Cisco 1721 Modular Access Router



The Cisco 1721 Modular Access Router is designed to help organizations embrace the productivity benefits of e-business applications.

The Cisco 1721 router enables e-business by delivering secure Internet, intranet, and extranet access with virtual private networks (VPNs) and firewall technology.

The Cisco 1721 router offers:

Wide array of WAN access options, including high-speed business-class digital subscriber line (DSL)

High-performance routing with bandwidth management

Inter-virtual LAN (VLAN) routing

VPN access with firewall option

 The Cisco 1721 supports standards-based IEEE 802.1Q VLAN routing, which enable enterprises to set up multiple VLANs and route between them for added security within the internal corporate network.

 Powered by Cisco IOS® Software, the Cisco 1721 router provides a cost-effective solution for small and medium businesses and enterprise small branch offices to support e-business applications through a comprehensive feature set in a compact design.

The Cisco 1721 router offers the following key features:

A RISC processor to support high-performance routing, encryption, and broadband services

One autosensing 10/100 Fast Ethernet port

Two WAN interface card (WIC) slots that support the same data WAN interface cards as the Cisco 1600, 2600, and 3700 routers

One auxiliary (AUX) port (up to 115.2-kbps asynchronous serial)

One console port

One internal expansion slot for the hardware-assisted VPN encryption card (MOD1700-VPN) 

The Cisco 1700 Series supports the value of end-to-end Cisco network solutions with the following benefits