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Helpful May 10 2014
By TruRev - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is just a easier to read version of the manual which is available for free online. It served its purpose but I wouldn't buy it if I wasn't reimbursed.
An Expanded User Manual Feb. 15 2010
By John Matlock - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This book covers every aspect of the Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 1000. It begins with the initial planning and then goes through the setup, configuration, migration, and day-to-day management. The author shows by example how the ASR 1000 can be used for a variety of tasks connected with making a secure and reliable network.

Essentially this book is an expanded and well written users manual. It isn't quite as dry and boring as the technical manual but still manages to cover the information you need to get the most out of the device.
A pick for any advanced computer library strong in networking specifics Jan. 11 2010
By Midwest Book Review - Published on
Format: Hardcover
Building Service-Aware Networks: The Next-Generation WAN/MAN provides an insider's guide to next-generation ASR 1000, and is written by a Cisco expert who offers practical coverage for the entire system, from planning and setup to daily management. The AST 10000's architecture and major performance points are covered in chapters considering implementation, qualifying an enterprise, and more. A pick for any advanced computer library strong in networking specifics.
comprehensive user manual Oct. 10 2009
By W Boudville - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This book is essentially an extended user's manual for Cisco's recent Aggregation Service Router 1000. It puts the need and use of it in the context of running a private network that has to hook into a larger public network, which is typically the Internet. Thus the early chapters can be profitably read as general guidelines about finding the network hardware needed for your data center. Suggestions are proferred about the desirable features or functionality.

Most of the book goes into the specifics of the ASR 1000 family of routers. You are assumed to be the system administrator tasked with installing and running these products.

Each router runs linux; possibly because it was cheaper and easier for Cisco. It is unclear from the narrative how extensively Cisco modified the operating system. But this is mostly moot to you as a sysadmin. Any changes or fixes to modules would come from Cisco.

The book also shows that Cisco has gone headlong into supporting IPv6. Even though the full Internet has stalled in its migration, some customers may want to run v6 on their subnets and the ASR 1000 can handle this. Note that the text does talk extensively about Quality of Service as implemented by the ASR 1000. This appears to be different from the intrinsic QoS allowed by v6.
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Nice manual about ASR 1000 Jan. 20 2013
By Mike - Published on
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Very good description (text and chart of inner components) of ASR 1000 router. Ofcourse you can try to translate and understand lot of ciscolive presentations about asr1k or you can spend a little and get a firm knowledge after one night of reading.