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    Cisco 1905 Series Integrated Services Routers

    Product Names: CISCO 1905/K9 and CISCO 1905-SEC/K9

    Cisco® 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers (ISRs) build on 25 years of Cisco innovation and product leadership. The new platforms are architected to enable the next phase of branch-office evolution, providing richmedia collaboration to the branch office while maximizing operational cost savings. The Cisco Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2) platforms are future-enabled with multicore CPUs, Gigabit Ethernet Switching with enhanced Power over Ethernet (PoE), and new energy monitoring and control capabilities that enhance overall system performance. Additionally, a new Cisco IOS® Software Universal image enables you to decouple the deployment of hardware and software, providing a stable technology foundation that can quickly adapt to evolving network requirements. Overall, the Cisco 1900 Series offers exceptional total cost of ownership (TCO) savings and network agility through the intelligent integration of market-leading security, unified communications, wireless, and application services.

    Product Overview

    The Cisco 1905 builds on the best-in-class offering of the Cisco 1841 Integrated Services Routers. All Cisco 1900 Series ISRs offer embedded hardware encryption acceleration, optional firewall, intrusion prevention, and advanced security services. In addition, the Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Router has an integrated serial interface module and an enhanced high-speed WAN interface card (EWHIC) slot that supports a choice of LAN, 3G or ISDN modules (Figure 1).

    Figure 1.                 Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Router


    Key Business Benefits

    The Cisco ISR G2 routers provide superior services integration and agility. Designed for scalability, the modular architecture of these platforms enables you to grow and adapt with your business needs. Table 1 lists the business benefits of the Cisco 1905 Series Integrated Services Routers.

    Table 1.   Key Features and Benefits of the Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Router



    Service integration

    ● The Cisco 1905 offers increased levels of services integration with data, security, wireless, and mobility services

    enabling greater efficiencies and cost savings.

    Services on demand

    ● A single Cisco IOS Software Universal image is installed on each Cisco ISR G2. The Universal image contains all of the Cisco IOS Software technology sets that can be activated with a software license, allowing your business to quickly deploy advanced features without downloading a new Cisco IOS Software image. Additionally, larger default memory is included to support the new capabilities.

    High performance with

    ● The Cisco 1905 enables deployment in high-speed WAN environments with concurrent services enabled up to

    integrated services

    10 Mbps.




    Network agility

    • Designed to address customer business requirements, the Cisco 1900 Series with the modular architecture offers a performance range of modular interfaces and services as your network needs grow.
    • Modular interfaces offer increased bandwidth, a diversity of connection options, and network resiliency.

    Energy efficiency

    ● The Cisco 1900 Series architecture provides energy-savings features that include the following:

    ◦ Intelligent power management allowing you to control power to the modules based on the time of day. Cisco EnergyWise technology will be supported in the future.

    ◦ Services integration and modularity on a single platform performing multiple functions optimizes raw-materials consumption and energy usage.

    ◦ Platform flexibility and ongoing development of both hardware and software capabilities lead to a longer product lifecycle, lowering all aspects of the TCO, including materials and energy use.

    ◦ High-efficiency power supplies are provided with each platform.

    Investment protection

    ● The Cisco 1900 Series maximizes investment protection:

    ◦ Reuse of a broad array of existing modules supported on the original ISRs provides a lower TCO.

    ◦ A rich set of Cisco IOS Software features is carried forward from the original ISRs and delivered in the universal image.

    ◦ This router gives you the flexibility to grow as your business needs evolve.

    Architecture and Modularity

    The Cisco 1905 is architected to meet the application demands of today’s branch offices with design flexibility for future applications. The modular architecture is designed to support expanding customer requirements, increased bandwidth, and fully integrated power distribution to modules supporting 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Cisco Enhanced PoE (ePoE). Table 2 lists the architectural features and benefits of the Cisco 1905.

    Table 2.   Architectural Features and Benefits

    Architectural Feature


    Modular platform

    ● The Cisco 1905 ISR is a modular platform with an integrated serial interface and an additional high-speed WAN


    interface card (HWIC) slot to provide connectivity and services for varied branch-office network requirements.

    ● It offers a choice of LAN, Serial, 3G, or ISDN modules to accommodate field upgrades to future technologies without requiring replacement of the platform.


    ● The Cisco 1905 is powered by high-performance multicore processors that support growing demands of branchoffice networks by supporting high-throughput WAN requirements.

    Embedded IP

    Security/Secure Sockets Layer (IPsec/SSL) VPN hardware acceleration

    • Embedded hardware encryption acceleration is enhanced to provide higher scalability, which, combined with an optional Cisco IOS Security license, enables WAN link security and VPN services (both IPsec and SSL acceleration).
    • The onboard encryption hardware (co-processor) outperforms the advanced integration modules (AIMs) of previous generations.

    Integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports

    ● All onboard WAN ports are 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN-routed ports.

    Serial port

    ● The Cisco 1905 has an integrated serial port (HWIC-1T) for serial WAN connectivity.

    Innovative universalserial-bus (USB)-based console access

    • A new, innovative, mini-Type B USB console port supports management connectivity when traditional serial ports are not available.
    • The traditional console and auxiliary ports are also available. You can use either the USB-based console or the

    RJ-45-based console port to configure the router.

    Optional external PoE power supply for distribution of power

    ● An optional upgrade to the power supply provides inline power, 802.3af-compliant PoE, and Cisco Standard Inline Power to optional integrated switch modules.

    Modularity Features and Benefits

    The Cisco 1905 provides enhanced modular capabilities (refer to Table 3) that offer you investment protection. A sub-set of modules available on previous generations of Cisco routers, such as the Cisco 1841 ISR, are supported on the Cisco 1905. Additionally, you can easily interchange modules used on the Cisco 1905 with other Cisco routers to provide maximum investment protection. Taking advantage of common interface cards across a network greatly reduces the complexity of managing inventory requirements, implementing large network rollouts, and maintaining configurations across a variety of branch-office sizes.

    Table 3.   Modularity Features and Benefits



    Cisco Enhanced High-Speed WAN

    ● The EHWIC slot replaces the HWIC slot and can natively support HWICs and WAN interface cards

    Interface Card (EHWIC)



    ● One integrated EHWIC slot is available on the Cisco 1905 for flexible configurations supporting a choice of LAN, Serial, 3G, or ISDN modules.

    USB 2.0 ports

    ● One high-speed USB 2.0 port is supported. The USB port enables another mechanism for secure token capabilities and storage.

    Cisco IOS Software

    The Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Routers deliver innovative technologies running on industry-leading Cisco IOS

    Software. Developed for wide deployment in the world’s most demanding enterprise, access, and service provider networks, Cisco IOS Software Releases 15M and T support a comprehensive portfolio of Cisco technologies, including new functions and features delivered in Releases 12.4 and 12.4T, and new innovations that span multiple technology areas, including security, high availability, IP Routing and Multicast, quality of service (QoS), IP Mobility, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), VPNs, and embedded management.

    Cisco IOS Software Licensing and Packaging

    A single Cisco IOS Universal image encompassing all functions is delivered with the platforms. You can enable advanced features by activating a software license on the Universal image. In previous generations of access routers, these feature sets required you to download a new software image. Technology packages and feature licenses, enabled through the Cisco software licensing infrastructure, simplify software delivery and decrease the operational costs of deploying new features.

    Three major technology licenses are available on the Cisco 1905 Series Integrated Services Routers; you can activate the licenses through the Cisco software activation process identified at

    • IP Base: This technology package is available as default
    • Data
    • Security (SEC) or Security with No Payload Encryption (SEC-NPE)

    For additional information and details about Cisco IOS Software licensing and packaging on Cisco 1905 Series Integrated Services Routers, please visit

    Key Branch-Office Services

    The industry-leading Cisco Integrated Services Routers offer unprecedented levels of services integration. Designed to meet the requirements of the branch office, these platforms provide a complete solution with security, mobility, and data services. Businesses enjoy the benefit by deploying a single device that meets all their needs and saves on capital expenditures (CapEx) and operating expenses (OpEx).

    Integrated Network Security for Data and Mobility

    Security is essential to protect a business’ intellectual property while also ensuring business continuity and providing the ability to extend the corporate workplace to employees who need anytime, anywhere access to company resources. As part of the architectural framework of the SAFE Blueprint from Cisco that allows organizations to identify, prevent, and adapt to network security threats - the Cisco 1900 Series Integrated Services Routers facilitate secure business transactions and collaboration.

    The Cisco IOS Software Security technology package license for the Cisco 1900 Series offers a wide array of common security features such as advanced application inspection and control, threat protection, and encryption architectures for enabling more scalable and manageable VPN networks in one solution set. The Cisco 1905 offers native hardware-based encryption acceleration in its co-processor to provide greater IPsec throughput with less overhead for the router processor when compared with software-based encryption solutions. Cisco Integrated Services Routers offer a comprehensive and adaptable security solution for branch-office routers that include features such as:

    • Secure connectivity: Achieve secure collaborative communications with Group Encrypted Transport VPN, Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN), or Enhanced Easy VPN.
    • Integrated threat control: Respond to sophisticated network attacks and threats using Cisco IOS Firewall, Cisco IOS Zone-Based Firewall, Cisco IOS IPS, and Cisco IOS Content Filtering and Flexible Packet Matching (FPM).
    • Identity management: Intelligently protect endpoints using technologies such as authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) and public key infrastructure (PKI).

    Detailed information about the security features and solutions supported on the Cisco 1900 Series routers is available at

    Mobility Services

    Wireless WAN

    Cisco 3G wireless WAN (WWAN) modules combine traditional enterprise router functions such as remote management, advanced IP services such as voice over IP (VoIP), and security, with mobility capabilities of 3G WAN access. Using high-speed 3G wireless networks, routers can replace or complement existing landline infrastructure, such as dialup, Frame Relay, and ISDN. Cisco 3G solutions support 3G standards High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) and Evolution Data Only/Evolution Data Optimized (EVDO), offering you a true multipath WAN backup and the ability to rapidly deploy primary WAN connectivity. For more information about 3G solutions on Cisco Integrated Services Routers, please visit

    Integrated LAN Switching

    The Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Router will support the EHWIC LAN modules when they become available in the future. The Cisco 1905 supports the existing singlewide Cisco EtherSwitch® HWIC, which greatly expands the capabilities of the router by integrating industry-leading Layer 2 switching.

    Managing Your Integrated Services Routers

    Network management applications are instrumental in lowering operating expenses (OpEx) while improving network availability by simplifying and automating many of the day-to-day tasks associated with managing an endto-end network. “Day-one device support” provides immediate manageability support for the ISR, enabling quick and easy deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting from Cisco and third-party applications.

    Organizations rely on Cisco, third-party, and in-house-developed network management applications to achieve their OpEx and productivity goals. Underpinning those applications are the embedded management features available in every ISR. The new ISRs continue a tradition of broad and deep manageability features within the devices. Features such as Cisco IOS IP Service-Level Agreements (IP SLAs), Cisco IOS Embedded Event Manager (EEM), and NetFlow allow you to know what is going on in your network at all times. These features along with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and syslog support enable your organization’s management applications.

    Refer to Tables 4 through 6 for details about Cisco IOS software feature and protocol support, Cisco IOS software management capabilities, and Cisco Network Management applications for Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Routers. 

    Table 4.   Cisco 1905 with Cisco IOS Software Feature and Protocol Support




    IPv4, IPv6, static routes, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Enhanced IGRP (EIGRP), Border Gateway Protocol


    (BGP), BGP Router Reflector, Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), Multicast Internet Group

    Management Protocol (IGMPv3) Protocol Independent Multicast sparse mode (PIM SM), PIM Source Specific

    Multicast (SSM), Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol (DVMRP), IPsec, generic routing encapsulation (GRE), Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BVD), IPv4-to-IPv6 Multicast, MPLS, Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol Version 3 (L2TPv3), 802.1ag, 802.3ah, and Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN.


    Ethernet, 802.1q VLAN, Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Multilink Point-to-Point Protocol (MLPPP), Frame Relay, Multilink Frame Relay (MLFR) (FR.15 and FR.16), High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC), Serial (RS-232, RS-449, X.21, V.35, and EIA-530), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), and ATM.

    Traffic management

    QoS, Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing (CBWFQ), Weighted Random Early Detection (WRED), Hierarchical QoS, Policy-Based Routing (PBR), Performance Routing (PfR), and Network-Based Application Recognition (NBAR).

    Note:   For a more comprehensive list of features supported in Cisco IOS Software, refer to the Feature Navigator tool at:

    Table 5 highlights several ISR management capabilities that are available within Cisco IOS Software.

    Table 5.   Cisco IOS Software Management Capabilities


    Description of Feature Supported by Cisco Integrated Services Routers 


    The Web Services Management Agent (WSMA) defines a mechanism through which you can manage a network device, retrieve configuration data information, and upload and manipulate new configuration data. WSMA uses XMLbased data encoding that is transported by the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) for the configuration data and protocol messages.


    Cisco IOS EEM is a distributed and customized approach to event detection and recovery offered directly in a Cisco IOS Software device. It offers the ability to monitor events and take informational, corrective, or any desired EEM action when the monitored events occur or when a threshold is reached.


    Cisco IOS IP SLAs enable you to assure new business-critical IP applications, as well as IP services that use data,


    voice, and video, in an IP network.

    SNMP, RMON, syslog, NetFlow, andTR-069

    Cisco 1900 Series ISRs also support SNMP, Remote Monitoring (RMON), syslog, NetFlow, and TR-069 in addition to the embedded management features previously mentioned.

    Cisco Network Management Applications

    The applications listed in Table 6 are standalone products that you can purchase or download to manage your Cisco network devices. The applications are built for the different operational phases; you can select the ones that best fit your needs.

    Table 6.   Network Management Solutions

    Operational Phase



    Device staging and configuration

    Cisco ConfigurationProfessional

    ● Cisco Configuration Professional is a GUI device-management tool for Cisco IOS Software-based access routers. This tool simplifies routing, firewall, IPS, VPN, unified communications, and WAN and LAN configuration through GUI-based easy-to-use wizards.

    Networkwide deployment, configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting

    CiscoWorks LMS

    • CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution (LMS) is a suite of integrated applications for simplifying day-to-day management of a Cisco end-to-end network, lowering OpEx while increasing network availability. CiscoWorks LMS offers network managers an easy-to-use web-based interface for configuring, administering, and troubleshooting the Cisco integrated Services Routers, using new instrumentation such as Cisco IOS EEM.
    • In addition to supporting basic platform services of the ISR, CiscoWorks also provides added-value support for the Cisco Services-Ready Engine, (SRE) enabling the management and distribution of software images to the SRE, thereby reducing the time and complexities associated with image management.

    Networkwide staging,

    CiscoWorks NCM

    ● CiscoWorks Network Compliance Manager (NCM) tracks and regulates configuration

    configuration, and compliance


    and software changes throughout a multivendor network infrastructure. It provides superior visibility into network changes and can track compliance with a broad variety of regulatory, IT, corporate governance, and technology requirements.

    Security staging, configuration, and monitoring

    Cisco Security Manager

    ● Cisco Security Manager is a leading enterprise-class application for managing security. It delivers provisioning of firewall, VPN, and intrusion-prevention-system (IPS) services across Cisco routers, security appliances, and switch service modules. The suite also includes the Cisco Security Monitoring, Analysis and Response System (Cisco Security MARS) for monitoring and mitigation.

    Configuration and provisioning

    Cisco Unified ProvisioningManager 

    ● Cisco Unified Provisioning Manager provides a reliable and scalable web-based solution for managing a company’s crucial next-generation communications services. It manages unified communications services in an integrated IP telephony, voicemail, and messaging environment.

    Staging, deployment, and changes of licenses

    Cisco License Manager

    ● Easily manage Cisco IOS Software activation and license management for a wide range of Cisco platforms running Cisco IOS Software as well as other operating systems with the secure client-server application Cisco License Manager.

    Staging, deployment, and changes to configuration and image files

    Cisco ConfigurationEngine

    ● Cisco Configuration Engine is a secure network management product that provides zero-touch image and configuration distribution through centralized, template-based management.

    Summary and Conclusion

    As businesses strive to lower the TCO in running their networks and increase their overall employee productivity with more centralized and collaborative network applications, more intelligent branch-office solutions are required. The Cisco 1905 offers these solutions by providing enhanced performance and increased modular density to support multiple services. The Cisco 1905 is designed to consolidate the functions of separate devices into a single, compact system that can be remotely managed.

    Product Specifications

    Table 7. Product Specifications of Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Router


    Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Router

    Services and Slot Density


    Embedded hardware-based cryptography acceleration (IPsec + SSL)


    RJ-45 onboard LAN 10/100/1000 ports


    Serial port

    Slot 0 (integrated HWIC-1T) 

    EHWIC slot


    Memory (DDR2 DRAM): Default/maximum

    256 MB/512 MB (license upgradable) 

    USB Flash memory: Default/maximum

    256 MB/256 MB (internal)

    External USB flash-memory slots (Type A)


    USB console port (mini-Type B) (up to 115.2 kbps)


    Serial console port (up to 115.2 kbps)


    Serial auxiliary port (up to 115.2 kbps)


    Integrated power supply


    Power-supply options

    PoE (external)

    Redundant power-supply support


    Power Specifications


    AC input voltage

    100-240V ~

    AC input frequency

    47-63 Hz

    AC input current range AC power supply (maximum) (amps)


    AC input surge current


    Typical power (no modules)


    Maximum power capacity with AC power supply


    Maximum power capacity with PoE power supply (platform only)


    Maximum PoE device power capacity with PoE power supply


    Physical Specifications


    Dimensions (H x W x D)

    1.75 x 13.5 x 11.5 in. (4.45 x 34.29 x 29.21 cm)

    Rack height 

    1 rack unit (1RU)

    Rack-mount 19 in. (48.3 cm) EIA


    Wall-mount (refer to installation guide for approved orientation)


    Weight: With AC power supply (no modules)

    8 lb (3.175 kg)

    Weight: With PoE power supply (no modules)

    12.8 lb

    Maximum weight: Fully configured 

    14 lb


    Back to side

    Environmental Specifications


    Operating Condition


    Temperature: 5906 ft (1800m) maximum altitude

    32-104˚F (0-40˚C) 

    Temperature: 9843 ft (3000m) maximum altitude

    32-77˚F (0-25˚C)


    10000 ft (3000m) 


    10 to 85 percent relative humidity (RH)

    Acoustic: Sound pressure (typical/maximum)

    32.9/58.3 dBA

    Acoustic: Sound power (typical/maximum)

    41.9/67.2 dBA


    Cisco 1905 Integrated Services Router

    Transportation and Storage Condition

    Temperature             (-40 to 158˚F (-40 to 70˚C)


    5 to 95 percent RH


    Regulatory Compliance


    15000 ft (4570m) 

    UL 60950-1

    CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1

    EN 60950-1

    AS/NZS 60950-1

    IEC 60950-1 


    47 CFR, Part 15

    ICES-003 Class A

    EN55022 Class A

    CISPR22 Class A

    AS/NZS 3548 Class A

    VCCI V-3

    EN 300-386

    EN 61000 (Immunity) EN 55024, CISPR 24






    ANSI T1.101

    IEEE 802.3

    RTTE Directive

    Supported Modules

    The Cisco 1905 supports a wide range of modules that span industry-leading breadth of services at the branch office. Please refer to Table 8 for the list of modules supported on the Cisco 1905. 

    Additional Information

    SKU CISCO1905/K9-RF
    Weight (Kg) 6
    Datasheet URL
    Condition Refresh
    Router Series 1900 Series
    Chassis Type Modular
    Rack Mountable Yes
    Built In Ports 2
    Port Speed 1 Gbps
    Port Type RJ45



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