Summary: This is "entry level" of quite modest performance but is nevertheless a full-fledged IOS-based Cisco router with a substantial feature set. It is ideal for my purpose, which is to "learn IOS". I felt I was ready for this after many years in the software-IT field.
Summary: I bought this router to set up an ipsec tunnel to Amazon's Virtual Private Cloud. The router works fine for that purpose, but purchasing it was an ordeal. I initially purchased it via Amazon from another vendor who shall remain nameless for reasons I will explain later.
Summary: With the added Security and Advanced IP extensions from Cisco, this little guy right here has all the features of its bigger siblings. It supports very strong encryption through IPSec VPN tunneling, you can even run a Cisco EasyVPN server so no matter where you are in the world you can have a 7Mbps...
Summary: If getting a network device without software and documentation makes sense to you then this is the router for you. I had to open 4 service calls on this router just to get the software for this router. After two weeks Cisco determine the Wan port was bad.
Summary: If you just want a router for your home then don't bother with this. Also, if you plan to use the GUI to configure it, then again, don't bother. You can't learn anything clicking around, you MUST use commandline to configure or you are just wasting your money.
Summary: Decent price for entry level IOS device that is like 3 in one. You get 2 routers (i.e. Wireless and Wired) plus a switch. This device gets the job done with Cisco IOS loaded, you can turn your home or small business into a enterprise level network quickly. I like it alot.
Summary: Its a bitch to configure and definitely only for hardcore networkers/engineers but if you're serious about security, peformance and versatility for your business or serious home installation then this router is perfect. For reference material to help you configure try O Reilly.
Summary: I purchased this router in November 2012 per my external IT support. This product failed basically within one year. Attempted to return it and was instructed by Candela Network it was out warranty and therefore I was out $570.00. I expect certain products to last longer than 1 year.
Summary: I bought this router to implement as my new home wireless router, which would force me to have more incentive to practice IOS command. I was also studying for the CCNA test. This router allowed me to do a lot of programming because it is all aspects of cisco (switch, router, AP) it has an embedded...