Cisco products span the spectrum of networking technology. No matter what your needs, Cisco has a product to do the job. Such products include high-routers, WAN switches, remote access products, LAN switches, hubs, firewalls, network address translation devices, and network management software. The high-routers and remote access routers are covered in detail in this chapter.
Basically, five series of routers exist in the Cisco high-router product line. The original high-router offered was the 7000 series routers7000 series, meant for the corporate enterprise market. The 7500 series routers represented the next evolution, with routers meant for the high-bandwidth Internet service provider (ISP) market.
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