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The Cisco® 900J Series Integrated Services Routers (ISRs) combine Internet access, comprehensive security, and wireless services in a single high-performance device that is easy to deploy and manage. They are well suited for deployment as Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) in enterprise small branch offices and in service provider managed-service environments.

Product Overview

The Cisco 900J Series ISRs deliver integrated security and threat defense, protecting networks from both known and new Internet vulnerabilities and attacks. These powerful, fixed-configuration routers provide secure broadband and Metro Ethernet connectivity. Service providers offering managed Ethernet WAN services can deploy them in customer locations as CPE. You get centralized and remote management capabilities through web-based tools and Cisco IOS® Software for full visibility and control of network configurations at the remote site.

The 900J Series routers simplify the deployment of Ethernet WAN services, with end-to-end Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OA&M), Service-Level Agreement (SLA) monitoring and verification, and configuration management.

The 900J Series ISRs come with a 4-port managed switch, providing LAN ports to connect multiple devices. Figure 1 shows the C921J-4P model.

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Figure 1.         

C921J-4P ISR Top and Back Views

Features and Benefits

Table 1 describes some of the business needs enterprises have in branch offices and other edge networking locations and how the Cisco 900J Series ISRs fulfill those requirements.

Table 1.           How the Cisco 900J Series ISRs Address Edge Networking Challenges

Business need

Features and descriptions

High availability and business continuity

  Redundant WAN connections for failover protection and load balancing
  Dynamic failover protocols such as Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP; RFC 2338), Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), and Multigroup HSRP (MHSRP)

Consistent, high application performance levels

  Can run multiple services simultaneously with no performance degradation
  High-performance Intel ® x86 2.2-GHz CPU

Risk mitigation with multilevel security

  Network perimeter security with integrated application inspection firewall
  Data privacy through high-speed IP Security (IPsec) Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES) and Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption
  Enforced security policy with intrusion prevention
  Security hardware acceleration
  FlexVPN
  Next-generation encryption for secure network communications systems, reliable for the next decade

Feature consolidation for real estate, Capital Expenditures (CapEx), and management savings

  Supports LAN connections

Remote configuration and management to keep local IT staff lean

  Supports separate console port

Platform Support

Table 2 describes the interface and integrated capabilities supported by each of the Cisco 900J Series ISR models.

Table 2.           Platform Support

Model

WAN interfaces

LAN interfaces

Integrated USB 2.0

C921J-4P

2 ports Gigabit Ethernet (GE)

4-port 10/100/1000-Mbps managed switch

Yes

Product Specifications

Table 3 shows Cisco IOS Software features and general system specifications for the 900J Series ISRs.

Table 3.           Cisco IOS Software Features and System Specifications

Feature

Specification

 

Cisco IOS Software

IP and IP services

  Routing Information Protocol Versions 1 and 2 (RIPv1 and RIPv2)
  Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) and multipoint GRE (MGRE)
  Cisco Express Forwarding
  Standard 802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol
  Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
  L2TP Version 3 (L2TPv3)
  Network Address Translation (NAT)
  Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server, relay, and client
  Dynamic DNS
  DNS Proxy
  DNS Spoofing
  Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  IPv4 and IPv6 multicast
  Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  Performance Routing (PfR)
  Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  Virtual Route Forwarding (VRF) Lite
  Next Hop Resolution Protocol (NHRP)
  Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
  Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP)

 

Switch features

  Auto Media Device In/Media Device Cross Over (MDI-MDX)
  25 802.1Q VLANs
  MAC filtering
  Four-port 802.3af
  Switched Port Analyzer (SPAN)
  Storm control
  Smart ports
  Secure MAC address
  Internet Group Management Protocol Version 3 (IGMPv3) snooping
  802.1X

 

Security features

Secure connectivity:

  Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN for secure remote access
  Hardware-accelerated DES, 3DES, AES 128, AES 192, and AES 256
  Public-Key-Infrastructure (PKI) support
  50 IPsec tunnels
  Cisco Easy VPN client and server
  NAT transparency
  Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
  Tunnel-less Group Encrypted Transport VPN (GET VPN)
  VRF-aware IPsec
  IPsec over IPv6
  Adaptive control technology
  Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) application-layer gateway
  Cisco IOS Firewall:
   Zone-based policy firewall
   VRF-aware stateful inspection routing firewall
   Stateful inspection transparent firewall
  Advanced application inspection and control
  Secure HTTP (HTTPS), FTP, and Telnet Authentication Proxy
  Dynamic and static port security
  Firewall stateful failover
  VRF-aware firewall
  Cisco IOS Software black and white lists
  Control plane policing
  Flexible packet matching
  Network foundation protection

 

Quality of Service (QoS)

  Low-Latency Queuing (LLQ)
  Weighted Fair Queuing (WFQ)
  Class-Based WFQ (CBWFQ)
  Class-Based Traffic Shaping (CBTS)
  Class-Based Traffic Policing (CBTP)
  Policy-Based Routing (PBR)
  Class-Based QoS MIB
  Class of service (CoS)-to-differentiated services code point (DSCP) mapping
  Class-Based Weighted Random Early Detection (CBWRED)
  Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR)
  Link fragmentation and interleaving (LFI)
  Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
  Real-Time Transport Protocol (RTP) header compression (cRTP)
  Differentiated Services (DiffServ)
  QoS preclassify and prefragmentation
  Hierarchical QoS (HQoS)

 

Management

  Cisco Configuration Professional
  Cisco Configuration Express
  Cisco Configuration Engine support
  Cisco AutoInstall
  Cisco IP Service-Level Agreement (IP SLA)
  Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM)
  CiscoWorks
  Cisco Security Manager
  Telnet, Simple Network Management Protocol Version 3 (SNMPv3), Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol, command-line interface (CLI), and HTTP management
  RADIUS and TACACS+
  Cisco Next Generation Plug-and-Play (NG PnP) Protocol

 

High availability

  Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) (RFC 2338)
  HSRP
  MHSRP

 

Metro Ethernet

  Ethernet OA&M
  Ethernet Local Management Interface (E-LMI)
  IP SLA for Ethernet

 

IPv6

  IPv6 addressing architecture
  IPv6 name resolution
  IPv6 statistics
  IPv6 translation: Transport packets between IPv6-only and IPv4-only endpoints (NAT-Protocol Translation)
  Internet Control Message Protocol Version 6 (ICMPv6)
  IPv6 DHCP
  OSPFv3
  BGP4+
  IPv6 path maximum transmission unit (PMTU)
  IPv6 neighbor discovery
  IPv6 stateless address autoconfiguration (SLAAC)
  IPv6 multicast routing

 

Application visibility and control

  NBAR2
  Flexible NetFlow (FNF)
  Performance Agent

 

Number of recommended users

  50

 

Default and maximum DRAM

  Default 1 GB

 

Default and maximum flash memory

  2 GB on all Cisco 900J Series ISR models; not upgradable

 

WAN

  Refer to Table 2 for details

 

LAN switch

  Refer to Table 2 for details

 

Separate console ports

  RJ-45

 

USB 2.0

  One USB 2.0 Type A port available

Note: USB 2.0 ports cannot be used for connecting external devices other than those specified at: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps6247/product_data_sheet0900aecd80232473.html.

 

Physical dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.04 lb (0.924 kg) maximum

Product dimensions:

  H x W x D = 1.10 x 8.50 x 6.50 in. (2.80 x 21.59 x 16.51 cm) (includes rubber feet)

 

External power supply

Power specifications:

  External power supply
  AC input voltage: Universal 100 to 240 VAC
  Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz
  Maximum output power: 18W
  Output voltages: 12 VDC

 

Approvals and compliance

Safety:

  IEC 60950-1, 2nd Edition with Amendment 1 and Amendment 2 with Japan national deviations

Emissions:

  47 CFR Part 15: 2006
   CISPR22: 2005
   EN300386: V1.3.3: 2005
   EN55022: 2006
   EN61000-3-2: 2000 [+ amd 1 & 2]
   EN61000-3-3: 1995 [+ amd 1: 2001]
   ICES-003 Issue 4: 2004
   KN 22: 2005
  VCCI: V-3/2006.04

Immunity:

  CISPR24: 1997 [+ amd 1 & 2]
   EN300386: V1.3.3: 2005
   EN50082-1: 1992
   EN50082-1: 1997
   EN55024: 1998 [+ amd 1 & 2]
   EN61000-6-1: 2001

 

Environmental operating range

  Nonoperating temperature: -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C)
  Nonoperating humidity: 5% to 95% relative humidity (noncondensing)
  Nonoperating altitude: 0 to 15,000 ft (0 to 4570 m)
  Operating temperature: 0° to 45°C (de-rate 1°C per 1000-ft increase in altitude)
  Operating humidity: 5% to 95% relative humidity (noncondensing)
  Operating altitude: 0 to 10,000 ft (0 to 3000 m)

 

Cisco IOS Software Licensing and Packaging

Cisco IOS Universal Image

A single Cisco IOS Universal image encompassing all functions is delivered with the platform. Advanced features can be enabled simply by activating a software license on the Universal image. Technology packages and feature licenses, enabled through right-to-use licenses, simplify software delivery and decrease the operational costs of deploying new features.

Three major technology licenses are available on the Cisco 900J Series; these licenses can be activated through the Cisco software activation process identified at https://www.cisco.com/go/sa. The following licenses are available:

     IP Base: This technology package is the default.

     Application Experience (APP): This license includes data and application performance features.

     Security (SEC) or Security with No Payload Encryption (SEC-NPE): This license includes features for securing network infrastructure.

Table 4 lists the part numbers and features for each of the licenses. Table 5 lists the part numbers for the software images.

Table 4.           Licenses

Part number

Bundle

Features

SL-900-IPB

IP Base (default)

Routing protocols, ACL, NAT, QoS, BFD, VRF Lite, IP SLA Responder

SL-900-APP(=)

Application Experience (APP)

IP Base + advanced networking protocols: L2TPv3, MPLS

Application Experience: PfRv3, NBAR2, AVC, IP SLA Initiator

Hybrid Cloud Connectivity: LISP, Virtual Private LAN Services (VPLS), Ethernet over MPLS

SL-900-SEC(=)

SL-900-SECNPE(=)

Security (SEC)

IP Base + Advanced Security: Zone-based firewall, IPsec VPN, DMVPN, FlexVPN, GET VPN, SSL VPN

Provides up to 250-Mbps IPsec performance(SKU based)

Table 5.           Software Images

Part number

Description

Router software images

SISR900UK9-1583MB(=)

SISR900NPEUK9-1583MB(=)

Cisco 900 ISR Universal image and non-payload encryption image

Ordering Information

Table 6 lists the part numbers and Cisco IOS Software image details for each of the 900J Series ISR models.

To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page. To download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.

Table 6.           Product Part Numbers and Software Images

Part number

Product description

Integrated services routers

C921J-4P

Cisco 921J Gigabit Ethernet security router with external power supply for Japan only

* The C921J-4P supported only on Cisco IOS Software Release 15.8(3)Mb and later

Router software images

Image

C900-universalk9-mz: Universal image for 921J

For additional information and details about Cisco IOS Software licensing and packaging on the 900J Series, please visit:

https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/routers/900-series-integrated-services-routers-isr/products-licensing-information-listing.html

For the Cisco 900 ISR Hardware and Software Installation Guide, Go to:

https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/routers/900-series-integrated-services-routers-isr/products-installation-guides-list.html

https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/support/routers/900-series-integrated-services-routers-isr/products-installation-and-configuration-guides-list.html

Cisco and Partner Services

Services from Cisco and our certified partners can help you reduce the cost and complexity of branch-office deployments. We have the depth and breadth of experience across technologies to architect a blueprint for a branch-office solution to meet your company's needs. Planning and design services align technology with business goals and can increase the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of deployment. Technical services help maintain operational health, strengthen software application functions, solve performance problems, and lower expenses. Optimization services are designed to continually improve performance and help your team succeed with new technologies. For more information, visit https://www.cisco.com/go/services.

Cisco Smart Net Total Care® technical support for the 900J Series ISRs is available on a one-time or annual contract basis. Support options range from help-desk assistance to proactive, onsite consultation. All support contracts include:

     Major Cisco IOS Software updates in protocol, security, bandwidth, and feature improvements

     Full access rights to Cisco.com technical libraries for technical assistance, electronic commerce, and product information

     24-hour access to the industry’s largest dedicated technical support staff

For More Information

For more information about the Cisco 900J Series ISRs, visit https://www.cisco.com/go/isr900 or contact your local Cisco account representative.

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