Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers

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Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers
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Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers build on 25 years of Cisco innovation and product leadership. The
new platforms are architected to enable the next phase of branch-office evolution, providing rich media collaboration
and virtualization to the branch while maximizing operational cost savings. The new Integrated Services Routers
Generation 2 are future-enabled with support for new high capacity DSPs (Digital Signal Processors) for future
enhanced video capabilities, high powered service modules with improved availability, multi-core CPUs, Gigabit
Ethernet switching with enhanced POE, and new energy visibility and control capabilities while enhancing overall
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system performance. Additionally, a new Cisco IOS Software Universal image and Services Ready Engine module
enable you to decouple the deployment of hardware and software, providing a flexible technology foundation which
can quickly adapt to evolving network requirements. Overall, the Cisco 3900 Series offer unparalleled total cost of
ownership savings and network agility through the intelligent integration of market leading security, unified
communications, wireless, and application services.
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Cisco 3900 Integrated Services Routers
Product Overview
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Cisco 3900 Series builds on the best-in-class offering of the existing Cisco 3800 Series Integrated Services Routers
by offering two platforms (Figure 1): the Cisco 3925 and the Cisco 3945 Integrated Services Routers.
Both Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers offer embedded hardware encryption acceleration, voice- and
video-capable digital signal processor (DSP) slots, optional firewall, intrusion prevention, call processing, voicemail,
and application services. In addition, the platforms support the industries widest range of wired and wireless
connectivity options such as T1/E1, T3/E3, xDSL, Copper and Fiber GE.
The Cisco 3900 Series offers superior performance and flexibility for flexible network deployments from small
business offices to large enterprise office, all while providing industry-leading investment protection.
Key Business Benefits
The Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) provides superior services integration and agility. Designed
for scalability, the modular architecture of these platforms enables you to evolve and adapt with your growing
business needs. Table 1 lists the business benefits of the Cisco 3900 Series.
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Table 1.
Cisco 3900 Series Business Benefits
Benefits
Description
Services integration
● The Cisco 3900 Series routers offer increased levels of services integration with voice, video, security, mobility, and
data services.
● The Cisco 3900 Series provides the highest performance and slot densities among the routers in the Cisco ISR-G2
portfolio, enabling you to maximize services integration and reducing overall capital and operational costs.
Services On Demand
● A single Cisco IOS® Software Universal image is installed on each ISR G2. The Universal image contains all of the
Cisco IOS technology sets which can be activated with a software license. This allows your business to quickly
deploy advanced features without downloading a new IOS image. Additionally, larger default memory is included to
support the new capabilities.
● The Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE) enables a new operational model which allows you to reduce capital
expenditures (CapEx) and deploy a variety of application services as needed on a single integrated compute
services module.
High performance with
integrated services
● The Cisco 3900 Series enables deployment in high speed WAN environments with concurrent services enabled
(150 Mbps with Cisco 3945 and 100 Mbps with Cisco 3925).
● A multigigabit fabric (MGF) enables high-bandwidth module-to-module communication without compromising router
performance.
Network agility
● Designed to address customer business requirements, the Cisco 3900 Series with the modular architecture offers
increased capacity and performance as your network needs grow.
● The Services Performance Engine (SPE) modular motherboard enables upgrades to processing capability in the
future.
● Dual integrated power supplies provide power redundancy or can be configured to provided additional ePOE power
to endpoints.
● Modular interfaces offer increased bandwidth, a diversity of connection options, and network resiliency.
Energy efficiency
● The Cisco 3900 Series architecture provides energy-savings features that include the following:
◦ The Cisco 3900 Series offers intelligent power management and allows the customer to control power to the
modules based on the time of day. Cisco EnergyWise technology will be supported in the future.
◦ Services integration and modularity on a single platform performing multiple functions, optimizing raw materials
consumption and energy usage.
◦ Platform flexibility and ongoing development of both hardware and software capabilities lead to a longer product
lifecycle, lowering all aspects of the total cost of ownership, including materials and energy use.
◦ High efficiency power supplies and scalable power consumption based on your network needs.
Investment protection
● The Cisco 3900 Series maximizes investment protection by supporting:
◦ Reuse of a broad array of existing modules supported on the original Integrated Services Routers provides a
lower cost of ownership
◦ A rich set of Cisco IOS Software features carried forward from the original integrated services routers and
delivered in a single universal image.
● The Cisco 3900 Series offers extensive growth possibilities as your network expands:
◦ Services Performance Engine (SPE) modular motherboard enables flexibility to upgrades in the future.
◦ Highest scale for module density provides flexibility to add services as your business needs expand.
◦ 1GB default memory provides head-room to minimize field upgrades.
Platform Architecture and Modularity
The Cisco 3900 Series is architected to meet the application demands of today’s branch offices with design flexibility
for future applications. The modular architecture is designed to support increasing bandwidth requirements, timedivision multiplexing (TDM) interconnections, and fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af
Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE). Table 2 lists the architectural features and benefits of
the Cisco 3900 Series.
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Table 2.
Architectural Features and Benefits
Architectural Features
Benefits
Modular platform
● The Cisco 3900 Series routers are highly modular platforms with several types of module slots to
add connectivity and services for varied branch-office network requirements.
● The routers offer an industry-leading breadth of LAN and WAN connectivity options through
modules to accommodate field upgrades to future technologies without requiring platform
replacement.
● The Cisco Services Performance Engine (SPE) on the Cisco 3900 offers the ability to increase the
performance of the router with a field-upgradable motherboard as your network needs grow.
Processors
● The Cisco 3900 Series are powered by high-performance multi-core processors that can support
the growing demands of high-speed WAN connections to the branch-office while also running
multiple concurrent services.
Embedded IP Security with Security
Sockets Layer (IPSec/SSL) VPN
hardware acceleration
● Embedded hardware encryption acceleration is enhanced to provide higher scalability, which,
combined with an optional Cisco IOS Security license, enables WAN link security and VPN
services (both IPSec and SSL acceleration).
● The onboard encryption hardware out-performs the advanced integration modules (AIMs) of
previous generations.
Multigigabit fabric (MGF)
● The Cisco 3900 Series introduces an innovative multigigabit fabric (MGF) that allows for efficient
module-to-module communication, enabling tighter services interactions across modules while
reducing the overhead on the router processor.
TDM interconnectivity fabric
● Unified communications services in the branch office are significantly enhanced with the use of
TDM interconnectivity fabric in the router architecture, allowing for scaling of DS-0 channel
capacity.
Integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports
● The Cisco 3900 Series provides three 10/100/1000 Ethernet WAN ports.
● Two of the three 10/100/1000 Ethernet WAN ports on the Cisco 3900 Series can support Small
Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP)-based connectivity in lieu of RJ-45 ports enabling fiber connectivity.
Innovative universal-serial-bus (USB)based console access
● A new, innovative, mini-B USB console port supports management connectivity when traditional
serial ports are not available.
● Traditional console and auxiliary ports are also available.
Optional integrated power supply for
distribution of PoE and universal DC
power supply
● An optional upgrade to the internal power supply provides inline power (802.3af-compliant PoE,
Enhanced PoE, and Cisco Inline Power) to optional integrated switch modules.
● On the Cisco 3925 and 3945 routers, an optional DC power supply will be available in the future
that extends possible deployment environments such as central offices and industrial
environments.
Optional Integrated redundant power
supply (RPS) and PoE boost
● Both the Cisco 3925 and 3945 allow for power redundancy through the use of an optional
integrated redundant power supply, thereby decreasing network downtime and protecting the
network from power-supply failures.
● When populated with dual integrated power supplies, the Cisco 3925 and 3945 can operate in a
configurable PoE boost mode in lieu of redundant power mode whereby the power capacity of the
platform is increased to almost twice the normal power to support additional PoE ports.
Designed for Flexible Deployments
● Both the Cisco 3925 and 3945 are designed for NEBS environments.
Modularity Features and Benefits
The Cisco 3900 Series provides significantly enhanced modular capabilities (refer to Table 3) while maintaining
investment protection for customers. Most of the modules available on previous generations of Cisco routers, such as
the Cisco 3800 Series Integrated Services Routers, are supported on the Cisco 3900 Series. Additionally, modules
used on the Cisco 3900 Series can easily be supported on other routers in the Cisco Integrated Services Router
portfolio to provide maximum investment protection. Taking advantage of common interface cards across a network
greatly reduces the complexity of managing inventory requirements, implementing large network rollouts, and
maintaining configurations across a variety of branch-office sizes.
A complete list of supported modules, including a list of supported SFPs for the Cisco 3900 Series, is available at:
http://www.cisco.com/go/3900
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Table 3.
Modularity Features and Benefits
Architectural Features
Benefits
Cisco Services Performance Engine (SPE)
● Both the Cisco 3925 and Cisco 3945 offer a field-replaceable Services Performance Engine
(SPE)—an option available on the Cisco 3900 Series only. The SPE is a modular motherboard
that will be upgradable with higher-performance engines developed in the future.
● This engine protects your initial investment in the Cisco 3900 platform for a longer time period
and scales router performance as your network and branch-office needs grow.
Cisco Service Module
● A service module slot replaces the network module and the extension module for voice/fax
(EVM) slots and is offered on Cisco 3925, 3945 Integrated Services Routers.
● Each service-module slot offers high data-throughput capability:
◦ Up to 4 Gbps aggregate toward the router processor
◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF
● Service module (SM) slots are highly flexible with support for double-wide service modules
(SM-D's), which are Service Modules that require two SM slots. SM-Ds in the Cisco 3925 and
3945 provide flexibility for higher-density modules.
● Service-module slots provide twice the power capabilities relative to the network-module slots,
allowing flexibility for higher-scale and better-performance modules.
● An adapter module enables backward compatibility with existing network modules, enhanced
network modules ((NMEs), and EVMs.
● Power to service-module slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco
EnergyWise framework, so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network
infrastructure. Full Cisco EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases.
Cisco Enhanced High Speed WAN Interface
Card (EHWIC)
● The EHWIC slot replaces the high-speed WAN interface card (HWIC) slot and can natively
support HWIC, WAN interface cards (WICs), voice interface cards (VICs), and voice/WAN
interface cards (VWIC).
● Four integrated EHWIC slots on the Cisco 3925 and 3945 allow for more flexible
configurations.
● Each HWIC slot offers high-data-throughput capability:
◦ Up to 1.6 Gbps aggregate toward the router processor
◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF
● Flexibility to support doublewide modules is enabled by combining two EHWIC slots. Up to 2
doublewide HWIC (HWIC-D) modules are supported.
Cisco Internal Services Module (ISM)
● A single ISM slot provides flexibility to integrate intelligent services modules that do not require
interface connections.
● Each ISM slot offers high-data-throughput capability:
◦ Up to 4 Gbps aggregate toward the router processor
◦ Up to 2 Gbps aggregate to other module slots over the MGF
● The ISM replaces the AIM slot; existing AIM modules are not supported in the ISM slot.
● Power to ISM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise
framework, so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network
infrastructure. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases.
Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Digital
Signal Processor (DSP) Module (PVDM3)
slots on motherboard
● PVDM3 slots natively support PVDM3 modules, providing support for richer density for richmedia voice and video.
● Each PVDM3 slot connects back to the system architecture through a 2-Gbps aggregate link
through the MGF.
● Investment protection for PVDM2 modules is supported through an adapter module.
● Power to the PVDM slots can be managed by extensions similar to the Cisco EnergyWise
framework, so your organization can reduce energy consumption in your network
infrastructure. Full EnergyWise support will be available in future software releases.
Compact Flash slots
● Two external Compact Flash slots are available on the Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services
Routers. Each slot can support high-speed storage densities upgradable to 4 GB in density.
USB 2.0 ports
● Two high-speed USB 2.0 ports are supported. The USB ports support secure token
capabilities and storage
Cisco IOS Software
Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers deliver innovative technologies running on industry-leading Cisco IOS
Software. Developed for wide deployment in the world's most demanding enterprise, access, and service provider
networks, Cisco IOS Software Release 15M and T provides support for a comprehensive portfolio of Cisco
technologies, including the functionality and features delivered in releases 12.4 and 12.4T. New innovations in
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15.0(1)M span multiple technology areas, including security, voice, high availability, IP Routing and Multicast, quality
of service (QoS), IP Mobility, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), VPNs, and embedded management. Release
15.0(1)M is available immediately for the Cisco 3900 Integrated Services Router and will be an extended support
release. For more information on Release 15(0)1M, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/ios
Cisco IOS Software Licensing and Packaging
A single Cisco IOS Universal image encompassing all functions is delivered with the platforms. You can enable
advanced features by activating a software license on the Universal image. In previous generations of access routers,
these feature sets required you to download a new software image. Technology packages and feature licenses,
enabled through the Cisco software licensing infrastructure, simplify software delivery and decrease the operational
costs of deploying new features.
Four major technology licenses are available on the Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers; you can activate
the licenses through the Cisco software activation process identified at http://www.cisco.com/go/sa
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IP Base: This technology package is available as default.
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Data
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Unified Communications
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Security (SEC) or Security with No Payload Encryption (SEC-NPE)
For additional information and details about Cisco IOS Software licensing and packaging on Cisco 3900 Series
Integrated Services Routers, please visit http://www.cisco.com/go/3900
Key Branch-Office Services
The Cisco Integrated Services Routers are industry leading routers that offer unprecedented levels of services
integration. Designed to meet the requirements of the branch office, these platforms provide a complete solution with
voice, video, security, mobility and application services. Businesses enjoy the benefit by deploying a single device
that meets all their needs and save on capital and operational expenses.
Unified Communications, Collaboration, and Voice-Gateway Services
The Cisco 3900 Integrated Services Router is the foundation for collaboration in any sized branch office and is a
critical component of Cisco’s video architecture (Medianet) and enterprise Unified communications solution. With
embedded voice services and a wide range of telephony interfaces supported, the Cisco 3900 Series delivers
maximum deployment flexibility for the distributed enterprise. Unified communications is enabled through a rich
signaling and media-processing infrastructure, including a variety of protocols, media interworking, signal and media
security, transcoding, conferencing, and QoS. Cisco integrated services routers feature a wide range of voicegateway interfaces, supporting a broad array of signaling and physical network interfaces. The performance
improvements introduced with the Cisco 3900 Series help ensure that branch-office employees benefit from the same
productivity advantages and wide breadth of services and applications as those enjoyed by the headquarters-based
employees.
The Cisco 3900 Series enables a full range of existing and emerging video services, with scaling improvement to
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support Cisco TelePresence conferencing, security, and session control. Cisco Unified Border Element extends
these capabilities for business-to-business TelePresence communications.
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The Cisco 3900 Series adds support for the new Cisco High-Density Packet Voice Digital Signal Processor (DSP)
Module (PVDM3), which has been optimized for concurrent voice and video support. The PVDM3 modules support all
voice-gateway functions of earlier generations of PVDMs, and add higher density and more processing power to
support emerging rich-media applications. The Cisco 3900 Series is capable of supporting up to 4 onboard PVDM3
slots, enable scale up to 768 G.729a channels.
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Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express and Survivable Remote Site Telephony
The Cisco integrated services routers inherently provide optional unified communications services within the Cisco
IOS Software, delivering the advantage of server hardware reduction and lower energy costs at the branch office.
Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express (CME) provides the broad range of IP private-branch-exchange
(PBX) and key-system features integrated into the router for branch office. Cisco Survivable Remote Site Telephony
(SRST), also inherently available in Cisco IOS Software and an option on the Cisco 3900 Series, helps ensure that
branch-office employees have uninterrupted telephony services and features, even if the connection to a centralized
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Cisco Unified Communications Manager is disrupted. Coupled with Cisco Unity Express, the integrated solution for
voicemail, Automated Attendant, and interactive voice response (IVR), the Cisco 3900 Series offers the branch office
a complete range of unified communications services while delivering industry-leading security within a single
platform.
Cisco Unified Border Element
The Cisco Unified Border Element capabilities supported on the Cisco 3900 address the emerging requirements in an
IP-centric interconnect for branch-office unified communications between enterprises and service provider networks.
Cisco Unified Border Element provides intelligent border-element functions such as physical and logical ingress and
egress demarcation points, signaling and media control, and consolidated security and management features. The
Cisco 3900 Series supports higher scale than previously provided on the Cisco 3800 Series, nearly twice the number
of sessions.
VoiceXML Application Services
The Cisco 3900 Series inherently provides standards-certified VoiceXML browser services. VoiceXML is an openstandard markup language used to create voice-enabled web browsers and IVR applications. Just as HTML enables
you to retrieve data with a PC, VoiceXML enables you to retrieve data using voice or dual-tone-multifrequency
(DTMF) telephony input. The Cisco 3900 Series can deliver a much higher range of concurrent voice-gateway
services combined with VoiceXML browsers services, for more than 300 sessions on the Cisco 3945.
Integrated Network Security for Data, Voice, Video, and Mobility
Security is essential to protect a business’ intellectual property while also ensuring business continuity, and
providing the ability to extend the corporate workplace to employees who need anytime, anywhere access to
company resources. As part of the Cisco Self-Defending Network (SDN)—an architectural framework that allows
organizations to identify, prevent, and adapt to network security threats, the Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services
Routers facilitates secure data transactions and secure collaboration.
The Cisco IOS Software Security technology package for the Cisco 3900 Series offers a wide array of common
security features such as advanced application inspection and control, threat protection, and encryption architectures
for enabling more scalable and manageable VPN networks. The Cisco 3900 Series offers onboard hardware-based
encryption acceleration to provide greater IPSec throughput with less overhead for the route processor when
compared with software-based encryption solutions. Cisco Integrated Services Routers offer a comprehensive and
adaptable security solution for branch offices that includes features such as:
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Secure connectivity: Secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN, Dynamic
Multipoint VPN (DMVPN), or Enhanced Easy VPN
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Integrated threat control: Responding to sophisticated network attacks and threats using Cisco IOS Firewall,
Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall, Cisco IOS IPS, Cisco IOS Content Filtering, and Flexible Packet Matching
(FPM)
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Identity management: Intelligently protecting endpoints using technologies such as authentication,
authorization, and accounting (AAA) and public key infrastructure (PKI)
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Detailed information about the security features and solutions supported on the Cisco 3900 Series is available at
http://www.cisco.com/go/routersecurity
Wireless and Mobility Services
Wireless LAN
The Cisco Integrated Services Routers supporting the Cisco Unified Wireless Architecture enable deployment of
secure, manageable wireless LANs (WLANs) optimized for remote sites and branch offices, including fast secure
mobility, survivable authentication, and simplified management. The Cisco Wireless LAN Controller Module on the
Cisco 3900 Series routers allows small and medium-sized businesses and enterprise branch offices to costeffectively deploy and manage secure WLANs. Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers work in conjunction with Cisco
lightweight access points and the Cisco Wireless Control System (WCS) to provide system wide WLAN functions,
managing up to 6, 12, and 25 access points. As components of the Cisco Unified Wireless Architecture, Cisco
Wireless LAN Controllers present network administrators with the visibility and control necessary to effectively and
securely manage business-class WLANs and mobility services, such as enhanced security, voice, guest access, and
location services.
Wireless WAN
Cisco third-generation (3G) wireless WAN (WWAN) modules combine traditional enterprise router functions, such as
remote management, advanced IP services such as voice over IP (VoIP), and security, with mobility capabilities of
3G WAN access. Using high-speed 3G wireless networks, routers can replace or complement existing landline
infrastructure, such as dialup, Frame Relay, and ISDN. Cisco 3G solutions support 3G standards High-Speed Packet
Access (HSPA) and Evolution Data Only/Evolution Data Optimized (EVDO) providing you with a true multipath WAN
backup and the ability to rapidly deploy primary WAN connectivity. For more information about 3G solutions on Cisco
Integrated Services Routers, please visit http://www.cisco.com/go/3g
Integrated LAN Switching
The Cisco 3900 Integrated Services Routers (Cisco 3925 and Cisco 3945) support the new enhanced Cisco
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EtherSwitch Service Modules, which greatly expand router capabilities by integrating industry-leading Layer 2 or
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Layer 3 switching with feature sets identical to those found in the Cisco Catalyst 3750-E and Catalyst 2960 Series
Switches performing local line-rate switching and routing.
The new Cisco EtherSwitch Service Modules take advantage of the increased power capabilities on the Cisco 3900
Series platforms. Additionally, the Cisco Enhanced EtherSwitch modules enable Cisco energy and power initiatives,
Cisco EnergyWise, Cisco Enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE) and per-port PoE power monitoring, and integrated
RPS-enabled PoE boost. These technologies allow you to meet increased endpoint power requirements without
increasing the total power consumption of the branch.
Application Services
As organizations continue to centralize and consolidate their branch-office IT infrastructure in an effort to reduce
cost and complexity, they are challenged to provide adequate user experience, ensure continuous service availability,
and deliver business-relevant applications when and where they are needed. To address these challenges, the Cisco
3900 Series provides the ability to host Cisco, third-party, and custom applications on a portfolio of high-performance
Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE)modules that transparently integrate into the router. The modules have
their own processors, hard disks, network interfaces, and memory that operate independently of the host router
resources, helping to ensure maximum concurrent routing and application performance while reducing physical space
requirements, lowering power consumption, and consolidating management.
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Application Acceleration
The Cisco 3900 Series seamlessly combines industry leading security, IOS based traffic control and visibility, with
Cisco WAAS solution. By combining Cisco IOS with a Cisco WAAS Network Module, a customer can maximize the
quality and security of the user experience for applications and latency sensitive traffic such as Video. IOS features
such as NBAR, IP SLA, and Netflow provide visibility and monitoring of traffic patterns and application performance
while IOS features such as QoS, ACLs, and PfR intelligently control the traffic to maximize the quality of the user
experience and employee productivity. The user experience can be further enhanced through the addition of a Cisco
WAAS Network Module which can be used to securely provide more advanced WAN optimization techniques such as
TCP optimization, caching, compression, and application acceleration. Integrating Cisco Integrated Services Routers
with Cisco WAAS network modules, provide optimal performance for applications delivered from a central data center
to branch-office users. It also consolidates costly branch-office server, storage, and backup infrastructure into data
centers while maintaining LAN-like service levels for remote users, and it minimizes WAN bandwidth expenses.
Cisco Services Ready Engine
The Cisco Services Ready Engine solution is available in a Service Module (SM) and Internal Service Module (ISM) formfactor. The Service Module hardware offers up to a seven times performance improvement over the previous
generation Network Modules and provides a multi-core x86 processor. The SRE modules also support up to 1
terabyte of storage, RAID configurations, hardware-assisted virtualization and cryptography options. The Cisco SRE
module enables on-demand provisioning of branch-office applications on the Cisco 3900 Series platforms so that you
can deploy the right application, at the right time, in the right place. The hardware and software decoupling provided
by the service-ready deployment model enables applications to be provisioned on the module at the time of its
installation or remotely anytime thereafter. Supported solutions include Cisco Wide Area Application Services
(WAAS), Cisco Unity Express, Cisco Application Extension Platform (AXP), Cisco Wireless LAN Controller (WLC),
Cisco Video Surveillance, and other applications under development. The Service Ready Engine enables
organizations of various sizes to future-proof their network by allowing them to quickly deploy new branch-office
applications without deploying new hardware, reducing the cost of rolling out branch-office services.
Managing Your Integrated Services Routers
Network management applications are instrumental in lowering operating expenses (OpEx) while improving network
availability by simplifying and automating many of the day-to-day tasks associated with managing an end-to-end
network. “Day-one device support” provides immediate manageability support for the integrated services router,
enabling quick and easy deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting from Cisco and third-party applications.
Organizations rely on Cisco, third-party, and in-house developed network management applications to achieve their
OpEx and productivity goals. Underpinning those applications are the embedded management features available in
every integrated services router. The new integrated services routers continue a tradition of broad and deep
manageability features within the devices. Features such as IP service-level agreement (IP SLA), Cisco IOS
Embedded Event Manager (EEM), and NetFlow allow you to know the status of your network at all times. These
features, along with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and syslog support, enable your organization’s
management applications.
Refer to Tables 4, 5 and 6 for details on IOS, network management and manageability support on Cisco 3900 Series
Integrated Services Routers.
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Table 4.
Cisco 3900 with Cisco IOS Software Feature and Protocol High-Level Support
Protocols
● IPv4, IPv6, static routes, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP), Border
Gateway Protocol (BGP), BGP Router Reflector, Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System
(IS-IS), Multicast Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMPv3) Protocol Independent Multicast
sparse mode (PIM SM), PIM Source Specific Multicast (SSM), Distance Vector Multicast Routing
Protocol (DVMRP), IPv4-to-IPv6 Multicast, MPLS, and Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN, Internet Protocol
Security (IPsec), L2TPv3, ISIS, Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD), IEEE802.1ah,
IEEE802.3ag
Encapsulations
● Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), Ethernet, 802.1q VLAN, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP),
Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MLPPP), Frame Relay, Multilink Frame Relay (MLFR) (FR.15 and
FR.16), High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC), Serial (RS-232, RS-449, X.21, V.35, and EIA-530),
Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), and ATM
Traffic management
● QoS, Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ), Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED),
Hierarchical QoS, Policy-Based Routing (PBR), Performance Routing (PfR), and Network-Based
Advanced Routing (NBAR)
For more details about Cisco IOS Software features, refer to http://www.cisco.com/go/fn
Table 4 highlights several integrated services router management capabilities that are available within Cisco
IOS Software:
Table 5.
Embedded Management features available with Cisco IOS Software
Feature
Description of Feature Supported by Cisco Integrated Services Routers
WSMA
● The Web Services Management Agent (WSMA) defines a mechanism through which you can
manage a network device, retrieve configuration data information, and upload and manipulate new
configuration data. WSMA uses XML-based data encoding that is transported by the Simple
Object Access Protocol (SOAP) for the configuration data and protocol messages.
EEM
● Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM) is a distributed and customized approach to event
detection and recovery offered directly in a Cisco IOS Software device. It offers the ability to
monitor events and take informational, corrective, or any desired EEM action when the monitored
events occur or when a threshold is reached.
IPSLA
● Cisco IOS IP Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) enable you to assure new business-critical IP
applications, as well as IP services that use data, voice, and video, in an IP network.
SNMP, RMON, Syslog, NetFlow, TR-069
● Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers also support SNMP, Remote Monitoring (RMON),
syslog, NetFlow, and TR-069 in addition to the embedded management features mentioned.
The Cisco network management applications listed in Table 6 are standalone products that you can purchase or
download to manage your Cisco network devices. The applications are built specifically for the different operational
phases; you can select the ones that best fit your needs.
Table 6.
Network Management Solutions
Operational Phase
Application
Description
Device staging and configuration
Cisco Configuration Professional
● Cisco Configuration Professional is a GUI device-management
tool for Cisco IOS Software-based access routers. This tool
simplifies routing, firewall, IPS, VPN, unified communications,
and WAN and LAN configuration through GUI-based easy-touse wizards.
Networkwide deployment,
configuration, monitoring,
and troubleshooting
CiscoWorks LMS
● CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) is a
suite of integrated applications for simplifying day-to-day
management of a Cisco end-to-end network, lowering OpEx
while increasing network availability. CiscoWorks LMS offers
network managers an easy-to-use web-based interface for
configuring, administering, and troubleshooting the Cisco
integrated services routers, using new instrumentation such
as Cisco IOS EEM.
● In addition to supporting basic platform services of the
integrated services router, CiscoWorks also provides addedvalue support for the Cisco Service Ready Engine, enabling
the management and distribution of software images to the
SRE, thereby reducing the time and complexities associated
with image management.
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Operational Phase
Application
Description
Networkwide staging,
configuration, and compliance
CiscoWorks NCM
● CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks
and regulates configuration and software changes throughout a
multivendor network infrastructure. It provides superior visibility
into network changes and can track compliance with a broad
variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology
requirements.
Security staging, configuration,
and monitoring
Cisco Security Manager
● Cisco Security Manager is a leading enterprise-class
application for managing security. It delivers provisioning of
firewall, VPN, and intrusion-prevention-system (IPS) services
across Cisco routers, security appliances, and switch service
modules. The suite also includes the Cisco Security Monitoring,
Analysis and Response System (Cisco Security MARS) for
monitoring and mitigation.
Voice, UC Configuration
and provisioning
Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager
● Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager provides a reliable and
scalable web-based solution for managing a company’s crucial
next-generation communications services. It manages unified
communications services in an integrated IP telephony,
voicemail, and messaging environment.
Staging, deployment, and changes
of licenses
Cisco License Manager
● Easily manage Cisco IOS Software activation and license
management for a wide range of Cisco platforms running
Cisco IOS Software as well as other operating systems with the
secure client-server application Cisco License Manager
Staging, deployment, and changes
to configuration and image files
Cisco Configuration Engine
● Cisco Configuration Engine is a secure network management
product that provides zero-touch image and configuration
distribution through centralized, template-based management.
Summary
As businesses strive to lower the total cost of ownership in running their network and increase their overall employee
productivity with more centralized and collaborative network applications, more intelligent branch-office solutions are
required. The Cisco 3900 Series offers these solutions by providing enhanced performance and increased modular
density to support multiple concurrent services. The Cisco 3900 Series is designed to consolidate the functions of
many separate devices into a single system that you can manage remotely.
Table 7.
Specifications of Cisco 3925 and 3945
Services and Slot Density
Cisco 3925
Embedded hardware-based cryptography acceleration
(IPSec + SSL)
Yes
Yes
Cisco Unified CCME Sessions
200
300
Cisco Unified SRST Sessions
730
1200
Total onboard WAN LAN 10/100/1000 ports (3 ports)
3
3
RJ-45-based ports (3 of 3 ports)
3
3
SFP-based ports (disables an RJ-45 port - 2 of 3 ports)
2
2
Service-module slots
2
4
Doublewide service-module slots
1
1
EHWIC slots
4
4
Doublewide EHWIC slots
2
2
ISM slots
1
1
Online insertion and removal (OIR)
Services Modules
Services Modules
Onboard DSP (PVDM) slots
4
4
Memory DDR2 ECC DRAM (Default)
1 GB
1 GB
Memory DDR2 ECC DRAM (Maximum)
2 GB
Compact Flash (external)―Default
slot 0: 256 MB
slot 0: 256 MB
slot 1: none
slot 1: none
slot 0: 4 GB
slot 0: 4 GB
slot 1: 4 GB
slot 1: 4 GB
Compact Flash (external)―Maximum
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Cisco 3945
2 GB
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Cisco 3925
Cisco 3945
External USB 2.0 slots (Type A)
2
2
USB Console port (Type B) (up to 115.2 kbps)
1
1
Serial console port (up to 115.2 kbps)
1
1
Serial auxiliary port (up to 115.2 kbps
1
1
Power-supply options
Internal : AC, PoE, and DC*
Internal: AC, PoE, and DC*
Redundant Power Supply
Internal: AC, PoE, and DC*
Internal: AC, PoE, and DC*
AC input voltage
100 to 240 VAC auto ranging
100 to 240 VAC auto ranging
AC input frequency
47 to 63 Hz
47 to 63 Hz
AC input current range AC power supply (maximum)
7.1 to 3.0A
7.1 to 3.0A
AC input surge current
<50A
<50A
Typical Power (no modules) (Watts)
100
105
Maximum Power with AC power supply (Watts)
420
540
Maximum Power with PoE power supply (platform only)
(Watts)
420
540
Maximum end-point PoE power available from PoE
power supply (Watts)
520
520
Maximum end-point PoE power capacity with PoE
Boost (Watts)
1040
1040
Physical Specifications
Cisco 3925
Cisco 3945
Dimensions (H x W x D)
5.25 x 17.25 x 18.75 in.
5.25 x 17.25 x 18.75 in.
(133.35 x 438.15 x 476.25 mm)
(133.35 x 438.15 x 476.25 mm)
Rack height
3 rack units (3RU)
3 rack units (3 RU)
Rack-mount
19 in. EIA/23 in.
19 in. EIA/23 in.
Wall-mount
No
No
Weight with AC power supply (no modules)
39 lb (17.7 kg)
39 lb (17.7 kg)
Weight with PoE power supply (no modules)
40 lb (18.1 kg)
40 lb (18.1 kg)
Typical weight (with modules)
60 lb (27.2 kg)
60 lb (27.2 kg)
Airflow
Front to back
Front to back
Back to front (with NEBS fan assembly)
Back to front (with NEBS fan assembly)
Yes
Yes
Temperature: 5906 feet (1800 m) maximum altitude
0 to 40oC (32 to 104oF)
32 to 104oF (0 to 40oC)
Temperature: 9843 feet (3000 m) maximum altitude
32 to 104oF (0 to 40oC)
32 to 104oF (0 to 40oC)
Temperature: 13123 feet (4000 m) maximum altitude
32 to 86oF (0 to 30oC)
32 to 86oF (0 to 30oC)
Temperature: Short-term per NEBS/5906 feet (1800 m)
maximum altitude
23°F to 122°F (–5°C to 50°C)
23°F to 122°F (–5°C to 50°C)
Altitude
4000 m (13000 ft)
4000 m (13000 ft)
Relative humidity
5 to 85%
5 to 85%
Short-term (per NEBS) humidity
5% to 90%, not to exceed 0.024 kg water/kg
of dry air
5% to 90%, not to exceed 0.024 kg
water/kg of dry air
Acoustic: Sound pressure (typical/maximum)
57.6/77.6
57.6/77.6
Acoustic: Sound power (typical/maximum)
67.8/84.7
67.8/84.7
Temperature
–40 to 158oF (–40 to 70oC)
–40 to 158oF (–40 to 70oC)
Relative humidity
5 to 95%
5 to 95%
Altitude
4570 m (15000 ft)
4750m (15000 ft)
Power Specifications
Air filter support (optional)
Environmental Specifications
Operating Condition
Regulatory and Compliance
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Cisco 3925
Safety
UL 60950-1
UL 60950-1
CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
EN 60950-1
EN 60950-1
AS/NZS 60950-1
AS/NZS 60950-1
IEC 60950-1
IEC 60950-1
47 CFR, Part 15
47 CFR, Part 15
ICES-003 Class A
ICES-003 Class A
EN55022 Class A
EN55022 Class A
CISPR22 Class A
CISPR22 Class A
AS/NZS 3548 Class A
AS/NZS 3548 Class A
VCCI V-3
VCCI V-3
CNS 13438
CNS 13438
EN 300-386
EN 300-386
EN 61000 (Immunity)
EN 61000 (Immunity)
EN 55024, CISPR 24
EN 55024, CISPR 24
EN50082-1
EN50082-1
TIA/EIA/IS-968
TIA/EIA/IS-968
CS-03
CS-03
ANSI T1.101
ANSI T1.101
ITU-T G.823, G.824
ITU-T G.823, G.824
IEEE 802.3
IEEE 802.3
RTTE Directive
RTTE Directive
EMC
Telecom
Cisco 3945
* DC power supplies available in 1H’ FY2010
Supported Modules
The Cisco 3900 Series supports a wide range of modules that span industry-leading breadth of services at the branch
office. For a list of modules supported on the Cisco 3900 Series, please visit: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/.
Ordering Information
The Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers are orderable and shipping. For more information about how to
order the Cisco 3900 Series, please visit the ISR G2 Ordering Guide .To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering
Home Page and refer to Table 8.
For additional product numbers, including the Cisco 3900 Series bundle offerings, please check the Cisco price list or
contact your local Cisco account representative. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering Home Page. To
download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.
Table 8.
Cisco 3900 Ordering Information
Product Name
Product Description
CISCO3925/K9
● Cisco 3925 with 3 onboard GE, C3900-SPE100/K9, 4 EHWIC slots, 4 DSP slots, 1 ISM slot, 2 SM slots, 256MB CF
default ,1 GB DRAM default ,IP Base
CISCO3945/K9
● Cisco 3945 with 3 onboard GE, C3900-SPE150/K9, 4 EHWIC slots, 4 DSP slots, 1 ISM slot, 4 SM slots, 256MB CF
default ,1 GB DRAM default ,IP Base
Integrated Services Router Migration Options
Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers are included in the standard Cisco Technology Migration Program
(TMP). Refer to http://www.cisco.com/go/tmp and contact your local Cisco account representative for program details.
Warranty Information
The Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Router have a ninety (90) day limited liability warranty.
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Cisco Services for the Integrated Services Routers
Services from Cisco and our certified partners can help you reduce the cost and complexity of branch-office
deployments. We have the depth and breadth of experience across technologies to architect a blueprint for a branchoffice solution to meet your company’s needs. Planning and design services align technology with business goals and
can increase the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of deployment. Technical services help maintain operational health,
strengthen software application functions, solve performance problems, and lower expenses. Optimization services
are designed to continually improve performance and help your team succeed with new technologies. For more
information, please visit http://www.cisco.com/go/services
®
Cisco SMARTnet technical support for the Cisco 3900 Series is available on a one-time or annual contract basis.
Support options range from help-desk assistance to proactive, onsite consultation. All support contracts include:
●
Major Cisco IOS Software updates in protocol, security, bandwidth, and feature improvements
●
Full access rights to Cisco.com technical libraries for technical assistance, electronic commerce,
and product information
●
24-hour access to the industry’s largest dedicated technical support staff
For More Information
For more information about the Cisco 3900 Series, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/3900 or contact your local Cisco
account representative.
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