What does SW mean?

Posted on 2009-05-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have been instructed to purchase a cisco router ASA 5505 with SW

I already have a ASA 5505 series however i dont know what the SW means and if the router i already have has it.
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As far as I can tell that means Software.
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they are referring to the IOS - software.

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i take it this software comes as standard
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Yes, software comes with the ASA.  You can choose to buy different licenses (unlimited user, security plus) and also choose to purchase a support (SmartNET) contract for the ASA which allows you to upgrade the software on the ASA.

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