Cisco 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Enhance your network with an industry-leading Catalyst SD-WAN headend

The Cisco ASR 1000 Series routers are engineered for reliability and performance, with industry-leading advancements in silicon, throughput, and security to help your business succeed in a digital world that's always on.


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Features and benefits

When it comes to connecting enterprise networks to the cloud, the ASR 1000 platforms are more than routers. They bridge your business to the cloud edge with modular Catalyst SD-WAN compatibility for superior software-defined performance.

Application visibility

Extend your visibility across the internet, the cloud, and SaaS. You can pinpoint application issues and gain actionable insights with Cisco ThousandEyes integration.

Security and integrity

Leading encryption performance, layered security services, and a tamper-resistant design help ASR 1000 routers reduce your attack surface and secure edge traffic.

Always-on architecture

A unique chipset architecture splits control and data-plane operations to improve performance, even for a complex or crowded edge. These routers are built to scale.

Advanced silicon

Our latest ASIC technology in the ASR 1000 Series provides reliable edge performance, even when connectivity comes in large bursts.

Find the right ASR 1000 model for you

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ASR 1001-X

  • Catalyst SD-WAN-ready
  • SD-Access-ready
  • Software redundancy
  • SFP built-in 10GE ports: 2

ASR 1002-HX

  • Catalyst SD-WAN-ready
  • SD-Access-ready
  • Software redundancy
  • SFP built-in GE ports: 6

ASR 1006-X

  • Catalyst SD-WAN-ready
  • Hardware redundancy
  • Ethernet port adapters: 4
  • Shared port adapters: 8

ASR 1009-X

  • SD-Access-ready
  • Hardware redundancy
  • Ethernet port adapters: 6
  • Shared port adapters: 12

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