Cisco Systems is pleased to announce of the new 2600XM DSL Router Bundles. In order to provide customers with easy-to-order solutions to meet their Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networking needs, six new DSL router bundles are available based on the new Cisco 2600XM modular multiservice router platforms. These DSL bundles greatly simplify customer ordering. Using only one part number, customers can order a Cisco 2600XM router with all the necessary components at a reduced price compared to ordering each component separately. Each DSL bundle can also be ordered with additional WAN Interface Cards (WICs), Network Modules (NMs), and Advanced Integration Modules (AIMs). The DSL bundles are available in both Asymmetric DSL (ADSL) and Symmetric High-bit-rate DSL (SHDSL) versions.
These six distinct bundles were created to ease ordering while still giving customers maximum choice in performance, DSL interfaces, memory, and price points. The below table quickly summarizes the differences in the various Cisco 2600XM DSL bundles.
Table 1 DSL 2600XM Bundles
DSL can help companies reap benefits such as dramatically lowered WAN costs, improved global connectivity, and high reliability, while providing sufficient bandwidth for combining such critical traffic as voice and video with data. Additionally, service providers can increase their subscriber revenues by bundling services and by offering differentiated service levels through Service Level Agreements (SLAs).
The Cisco 2600XM modular multiservice access routers are ideal for DSL connectivity. They deliver a rich, integrated package of routing, firewall, dial, Packet Voice Gateway and VPN functions. The Cisco 2600 series together with the ADSL or SHDSL WAN Interface Modules (WICs) are the perfect solution for a variety of businesses requiring high-speed business-class DSL connectivity on a secure, high-performance modular platform.
The ADSL WIC included with the CISCO2600XM-ADSL Router Bundles is based on the ITU G.992.1 (G.dmt) and ITU G.992.2 (G.lite) standards. The WIC-1ADSL operates at speeds of up to 8Mbps downstream and 1.5Mbps upstream. Multiple ADSL WICs can be provisioned per 2600XM to provide even higher bandwidth or WAN backup.
The SHDSL WIC included with the CISCO2600XM-SHDSL Router Bundles is based on the ITU G.991.2 standard. The WIC-1SHDSL-V2 operates at symmetric speeds of up to 4.6Mbps over a single copper pair. Multiple SHDSL WICs per 2600XM can be provisioned for extra bandwidth or WAN backup. Additionally, the SHDSL WICs can operate back-to-back for campus environments.
Table 2 DSL Bundle Ordering Information
The Cisco 2600XM bundles allow Enterprise and Service Providers to easily deploy the popular Cisco 2600XMs routers as DSL CPE and to take advantage of the incredible flexibility these platforms offer.
The Cisco 2600XM bundles are a great complement to the Cisco SOHO, 800, and 1700 DSL bundles also available from Cisco extending the range of functionality and price points available to the DSL CPE buyer.