Recommended Cisco Software Versions for New Zealand
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New Zealand has around 4 million people living in it, and probably represents 0.00001% of Cisco's customers. As a result, not every version of Cisco's software for every network device works well in New Zealand. Some versions don't work at all. This page lists versions of software that IFM has tested, and believe work well.
It should be mentioned that purchasing an extended warranty such as SmartNet is always a good move, as it gives you access to software updates for 12 months. This will prove especially useful to those people who go against recommendations on this page ...
|Cisco 870 Series||12.4(2)T3||c870-advsecurityk9-mz.124-2.T3.bin||Standard shipping for security bundle.|
|Cisco 870 Series||12.4(2)T3||c870-advipservicesk9-mz.124-2.T3.bin||Advacnced IP Services (adds services such as IPS).|
|Cisco 850 Series||12.3(14)YT1||c850-advsecurityk9-mz.123-14.YT1.bin||Standard shipping for security bundle.|
|Cisco 837||12.3(11)||c837-k9o3sy6-mz.123-11.T7.bin||Firewall, VPN and plus image, standard shipping for security bundle.|
|Cisco 837||12.2(13)||c837-k9o3sy6-mz.122-13.ZH4.bin||Firewall, VPN and plus image, upgrade option. Use 12.3(11) above if possible.|
|Cisco 837||12.2(13)||c837-k9o3y6-mz.122-13.ZH4.bin||Firewall and VPN image, standard shipping.|
|Cisco 837||12.2(11)||c837-k9o3y6-mz.122-11.YV.bin||Firewall and VPN image, standard shipping. Use 12.2(13) above if possible.|
|SOHO97||12.2(13)ZH2||soho97-k9oy1-mz.122-13.ZH2.bin||Firewall and VPN image, standard shipping.|
|SOHO97||12.2(11)||soho97-k9oy1-mz.122-11.YV.bin||Firewall and VPN image, standard shipping. Use 12.2(13)ZH2 above if possible.|
|Cisco 827H||12.2(4)||c820-oy6-mz.122-4.YA3.bin||Firewall image, standard shipping.|
|Cisco 827H||12.2(4)||c820-k9osy6-mz.122-4.YA3.bin||Firewall and VPN image, upgrade option.|
|Cisco 827||12.3(10)||c820-k9osy6-mz.123-10d.bin||Firewall and VPN image, upgrade option. Requires 32MB of DRAM.|
|Cisco 827||12.1(5)||c820-osy656i-mz.121-5.YC1.bin||Cisco 827's ship with 16MB of DRAM. IFM strongly recommends you upgrade the units to 32MB.|