Overview of Cisco CSR 1000v on Microsoft Azure
The Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000v is a full-featured Cisco IOS XE router, enabling IT departments to deploy enterprise-class networking services in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Most Cisco IOS XE features are also available on the virtual Cisco CSR 1000v.
You can choose to deploy Cisco CSR 1000v software on new or existing infrastructure, such as a virtual network.
The following VPN features are supported on the Cisco CSR 1000v: IPsec, DMVPN, FlexVPN, Easy VPN and SSLVPN. You can use dynamic routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP to construct multi-tier architectures within Azure, and interconnect with corporate locations or other clouds.
You can secure, inspect, and audit hybrid cloud network traffic with application-aware Zone Based Firewall. You can also use IP SLA and Application Visibility and Control (AVC) to find out about performance issues, fingerprint application flows and export detailed flow data for real-time analysis and network forensics.