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Cisco Extends Mobile Networking Portfolio
Embedded Services Routers Deliver Next Generation Ad Hoc Mobile Networking; Offer Greater Efficiency, Durability and Performance to Meet Extreme Requirements
Cisco has made significant enhancements to its 5900 Series Embedded Services Router (ESR) product line, including the availability of the Cisco® 5915 Embedded Services Router and updates to the Cisco® 5940 Embedded Services Router. The 5900 ESR series of high-performance, ruggedized routers optimized for mobile and embedded networks expands the capabilities of the Cisco Mobile Ready Net solution architecture – the Cisco vision for the network of the future that continuously adapts to allow personnel to connect how, when and where they need.
The Cisco 5900 ESR series provides the next generation of mobile networking, enabling greater flexibility and cost-effectiveness for public safety/emergency response applications and other mission critical disciplines. Providing unprecedented network performance, durability and functionality beyond traditional network boundaries, the flexible, compact form factor of the Cisco 5900 Series router product line incorporates Cisco IOS® Software with Cisco Mobile Ready Net capabilities to provide highly secure data, voice and video communications to stationary and mobile network nodes across wired and wireless links. Combined with UHF, VHF, Wi-Fi and other radio platforms, these services routers enable transparent roaming over multiple wireless networks, without requiring a connection to central infrastructure.
The new Cisco 5915 ESR supports the full suite of Cisco Mobile Ready Net protocols and enhancements to include Dynamic Link Exchange Protocol (DLEP), the latest Radio Aware Routing (RAR) addition and OSPF Ad Hoc features such as overlapping relays and address families, while the Cisco 5940 ESR now boasts a 30 percent increase in performance, WAAS Express to provide WAN optimization, and support for Call Manager Express increased to 150 users.
- Product Profiles/9-1-1magazine.com (via Cisco , 8/23/11)