOC3POS);

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.3.0S (ASR1001-4X1GE, ASR1001-8XCHT1E1, and ASR1001-HDD)

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.12.0

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.1

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.1

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.7.0S

Cisco IOS XE Software Release 2.1

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002 except Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40) requires Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1.0S

Note: Cisco ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100) requires Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.7.0S.

Cisco ASR 1000 Series 40-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP40) requires Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.1.0S, ASR 1000 Series 100-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP100) requires Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.7.0S, and ASR 1000 Series 200-Gbps ESP (ASR1000-ESP200) requires Cisco IOS XE Software Release 3.10.0S

Rack-mounting

Yes: 19-inch

Yes: 19-inch

Yes: 19-inch

Yes: 19-inch

Yes: 19-inch

Yes: 19-inch

Yes: 19-inch

Yes: 19-inch

Wall-mounting

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

External USB flash memory

1-GB USB flash-memory support

1-GB USB flash-memory support

1-GB USB flash-memory support

1-GB USB flash-memory support

4-GB USB flash-memory support

1-GB USB flash-memory support

1-GB USB flash-memory support

1-GB USB flash-memory support

Power Requirements

Redundant power supply

Yes: Dual power supplies by default; option of either AC or DC power supply

Note: A mix of one AC and one DC power supply is not supported.

Yes: Dual power supplies by default; option of either AC or DC power supply

Note: A mix of one AC and one DC power supply is not supported.

Yes: Dual power supplies by default; option of either AC or DC power supply

Note: A mix of one AC and one DC power supply is not supported.

Yes: Dual power supplies by default; option of either AC or DC power supply

Note: A mix of one AC and one DC power supply is not supported.

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Yes: Quad power supplies (redundant pairs) by default; option of either AC or DC power supplies

Note: A mix of AC and DC power supplies is not supported.

Power input

Worldwide ranging AC (85 to 264V; 120 or 240V; 60 or 50 Hz nominal)

Worldwide ranging DC

(-40.5 to -72:

-48V nominal)

Worldwide ranging AC Input Range (+85 to +264 VAC)

Worldwide ranging DC

(-40 to -72 -48V nominal)

Worldwide ranging AC (85 to 264V; 120 or 240V; 60 or 50 Hz nominal)

Worldwide ranging DC

(-40.5 to

-72:

-48V nominal)

Worldwide ranging AC (85 to 264V; 120 or 240V; 60 or 50 Hz nominal)

Worldwide ranging DC

(-40.5 to -72:

-48V nominal)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Worldwide ranging AC (180 to 264V; 240V; 60 or 50 Hz nominal)

Worldwide ranging DC

(-40.5 to -72; -48V nominal)

Power consumption

  Maximum (DC): 500W
  Maximum (AC): 471W
  Maximum (out): 400W
  Maximum (DC): 242W
  Maximum (AC): 250W
  Maximum (out): 250W
  Maximum (DC): 590W
  Maximum (AC): 560W
  Maximum (out): 470W
  Maximum (DC): 590W
  Maximum (AC): 560W
  Maximum (out): 470W
  Maximum (DC): 590W
  Maximum (AC): 560W
  Maximum (out): 470W
  Maximum (DC): 1020W
  Maximum (AC): 960W
  Maximum (out): 765W
  Maximum (DC): 1700W
  Maximum (AC): 1600W
  Maximum (out): 1275W
Or
  Maximum (DC): 2100W
  Maximum (AC - high line): 2000W
  Maximum (out): 1695W
  Maximum (DC): 4200W
  Maximum (AC - high line): 4000W
  Maximum (out): 3390W

Airflow

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Front-to-back

Environmental Specifications

Operating temperature (nominal)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

0 - 40C

41 to 104ºF

(5 to 40ºC)

41 to 104ºF

(5 to 40ºC)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Operating temperature (short-term)

-

0 - 50C

23 to 131°F

(-5 to 55°C)

23 to 131°F

(-5 to 55°C)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Operating humidity (nominal) (relative humidity)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

10 - 85%

10 to 85%

10 to 85%

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Operating humidity (short-term)

-

5 - 90%

5 to 90%

5 to 90%

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Storage temperature

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

-20 - +70C

-38 to 150°F

(-39 to 70°C)

-38 to 150°F

(-39 to 70°C)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Storage humidity (relative humidity)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

5 - 95%

5 to 95%

5 to 95%

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Operating Altitude

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

-500 - 10,000 feet

-60 to 4000m (up to 2000m conforms to IEC/EN/UL/CSA 60950 requirements)

-60 to 4000m (up to 2000m conforms to IEC/EN/UL/CSA 60950 requirements)

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Regulatory Compliance

Network Equipment Building Standards (NEBS)

N/A

N/A

GR-1089 and GR-63

GR-1089 and GR-63

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

EMC standards

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

  FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class A
  VCCI Class A
  AS/NSZ Class A
  ICES-003 Class A
  EN55022/CISPR 22 Information Technology Equipment
  (Emissions)
  EN55024/CISPR 24 Information Technology Equipment
  (Immunity)
  EN300 386 Telecommunications Network Equipment
  (EMC)
  EN50082-1/EN61000-6-1 Generic Immunity Standard
  FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class A
  VCCI Class A
  AS/NSZ Class A
  ICES-003 Class A
  EN55022/CISPR 22 Information Technology Equipment (Emissions)
  EN55024/CISPR 24 Information Technology Equipment (Immunity)
  EN300 386 Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC)
  EN50082-1/EN61000-6-1 Generic Immunity Standard
  KN22 Class A
   FCC 47 CFR Part 15 Class A
  VCCI Class A
  AS/NSZ Class A
  ICES-003 Class A
  EN55022/CISPR 22 Information Technology Equipment (Emissions)
  EN55024/CISPR 24 Information Technology Equipment (Immunity)
  EN300 386 Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC)
  EN50082-1/EN61000-6-1 Generic Immunity Standard
  KN22 Class A

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Same as for Cisco ASR 1002

Safety Standard

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950.1

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

 AS/NZS 60950.1

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950.1

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950.1

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950.1

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950.1

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950.1

UL60950-1

CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03

EN 60950-1

IEC 60950-1

AS/NZS 60950.1

Ordering Information

To place an order, visit the Cisco Commerce Workspace.

To get started with the Cisco ASR 1000 Series, refer to the detailed product part numbers and descriptions in the following tables:

   Table 6: Chassis

   Table 7: Processor Modules

   Table 8: Interfaces and Modules

For software image, feature and upgrade license, and more details about the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Bundles and how to order the Cisco ASR 1000 Series, please refer to the Cisco ASR 1000 Ordering Guide.

Table 6.       Ordering Information for Cisco ASR 1000 Series Chassis

Product Number

Product Description

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Chassis

ASR1001

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, Dual P/S

ASR1001=

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1001-2XOC3POS

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, OC3 IDC, Dual P/S

ASR1001-2OC3POS=

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, OC3 IDC, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1001-4XT3

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, T3 IDC, Dual P/S

ASR1001-4XT3=

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, T3 IDC, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1001-4X1GE

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, 4X1GE IDC, Dual P/S

ASR1001-4X1GE=

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, 4X1GE IDC, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1001-8XCHT1E1

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, CHT1 IDC, Dual P/S

ASR1001-8XCHT1E1=

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, CHT1 IDC, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1001-HDD

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, HDD, Dual P/S

ASR1001-HDD=

Cisco ASR1001 System, 4 Built-In GE, HDD, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1001-X

Cisco ASR1001-X System, Crypto, 6 built-in GE, Dual P/S

ASR1001-X=

Cisco ASR1001-X System, Crypto, 6 built-in GE, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1002

Cisco ASR1002 Chassis, 4 Built-In GE, Dual P/S, 4GB DRAM

ASR1002=

Cisco ASR1002 Chassis, 4 Built-In GE, Dual P/S, 4GB DRAM, Spare

ASR1002-X

Cisco ASR1002-X System, Crypto, 6 Built-In GE, Dual P/S

ASR1002-X=

Cisco ASR1002-X System, Crypto, 6 Built-In GE, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1004

Cisco ASR1004 Chassis, Dual P/S

ASR1004=

Cisco ASR1004 Chassis, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1006

Cisco ASR1006 Chassis, Dual P/S

ASR1006=

Cisco ASR1006 Chassis, Dual P/S, Spare

ASR1013

Cisco ASR1013 Chassis, Redundant P/S

ASR1013=

Cisco ASR1013 Chassis, Redundant P/S, Spare

Cisco ASR 1000 Series USB Memory Options

MEMUSB-1024FT

1GB USB Flash Token for Cisco ASR 1000 Series

MEMUSB-1024FT=

1GB USB Flash Token for Cisco ASR 1000 Series, Spare

Table 7.       Ordering Information for Processor Modules

Product Number

Product Description

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Embedded Services Processor

ASR1000-ESP5

ASR1K Embedded Services Processor, 5 Gbps, Crypto, ASR1002 Only

ASR1000-ESP5=

ASR1K Embedded Services Processor, 5G, Crypto, 1002 only, Spare

ASR1000-ESP10

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 10G

ASR1000-ESP10=

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 10G, Spare

ASR1000-ESP10-N

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 10G, Non Crypto

ASR1000-ESP10-N=

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 10G, Non Crypto, Spare

ASR1000-ESP20

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 20G

ASR1000-ESP20=

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 20G, Spare

ASR1000-ESP40

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 40G

ASR1000-ESP40=

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 40G Spare

ASR1000-ESP100

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 100G

ASR1000-ESP100=

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 100G Spare

ASR1000-ESP200

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 200G

ASR1000-ESP200=

Cisco ASR1000 Embedded Services Processor, 200G Spare

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Route Processor

ASR1000-RP1

Cisco ASR1000 Route Processor 1, 2GB DRAM

ASR1000-RP1=

Cisco ASR1000 Route Processor 1, 2GB DRAM, Spare

ASR1000-RP2

Cisco ASR1000 Route Processor 2, 8GB DRAM

ASR1000-RP2=

Cisco ASR1000 Route Processor 2, 8GB DRAM, Spare

Table 8.       Ordering Information for Interfaces and Modules

Product Number

Product Description

Cisco ASR 1000 Series SPA Interface Processor and Ethernet Line Cards

ASR1000-SIP10

Cisco ASR1000 SPA Interface Processor 10

ASR1000-SIP10=

Cisco ASR1000 SPA Interface Processor 10, Spare

ASR1000-SIP40

Cisco ASR1000 SPA Interface Processor 40

ASR1000-SIP40=

Cisco ASR1000 SPA Interface Processor 40, SPARE

ASR1000-6TGE

Cisco ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Card, 6X10GE

ASR1000-6TGE=

Cisco ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Card, 6X10GE, Spare

ASR1000-2T+20X1GE

Cisco ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Card, 2X10GE + 20X1GE

ASR1000-2T+20X1GE=

Cisco ASR 1000 Fixed Ethernet Line Card, 2X10GE + 20X1GE, Spare

Upgrade Paths

Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers are included in the standard Cisco Technology Migration Program (TMP). Refer to http://www.cisco.com/go/tmp and contact your local Cisco account representative for program details.

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For More Information

For more information about the Cisco ASR 1000 Series, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/asr1000 or contact your local Cisco account representative. For information about the Cisco ASR 1000 Series bundles, please refer to the Cisco ASR 1000 Ordering Guide.