Have an account?

  •   Personalized content
  •   Your products and support

Need an account?

Create an account

Cisco Enterprise Router Selector

Quickly identify the right Cisco enterprise router for your needs, whether you’re upgrading an old router or are looking for a new branch or network edge router for your LAN or WAN. Answer a few simple questions, and our Cisco Enterprise Router Selector guide will help select the right product for you. Or explore our catalog to choose the router that best meets your needs.

Looking for other types of routers? Visit the main routers page to learn more about our product portfolio.

ISR 4451 Series ISR 4451 Series
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 2 rack unit
  • 3 NIM slots, 2 SM slots
ASR 1002-HX Series ASR 1002-HX Series
  • Edge
  • Large enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 2 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP, up to 1 EPA

These internet edge routers offer embedded services for large enterprise branch offices and high performance private WAN. Running on Cisco IOS XE Software, the Cisco ASR 1002-HX supports software redundancy without redundant hardware.

ISR 880 Series ISR 880 Series
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • Integrated security and wireless
ISR 890 Series ISR 890 Series
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP), small business (SMB)
  • Integrated security and wireless
ISR 4331 Series ISR 4331 Series
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • 2 NIM slots, 1 SM slot

A revolutionary converged branch platform with industry-leading network, compute, and WAN services. The ISR 4331 comes with built-in IOS security including zone-based firewall, NAT services, Encrypted Traffic Analytics and Cisco Umbrella.

ASR 1009-X Series ASR 1009-X Series
  • Edge
  • Medium to high-end enterprise
  • 9 rack unit
  • Supports RP, ESP, up to 6 EPAs, up to 12 SPAs
ASR 1002-X Series ASR 1002-X Series
  • Edge
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 2 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP, 3 SPAs
ASR 1013 Series ASR 1013 Series
  • Edge
  • High-end enterprise
  • Up to 12 EPAs, 24 SPAs
ISR 1100 Series ISR 1100 Series
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP), small business (SMB)
  • Cisco IOS XE
  • Integrated security and wireless LAN and WAN

WAN connectivity, comprehensive security, wired and wireless access in a single branch platform. These powerful, Cisco IOS® XE based, SD-WAN ready routers deliver secure, flexible connectivity over LTE Advanced, Ethernet, G.fast and 802.11ac Wifi.

ISR 4431 Series ISR 4431 Series
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • 3 NIM slots
ISR 4321 Series ISR 4321 Series
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • 2 NIM slots
ASR 1001-X Series ASR 1001-X Series
  • Edge
  • Medium enterprise, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 1 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP, 1 SPA
ISR 810 Series ISR 810 Series
  • Fixed
  • Works well for machine-to-machine (M2M)
  • Hardened or nonhardened form factors
ISR 4351 Series ISR 4351 Series
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 2 rack unit
  • 3 NIM slots, 2 SM slots
CSR 1000V Series CSR 1000V Series
  • Virtual
  • Securely extend private network to public clouds
  • Cisco IOS XE

Extend your enterprise network to public and private clouds. Routing, security, and network management are provided as cloud services in this infastructure agnostic virtual platform.

ISR 4221 Series ISR 4221 Series
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch, small business (SMB)
  • Integrated security

Purpose-built for small and medium businesses, the cost-effective routers come with built-in IOS security including zone-based firewall, NAT services, Snort IPS, and Cisco Umbrella.

ISR 860 Series ISR 860 Series
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • Integrated security and wireless
ASR 1006-X Series ASR 1006-X Series
  • Edge
  • Medium to high-end enterprise
  • 6 rack unit
  • Up to 4 EPSs, 8 SPAs
ASR 1006 Series ASR 1006 Series
  • Edge
  • Enterprise, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 6 rack unit
  • Supports dual RP, ESP, up to 12 SPAs
ASR 1001-HX Series ASR 1001-HX Series
  • Edge
  • High-end enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP
ASR 1006-X ASR 1006-X
  • Edge
  • Medium to high-end enterprise
  • 6 rack unit
  • Up to 4 EPSs, 8 SPAs
ISR 4331 ISR 4331
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • 2 NIM slots, 1 SM slot
  • Cisco SD-WAN software

Implement Cisco SD-WAN with a revolutionary converged branch platform featuring industry-leading network, compute, and WAN services. The ISR 4331 comes with built-in IOS security including zone-based firewall, NAT services, Encrypted Traffic Analytics and Cisco Umbrella.

ISR 4351 ISR 4351
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 2 rack unit
  • 3 NIM slots, 2 SM slots
  • Cisco SD-WAN software
ASR 1013 ASR 1013
  • Edge
  • High-end enterprise
  • Up to 12 EPAs, 24 SPAs
ASR 1004 ASR 1004
  • Edge
  • Enterprise, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 4 rack unit
  • Supports 1 RP, 1 ESP, up to 8 SPAs
ISR 4461 ISR 4461
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 3 rack unit
  • 3 NIM slots, 3 SM slots (2DW, 3SW, 1DW+2SW)
ISR 890 ISR 890
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP), small business (SMB)
  • Integrated security and wireless
ASR 1001-HX ASR 1001-HX
  • Edge
  • High-end enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP
  • Cisco SD-WAN software
ISR 880 ISR 880
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • Integrated security and wireless
ISR 4431 ISR 4431
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • 3 NIM slots
  • Cisco SD-WAN software
ASR 1002-HX ASR 1002-HX
  • Edge
  • Large enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 2 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP, up to 1 EPA
  • Cisco SD-WAN software

These internet edge routers offer embedded services for large enterprise branch offices and extend intent-based networking to the WAN with Cisco SD-WAN. Running on Cisco IOS XE Software, the Cisco ASR 1002-HX supports software redundancy without redundant hardware.

ISR 4321 ISR 4321
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch
  • 1 rack unit
  • 2 NIM slots
  • Cisco SD-WAN software
ASR 1006 ASR 1006
  • Edge
  • Enterprise, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 6 rack unit
  • Supports dual RP, ESP, up to 12 SPAs
ASR 1002-X ASR 1002-X
  • Edge
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 2 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP, 3 SPAs
  • Cisco SD-WAN software
ISR 810 ISR 810
  • Fixed
  • Works well for machine-to-machine (M2M)
  • Hardened or nonhardened form factors
ASR 1009-X ASR 1009-X
  • Edge
  • Medium to high-end enterprise
  • 9 rack unit
  • Supports RP, ESP, up to 6 EPAs, up to 12 SPAs
ISR 860 ISR 860
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP)
  • Integrated security and wireless
ISR 1100 ISR 1100
  • Fixed
  • Enterprise branch, managed service provider (MSP), small business (SMB)
  • Cisco IOS XE
  • Integrated security and wireless LAN and WAN
  • Cisco SD-WAN software

WAN connectivity, comprehensive security, wired and wireless access in a single branch platform. These powerful, Cisco IOS® XE based, SD-WAN ready routers deliver secure, flexible connectivity over LTE Advanced, Ethernet, G.fast and 802.11ac Wifi.

ASR 1001-X ASR 1001-X
  • Edge
  • Medium enterprise, managed service provider (MSP)
  • 1 rack unit
  • Integrated RP, ESP, 1 SPA
  • Cisco SD-WAN software
ISR 4221 ISR 4221
  • Modular
  • Enterprise branch, small business (SMB)
  • Integrated security
  • Cisco SD-WAN software

Purpose-built for small and medium businesses, the cost-effective routers come with built-in IOS security including zone-based firewall, NAT services, Snort IPS, and Cisco Umbrella.

CSR 1000V CSR 1000V
  • Virtual
  • Securely extend private network to public clouds
  • Cisco IOS XE
  • Cisco SD-WAN software

Extend your enterprise network to public and private clouds with Cisco SD-WAN and CSR 1000v. Routing, security, and network management are provided as cloud services in this infastructure agnostic virtual platform.