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Cisco ASR 9001-S (Market-Leading, 5G Compatible Router of the Future)

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As 5G takes over, organizations are strained to transform their networks to support the growing internet traffic. The Cisco Annual Internet Report estimates that by 2023, 11 percent of devices and connections will have 5G capabilities at an average connection speed of 575 Mbps. Servic …

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Operating and Configuring VRRP on Cisco Routers – A Cheat Sheet Guide

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A Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) may be just the solution for you if you require router backups on the same LAN network. A VRRP is an election protocol that dynamically assigns the responsibility for one or more virtual routers to the VRRP routers on a LAN. This allows for …

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Choosing the Best Router for Your Network: Cisco's ASR or ISR Series

There is a wide variety of routers that are suitable for various computing environments whether small business or enterprise. Choosing a router could be simple and straightforward as your company may fit perfectly into one or the other. As you experience growth, it may be hard to find …

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6 Common Errors Engineers See Using HSRP

6 Errors in an HSRP Environment for Cisco catalyst switches from pivit global

This article covers common issues network engineers face with HSRP and ways to troubleshoot those problems. Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) is a Cisco proprietary protocol, which provides redundancy for a local subnet. In HSRP, two or more routers give an illusion of a single virtu …

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An Engineer's Guide to Configuring the ASR 1000 Series Router

We've highlighted the ASR 1000 series router so we wanted to share a step-by-step configuration for Box-to-Box NAT High-Availability (B2B NAT HA) on Cisco IOS-XE devices, such as the Cisco ASR. This is a very useful feature to provide a network in High Availability. A Quick NAT Overvi …

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Dive into Cisco ASR 1000 Series Routers

Product Overview  Cisco is redefining state-of-the-art edge router technology with the Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers. These routers are an arrangement of mid-range switches that build up an exciting cost-to-execution class offering. The deployment of this series b …

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Configuring Cisco On-Demand Routing (ODR)

ODR is fundamentally pertinent in hub and spoke networks and a spoked arrangement where CDP can be utilized. It isn't alluring to include the overhead of a directing convention like RIP, EIGRP, or OSPF. The primary thought is that the prefixes can be traded from the spoke switches (ot …

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Cisco ISR 4000 Configuration Guide

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Introduction The 4000 Series ISRs are Cisco’s versatile modular routers with LAN and WAN connections that can be configured by means of interface modules, including Cisco Enhanced Service Modules (SM-Xs), and Network Interface Modules (NIMs). NIM slots also support removable storage f …

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