Cisco Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a special promotion on the Cisco 806 router to all Cisco Networking Academy students and instructors in the United States.
Through October 31st of 2002, students and instructors can purchase one Cisco 806 Broadband Gateway Router for US$250 via the Academy Store. Each router comes wThis is a tremendous offer that allows Academy students to purchase an affordable, fully featured Cisco IOS router for use at home or in the classroom.
The Cisco 806 router has an Ethernet WAN port that connects to a DSL or Cable Modem. Network Address Translation (NAT) allows multiple users to share a single broadband connection with a single IP address. In addition, an integrated four port Ethernet hub allows up to four PCs or networking devices to be connected directly to the router.
The Cisco 806 router being offered includes the IP PLUS feature set.
In addition, the Cisco IOS Firewall Features Set is available for free download. The software offers basic network security such as Access Control List and NAT at no additional cost. This provides a full stateful inspection firewall and data encryption that allows secure tunnels to protect the integrity of data traveling over a public connection and to protect the network from unauthorized access. It denies or permits WAN traffic based on a session's state, so requests from users behind the firewall can be received, while preventing unauthorized access. Click here to download the Cisco IOS Firewall Feature Set.
Because the Cisco 806 router runs Cisco IOS software, users can utilize powerful remote management capabilities. The Cisco 806 router can support software and memory upgrades, and accommodates DSL and Cable connections.