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ISR 4331

ISR 4331

Key Features

Target deployments

Medium branch

Encryption throughput (Internet MIX)

300 Mbps

SD-WAN software

Cisco SD-WAN

Hardware Services

Management Ethernet

Yes

Console port

Yes

USB ports

Yes

Embedded services processor slots

-

Route processor slots

-

Container services

Yes

Voice functionality

Yes

Compute module

Yes

Server virtualization

Yes

Network Services

SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN

SD-Access

Yes

WAN optimization

Yes

AppNAV

Yes

Application Visibility and Control

Yes

IOS high availability

-

Segment routing

Yes

Multicast routing protocols

Yes

Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)

-

Ethernet VPN (EVPN)

-

IPv6 support

Yes

Module online insertion and removal (OIR)

Yes

WAN

Network interface modules

Yes

Enhanced services modules

Yes

SPA modules

-

EPA modules

-

Ethernet

Yes

VDSL2/ADSL2+

Yes

SHDSL

Yes

Fiber

Yes

3G/4G LTE

Yes

Serial

Yes

Legacy TDM interfaces

Yes

ATM interfaces

-

OC3-POS interfaces

-

LAN

Built-in ports

-

802.11 wireless

-

Layer 3 switch module

16 and 24 port

Maximum switched Ethernet ports

40

Maximum switched Ethernet LAN ports with POE

24

SFP built-in GE ports

1

SFP built-in 10GE ports

-

Shared port adapters

-

Ethernet port adapters

-

Network interface modules

2

Enhanced services modules

1

Security

MACsec

Yes

IPsec tunnels

Yes

SSL VPN

-

DMVPN

Yes

FlexVPN

Yes

GETVPN

Yes

Content filtering

Yes

NAT

Yes

Zone-based firewall

Yes

Hardware VPN acceleration

Yes

Intrusion prevention

Yes

Cisco Umbrella Branch

Yes

Cisco Cloud Web Security

Yes

Encrypted Traffic Analytics

Yes

Cisco TrustSec

Yes

Voice Support

Local conferencing

Yes

Digital signal processor

Yes

Cisco Unified Survivable Remote Site

Yes

Telephony

Yes

Cisco Unified Communications

Yes

Call Manager Express

Yes

Cisco Unity Express

Yes

Cisco Unified Border Element

Yes

Nano Cisco Unified Border Element

-

Digital voice and video

Yes

Analog/BRI voice

Yes

Power

Power supply type

Internal

Redundant power supply

-

PoE support (wattage)

500W

DC power

Yes

Form Factor

Rack vs. desktop

Rack

Optional hardened form factor

-

Height

1.75 in/ 44.45 mm

Width

17.25 in/438.15 mm

Depth

17.25 in/438.15 mm

Weight

16.1 lb/7.3 kg

NEBS compliant

Roadmap

FIPS compliant

Yes

Fanless

-

ASR 1002-HX

ASR 1002-HX

Key Features

Target deployments

High-end enterprise branch, high-performance WAN, MSP, WAN aggregation

Encryption throughput (Internet MIX)

24 Gbps

SD-WAN software

Cisco SD-WAN

Hardware Services

Management Ethernet

Yes

Console port

Yes

USB ports

Yes

Embedded services processor slots

Integrated

Route processor slots

Integrated

Container services

Yes

Voice functionality

-

Compute module

-

Server virtualization

-

Network Services

SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN

SD-Access

Yes

WAN optimization

-

AppNAV

Yes

Application Visibility and Control

Yes

IOS high availability

Software

Segment routing

Yes

Multicast routing protocols

Yes

Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)

Yes

Ethernet VPN (EVPN)

Yes

IPv6 support

Yes

Module online insertion and removal (OIR)

Yes

WAN

Network interface modules

Yes

Enhanced services modules

-

SPA modules

-

EPA modules

Yes

Ethernet

Yes

VDSL2/ADSL2+

-

SHDSL

-

Fiber

Yes

3G/4G LTE

-

Serial

-

Legacy TDM interfaces

Yes

ATM interfaces

-

OC3-POS interfaces

-

LAN

Built-in ports

16

802.11 wireless

-

Layer 3 switch module

-

Maximum switched Ethernet ports

-

Maximum switched Ethernet LAN ports with POE

-

SFP built-in GE ports

8 to 12

SFP built-in 10GE ports

4 to 8

Shared port adapters

-

Ethernet port adapters

1

Network interface modules

1

Enhanced services modules

-

Security

MACsec

Yes

IPsec tunnels

Yes

SSL VPN

Yes

DMVPN

Yes

FlexVPN

Yes

GETVPN

Yes

Content filtering

-

NAT

Yes

Zone-based firewall

Yes

Hardware VPN acceleration

Yes

Intrusion prevention

-

Cisco Umbrella Branch

Yes

Cisco Cloud Web Security

Yes

Encrypted Traffic Analytics

Yes

Cisco TrustSec

Yes

Voice Support

Local conferencing

-

Digital signal processor

-

Cisco Unified Survivable Remote Site

-

Telephony

-

Cisco Unified Communications

-

Call Manager Express

-

Cisco Unity Express

-

Cisco Unified Border Element

-

Nano Cisco Unified Border Element

-

Digital voice and video

-

Analog/BRI voice

-

Power

Power supply type

Modular

Redundant power supply

Yes

PoE support (wattage)

-

DC power

Yes

Form Factor

Rack vs. desktop

Rack

Optional hardened form factor

-

Height

3.5 in/88.9 mm

Width

17.3 in/439.42 mm

Depth

19.25 in/489 mm (2 RU)

Weight

34 lb/15.45 kg with dual AC power supplies

NEBS compliant

Yes

FIPS compliant

Yes

Fanless

-

ISR 1100

ISR 1100

Key Features

Target deployments

Branch, MSP, SMB

Encryption throughput (Internet MIX)

350 Mbps

SD-WAN software

Cisco SD-WAN

Hardware Services

Management Ethernet

-

Console port

Yes

USB ports

Yes

Embedded services processor slots

-

Route processor slots

-

Container services

-

Voice functionality

-

Compute module

-

Server virtualization

-

Network Services

SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN

SD-Access

-

WAN optimization

-

AppNAV

-

Application Visibility and Control

Yes

IOS high availability

-

Segment routing

-

Multicast routing protocols

Yes

Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)

-

Ethernet VPN (EVPN)

Yes

IPv6 support

Yes

Module online insertion and removal (OIR)

-

WAN

Network interface modules

-

Enhanced services modules

-

SPA modules

-

EPA modules

-

Ethernet

Yes

VDSL2/ADSL2+

Yes

SHDSL

Yes

Fiber

Yes

3G/4G LTE

Yes

Serial

-

Legacy TDM interfaces

-

ATM interfaces

-

OC3-POS interfaces

-

LAN

Built-in ports

Up to 8

802.11 wireless

Yes

Layer 3 switch module

-

Maximum switched Ethernet ports

Up to 8

Maximum switched Ethernet LAN ports with POE

Up to 4

SFP built-in GE ports

1

SFP built-in 10GE ports

-

Shared port adapters

-

Ethernet port adapters

-

Network interface modules

-

Enhanced services modules

-

Security

MACsec

-

IPsec tunnels

Yes

SSL VPN

Yes

DMVPN

Yes

FlexVPN

Yes

GETVPN

Yes

Content filtering

Yes

NAT

Yes

Zone-based firewall

Yes

Hardware VPN acceleration

Yes

Intrusion prevention

-

Cisco Umbrella Branch

Yes

Cisco Cloud Web Security

-

Encrypted Traffic Analytics

Yes

Cisco TrustSec

Yes

Voice Support

Local conferencing

-

Digital signal processor

-

Cisco Unified Survivable Remote Site

-

Telephony

-

Cisco Unified Communications

-

Call Manager Express

-

Cisco Unity Express

-

Cisco Unified Border Element

-

Nano Cisco Unified Border Element

-

Digital voice and video

-

Analog/BRI voice

-

Power

Power supply type

External

Redundant power supply

-

PoE support (wattage)

Yes

DC power

-

Form Factor

Rack vs. desktop

Rack and desktop

Optional hardened form factor

-

Height

1.7 in/44 mm

Width

12.7 in/323 mm

Depth

9.6 in./244 mm (LTE) 9.03 in. /230 mm (Non-LTE)

Weight

2.59 kg

NEBS compliant

-

FIPS compliant

Yes

Fanless

Yes

CSR 1000V

CSR 1000V

Key Features

Target deployments

Virtual branch, MSP, public cloud, data center L2 extension

Encryption throughput (Internet MIX)

Up to 10 Gbps

SD-WAN software

Cisco SD-WAN

Hardware Services

Management Ethernet

-

Console port

-

USB ports

-

Embedded services processor slots

-

Route processor slots

-

Container services

Yes

Voice functionality

-

Compute module

-

Server virtualization

-

Network Services

SD-WAN

Cisco SD-WAN

SD-Access

-

WAN optimization

-

AppNAV

Yes

Application Visibility and Control

Yes

IOS high availability

Software

Segment routing

Yes

Multicast routing protocols

Yes

Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)

Yes

Ethernet VPN (EVPN)

Yes

IPv6 support

Yes

Module online insertion and removal (OIR)

Yes

WAN

Network interface modules

-

Enhanced services modules

-

SPA modules

-

EPA modules

-

Ethernet

-

VDSL2/ADSL2+

-

SHDSL

-

Fiber

-

3G/4G LTE

-

Serial

-

Legacy TDM interfaces

-

ATM interfaces

-

OC3-POS interfaces

-

LAN

Built-in ports

-

802.11 wireless

-

Layer 3 switch module

-

Maximum switched Ethernet ports

-

Maximum switched Ethernet LAN ports with POE

-

SFP built-in GE ports

-

SFP built-in 10GE ports

-

Shared port adapters

-

Ethernet port adapters

-

Network interface modules

-

Enhanced services modules

-

Security

MACsec

Yes

IPsec tunnels

Yes

SSL VPN

Yes

DMVPN

Yes

FlexVPN

Yes

GETVPN

Yes

Content filtering

Yes

NAT

Yes

Zone-based firewall

Yes

Hardware VPN acceleration

-

Intrusion prevention

Yes

Cisco Umbrella Branch

-

Cisco Cloud Web Security

-

Encrypted Traffic Analytics

Yes

Cisco TrustSec

Yes

Voice Support

Local conferencing

-

Digital signal processor

-

Cisco Unified Survivable Remote Site

-

Telephony

-

Cisco Unified Communications

-

Call Manager Express

-

Cisco Unity Express

-

Cisco Unified Border Element

-

Nano Cisco Unified Border Element

-

Digital voice and video

-

Analog/BRI voice

-

Power

Power supply type

-

Redundant power supply

-

PoE support (wattage)

-

DC power

-

Form Factor

Rack vs. desktop

Virtual

Optional hardened form factor

-

Height

-

Width

-

Depth

-

Weight

-

NEBS compliant

-

FIPS compliant

-

Fanless

-