The ASR 1002-X Aggregation Services Router is a highly scalable modular routing platform tailored for use in WAN edge and branch environments. With 6 fixed gigabit Ethernet ports, 1 1 power supply redundancy, an embedded services processor and 3 SPA slots, The 1002-X allows for a powerful and diverse range of connectivity and service options, making it an ideal choice for enterprise WAN and service provider applications.? With a maximum throughput of up to 3x that of the “non-x” ASR 1002, two additional GE ports? and an integrated? ESP, the ASR 1002-X can be used as a direct upgrade to its predecessor.
Although there is much to be said for the host of managed services available on the 1002-X, such as VPN and Firewall features and IPsec? aggregation, one of the most features provided by the 1002-X is it’s scalability. Nearly every facet of the router can be upgraded and improved to better suit the individual requirements of each installation – both hardware and software. With an embedded service processor that can be licensed to perform at up to 36 Gbps of forwarding, field replaceable memory upgrades up to 16 GB, and a whole array of SPA options to chose from, the 1002-X can be scaled up or trimmed back to perfectly meet the needs of your network – without the need to pay for features or hardware that you won’t use.