[Curtain Raiser] It’s here! The brand new Cisco Integrated Services Router Generation 2

October 20, 2009 - 4 Comments

Hundreds of engineers. Multi-year development cycles. Global talent pool. The challenge? How do you take something very very successful and raise the bar? How do you deliver more value? We’re talking about the Cisco Integrated Services Router family with over 7 million sold in less than 5 years, possibly the best selling network router ever.

The approach? By listening to our customers Looking at the business trends. By seeing where networks are headed over the next 3-5 years. By getting the big picture. And by building a platform that helps our customers to innovate and grow their business. Increase efficiency, collaboration, productivity and responsiveness. Securely. Seamlessly. Reliably. Help our customers deliver richer experiences to their customers and drive loyalty.

The result? A spankin’ new Cisco Integrated Services Router Generation 2 (ISR G2) family. Upto 5 times more performance as the original ISR, at similar pricepoints. Enablng new experiences, some tickling the imagination. Getting ready for the future, now.


The first proofpoint for Cisco’s Borderless Network Architecture, helping turn vision into a reality one step at a time.

The ISR G2 is architected for video-delivery from ground-up. Video-based collaboration, video surveillance, streaming video, webex. Better collaboration. Higher productivity. Reduced travel costs.  A proofpoint for medianet.

It revolutionizes how services are delivered to branch offices. Truly. No more shipping hardware modules every time a new service has to be rolled out to the premise. Ship your hardware once. Deploy any software on new Services Ready Engines to any branch office, anytime. Sweet.

Cost reduction? Yes. In its DNA. Energy savings. Power efficiency. The choice to intelligently control power consumption. Headroom for future growth. Investment protection. All affirmative.

The original ISRs are not going away either.

A big thank you to all our customers and channel partners who have been part of the ISR journey so far. We look forward to your continued partnership. Kudos to the Cisco sales, teams, engineers and to all my erstwhile colleagues across various Cisco marketing groups for their fantastic team work and collaboration in making the ISR G2 launch happen.

If you have still not had a chance to check out the Borderless Experience Event – go ahead and do so here. It is broadcast around three time zones today. Bring your questions for the live Q&A. If you can’t make it today, don’t worry. An archived version will be available.

So, go ahead. Scratch the surface. Soak in the experience. Expand business horizons. Explore new possibilities. Succeed.

Very best,

Shashi Kiran

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  1. Hi,what the max concurrent IPSEC VPN tunnels the new 1900/2900/3900 series would support considering the fact that they dont have the AIM VPN card?thanksDurga PrasadDatasoft Comnet Pvt. Ltd.

  2. Dear All,Any chance we can have a performace matrix for both plain text and encrypted data for the 1900/2900/3900 series ?Regards,Xahid

  3. Dear Shashi kinldy send me the price list for the new product isr g2 and its details. and inform me with the wholesale and retail price.im looking to bay this product first as a retail and i will try to marketing it in jordan and Saudi Arabia then im looking to be your agent in those countries if it go well. thanks

  4. Dear Sir,kindly send me the price of the new ISR G2 and all the details of this product.thanks