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Product Line: Cisco Cisco 890 Series
Product Type: Integrated Services Router
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Product Description

The C897VAW-A-K9 Cisco integrates VDSL/ADSL2+ Annex A technology and supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wireless frequencies, accommodating up to 50 recommended users. It features 256 MB of flash memory, one USB 2.0 port, and SFP ports for enhanced connectivity and storage options. Security is reinforced through fifty IPsec tunnels, NAT Transparency, and Dynamic Multipoint VPN, alongside advanced switch features like MAC Filtering and Storm Control.

FAQs for the C897VAW-A-K9

  • What is the maximum number of users recommended for this device?
    The device supports up to 50 recommended users.
  • Can you list the security features available?
    Security features include Fifty IPsec Tunnels, NAT Transparency, Dynamic Multipoint VPN, Control Plane Policing, and Flexible Packet Matching.
  • Does the device support both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wireless frequencies?
    Yes, it supports wireless operation on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies.
  • What are the dimensions of the device?
    The device measures 1.82 x 12.71 x 9.78 inches (H x W x D).
  • How many SSIDs can be broadcasted?
    It can broadcast up to 16 Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs) and supports multiple broadcast SSIDs.
  • What type of console port does it have?
    The device is equipped with an RJ-45 console port.
  • How many SFP ports are available?
    Yes, SFP ports are available for fiber connectivity.
  • What is the device's flash memory capacity?
    The device comes with 256 MB of flash memory.
  • What is the range of operating temperatures for the device?
    The operating temperature ranges from 0 °C to 40 °C.
  • Does the device have USB ports?
    Yes, it includes one USB 2.0 port.

Product Review

The Cisco C897VAW-A-K9 integrates VDSL/ADSL2+ and dual-band wireless, supporting diverse connectivity options, a significant advantage for varied deployment scenarios. However, with only 256 MB of flash memory, it may face limitations in handling advanced configurations and extensive logging. Its inclusion of robust security features, including 50 IPsec tunnels and Dynamic Multipoint VPN, alongside support for up to 16 SSIDs, positions it well for medium-sized enterprises prioritizing security and network segmentation.


The Cisco C897VAW-A-K9 is a versatile networking device designed to meet the connectivity and security needs of small to medium-sized businesses. This model integrates multiple features including VDSL/ADSL2+ Annex A and wireless capabilities, allowing for flexible internet connections and the creation of a wireless network environment. It also includes an SFP port for fiber connectivity, expanding its utility in various network infrastructures. With dimensions of 1.82 x 12.71 x 9.78 inches and weighing 5.5 lbs, the device is compact yet packed with powerful features. It operates on an input AC voltage of 100 VAC to 240 VAC and provides an output DC voltage of 12 VDC, with a maximum output power of 60 W. The device is designed to operate efficiently within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C and can withstand non-operating temperatures from 0 °C to 65 °C. Its operating humidity is between 10% to 85% non-condensing, ensuring reliable performance in various environments. The Cisco C897VAW-A-K9 can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 ft and can be stored at altitudes up to 15,000 ft without operational issues. The device's switch features include MAC Filtering, Switched Port Analyzer, and Storm Control, providing administrators with tools to manage network traffic, enhance security, and prevent network disruptions. Security is a paramount concern, and this model addresses it with capabilities for up to fifty IPsec tunnels, NAT Transparency, Dynamic Multipoint VPN, Control Plane Policing, and Flexible Packet Matching. These features ensure secure and efficient connectivity across the network. Designed to support up to 50 recommended users, the Cisco C897VAW-A-K9 can handle moderate user loads without compromising performance. It offers 16 Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs) and the ability to broadcast multiple SSIDs, simplifying the management of wireless networks and user access. Additionally, the device supports up to 14 wireless VLANs, allowing for segmented and secure wireless network configurations. - Flash memory is set at 256 MB, providing sufficient storage for firmware updates and configurations. - The console port uses an RJ-45 connector, facilitating direct device management and troubleshooting. - It includes one USB 2.0 port, enhancing its connectivity options for external devices or storage. Wireless specifications are comprehensive, with support for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of wireless devices and enabling dual-band wireless networking for improved performance and reduced interference. In conclusion, the Cisco C897VAW-A-K9 is a well-equipped networking device that offers a blend of connectivity, security, and performance features suited for small to medium-sized business environments. Its hardware specifications and integrated features make it a suitable choice for businesses looking for a reliable, scalable networking solution.


Part NumberC897VAW-A-K9
VDSL/ADSL2+ SupportAnnex A, with Wi-Fi functionality
SFP Module SlotsAvailable
Switching CapabilitiesMAC Address Filtering, SPAN Sessions, Broadcast Storm Mitigation
Security CapabilitiesSupport for up to 50 IPsec VPN tunnels, NAT Traversal, DMVPN, CPU Traffic Policing, Context-Based Packet Inspection
Optimal User Count50
SSID SupportSupport for 16 SSIDs, including Broadcast SSIDs
Supported Wireless VLANs14
Internal Storage256MB Flash
Management InterfaceRJ-45 Console Port
USB 2.0 PortsSingle Port
Wireless Frequency BandsDual-band, 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Dimensions1.82 x 12.71 x 9.78 inches
Unit Weight5.5 pounds
AC Input Voltage100 to 240 VAC
DC Output Voltage12 VDC
Power Output60 Watts Maximum
Operational Temperature Range0 to 40°C
Relative Humidity in Operation10% to 85%, Non-Condensing
Temperature Range, Storage0 to 65°C
Humidity, Non-Operating5% to 95%, Non-Condensing
Altitude During OperationUp to 10,000 feet
Altitude, StorageUp to 15,000 feet

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