The Cisco ASR 1002 Router in a 2-rack unit (RU) form factor comes with an integrated route and serial interface processors. It houses three shared port adapter (SPA) slots supporting single height and dual height SPAs. Configurable with either the 5 Gbps or 10 Gbps embedded services processor and four built-in Gigabit Ethernet ports, it is an ideal solution for a large branch office or as a managed high-speed customer premises equipment (CPE) device to support enhanced features such as security, deep packet inspection, and firewall.
Running on Cisco IOS XE Software, the Cisco ASR 1002 router supports software redundancy without redundant hardware.
IDC White Paper: The Next-Generation Enterprise WAN Aggregation Router (PDF - 190 KB)
Tried and Proven: Test Report (PDF - 189KB)
Cisco ASR 1000 Series Flash Demo