[Webinar] Streamline your web hosting managementRegister Today

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 1246
  • Last Modified:

Cisco 877-M vs Cisco 837

Hi,
Can someone tell me a general comparison between Cisco 877-M and Cisco 837 series router. They both are meant for ADSL connections. But is there any performance catch or any other benefits of one over the other ? Thanks,
0
nabeel92
Asked:
nabeel92
  • 2
2 Solutions
 
debuggerauCommented:
837 is at the end of its life:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps380/ps4874/

The 877 replaces the product line with current technologies:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6202/index.html

Wireless is just one additional feature, later software, more memory etc...
0
 
nabeel92Author Commented:
ok ... that helps ...
secondly, do you know whats the difference between Cisco 877-M and Cisco 877-K9-M ? I know the M is for Annex M but whats the K9 for  ?
0
 
debuggerauCommented:
K9 Product bundels have strong AES/3DES encryption.

K8 Product bundels have weaker DES encryption.
0
 
ludo_friendCommented:
877 has more memory, handles 802.1q on its ethernet ports, generally much better (well, newer) router. 877 also supports adsl2  the 877 is a faster router, but unless you are doing any ethernet<->ethernet routing or planning on using adsl2 you probably aren't going to notice there.

"k9" routers support stronger (AES/3DES) encryption, are restricted in countries that have encryption laws like china. my cisco price/part list doesn't even include the non k9 part.

0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now