Cisco® 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers build on 25 years of Cisco innovation and product leadership. The new Cisco Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) platforms are architected to enable the next phase of branch-office
evolution, providing rich-media collaboration and virtualization to the branch office while maximizing operational cost savings.
The new routers support new high- capacity digital signal processors (DSPs) for future enhanced video capabilities, high- powered service modules with improved availability, multicore CPUs, Gigabit Ethernet switching with Cisco Enhanced Power over Ethernet (ePoE), and new energy visibility and control capabilities while enhancing overall system performance. Additionally, a
new Cisco IOS® Software Universal image and Cisco Services Ready Engine (SRE)
module enable you to decouple the deployment of hardware and software, providing a flexible technology foundation that can quickly adapt to evolving network
requirements. Overall, the Cisco 3900 Series offers exceptional total cost of ownership (TCO) savings and network agility through the intelligent integration of market-leading security, unified communications, wireless, and application services.
Figure 1. Cisco 3900 Series Integrated Services Routers
The Cisco 3900 Series builds on the best-in-class offering of the existing Cisco 3800 Series Integrated Services
Routers by now offering four platforms (Figure 1): the Cisco 3945E, Cisco 3925E, Cisco 3945, and Cisco 3925
Integrated Services Routers.
The Cisco 3900 Series offers embedded hardware encryption acceleration, voice- and video-capable DSP slots, optional firewall, intrusion prevention, call processing, voicemail, and application services. In addition, the platforms support the industry’s widest range of wired and wireless connectivity options such as T1/E1, T3/E3, xDSL, copper, and fiber Gigabit Ethernet.The Cisco 3900 Series offers superior performance and flexibility for flexible network deployments from small business offices to large enterprise offices - all while providing industry-leading investment protection.
Key Business Benefits
The Cisco® ISR G2 routers provide 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.