Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series

Extend your Enterprise WAN to the Cloud

Offer enterprise-class networking services to your tenants with the Cloud Services Router 1000V Series. This software router in a virtual form factor is available for single or multi-tenant, private, public, or provider-hosted clouds. You can get it through Amazon Web Services with a 30-day free trial, and on Microsoft Azure cloud with $200 credit.

Extend Your Network to the Cloud

Get Started with CSR 1000V

Learn how to configure and deploy CSR 1000V in the cloud with these configuration and deployment guides.

Configuration Guide | Deployment Guides
Get Started with CSR 1000V

CSR1000V for Amazon Web Services

Learn how to configure and deploy the CSR1000V in AWS.

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Features and Capabilities

The CSR 1000V Series lowers the barriers to enterprise adoption of a hybrid cloud model by extending the enterprise WAN to provider-hosted clouds.

Primary features include:

  • Flexible virtual form factor, designed for multi-tenant, provider-hosted clouds
  • Complete, hypervisor-isolated, multi-service router instance for each tenant
  • Proven, familiar, enterprise-class Cisco IOS Software networking services
  • Feature and operational consistency with Cisco physical form-factor routers
  • Component of end-to-end WAN architecture with Cisco Integrated Services Routers and Cisco Aggregation Services Routers

Primary use cases include:

  • Highly secure VPN gateway
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) WAN termination
  • Data center network extension
  • Control and traffic redirection

Primary Benefits:

  • Direct connectivity improves the response time of cloud-hosted applications
  • Private WAN integration improves security, performance, and predictability
  • Enterprise control, visibility, and policy consistency reduce security risks
  • Feature consistency and product familiarity improve operational efficiency
  • Extension of the data center network to a cloud simplifies application on-boarding
How It Works

How It Works

Learn more about the Fundamentals of the CSR 1000V. (5:35 min)

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