Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Reinventing Edge Routing

Gain industry-leading performance, instant-on service capabilities, and high availability in a compact form factor. Use our ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers to transform your service provider or enterprise network edge.


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Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers deliver industry-leading performance. (4:15 min)

Features and Capabilities

The Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers deliver:

  • Highly secure, high-performance, and integrated software-enabled services
  • A new price class for high-performance edge routers
  • High resiliency with convenient and cost-saving, in-service software upgrades
  • Software redundancy on nonredundant hardware

For service providers, the ASR 1000 Series facilitates more flexible, efficient, and cost-effective delivery of complex consumer and business services. And for enterprises, these routers deliver a highly reliable, high-performance WAN edge solution where information, communication, collaboration, and commerce converge.

All ASR 1000 Series models use the innovative and powerful Cisco QuantumFlow Processor, which provides a huge leap in performance and resiliency for network processors. This processor helps enable advanced services to operate at high speeds without the need for additional hardware or blades.

The ASR 1000 Series includes Cisco IOS XE Software, a flexible OS designed to provide modular packaging, feature velocity, and powerful resiliency. ASR 1000 Series Routers are equipped with:

  • Separation of the control and data planes
  • Software redundancy on the Cisco ASR 1001, 1002, 1002-X, 1001-HX, 1002-HX, and 1004 Routers
  • Hardware redundancy on the Cisco ASR 1006, 1006-X, 1009-X, and 1013 Routers
  • Modular Cisco IOS XE Software to facilitate In-Service Software Upgrade (ISSU)
  • Scalable services embedded in the Flow Processor at wire speeds from 2.5 Gbps to 200 Gbps

Examples of some services include:

Specifications at a Glance

Scalability 2.5 Gbps - 200 Gbps
Shared port adapters 1 - 24
Embedded service processor slots Integrated, 1 and 2
Route processor slots: Integrated, 1 and 2
Number of SPA interface processors (SIPs) supported Up to 6
Redundancy Software and hardware
Redundant power supply Dual (ASR 1006) and quad (ASR 1013), and N+1 (ASR 1006-X and ASR 1009-X)
Hitless software upgrade ISSU
Programming interface XML and CLI script
Management tool Cisco Prime Network Analysis Module

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