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Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers

Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers

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What is Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers?

Cisco 1100 Series Industrial Integrated Services routers, or the Cisco IR1101, are presented as compact, modular, and ruggedized, with a design that is optimal for mission-critical cases. It boasts stronger industrial router security and simplified management with SD-WAN architecture, edge…

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Product Details

What is Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers?

The modularity and expansion capabilities of Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers (formerly Cisco 1100 Series Industrial Integrated Services Routers) can help extend product lifetime. Their compact, modular, ruggedized design is presented as ideal for mission-critical cases. They offer stronger industrial router security and simplified management with SD-WAN architecture, edge compute, and IOS XE.

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Cisco 1100 Series Industrial Integrated Services routers, or the Cisco IR1101, are presented as compact, modular, and ruggedized, with a design that is optimal for mission-critical cases. It boasts stronger industrial router security and simplified management with SD-WAN architecture, edge compute, and IOS XE. The IR1101 has modular and expandable hardware designed to extend product lifetime. Its internal and expansion modules enables users to add or upgrade WAN and storage components as technologies and needs change.

Cradlepoint Routers, Sierra Wireless AirLink Cellular Routers and Gateways, and RUGGEDCOM Industrial Ethernet Switches / Routers are common alternatives for Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers.

The most common users of Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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December 17, 2023

Hardware ready for 5G!!!

Brigette Elise Tremblay | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Security with firewalls, VPN, password management.
  • Installing and not suffering failures for more than 6 months of any kind such as failure in configuration, unnecessary restarts, and in general of any kind of failure adds more relevance to these devices.
  • Installation with steep learning curve.
Alonzo Marquez | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Good security of our information, we rely on the double layer of protection offered by the Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers.
  • Maintenance is very simple, but with very good results of connection to the network without delays or slowdown times.
  • It does not matter if the power suddenly goes out since the routers continue to work with the same speed and performance as always.
  • Minimum energy expenditure that ensures excess expenses on bills.
  • Price is not a problem for large companies, but for small ones it can be a big inconvenience.
Laurie Julie Blake | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Components that withstand harsh environments such as dust, rain, temperatures, and even shocks.
  • Expansion is executed with integrated components of the routers.
  • advanced security
  • The initial investment is very high.
  • It lacks low-cost components.
Bernadette Johnsen | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Agile and secure to be connected, there are no diversions or theft of information.
  • Energy expenditure is below other similar systems.
  • We maintain very high productivity in all our departments because the connection is always active and without delays.
  • The price to pay is a bit high, but for the services that Cisco routers provide, we are happy to do so.
Simone Persbrandt Ramsay | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Higher browsing speed, a 5G technology that we had not experienced before.
  • Fluent in performing all kinds of tasks, work output increased immediately.
  • Support team always ready and attentive to our questions or needs.
  • A very high acquisition cost, although the benefits are immense.
Thamara Gil | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Router service that covers the entire company with high network speed, productivity in all departments is always prosperous because our internet has never failed.
  • The information does not escape from our hands, since it has a very powerful security system with a double layer of protection.
  • Now we have better performance in departments that depend on a good network connection.
  • Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series routers are expensive to buy, but they are the best software on the market, so well worth the cost.
Patricia Duran Garcia | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • An adaptable system, every corner of the company benefits from the good speed of the internet. Inactivity does not exist in departments.
  • We reached 5G speed, it is an experience that we have never achieved before.
  • The information that circulates on our network is very secure because it has a double layer of protection, which keeps the entire team calm.
  • We have obtained good results using the Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers, we have not had any problems, it adapted very well to our needs and our installations.
Susan Morgan Walker | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • With high browsing speed, all departments maintain constant communication, without slowdowns and without waiting times. In addition, we can communicate with customers from other countries normally.
  • We maintain a constant flow of information, now faster, because we have a 5G connection, which speeds up the process.
  • The speed of the network is very stable, it guarantees that in every corner of the company the internet is always at high speed.
  • It is not a cheap system to acquire, for small businesses a free trial would be beneficial.
jacod Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Resistant material that increases its useful life
  • There are no limits to upgrading storage and WAN components, we just have to stay ahead of the curve with modern technologies coming out every day.
  • It is one of the highest-priced routers in the industry, but the maintenance costs more than make up for the initial price.
  • Extensive internal security tools
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Simple maintenance. It is easy to replace any broken parts due to its compact modular design.
  • We can extend our network connectivity with low power consumption.
  • It is highly programmable.
  • Cisco Catalyst IR1100 Rugged Series Routers are highly scalable.
  • Complex installation. We usually ask for help from the Cisco team during the installation.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Supports Multiple Wide Area Networks that improves flexibility of the technology.
  • It has open standard based APIs that are programmable in multiple languages.
  • It delivers very stable connections regardless of a number of connected devices or traffic.
  • Installation of the routers is quite complex, we always engage the Cisco team
  • The routers often overheat on long hours connections.
Shivani Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Very good management of all network-related tasks
  • Compact in design as a low-power consumption device
  • Stable network and very low downtime
  • 5G stable connection
  • The price is high for smaller organizations, though it is a long-term investment
  • The installation process should be made more user-friendly
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Equipment that is adaptable to modifications in its design or modules.
  • There is a battery backup.
  • Extremely scalable and efficient.
  • A severe learning curve is built in.
  • Small businesses, for example, I don't believe they can afford it.
  • It would be extremely beneficial to small businesses if they reduced the price.
Steven Egan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Connecting our cloud servers with on-premise applications.
  • Monitoring workflow processes across all departments.
  • I have not experienced any area that requires room for for further improvement.
  • It is easy to work with all features.
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