A PICS Telecom 101 on the Cisco 897VA from the Cisco 800 Series
The Cisco 897VA is a compact and versatile router designed for small to medium-sized businesses. It offers a range of features including integrated security, advanced routing capabilities, and support for various WAN connectivity options, making it an ideal choice for businesses looking for reliable and scalable network solutions.
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- Integrated Security: It includes built-in security features such as firewall, VPN support, and intrusion prevention system (IPS) to help protect the network from unauthorized access and malicious threats.
- WAN Connectivity: The router supports a variety of WAN connectivity options, including Ethernet, DSL, and LTE, offering flexibility in connecting to different types of internet services.
- Advanced Routing Capabilities: It provides advanced routing features like dynamic routing protocols (such as OSPF and BGP), Quality of Service (QoS) for traffic prioritization, and Network Address Translation (NAT) for efficient IP address allocation.
- Voice and Video Support: The Cisco 897VA offers integrated voice and video capabilities, allowing businesses to implement voice-over-IP (VoIP) services and video conferencing applications with ease.
- Gigabit Ethernet Ports: It comes with multiple Gigabit Ethernet ports for high-speed wired connections, enabling fast data transfer and seamless connectivity for devices within the network.
- Integrated Wireless: The router includes built-in wireless capabilities, supporting Wi-Fi standards like 802.11ac/n for reliable and high-performance wireless connectivity.
- Remote Management: It supports remote management and monitoring through Cisco’s network management tools, allowing administrators to efficiently manage and troubleshoot the router from a central location.