cisco® asr 920 series aggregation services routers are full-featured converged access platforms designed for the cost-effective delivery of wireline and wireless services. they are temperature hardened, high-throughput, small form factor, low-power-consumption routers optimized for mobile backhaul, residential, and business service applications. the cisco asr 920 router provides a comprehensive and scalable feature set of layer 2 vpn (l2vpn) and layer 3 vpn (l3vpn) services in a compact package. it also enables service providers to deploy multiprotocol label switching (mpls)-based vpn services from within the access layer. designed around key carrier ethernet features that simplify network operation, the cisco asr 920 series enables premium services with enhanced service-level agreement (sla) capabilities. an optional "pay-as-you-grow" feature and service activation model gives service providers a flexible, cost-effective solution.