• High performance for broadband access in small offices and small branch-office and teleworker sites
  • Collaborative services with secure analog, digital voice, and data communication
  • Business continuity and WAN diversity with redundant WAN links: Fast Ethernet, Multimode G.SHDSL(Ethernet in the First Mile [EFM] and ATM), Multimode DSL (very-high-data-rate DSL 2 [VDSL2] and asymmetric DSL 2 and 2+ [ADSL2 and ADSL2+, respectively]), 3G, and ISDN
  • Voice-enabling features:
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express(5 user) which offers innovative key system and small private branch exchange (PBX) capabilities for small and medium business customers
  • Survivable Remote Site Telephony (SRST) voice continuity for enterprise small branch-office and teleworker sites
  • Cisco Unified Border Element (Cisco UBE) IP-IP voice gateway functions for connecting to Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking services as a replacement for Primary Rate Interface (PRI) or foreign-exchange-office (FXO) voice connectivity to the service provider. Note: Cisco Unified Border Element support for the Cisco 880 Series has feature limitations as compared to the Cisco Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2 Routers). Go to for the full set of Cisco Unified Border Element features. Cisco Unified Border Element limitations on Cisco 880 Routers are listed later in this document.
  • Enhanced security, including:
  • Firewall with advance application and control for email, Instant Messaging (IM), and HTTP traffic
  • Site-to-site remote-access and dynamic VPN services: IP Security (IPsec) VPNs (Triple Data Encryption Standard [3DES] or Advanced Encryption Standard [AES]), Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN), Group Encrypted Transport VPN with onboard acceleration, and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN
  • Intrusion prevention system (IPS): An inline, deep-packet inspection feature that effectively mitigates a wide range of network attacks
  • Content filtering: A subscription-based integrated security solution that offers category-based reputation rating; keyword blocking; and protection against adware, malware, spyware, and Uniform Resource Locator (URL) blocking
  • Four-port 10/100 Fast Ethernet managed switch with VLAN support; two ports support Power over Ethernet (PoE) for powering IP phones or external access points
  • Secure 802.11g/n access-point option based on draft 802.11n standard with support for autonomous or Cisco Unified WLAN architectures
  • CON/AUX port for console or external modem
  • One USB 1.1 port for security eToken credentials, booting from USB, and loading configuration
  • Easy setup, deployment, and remote-management capabilities through web-based tools and Cisco IOS® Software