Cisco Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Routers​

Cisco Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Routers

Securely connect fixed or mobile assets with 5G and Wi-Fi 6

Power your critical services securely with dual simultaneous 5G cellular support, next-generation firewall (NGFW) capabilities, and more.

Mobile or fixed—the choice is yours

This highly scalable Wi-Fi 6 router adapts to your needs and can be deployed either in a fixed location or in moving assets.

Get modular 5G, Wi-Fi 6, and more

Flexibility that fits your needs. Customize and upgrade networking modules and storage components as you grow with our industrial 5G router with Wi-Fi 6 and simultaneous dual-WAN capabilities.

Stay connected, even on bumpy rides

Connect your fixed assets with confidence, on rail or mobile vehicles—even in harsh vibrating conditions—with our EN50155-certified router.

Unlock unique security capabilities at scale

See how OT assets perform and behave. Secure remote access with zero-trust network access, enforce policies to prevent lateral movements, and more—all from a single rugged router.

Enjoy built-in NGFW

There's no need for separate hardware to protect remote operations. Comprehensive enterprise-grade security features and OT threat intelligence are built in.

Cisco catalyst IR1800 rugged series router

Cisco Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Routers

Find the right Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Router

Get flexible, rugged connectivity for mobile and fixed environments. Swap out our range of pluggable modules as your needs evolve or new technologies emerge.

Catalyst IR1821-K9

Essential connectivity

  • 1 cellular slot, 1 Wi-Fi slot
  • 1 RS232 port
  • CAN bus
  • 4-GB memory

Catalyst IR1831-K9

Essential connectivity plus redundant cellular

  • 2 cellular slots, 1 Wi-Fi slot
  • 2 RS232 ports
  • CAN bus
  • 4-GB memory

Catalyst IR1833-K9

Adds PoE+ and advanced location tracking

  • 2 cellular slots, 1 Wi-Fi slot
  • 2 RS232 ports
  • CAN bus, PoE+, ADR GNSS slot, SSD slot
  • 4-GB memory

Catalyst IR1835-K9

More connectivity, security, and compute

  • Faster processor
  • 2 cellular slots, 1 Wi-Fi slot
  • CAN bus, PoE+, ADR GNSS slot, SSD slot
  • 4 digital I/O ports
  • 1 RS232 and 1 RS232/485 combo port
  • 8-GB memory


5G sub-6-GHz module (New)

Next-generation 5G supporting standalone (SA) and non-standalone (NSA) for both public and private networks. eSIM-ready. Massive capacity and performance with lower latency. (CBRS/Private LTE-enabled and FirstNet Ready certification coming soon.)

  • Up to 3.3 Gbps and 500 Mbps


Cat-18 LTE module

Get cat-18 LTE connectivity for the U.S. (FirstNet- and CBRS/private LTE-enabled), Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand.

  • 1.2 Gbps and 200 Mbps


Cat-7 LTE module (New)

Cat-7 LTE for North America, Europe, Japan, and Latin America.

  • 300 Mbps and 150 Mbps


Cat-4 LTE module

Get FirstNet Ready cat-4 LTE multicarrier North America module (MNA) for the U.S. and cat-4 LTE for other countries.

  • 150 Mbps and 50 Mbps


Wi-Fi 6 module

Add powerful Wi-Fi capabilities to the Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Router without adding space in a cabinet.


Dead reckoning GNSS module

Get accurate estimates of a vehicle’s position by using data from the vehicle’s CAN bus.

Secure everything, everywhere

Connect and protect all your industrial assets across remote, on-the-go, and fixed environments with comprehensive cybersecurity.

Enjoy routing and full-stack multilayer security, all in one

Easily enforce consistent security policies across all sites and mobile assets, with NGFW capabilities, URL filtering, intrusion prevention, malware protection, and DNS security built in.

Protect remote access to OT assets

Maintain and troubleshoot remote assets with ease when you simplify secure remote access for OT teams and turn your Cisco Industrial Routers into zero-trust network access (ZTNA) gateways.

See your connected assets and security weak links

Shrink your attack surface, resolve issues, and extend IT security to OT. Get full visibility of assets, vulnerabilities, and behaviors with Cisco Cyber Vision.

Cisco Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Router providing connectivity on bus

See this rugged router in action

Discover how the Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Router pushes connectivity to the mobile edge with new capabilities.

Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers, Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Routers, and Cisco SD-WAN interface

Get up to 30% extra off industrial routers and SD-WAN Manager subscriptions

Enjoy up to 30% extra off Cisco Catalyst IR1100 or Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Routers and Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN Manager subscriptions when you purchase them in a bundle.

Valid through January 25, 2025

Boost your network management

Discover Catalyst SD-WAN

Extend Cisco Catalyst SD-WAN to the IoT edge and use automation to ease deployment, configuration, and management.

Explore Cisco Catalyst Center (formerly Cisco DNA Center)

Set up and monitor your core enterprise network to its edge, at scale. All from one interface.

Get Cisco IoT Field Network Director

Let your operations teams manage multiservice field area networks (FANs) on premises, with visibility you can count on.

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Access a wealth of information to discover how Catalyst IR1800 Rugged Series Routers can help meet your organization's needs.

The flexible, dependable, scalable network.

Connect your business anywhere, and get more from your industrial IoT with secure connectivity that you can deploy easily and at scale. We're ready when you are.