Performance and Scalability
The Cisco N540-24Z8Q2C-M Systems NCS 540 Series is a high-performance and scalable router chassis that offers 24 1/10 GbE ports, 8 10/25 GbE ports, and 2 100 GbE ports. It is designed for use in service provider and enterprise networks, and is capable of handling large amounts of traffic and providing fast, reliable routing and switching capabilities. The NCS 540 series is built on a modular architecture, which allows for easy expansion and customization to meet the specific needs of a network. Additionally, it supports a variety of advanced features such as Quality of Service (QoS), Network Address Translation (NAT), and Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) to improve network performance and security.
Security Features of Router Chassis
- Physical security: The Cisco N540-24Z8Q2C-M systems NCS 540 series router chassis features a sturdy, tamper-proof design that prevents unauthorized access to the internal components.
- Authentication and access control: The router chassis supports various authentication methods such as local, RADIUS, and TACACS+ to ensure only authorized users can access the system.
- Encryption: The router chassis supports various encryption protocols such as SSL, SSH, and IPSec to secure data transmission and protect against unauthorized access.
- Firewall and intrusion detection: The router chassis has built-in firewall and intrusion detection capabilities to prevent unauthorized access and protect against network threats.
- Management and monitoring: The router chassis provides various management and monitoring tools such as SNMP, syslog, and NetFlow to help administrators maintain the security and performance of the network.
- Software security: The router chassis runs on a secure operating system that is regularly updated to address vulnerabilities and protect against software exploits.
- Compliance: The router chassis is compliant with various industry standards such as PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and SOC2 to ensure the security of the network and protect sensitive data.
Network Management and Monitoring
The Cisco N540-24Z8Q2C-M systems NCS 540 series 24X1/10GbE, 8X10/25GbE, 2X100GbE fixed router chassis can be managed and monitored through various methods including:
- Cisco Network Services Manager (NSM): This is a centralized management platform that allows for the configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Cisco routers and switches. It provides a single pane of glass view of the entire network and allows for easy deployment of network services such as routing, security, and VPN.
- Cisco DNA Center: This is a software-defined networking (SDN) platform that provides a centralized management and automation solution for Cisco networks. It allows for network provisioning, monitoring, and troubleshooting through a single interface.
- Cisco Prime Infrastructure: This is a network management software that provides a comprehensive view of the network infrastructure, including routers, switches, wireless access points, and security devices. It allows for monitoring, troubleshooting, and configuration management.
- Cisco Network Assistant: This is a free software tool that allows for the management and monitoring of Cisco routers and switches. It provides a simplified interface for configuration and troubleshooting tasks, and can be used in both small and large networks.
- Cisco IOS commands: The Cisco IOS command-line interface (CLI) allows for the configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Cisco devices. This includes the Cisco N540-24Z8Q2C-M systems NCS 540 series 24X1/10GbE, 8X10/25GbE, 2X100GbE fixed router chassis.
General Information about this Cisco N540-24Z8Q2C-M
- Manufacturer: Cisco
- Part Number or SKU# N540-24Z8Q2C-M
- Product Type: Router Chassis
Technical Information of Cisco Router Chassis
- Ethernet Technology: 100 Gigabit Ethernet
- Number of Total Expansion Slots: 34
- Form Factor: Rack-mountable
- Network Technology: 10GBase-X, 25GBase-X, 100GBase-X
- Compatible Rack Unit: 1U
- Management Port: Yes
- Product Model: 540
About Refurbished Products
Routers lead the line as the first line of network security in homes and offices. It prevents intrusion into a network while creating a firewall to provide the highest level of security on several network types. They are the best ways of keeping computer systems, network systems, and information contained in them safe from intrusion.
A router is designed to be more capable than several other network devices such as hubs or switches that can only carry out basic network functions. For instance, a hub only transfers data between network devices without analyzing or doing anything with those data. On the other hand, routers are able to analyze data sent between network devices. They can change the packaging of such data and send it over to a different network.
Routers are the perfect devices to share an internet connection between multiple computers in home networks. A router typically connects to the modem using a network cable. Router networking occurs via a WAN port or the internet. There are also wireless routers that connect to devices using different wireless standards.
The hardware inside these routers allows them to cope with several network use at the same time. Many of these routers come with dual-core and quad-core processors. These processor options allow them to handle lots of data more effectively. Users can use their Wi-Fi routers for activities such as video streaming, online gaming, data backups, and more. Even while carrying out those operations, the routers perform at the highest levels.
Users will get routers that broadcast wireless signals over two frequencies (for dual-band) or more (for tri-band and others). These routers run at frequencies that can cover a wide expanse of area. They are not congested and are perfect for office buildings, homes, and large enterprises. Clients will find routers that emit their signals between 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.
Built-in Security Features
These router networking devices also come with security features such as device quarantine, firmware updates, automatic updates, and more. The features allow them to provide network-level protection against attacks. With these features, cyber criminals will be unable to infiltrate home networks.
Types of Routers
There are several types of routers that users can benefit from. Some of them include:
- Core Routers. These are the types used by Internet Service Providers. They are the fastest and most powerful types. They sit at the center of the internet and forward data through the main fiber Optics.
- Wireless Routers. These work in a similar manner as a home or business LAN. However, they give room for better mobility for laptops, tablets, and other portable devices. These types offer transmission over short distances.
- Enterprise Routers. These are the types employed by large companies. Organizations use enterprise routers to connect their networks to these core routers.
- Branch Routers. These types connect an enterprise's remote offices to its Wide Area Network (WAN). They come with improved features such as wireless LAN management, time-division multiplexing, WAN acceleration, and more.
- Edge Routers. These are the most commonly used types in homes and small businesses. They are low-capacity devices that connect to the public internet or private WAN, or external LAN.
- Logical Routers. They function similarly to hardware to create several network routes.
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