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Router selection 150 mbps WAN access speed

Hello Friends,

We have p2p link that interconnects our data centers and the bandwidth is 150 meg link..

In the current architecture, one end of the link is Nexus 7k (data center 1) and other end

is catalyst 65k (data center 2)..

We are planning to migrate this link to routers.

We planned to install 3945 router on both data center and move the p2p link to this


Below is the show version of the router. Please advise if this can support 150 meg

throughput. We will run QOS, EIGRP, SNMP, PBR and ACLs on this.

Cisco IOS Software, C3900 Software (C3900-UNIVERSALK9_NPE-M), Version 15.0(1)M4,


Technical Support:

Copyright (c) 1986-2010 by Cisco Systems, Inc.

Compiled Thu 28-Oct-10 21:48 by prod_rel_team

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 15.0(1r)M8, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)

APHUBCR1 uptime is 7 weeks, 5 days, 21 hours, 38 minutes

System returned to ROM by power-on

System restarted at 11:36:52 UTC Fri Feb 22 2013

System image file is "flash0:c3900-universalk9_npe-mz.SPA.150-1.M4.bin"

Last reload type: Normal Reload

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Cisco CISCO3945-CHASSIS (revision 1.1) with C3900-SPE150/K9 with 987136K/61440K

bytes of memory.

Processor board ID FGL150411Q9

3 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces

1 Subrate T3/E3 port

DRAM configuration is 72 bits wide with parity enabled.

255K bytes of non-volatile configuration memory.

250880K bytes of ATA System CompactFlash 0 (Read/Write)

License Info:

License UDI:


Device#   PID                   SN


*0        C3900-SPE150/K9       FOC15013J94

Technology Package License Information for Module:'c3900'


Technology    Technology-package          Technology-package

              Current       Type          Next reboot


ipbase        ipbasek9      Permanent     ipbasek9

security      None          None          None

uc            None          None          None

data          datak9        Permanent     datak9

Configuration register is 0x2102

Regards Vinayak
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Router selection 150 mbps WAN access speed

If I was to play this "safe", 3945 might do but if I have funds, I'd think about investing in the 3945E or an ASR1002X.

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Cisco recommends the 3945 for up to 150 Mbps of WAN bandwidth.


3925 100 Mbps

3925E 250 Mbps

3945E 350 Mbps

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