AIM-VPN/Base Performance (BP II) combines DES/3DES/AES and compression for Cisco 2600XM. This new advanced interface module (AIM) VPN Module can be added to current Cisco 2600XM. This VPN Module offers DES/3DES and new AES (Advanced Encryption standard). In addition, it supports hardware-assisted compression services where bandwidth conservation may lower network connection costs. This module can provide hardware-based encryption services up to 20-Mbps 3DES performance in 2611 and up to 22 Mbps on the Cisco 2651XM (max based on 1400 byte packet size).