Cisco IOS Software contains a wide array of critical network services designed for flexibility, scalability, and reliability to help solve the most difficult problems facing enterprises and service providers. Customers can select the appropriate Cisco IOS Software feature sets to meet their evolving network requirements. Features such as Network Address Translation (NAT), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) can be easily deployed individually or in combination with each other across a wide range of Cisco hardware.
Cisco IP Services comprises many basic and advanced building blocks that enable customers to:
- Deploy an IP network with basic end-to-end IP connectivity
- Manage their IP addressing requirements from a central location
- Control the IP addressing scheme used throughout their network
- Provide redundancy at major network connection points