Cisco 819 Secure Hardened Router with Smart Serial - router - desktop

Mfg.Part: C819H-K9 | CDW Part: 2950267 | UNSPSC: 43222609
  • Router
  • 4-port switch
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Cisco 819 Secure Hardened Router with Smart Serial - router - desktop
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  • Router
  • 4-port switch
Cisco 890 series integrated services routers combine Internet access, comprehensive security, and wireless services in a single, secure device that is easy to deploy and manage. The best-in-class Cisco 890 series architecture has been specifically designed to deliver high performance with concurrent services, business continuity, and investment protection for enterprise small branch offices and service provider managed services applications.

Cisco 890 series integrated services routers are fixed-configuration routers that provide collaborative business solutions for secure voice and data communications to enterprise small branch offices. They are designed to deliver secure broadband, Metro Ethernet, wireless LAN (WLAN) connectivity, and business continuity. The routers also come with powerful management tools, such as the web-based Cisco configuration professional configuration management tool, which simplifies setup and deployment. Centralized management capabilities give network managers visibility and control of the network configurations at the remote site.

Cisco 819 Secure Hardened Router with Smart Serial - router - desktop is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unlike the legacy fixed IOS, it has a modular IOS form. However, it's expensive and needs to be made more affordable for SMEs. Valuable Features:It's got fantastic throughput which meets most of the network Gbps/Tbps data throughput in Next-Generation Networks (NGN) that are in use in today's industry.Improvements to My Organization:* Higher switching capacity* Feature-rich for almost all requirements* Modular IOS form, unlike the legacy fixed IOS which is prone to single point of crash for all services and features on it.Room for Improvement:Cost is very expensive, it needs to be reviewed for affordability by SMEs. They are on the high side for some SMEs who are willing todeploy high standard IT solution powered by Cisco but most of the time,they are not able to afford Cisco SME products.Disclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2017-02-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It's easy to deploy if you know what you are doing, but if you want to improve, you have to upgrade the hardware. Valuable Features:SIP and MGCP - the router is a voice gateway router which terminates all calls to and from the PSTN.Improvements to My Organization:Automatic calls routing depending on certain conditions such as dialled digits and received calls. We can automatically select which telecom provider to use for certain calls.Room for Improvement:Nothing that I can think of. If you want to improve, you have the choice to upgrade the hardware.Use of Solution:I've used it for four years.Deployment Issues:No issues encountered.Stability Issues:It's been very stable since deployment.Scalability Issues:No scalability issues.Customer Service:Excellent customer service.Technical Support:I never had an issue yet with this product which required TAC intervention but from my previous experience Cisco TAC support is the best.Previous Solutions:We were using the old Telco PABX and had to switch over to VoIP because it was irrelevant and incompatible.Initial Setup:It's easy to deploy if you know what you are doing, and have a proper migration plan.Implementation Team:It was an in-house deployment.ROI:It's high.Cost and Licensing Advice:It's worth the price you pay.Other Advice:It's best for branch office deployment.Disclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything is well documented on the Cisco DOC site, with a lot of deployment scenarios as well in others sites around the web. Valuable Features:This is the Enterprise Class solution for Routing, all technologies needs for now and for the future are supported. Everything is well documented in Cisco DOC site, with a lot of deployment scenarios as well in others sites around the web. Technically it is incontestable.Improvements to My Organization:Solved most communications needs and trouble scenarios.Room for Improvement:I cannot see any, maybe more new technologies that we unknown.Use of Solution:For eight years and counting.Deployment Issues:A lot, but the majority is due to vendor incompatibility with others and errors in deployment.Stability Issues:None.Scalability Issues:It dependent of the scenario and technical use and needs.Customer Service:Very good.Technical Support:Very Good.Previous Solutions:Yes, it depends of the customer's budget and management directions.Initial Setup:Very easy in all the ways.Implementation Team:In-house one.Cost and Licensing Advice:It is can be very expensive and licensing complex.Other Solutions Considered:Yes, Juniper and Brocade solutions.Disclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2016-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unlike the legacy fixed IOS, it has a modular IOS form. However, it's expensive and needs to be made more affordable for SMEs. Valuable Features:It's got fantastic throughput which meets most of the network Gbps/Tbps data throughput in Next-Generation Networks (NGN) that are in use in today's industry.Improvements to My Organization:* Higher switching capacity* Feature-rich for almost all requirements* Modular IOS form, unlike the legacy fixed IOS which is prone to single point of crash for all services and features on it.Room for Improvement:Cost is very expensive, it needs to be reviewed for affordability by SMEs. They are on the high side for some SMEs who are willing todeploy high standard IT solution powered by Cisco but most of the time,they are not able to afford Cisco SME products.Disclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2016-02-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It's easy to deploy if you know what you are doing, but if you want to improve, you have to upgrade the hardware. Valuable Features:SIP and MGCP - the router is a voice gateway router which terminates all calls to and from the PSTN.Improvements to My Organization:Automatic calls routing depending on certain conditions such as dialled digits and received calls. We can automatically select which telecom provider to use for certain calls.Room for Improvement:Nothing that I can think of. If you want to improve, you have the choice to upgrade the hardware.Use of Solution:I've used it for four years.Deployment Issues:No issues encountered.Stability Issues:It's been very stable since deployment.Scalability Issues:No scalability issues.Customer Service:Excellent customer service.Technical Support:I never had an issue yet with this product which required TAC intervention but from my previous experience Cisco TAC support is the best.Previous Solutions:We were using the old Telco PABX and had to switch over to VoIP because it was irrelevant and incompatible.Initial Setup:It's easy to deploy if you know what you are doing, and have a proper migration plan.Implementation Team:It was an in-house deployment.ROI:It's high.Cost and Licensing Advice:It's worth the price you pay.Other Advice:It's best for branch office deployment.Disclaimer: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
Date published: 2015-07-07
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