Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series
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Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series
Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000V Series
SKU: Cisco-Cloud-Services-Router-1000V-Series Categories: ,

Primary Uses Include:

  • Secure VPN Gateway
  • MPLS WAN Termination
  • Data Center Network Extension
  • Control And Traffic Redirection
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Product Description

The Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000v is built on a single-tenant software router in a virtual form factor. This allows for WAN gateway features to multi-tenant clouds and provider-hosted clouds. Enterprises use include WAN extension to cloud providers and off-premises clouds. This helps lower the entrance bar for enterprise-grade hybrid cloud model. Features include:

  • Complete hypervisor-isolates, multi-service router instance for each tenant
  • Feature and operation consistency with Cisco physical form-factor routers
  • Proven, familiar, enterprise-class Cisco IOS software networking
  • Part of end-to-end WAN architecture with Cisco Integrated Router Services and Cisco Aggregation Services Routers

Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v Series

  • Dimensions: 1.95 inches (50 mm) height, 24.4 inches (620 mm) depth, 8.0 inches (203 mm) width
  • Weight: 14.98 lb (6.79 kg)
  • Form factor: half-width blade server
  • Racking/cabinet/installation:
    • Mounted into Cisco UCS 5100-series chassis
    • Up to 8 half-width blade servers accommodated in the Cisco UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis


  • Supported Hypervisors
    • VMware ESXi 5.5
    • Citrix XenServer 6.2
    • Red Hat KVM (Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.1 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3)
    • KVM on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Microsoft Hyper-V for Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Amazon Machine image on Amazon Web Services
  • Virtual-Machine Specifications: The CSR 1000V can run on Cisco UCS servers as well as servers from vendors that support VMware ESXi, Citrix XenServer, Red Hat KVM, Ubuntu KVM, Microsoft hyper-V, or on the Amazon EC2 cloud. The server must support at least the following:
    • Intel Nehalem or AMD Barcelona CPU with clock frequency 2.0 GHz
    • Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
    • The CSR 1000V requires the following from the virtualized server hardware:
      • CPU: 1 to 8 virtual CPUs (depending on the throughput and feature set)
      • Memory: 4GB to 16GB (depending on the throughput and feature set)
      • Disk space: 8 GB
      • Network interfaces: Two or more virtual network interface cards (vNICs), up to maximum allowed by hypervisor
  • Cisco IOS XE Software Networking
    • Routing: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, Policy-Based Routing (PBR), IPv6, VRF-Lite, Multicast, LISP, and GRE
    • MPLS: MPLS VPN, VRF, and Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
    • Addressing: DHCP, Domain Name System (DNS), NAT, 802.1Q VLAN, Ethernet Virtual Connection (EVC), and VXLAN
    • High availability: HSRP, Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP), and box-to-box high-availability for ZBFW and NAT
    • Traffic redirection: AppNav (to Cisco Wide Area Application Services [Cisco WAAS]) and Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP)
    • Application visibility, performance monitoring, and control: QoS and AVC
    • Hybrid cloud connectivity: OTV, VPLS, and Ethernet over MPLS (EoMPLS)
    • NFV: vBNG, vISG, and vRR
  • Cisco IOS XE Software Security
    • VPN: IPsec VPN, DMVPN, Easy VPN, and FlexVPN
    • Firewall: ZBFW
    • Access control: ACL, AAA, RADIUS, and TACACS+
  • Management
    • Virtual-machine creation and deployment: VMware vCenter and VMware vCloud Director
    • Provisioning and management: Cisco IOS XE CLI, Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol, Telnet, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Cisco Prime Network Services Controller, and OpenStack Configdrive
    • Monitoring and troubleshooting: Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Syslog, NetFlow, IP SLA, and Embedded Event Manager (EEM)
    • RESTful application programming interfaces (APIs): License installation and Smart Licensing, interfaces and subinterfaces, routing protocols, IPsec and Easy VPN, firewall, ACL, NAT, configuration import and export, reports (CPU usage, interface statistics, routing table, VPN and firewall sessions, etc.), VRF, Network Time Protocol (NTP), DNS, DHCP, SNMP, TACACS, LISP, VXLAN, and HSRP


About MDSi

New and Refurbished Cisco UCS B22 M3 B-Series Blade Servers

Our Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v provides exceptional value and may be just what you need for your application and bottom line.  MDSi carries the CSR 1000v and, in most cases, MDSi can ship your router overnight to more than 60 countries worldwide. To rent, lease, or buy a new 1000v Cisco Services Router simply Add to Quote and Submit.

Need Maintenance or Support?

MDSi can extend the life of your new or refurbished CSR 1000v for as long as possible with our IT Hardware Maintenance Program. Our OEM-certified technicians can keep your Cisco routers running smoothly at a fraction of the cost charged by the manufacturer.


Before it leaves our warehouse every new and refurbished 1000v Cloud Services Router is thoroughly tested before receiving the certified designation. The engineers who conduct this evaluation are OEM-certified, having received extensive training in testing, configuring, and troubleshooting all of our servers. We also feature a Lifetime Warranty for qualified end users.

In today’s marketplace, other than the return address on the box, there really is no difference in the hardware or maintenance that resellers provide to the customer. The true value lies in the people, the delivery, and the execution of the solution that surrounds said hardware. The MDSi difference centers on discovering the total cost of ownership of your entire current infrastructure and balancing that against future hardware initiatives to minimize your capital investment. We accomplish this by applying our full suite of Asset Management programs and services, which include Reverse LogisticsSpares ManagementRepairsMaintenance, and Installations.

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