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Product Line: Cisco 7200 VXR Series
Product Type: Router
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Product Description

The Cisco 7206VXR/NPE-G2 offers a processing speed of up to 2 Mpps and supports broadband aggregation of up to 16,000 PPP sessions per chassis. It features six configurable slots (expandable to seven with a Port Adapter Jacket Card), and includes multiple port types: 48 Ethernet (10BASE-T), 30 Ethernet (10BASE-FL), 6 Fast Ethernet (TX), 6 Fast Ethernet (FX), 2 EtherSwitch port adapters, and 4 100VG-AnyLAN ports. Additionally, it supports up to 6 ATM ports (T3, OC-3), 6 packet over SONET ports, and a single VPN Acceleration Module, operating efficiently between 0 °C and 40 °C with a humidity tolerance of 10% to 90% (noncondensing).

FAQs for the 7206VXR/NPE-G2

  • What is the processing speed of the networking hardware?
    The processing speed is up to 2 Mpps.
  • How many PPP sessions can the chassis aggregate?
    It can aggregate up to 16,000 PPP sessions per chassis.
  • How does the number of configurable slots change with a port adapter jacket card?
    Without a port adapter jacket card, there are 6 configurable slots. With a port adapter jacket card, there are 7.
  • What types of Ethernet ports are available on this device?
    There are 48 Ethernet (10BASE-T) ports, 30 Ethernet (10BASE-FL) ports, 6 Fast Ethernet (TX) ports, and 6 Fast Ethernet (FX) ports.
  • How many EtherSwitch port adapters does the hardware support?
    It supports 2 EtherSwitch port adapters.
  • What is the maximum number of ATM ports available?
    The maximum number of ATM ports is up to 6 for T3 and 4 for OC-3.
  • How many Token Ring ports are provided?
    There are 24 Token Ring (FDX, HDX) ports.
  • What is the operating temperature range for this hardware?
    The operating temperature range is from 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • How many synchronous serial ports are available?
    There are 48 synchronous serial ports.
  • What is the humidity range for operating the device?
    The operating humidity range is 10% to 90% (Noncondensing).

Product Review

The CISCO 7206VXR/NPE-G2 offers a processing speed of up to 2 Mpps, catering to the demands of high-speed data processing and broadband aggregation capable of handling up to 16,000 PPP sessions per chassis, making it suitable for large-scale network environments. However, its limited operating temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C may restrict deployment in extreme conditions. Furthermore, the device supports a wide variety of ports, including up to 48 Ethernet (10BASE-T) ports and 6 Fast Ethernet ports, enhancing its versatility for diverse networking configurations.


The CISCO 7206VXR/NPE-G2 is a versatile and high-performance router designed for service providers and enterprise networks. It features a processing speed of up to 2 million packets per second (Mpps), making it suitable for demanding network environments. This router is capable of supporting up to 16,000 Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) sessions per chassis, catering to broadband aggregation needs efficiently. The hardware configuration of the CISCO 7206VXR/NPE-G2 is highly flexible, with six configurable slots available without a Port Adapter Jacket Card and seven slots when the Jacket Card is used. This flexibility allows network administrators to tailor the router's configuration to meet specific network requirements. The router also supports a wide range of Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and other network port types, making it adaptable to various network infrastructures.
  • Ethernet connectivity is comprehensive, with 48 10BASE-T ports and 30 10BASE-FL ports for fiber connections.
  • For higher-speed connections, there are six Fast Ethernet (TX) ports and six Fast Ethernet (FX) ports.
  • The router also includes two EtherSwitch port adapters, enhancing its functionality as a network switch.
In addition to Ethernet options, the CISCO 7206VXR/NPE-G2 supports a variety of other network interfaces and standards. This includes four 100VG-AnyLAN ports, up to six ATM ports for T3 and OC-3 connections, and six slots for Packet over SONET. For networks utilizing Token Ring, the router offers 24 ports supporting both Full Duplex (FDX) and Half Duplex (HDX) modes. Synchronous serial connections are also well-supported, with 48 ports available. ISDN integration is another strength of this router, featuring 24 to 48 ISDN BRI ports (S/T interface) and up to 48 ISDN PRI or Multichannel T1/E1 ports. For high-capacity connections, up to six Multichannel T3 ports are available, along with up to 12 HSSI ports. The router also supports up to 14 Packet over T3/E3 ports with integrated DSU, making it ideal for a range of high-speed networking applications. A notable feature of the CISCO 7206VXR/NPE-G2 is its ability to accelerate VPN traffic, thanks to the inclusion of a dedicated VPN Acceleration Module. This feature is critical for secure, encrypted connections across the network, ensuring efficient and protected data transmission. The router operates within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -20 °C to 65 °C. Its operating humidity range is 10% to 90% (noncondensing), ensuring reliable performance in various environmental conditions. In summary, the CISCO 7206VXR/NPE-G2 is a powerful and adaptable router that meets the needs of both service providers and enterprise networks. Its extensive port and interface support, combined with high processing capability and VPN acceleration, make it a comprehensive solution for modern networking challenges.


Item Number and ProducerCISCO 7206VXR/NPE-G2
Maximum Packet Processing Speed2 Million Packets per Second
Maximum PPP Session Support for Broadband16,000 per Framework
Slots Available without Adapter6
Slots Available with Adapter7
10BASE-T Ethernet Connections48
10BASE-FL Ethernet Connections30
TX Fast Ethernet Connections6
FX Fast Ethernet Connections6
EtherSwitch Adapter Ports2
100VG-AnyLAN Connections4
ATM Connection Options (T3, OC-3)6, 4
SONET Packet Interfaces6
Token Ring Connectivity (Full Duplex, Half Duplex)24
Synchronous Serial Connections48
ISDN BRI Interface (S/T)24, 48
ISDN PRI, T1/E1 Multichannel Interfaces48
T3 Multichannel PortsUp to 6
HSSI Interface CountUp to 12
Integrated DSU for T3/E3 PacketsUp to 14
VPN Acceleration Support1 Module
Lowest Operating Temperature0°C
Highest Operating Temperature40°C
Lowest Storage Temperature-20°C
Highest Storage Temperature65°C
Humidity Range for Operation10% to 90% Non-condensing

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