Cisco 3000 series concentrators support features that provide high performance, scalability, enhanced security, high availability, and many other benefits. Here’s a brief list of features:
High performance is provided by SEP modules for hardware-based encryption.
Scalability is provided by the Cisco Virtual Cluster Agent (VCA) load balancing technology and a modular design with four SEP slots.
Enhanced security is provided by internal and external (AAA RADIUS, Microsoft’s NT Domain and Active Directory, and RSA’s SDI) user authentication, firewall policies, user and group management features, and detailed logging.
High availability is provided by redundant SEPs, redundant chassis failover with VCA or VRRP, and SNMP management ...