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2007 Product Leadership Award

Cisco earns gold in SearchNetworking.com™ Product Leadership Awards branch router category, for its 2800 Series ISR, scoring highest in each of eight criteria.

The award-winning Cisco 2800 Series routers, ideal for small to medium-sized businesses and enterprise branch offices, are designed for wire-speed delivery of highly secure concurrent services and can accommodate multiple T1/E1 connections for services including:

The integrated services routing architecture of the Cisco 2800 Series provides the performance, availability, and reliability needed to scale mission-critical business applications in the most demanding environments.

Features of the routers include:

  • Built-in security
  • Cisco Configuration Professional (CCP) for simplified management
  • A modular platform with a broad range of interface options
  • Up to 2 10/100/1000 Mbps built-in routed ports
  • Up to 64 10/100 Mbps switch ports with optional Power over Ethernet (PoE), for providing DC power to network devices such as IP phones
  • Up to 1500 VPN tunnels
  • Cisco CallManager Express (CME) call-processing support for up to 96 Cisco IP phone users
  • Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) support for up to 96 Cisco IP phone users, allowing the router to provide call-processing functionality to keep voice service in operation should the connection to Cisco CME be lost
  • Support for wireless LAN standards 802.11a/b/g
  • Support for a Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) port for Gigabit Ethernet (except 2801)
  • Built-in redundant power supply connector (except 2801)

Cisco 2811 Integrated Services Router wins InfoWorld's Technology of the Year award.


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