Cisco ICS 7700 Series Integrated Communication Systems

Cisco ICS 7750 Integrated Communications System

Table Of Contents

Data Sheet

Product Description

Versatile Platform

Scalable Networked System

Unified, Web-Based System Management

Designed for System Availability

Advanced System Features

Cisco ICS 7750 Solutions

Midmarket Businesses

Branch Offices

Building Upon a Converged Network Environment

Service and Support Solutions

Key Benefits Summary

Versatility to Meet Unique Needs and Business Environments

Scalability for Growth

Manageability for Rapid Deployment and Remote Support

System Availability for Reliable Communications

Cisco ICS Technical Specifications



Environmental Range




Mounting Options

System Cards

Resource Cards

Voice and WAN Interface Cards

Catalyst Data Switches

Optional UPS Available for 110V and 220V Countries:

Data Sheet

Cisco ICS 7750 Integrated Communications System

Expand Your Business Communications with a Converged IP Network Solution

The Cisco Integrated Communications System (ICS) 7750 brings the benefits of converged IP services to midmarket businesses and enterprise branch offices. The Cisco ICS 7750 is a versatile IP telephony and services solution that helps businesses harness the power of the Internet through converged applications enabling them to anticipate and respond to customer needs more efficiently. Call processing, voice applications, and multiservice IP routing are integrated within the system chassis to deliver true convergence while enhancing system manageability. The modular system architecture enables expansion of call processing, routing capacity, and IP services to deliver system availability and scalability. The Cisco ICS 7750 gives customers the flexibility to choose the optimal configuration for their business environment, and allows them to increase profitability through improved customer interactions.

The Cisco ICS 7750 delivers all the elements needed to implement converged data and voice solutions: multiservice router/voice gateways based on the industry-proven Cisco IOS® Software technology, voice applications, call-processing software, integrated Web-based system management, and a data switching interface, for seamless connectivity to recommended Cisco Catalyst® quality of service (QoS)-enabled switches. Integrating telephony services into a converged business data network can drive major improvements for midmarket businesses by delivering information more efficiently than today's disparate network approach. In addition, a converged network enables new, advanced communications applications like integrated contact centers and unified messaging. The Cisco ICS 7750 improves voice communications and information sharing between distributed offices or even different departments within the business. As a result businesses can increase competitiveness, improve employee productivity, simplify network management, and project a united front to their customers, partners, and employees.

A fully IP-based solution designed to meet the needs of midmarket and enterprise branch office customers, the Cisco ICS 7750 allows customers to dynamically create, deploy, and modify their new IP-based communication services and applications with new functionality and features that are evolving in real time with the Internet.

Built on open and scalable Cisco AVVID (Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data), the Cisco ICS 7750 is an ideal communications solution for customers wanting to enhance their business communications and applications with a fully converged IP network solution.

Product Description

Versatile Platform

The Cisco ICS 7750 is a chassis system with six universal slots, each accepting one of the following cards—a multiservice route processor (MRP) or system processing engine (SPE)—to address the widest range of data and voice connectivity and application needs.

MRP—The MRP cards are multiservice router/voice gateway cards running industry-proven Cisco hardware and Cisco IOS Software to support both digital and analog voice trunk gateways and WAN interfaces—all on a single modular card. The MRP offers a wide selection of data and voice interfaces, allowing businesses to match bandwidth to the needs of each site as they grow. This also enables businesses to take advantage of all existing Cisco IOS services such as VLAN routing, virtual private network (VPN), firewall and IP Security (IPSec), WAN QoS, and voice codec transcoding to ensure quality voice and data transmission. In addition, proven Cisco voice trunk and station interface cards make it easy to link the Cisco ICS 7750 to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and existing private branch exchanges (PBXs), as well as the most common analog devices (including fax machines and teleconferencing stations). MRP cards accept many of the existing Cisco voice interface cards (VICs) and WAN interface cards (WICs).

MRP300—Each MRP300 card has two VIC/WIC slots that accept many of the existing Cisco VICs and WICs. In addition, a hardware VPN accelerator module is an option to service additional VPN throughput for remote access users. This card provides the most flexibility to meet and adapt to the voice and data connectivity needs your business requires.

MRP3-8FXOM1—The MRP3-8FX0M1 card supports multiple foreign exchange office (FXO) ports to provide high-density connectivity to analog loop start and ground start trunk lines to the PSTN. The MRP3-8FXOM1 card has eight FXO-M1 ports built in and one VIC/WIC slot to support different voice gateway and IP routing configurations, as well as VLAN routing on a single card. Each FXO-M1 port supports battery reversal detection and Caller ID for N. America.

MRP3-xFXS—The MRP3-8FXS and MRP3-16FXS (previous models called ASI81 and ASI160) cards support multiple foreign exchange station (FXS) ports to provide high-density connectivity to analog phones, fax machines, and teleconferencing stations. The MRP3-8FXS card has eight FXS ports built in and one VIC/WIC slot to support different voice gateway and IP routing configurations. The MRP3-16FXS card offers 16 FXS ports in a single slot.

SPE—The SPE is an applications server card that can run Cisco CallManager and core voice applications like voice mail, auto attendant, interactive voice response (IVR), unified messaging, automated call distribution (ACD), and Web-based contact center applications. This card offers an additional level of expandability to cover a broad range of communications applications.

Since the six slots on the Cisco ICS 7750 can house any combination of MRP and SPE cards, customers have the freedom of expandability to configure the exact system that suits their business requirements, including redundant WAN and call-processing services. The versatile Cisco ICS 7750 puts businesses in control of their data and voice communication needs now and in the future.

Scalable Networked System

The Cisco ICS 7750 continues to grow with your business needs. The networked system architecture enables ICS solutions to scale to meet changing WAN bandwidth requirements, analog and digital voice gateway combinations, voice application needs, redundant call-processing configurations, and increasing IP phone capacity.

Each Cisco ICS 7750 chassis includes a system switch processor (SSP) card that provides an internal full duplex 10/100BASE-T backplane for card communication within the chassis, as well as two external full duplex 10/100BASE-T Ethernet ports. The two external ports on SSP interface seamlessly with any recommended Cisco Catalyst switching configuration to form a single switched communication network that delivers end-to-end connectivity and scalability.

The Cisco ICS networked system solution delivers a scalable approach to manage growth and expansion in capacity and functionality.

Unified, Web-Based System Management

Cisco ICS System Manager for the Cisco ICS 7750 provides a comprehensive suite of tools for management of an integrated data and voice network from a centralized, Web-based user interface. These tools enable remote configuration, preventive fault management, performance monitoring, real-time reporting, Cisco IOS® Software image management, and access-level security for the Cisco ICS 7750. Because Cisco ICS System Manager is Web-based, network managers can access its capabilities from anywhere on the network, saving valuable time. The integrated graphical user interface (GUI) improves efficiency by avoiding multiple management platforms and reduces training and operations costs.

The Cisco ICS 7750 supports Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), allowing administrators to retain the option of using existing enterprise network management applications, such as CiscoWorks and HP OpenView.

Additional ICS System Manager features and benefits:

The configuration manager allows system administrators to configure the Cisco ICS 7750 system features from a single, easy-to-use GUI.

Allows administrators to remotely monitor all critical components of systems via Cisco ICS System Manager and to view the data in real time through easy-to-read charts.

Through the event manager, users are able to view the system alarms. The alarms are consolidated from both hardware and software components in the Cisco ICS 7750 chassis, providing necessary information to diagnose and troubleshoot system problems.

The software upgrade tool manages IOS software images.

The security tool manages multiple levels of user access.

The Cisco ICS System Manager provides unparalleled fault detection and recovery mechanisms to preserve overall system availability. An intelligent fault-management application monitors the system hardware, power supply, and fans, and proactively runs diagnostic checks to detect problems before they occur. It can even receive information on the status of an external uninterruptible power supply (UPS). If a problem occurs, the System Manager provides alarm notification via automatic outbound call, dialout, e-mail, or page to a designated destination.

Designed for System Availability

The Cisco ICS 7750 is designed to deliver system availability to keep businesses running. It offers a variety of system features that allow customers to configure the system for redundancy and rapid field service response. These system availability features and options include real-time alarm monitoring and remote notification, remote system access, power redundancy and load sharing, and UPS.

Each ICS chassis includes a System Alarm Processor (SAP) that monitors and reports real-time operational status of each component in the system and remotely alerts system administrators of any environmental, functional, or operational problems detected within the system.

The Cisco ICS 7750 is designed for easy serviceability, including hot-swappable fans and power supply. In addition, the MRP and SPE cards can be serviced while the system is operational.

Advanced System Features

Cisco CallManager

Cisco CallManager is an IP telephony call-processing application, which runs on an SPE card in the Cisco ICS 7750. This application can be distributed and clustered over an IP network, providing scalability and redundancy. As the call-processing component of the end-to-end Cisco AVVID solution, Cisco CallManager provides signaling and call-control services to Cisco integrated applications and third-party applications. For enterprise midmarket businesses and enterprise branch offices, this means industry-leading scalability and system availability.

For detailed information on Cisco CallManager, visit:

Converged Voice/Data Applications

The Cisco ICS 7750 delivers the value of convergence by running integrated voice and data applications to build a comprehensive communications system. The integrated applications supported in the Cisco ICS 7750 include Cisco Unity Voicemail/Auto Attendant and Unified Messaging, Cisco IP Integrated Contact Distributor (IP ICD), and IP Interactive Voice Response (IP IVR).

Cisco Applications on the Cisco ICS 7750 provide a single, consistent, easy-to-manage platform for multiple communication applications. Delivering applications on an integrated platform can lead to greater efficiencies for midmarket sites, decreasing the amount of hardware and software platforms, simplifying management, and improving employee productivity that results in greater business competitiveness in today's challenging market.

Cisco Unity Messaging Applications

The Cisco Unity Voice Mail/Auto Attendant application offers feature-rich voice messaging and automated attendant functionality to allow calls to direct their calls to the proper department or individuals and leave messages when users are not available. For users, the Unity networking feature allows the easy exchange of voice messages to anyone on the network.

The Cisco Unity Unified Messaging application increases employee productivity by offering users a single mailbox to manage their voice, e-mail, and fax messages. A single mailbox enables users to prioritize and respond to the most important messages more easily than with separate individual mailboxes for voice messages, e-mails, and faxes.

Cisco Customer Response Solutions (CRS)

Cisco IP CRS 3.0 on the Cisco ICS 7750 provides a single, consistent, easy-to-manage platform for multiple communication applications. Delivering applications on an integrated platform can lead to greater efficiencies for mid-market businesses, decreasing the amount of hardware and software platforms, simplifying management, improving employee productivity that result in greater business competitiveness in today's challenging market. The Cisco IP ICD and Cisco IP IVR applications easily load on an SPE 310, giving it the added advantage of the availability and versatility features of the Cisco ICS 7750, such as platform monitoring, fault management, and redundant power capabilities. In addition, the IP ICD application shares the Cisco CallManager database files and LDAP, avoiding the purchase and complexity of added software applications and directories.

Cisco IP ICD offers an integrated, fully featured solution for managing customer voice contacts with all the benefits of the converged Cisco IP Telephony architecture. Cisco IP ICD meets the need for the adjunct ACD, as well as for formal and informal contact centers, by delivering sophisticated call routing, management, and administration features for departmental, enterprise branch, or small- to medium-size enterprise customer-care needs. Cisco IP ICD is the entry and midmarket customer-contact management solution for deployment with Cisco CallManager and is a part of Cisco AVVID and Cisco CallManager.

Features and benefits include:

Increased customer satisfaction through enhanced customer care:

Match the right agent to each call

Provide customized service for special customers

Keep callers fully informed about the status of their calls and the options available to them through customized messaging

Provide caller data via a screen pop to agents for better customer handling

Prevent loss of potential customers by allowing callers to wait in queue when all agents are busy, instead of hanging up and calling back, or not

Maximize the productivity of customer facing personnel by directing calls to underutilized employees while improving employee satisfaction by allowing for more equitable distribution of workload

Support ongoing training by recording actual customer interactions

Integrate agent activities and caller information with any Microsoft Windows-compatible customer-response-management application

Cisco IP IVR is an IP-powered IVR solution that provides an open, extensible, and feature-rich foundation for the creation and delivery of IVR solutions. Cisco IP IVR is based on Cisco Customer Response Solutions (CRS) platform technologies offering entry level voice response application that is affordable and easy to install, configure and host applications. Features and benefits include:

Provides a multimedia (voice, data, Web) IP-empowered application-generation environment that can be deployed anywhere in a customer's IP network

Offers Web-based activation and administration

Optimizes customer convenience and contains costs by enabling agent-assisted and self-service customer assistance applications

Improves employee satisfaction by automating routine inquiries and allowing workers to concentrate on more critical issues

In addition to traditional applications such as voice mail and auto attendant, the Cisco ICS 7750 supports Cisco employee productivity applications such as Attendant Console and SoftPhone, allowing users to manage their calls from their desktops.

Cisco Catalyst Series of Switches

The Cisco ICS 7750 can be deployed with any recommended QoS-enabled Cisco Catalyst Series switch, giving customers the flexibility to choose the switching solution that best meets their needs.

Cisco Catalyst switches provide the performance, intelligence, and manageability needed to support robust telephony features across a LAN, and seamlessly integrate data and voice into a single infrastructure. Catalyst switches offer the industry's broadest range of connectivity options and network services, with redundancy and resilient link features to ensure high availability. In-line power options enable businesses to power IP phones over the LAN, adding flexibility to IP telephony configurations and simplifying deployment. Catalyst switches also support advanced QoS mechanisms and intelligent switching to deliver high-quality voice across the enterprise offering the most complete solution available for multiservice data. For detailed information on the Cisco Catalyst family of switches, visit:

Intelligent Cisco IP Phones

As a part of Cisco AVVID, the Cisco ICS 7750 supports the Cisco IP Phone 7900 series.

The Cisco family of IP phones is a new generation of intelligent communication devices offering the following enhancements:

Entirely display-based

Straightforward user customization based on changing needs

In-line power accepted from integrated Catalyst switch card or the Catalyst inline power patch panel

Two-port 10/100BASE-T switch interface to ensure QoS

The Cisco IP Phone 7960, 7940, 7914, 7910, and 7905 sets offer customers a range of choices, to meet varying user needs at the desktop. For teleconference solutions, Cisco offers the Cisco 7935.

For detailed information on Cisco IP phones, visit:

Table 1  Cisco ICS 7750 Features and Benefits


Integrated Functionality (includes call-processing, multiservice router/voice gateway, Web-based management, switch interface, and core voice applications)

Consolidates into a single system solution the data, voice, networking, and communications applications for today with expandability for tomorrow

Eases deployment of the core communications and applications equipment necessary for business operations

Enables converged communications applications within the system

Simplifies system management by consolidating traffic onto a single network

Modular Industry-Proven Cisco IOS Software-Based MRP

Delivers powerful, full-featured Cisco IOS Software capabilities for data routing and voice trunking

Contains flash memory for storing IOS images on board

Supports Virtual LAN (VLAN) Routing

Ensures end-to-end QoS transmission for voice and data traffic

Offers comprehensive WAN and PSTN connectivity

Leverages consolidated (shared) facilities for voice and data traffic, optimizing the use of bandwidth for reduced operating costs

Industry-Leading Selection of WAN Interfaces

Provides the flexibility to choose the WAN service that best suits bandwidth needs and budget

Enables easy upgrades to new WAN technologies as they become available

Wide Selection of Voice Interfaces

Makes it easy to match analog or digital trunking requirements to the needs of each site

Provides PSTN and PBX connectivity plus common analog device support (fax machines, teleconferencing stations)

Modular Architecture Features Six Universal Slots

Allows support for any combination of MRP and SPE cards to customize system functionality according to business needs and budget

Maintains investment protection in existing WAN and LAN infrastructure

Provides flexibility to grow converged networks as needed

Allows PSTN, WAN, and call-processing redundancy

Improves system availability by enabling card replacements to any slot

SSP Provides LAN Data-Switching Interface

Provides seamless connectivity to recommended QoS-enabled Catalyst LAN switches

SPE Running CallManager and Converged Applications

Offers integrated call-processing

Supports integration of key converged applications such as unified messaging, voice mail, auto attendant, and contact center applications

Allows application scalability with additional SPE cards

Provides clustering options with additional Cisco applications running on SPE cards

SAP Provides Two Serial Ports and One Console Port

Automatically monitors the operational status of the overall system

Alerts system administrators to any problems detected in the system

Connects the Cisco ICS 7750 to legacy voice mail via SMDI

Gives administrators choice of onsite direct system access or remote system access via dialup modem

Optional Redundant Power Supply and UPS

Increases system availability in case of power failures

System Management

Integrated Web-Based System Management Tool

Offers easy Web access via the Internet

Windows Terminal Services Client Support

Provides system-software-level management via terminal service tool

Telnet Access

Offers command-line system management via a remote interface

Console Support

Provides local command-line system management

User Security Levels

Enables different users access to configure approved aspects of the system

Automated Inventory Discovery and Provisioning of IP Phones and Desktop Devices

Permits faster installation of IP phones and new interface cards

Allows self-configuration and faster service delivery to end users


Simplifies remote management and troubleshooting

Centralized Voice Plus Data System Operations Administration and Management (OA&M)

Provides a single, easy-to-use window on integrated data and voice applications

Automated Fault Management, Auto-Notification of Potential Problems via E-Mail or Pager

Enables faster problem resolution

Permits network managers to be more proactive

Centralized Software Upgrades for Voice Plus Data Components

Saves time with easy upgrades over the network, locally or remotely

Offers single point for software administration

Compatible with SNMP-Based Management Tools

Retains use of existing enterprise network management tools, including CiscoWorks 2000

Card-Level Diagnostics

Permits detailed troubleshooting from remote console


Field Replaceable System Cards and Other Chassis Components

Increases system uptime and availability

Redundant Network (LAN, WAN, PSTN) Trunks

Increases system availability

Cisco CallManager N+1 Clustering

Enables scalable call-processing support with multiple CallManager applications running on SPE cards

Distributed Architecture

Allows for multiple data and voice paths to transport critical information and telephone calls

Redundant Power (option)

Provides a backup power supply for load sharing in case of failure in primary power supply unit

UPS (option)

Offers continued operation in case of building power failure

Cisco ICS 7750 Solutions

The Cisco ICS 7750 is a midmarket business and enterprise branch office solution. The following are two representative customer-solution scenarios.

Midmarket Businesses

Based on the scalable Cisco AVVID, the Cisco ICS 7750 is an ideal solution for both central site and branch offices of midmarket businesses. Midmarket businesses face challenges similar to those encountered by large enterprises, such as the need for advanced communications and converged IP services in a modular, manageable platform. Rapidly growing businesses demand a solution that adds features and users easily, and also seamlessly migrates to a wide variety of configurations, depending on business needs. The Cisco ICS 7750 and its comprehensive system design and management tools allow these companies to more effectively manage growth, support, and maintenance of remote offices across the Internet. The modular and expandable system architecture preserves investment protection while allowing the company to incrementally add the functionality needed to support changing requirements.

Figure 1

Cisco ICS 7750 Solution for Midmarket Businesses

Branch Offices

Many enterprises are increasingly depending on their branch offices to extend their reach to customers and offer a more personalized level of service. However, with current legacy PBX equipment and separate voice and data networks, enterprises face fundamental application and communications integration challenges in deployment, operations, support, and maintenance of these branch-office systems. Currently, many of these branch offices appear as "islands" of information and employees, with reduced communications access to other employees and resources within the remote main enterprise office.

The Cisco ICS 7750 enables the company to present a united front to their customers and improve customer service. The Cisco ICS 7750 leverages the ubiquity of IP-based communications for data and voice, creating a single, seamless enterprise.

Figure 2

Cisco ICS 7750 Solution for Enterprise Branch Office

Building Upon a Converged Network Environment

Companies that wish to take advantage of IP telephony today can deploy the Cisco ICS 7750 into existing telephony and data networking environments. The Cisco ICS 7750 will interoperate with an existing PBX system, allowing users on each system to communicate with each other. This allows businesses to expand support for new employees with IP phones while maintaining the existing users on the current equipment. For existing multiservice data networking sites, the Cisco ICS 7750 simply adds IP telephony to the entire network, enabling all users with IP telephony. In either situation, companies have the ability to build upon their current communications infrastructure and take advantage of the smart, converged Web-based communication applications that IP telephony offers.

Figure 3

Cisco ICS 7750 Solution Offers Investment Protection

Service and Support Solutions

Cisco Service and Support Solutions are designed for one purpose—to ensure customer success by delivering a suite of proactive services. Delivered directly or through an ecosystem of best-of-breed service partners, Cisco Service and Support offerings provide presales network audit planning, design consulting, network implementation, operational support, and network optimization.

Advanced Services enable you to plan, design, build, implement, and optimize your solution for rapid deployment and increased system stability and availability.

Technical Support Services provide the maintenance and troubleshooting you need to keep your solution operational.

By purchasing service and support with the Cisco ICS 7750 Integrated Communications System, customers can confidently deploy a converged network architecture using Cisco experience, expertise, and resources.

Key Benefits Summary

Versatility to Meet Unique Needs and Business Environments

The modular design of the Cisco ICS 7750 allows businesses to customize their solution today, and then add capacity, services, redundancy, and applications transparently, as business needs change. In addition, the Cisco ICS 7750 can be deployed with any recommended QoS-enabled Cisco Catalyst switch, giving customers the flexibility to choose the solution that best meets their needs or leverage their existing Catalyst LAN infrastructure if already deployed.

Scalability for Growth

The Cisco ICS 7750 can expand and scale to meet growing business needs inside the chassis with additional cards and applications, or through system networking of Cisco ICS systems. The Cisco ICS 7750 offers unmatched flexibility and expandability to meet business communication needs at each stage of business development.

Manageability for Rapid Deployment and Remote Support

The system easily accommodates employee moves, adds and changes, different facility configurations, and modified user profiles. The Cisco ICS 7750 delivers integrated, easy to use Web-based system management—both local and remote—critical to supporting these changes efficiently.

System Availability for Reliable Communications

The Cisco ICS 7750 offers real-time performance monitoring and configurable hardware redundancy options, allowing businesses to design the level of system availability to suit their requirements.

Cisco ICS Technical Specifications


Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 15.75 in. (40.005 cm)

Width: 17.25 in. (43.815 cm)

Depth: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)

Weight (basic configuration—1 MRP, 1 SPE, 1 SSP, 1 SAP [a total of 4 cards] and 1 power supply): 42 lb (18.9 kg)


Power Requirements


47-63 Hz


Power Dissipation

275W Max

Environmental Range


Acoustic Noise: 43 dBA (under normal operating conditions)

Temperature Range: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Altitude: 10,000 ft (3000 m)

Relative Humidity: 10 to 85%

Shock: 54 in./s (1.37 m/s)

Vibration: 0.35 Grms from 3 to 500 Hz


Temperature Shock: -4 to 149°F (-20 to 65°C) at 41°F (5°C) per minute

Temperature Range: -4 to 149°F (-20 to 65°C)

Altitude: 5027 yds (4570 m)

Relative Humidity: 5 to 95%


UL 1950, Third Edition

c-UL, CAN/CSA 22.2 No. 950-95, Third Edition


CFR 47 part 15:1998 (Class A, radiated and conducted emission)


FCC Part 68


Mounting Options

19 in. rack-mount


System Cards


Fixed slot card

10/100BASE-T auto-sensing data switch

Two-port RJ-45 connectors


One fixed slot card

Two serial ports

One console port

Resource Cards

SPE 310

Universal slot card

Intel Pentium III 700 MHz CPU

512 MB DRAM, expandable up to 1.5 GB

20.4 GB (or more) hard disk drive

MRP 300

Universal slot card

Standard memory: 64 MB DRAM

Memory upgrade (option): 16, 32, 64 MB DRAM

Standard Flash: 16 MB Flash SIMM

Flash memory upgrade (option): 16, 32, 64 MB flash SIMM

Two modular voice/WAN interface card (VWIC) slots per card

One VPN Module expansion slot

Advanced data networking feature support, including:

VPN, IPSec 56 and 3DES, Firewall

MRP3-8FXOM1 Card

Universal slot card

Standard memory: 64 MB DRAM

Memory upgrade (option): 16, 32, 64 MB DRAM

Standard flash memory: 16 MB flash SIMM

Flash memory upgrade (option): 16, 32, 64 MB flash SIMM

8-port FXO-M1 port configurations with battery reversal detection and Caller ID (for N. America)

One modular VWIC slot

Advanced data networking feature support, including:

IPSec 56 and 3DES, Firewall

MRP3-8FXS and MRP3-16FXS Cards

Universal slot card

Standard memory: 64 MB DRAM

Memory upgrade (option): 16, 32, 64 MB DRAM

Standard flash memory: 16 MB flash SIMM

Flash memory upgrade (option): 16, 32, 64 MB flash SIMM

8- and 16-port FXS port configurations

One modular VWIC slot (MRP3-8FXS only)

Advanced data networking feature support, including:

IPSec 56 and 3DES, Firewall

Voice and WAN Interface Cards

At first customer ship date, the following WIC and VIC interfaces will be supported. Support for additional interfaces will be available in future releases.

Table 2  Cisco WICs for Cisco ICS 7750 MRP

WIC Module

1 serial, async, and sync (T1/E1)


2 serial, async, and sync (T1/E1)


2 low-speed serial (up to 128 kbps), async and sync




1 ISDN BRI U with integrated NT1


1 integrated 56/64-kbps, four-wire DSU/CSU


1 integrated T1/fractional T1 DSU/CSU

Table 3  Cisco MultiFlex Voice/WAN and VICs for Cisco ICS 7750 MRP and ASI

VIC Module

2-port FXS voice/fax interface card


4-port FXS voice/fax and Direct Inward Dial interface card (port configurable)


2-port FXO voice/fax interface card


2-port voice/fax interface card with battery reversal and caller ID (for North America)


4-port voice/fax interface card with battery reversal and caller ID (for North America)


2-port FXO voice/fax interface card with battery reversal and caller ID (for Europe)


2-port FXO voice/fax interface card with battery reversal and caller ID (for Australia)


2-port E&M voice/fax interface card


2-port direct inward dial voice interface card


4-port FXS voice/fax and Direct Inward Dial interface card (port configurable)


2-port basic rate interface (BRI) voice interface card


1-port T1/fractional T1 multiflex trunk with CSU/DSU (for CAS and PRI)


Dual-port T1/fractional T1 multiflex trunk with CSU/DSU (for CAS and PRI)


1-port E1/fractional E1 multiflex trunk with CSU/DSU (for PRI)


Dual-port E1/fractional E1 multiflex trunk with CSU/DSU (for PRI)

Table 4  Cisco ICS 7750 Cisco IOS Software and Memory Requirements

Cisco IOS Software Data and Voice Feature Sets
IP/Voice Plus

64 MB

IP/Voice Plus + Firewall + IPSec 56

64 MB

IP/Voice Plus + Firewall + 3DES

64 MB

IP/Voice Plus + IPX/AppleTalk/IBM

64 MB

IP/Voice Plus + IPX/AppleTalk/IBM + Firewall + IPSec 56

64 MB

IP/Voice Plus + IPX/AppleTalk/IBM + Firewall + 3DES

64 MB

Catalyst Data Switches

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Optional UPS Available for 110V and 220V Countries:

Input voltage: 93 to 132 VAC and 186 to 264 VAC

Frequency: 47 to 63 Hz

Output: 1050W/1400 VA

Runtime: approximately 8 min (base unit)

Optional external battery pack: approximately 30 min runtime each