The Cisco ASR 1004 Router in a 4-rack unit (RU) form factor supports up to 8 shared port adapters (SPAs) and comes with one route processor and one embedded services processor slot. This provides flexibility for future upgrades, enhancing control plane and data plane scalability. The Cisco ASR 1004 Router provides up to 40 Gbps throughput support, making it a very cost-effective edge solution.
Running on Cisco IOS XE Software, the Cisco ASR 1004 router supports software redundancy without redundant hardware.
Enterprise routing solutions use the Cisco ASR 1004 as a:
Service provider routing solutions use the Cisco ASR 1004:
This IDC white paper addresses the growing demands on the enterprise WAN, changing roles of the WAN head-end router, and key challenges to management.
Isocore says the Cisco ASR 1000 Series delivers high-performance, scalable edge services for enterprises and service providers.
Learn more about the innovative features, benefits and specifications of the Cisco ASR 1000 Series routers.