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Cisco CRS Forwarding Processor Cards Data Sheet

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Product Overview

The Cisco® Carrier Routing System (CRS) provides outstanding economical scale, IP and optical network convergence, and a proven architecture. The Cisco CRS continues to evolve with the needs of the network, becoming more elastic and programmable. As part of an evolving and programmable network, the Cisco CRS delivers highly reliable operations and scales easily from a single-chassis to a massive multichassis system. The Cisco CRS design offers industry-leading efficiency in power consumption, cooling, and rack-space resources, while providing intelligent service-rich bandwidth capacity.

Cisco CRS forwarding processor cards provide distributed forwarding-engine capabilities and scalability, which are important for supporting the Internet of Everything. The Cisco CRS forwarding engine is responsible for data-plane processing tasks and handling all network traffic flows through the system. The forwarding processor card performs all baseline packet-routing operations, including Layer 3 forwarding, quality-of-service (QoS) classification, policing and shaping, security access control lists (ACLs), VPNs, load balancing, and Cisco NetFlow. Performance highlights of the forwarding processor cards include hardware-assisted policing and jitter- and latency-reducing multicast packet replication.

Cisco CRS forwarding processor cards include the Cisco CRS-X 400-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card, Cisco CRS-X Series 200-Gbps Lite Forwarding Processor Card, Cisco CRS-3 140-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card (Figure 1), and the Cisco CRS-1 Series 40-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card (Figure 2).

Figure 1.      Cisco CRS-3 140-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card

Figure 2.      Cisco CRS-1 Series 40-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card

Features and Benefits

Cisco CRS forwarding processor cards offer many advantages:

   Support across multiple Cisco CRS form factors, including 8-slot, 16-slot, and multichassis

   Forward and backward compatibilities; the Cisco CRS-1 (40 Gbps), CRS-3 (140 Gbps), and CRS-X (400 Gbps) cards can coexist on the same chassis when using the Cisco CRS-X fabric

   Up to 400-Gbps line-rate throughput per slot, increasing the Cisco CRS capacity to 12.8 Tbps in a single chassis

   Occupies one-half slot, allowing the card to be paired with a variety of interface modules, providing deployment flexibility (Cisco CRS-FP400G and CRS-FP140 only)

   Layer 3 forwarding engine with industry-leading, wire-rate performance

   Built-in hardware acceleration for critical network-control traffic

   Accurate hardware-assisted time-stamping support for service-level agreement (SLA) monitoring

   Energy monitor functionality that allows real-time power monitoring of each individual component, including physical layer interface modules (PLIMs) and line cards, fabric, Performance Route Processor (PRP) through Command Line Interface (CLI), beginning with Cisco IOS® XR Release 5.1.1 (Cisco CRS-FP400G)

Product Specifications

Table 1 provides specifications for Cisco CRS forwarding processor cards.

Table 1.       Product Specifications

Feature

Description

Cisco CRS-X 400-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card

Cisco CRS-3 140-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card

Cisco CRS-1 Series 40-Gbps Forwarding Processor

Cisco CRS-X 200-Gbps Lite Forwarding Processor Card

Chassis compatibility

Compatible with legacy Cisco CRS line-card chassis (200-Gbps mode)

Compatible with enhanced Cisco CRS line-card chassis (400-Gbps mode)

* Requires 400-Gbps fabric cards

Compatible with 400-Gbps physical interface modules including Product IDs: 4x100GE-OTN, 40x10GE-WLO, and 2x100GE-FLEX-40

Compatible with all current Cisco CRS-3 line-card chassis

Compatible with all current Cisco CRS-1 line-card chassis with 140-Gbps fabric cards

* Always paired with an interface module

Compatible with Product IDs:1X100GBE, 14X10GBE-WL-XFP, and 20X10GBE-WL-XFP interface modules

Supported across 4-slot and 8-slot Cisco CRS-3 chassis

Compatible with both 4-slot and 8-slot Cisco CRS-1 chassis

Compatible with legacy Cisco CRS line-card chassis (200-Gbps mode)

 

* Requires 400-Gbps fabric cards

 

Compatible with 400-Gbps physical interface modules including Product IDs:4x100GE-OTN, 40x10GE-WLO, and 2x100GE-FLEX-40

Software compatibility

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.1. or later

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.0.0 or later

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 3.8.1 or later for Cisco CRS-1

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.0.0 or later for Cisco CRS-3

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.4. or later

Memory

8 GB physical memory

Configurable with up to 8 GB of route table memory

1 GB of packet buffer memory per side (2 GB total per line card [ingress and egress])

2 GB of route table memory

1 GB of packet buffer memory per side (2 GB total per line card [ingress and egress])

8 GB physical memory

Performance

400-Gbps line-rate throughput

Maximum number of forwarding processor modules per chassis: 8 slot (8) and 16 slot (16)

140-Gbps line-rate throughput

Maximum number of forwarding processor modules per chassis: 4 slot (4), 8 slot (8), and 16 slot (16)

40-Gbps line rate throughput

200-Gbps line-rate throughput

Maximum number of forwarding processor modules per chassis: 8 slot (8) and 16 slot (16)

Features and protocols

IP features:

  IPv4 unicast services
  IPv6 unicast services
  IPv4/IPv6 equal cost multipath (ECMP)
  IPv4/IPv6 load balancing

Forwarding features:

  Access control lists (ACLs/xACLs)
  Quality of service (QoS) and class of service (CoS) using Modular QoS CLI (MQC)
  IP packet classification/marking
  Queuing (both ingress and egress)
  Policing (both ingress and egress)
  Diagnostic and network management support

IPv4 multicast features:

  Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) Forwarding
  IP Multicast Priority Propagation
  Multicast Reverse Path Forwarding (RPF)
  Multicast Nonstop Forwarding (NSF)
  Multicast Forwarding Information Base (MFIB)

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) features:

  MPLS forwarding
  MPLS load balancing
  Traffic engineering and point-to-multipoint (P2MP) traffic engineering
  Policy-based traffic engineering selection (PBTS)
  MPLS OAM
  User network interface (UNI)
  Link Management Protocol (LMP)

Security features:

  Access control list
  Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF)
  QoS-based policy propagation through Border Gateway Protocol (QPPB)
  Control packet policing (CPP)
  Dynamic control plane protection (DCoPP)
  GTSM RFC 3682 (BTSH)

Error detection and fast convergence features:

  Bidirectional forwarding detection (BFD)
  Ethernet OAM (E-OAM), service-level agreement (SLA), 802.1ag, 802.3ah, and Y.1731

Accounting:

  Cisco NetFlow

BGP policy accounting

Reliability and availability

  Line-card online insertion and removal (OIR) support without affecting system
  In-service software patching
  Out of resource management
  Process restartability
  IP fast reroute (FRR)
  MPLS fast reroute (FRR)

Network management

  Cisco IOS XR Software command-line interface (CLI)
  Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  XML interface
  Cisco Prime

Physical dimensions

  Occupies one-half slot
  Weight: 14.75 lb (6.7 kg)
  Height: 20.6 in. (52.2 cm)
  Depth: 18.62 in. (47.25 cm)
  Width: 1.8 in. (4.49 cm)
  Occupies one-half slot
  Weight: 14.75 lb (6.68 kg)
  Height: 20.6 in. (52.2 cm)
  Depth: 18.62 in. (47.25 cm)
  Width: 1.8 in. (4.49 cm)
  Occupies one slot
  Weight: 12 lb (5.44 kg)
  Height: 20.6 in. (52.2 cm)
  Depth: 18.62 in. (47.25 cm)
  Width: 1.8 in. (4.49 cm)
  Occupies one-half slot
  Weight: 13.57 lb (6.17 kg)
  Depth: 18.62 in. (47.25 cm)
  Width: 1.8 in. (4.49 cm)

Power

< 650W

446W

330W

400W

Environmental conditions

Storage temperature: -40 to 158°F (-40 to 70°C)

Operating temperature:

  Normal: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
  Short-term: 23 to 122°F (-5 to 50°C)

Relative humidity:

  Normal: 5 to 85%
  Short-term: 5 to 90% but not to exceed 0.024 kg water per kg of dry air

Short-term refers to a period of not more than 96 consecutive hours or a total of 360 hours but not more than 15 instances in 1 year.

Approvals and Compliance

Table 2 provides the standards and compliance information for Cisco CRS forwarding processor cards.

Table 2.       Compliance and Agency Approvals

Feature

Description

Cisco CRS-X 400-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card

Cisco CRS-3 140-Gbps Forwarding Processor Card

Cisco CRS-1 Series 40-Gbps Forwarding Processor

Cisco CRS-X 200-Gbps Lite Forwarding Processor Card

Safety standards

  UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1
  AS/NZS 60950.1
  IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety
  FDA - Code of Federal Regulations Laser Safety

EMI

  FCC Class A
  ICES 003 Class A
  AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class A
  CISPR 22 (EN55022) Class A
  VCCI Class A
  IEC/EN 61000-3-2: Power Line Harmonics
  IEC/EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker

Immunity (Basic standards)

  IEC/EN-61000-4-2: Electrostatic Discharge Immunity (8-kV contact, 15-kV air)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity (10V/m)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-4: Electrical Fast Transient Immunity (2-kV power, 1-kV signal)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge AC Port (4-kV CM, 2-kV DM)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Signal Ports (1 kV)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge DC Port (1 kV)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-6: Immunity to Conducted Disturbances (10 Vrms)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-8: Power Frequency Magnetic Field Immunity (30A/m)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-11: Voltage Dips, Short Interruptions, and Voltage Variations

ETSI and EN

  EN300 386: Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC)
  EN55022: Information Technology Equipment (Emissions)
  EN55024: Information Technology Equipment (Immunity)
  EN50082-1/EN-61000-6-1: Generic Immunity Standard

Network Equipment Building Standards (NEBS)

This product is designed to meet the following requirements (qualification in progress):

  SR-3580: NEBS Criteria Levels (Level 3)
  GR-1089-CORE: NEBS EMC and Safety

GR-63-CORE: NEBS Physical Protection

Ordering Information

Table 3 provides ordering information. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering homepage. To download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.

Table 3.       Ordering Information

Product Name

Part Number

Cisco CRS-1 Series Forwarding Processor 40G

CRS-FP40

Cisco CRS-3 Forwarding Processor Card (140 Gbps)

CRS-FP140

Cisco CRS-X Forwarding Processor Card Lite (200 Gbps)

CRS-FP200G-L

Cisco CRS-X Forwarding Processor Card (200 Gbps)

CRS-FP200G

Cisco CRS-X Series 200G to 400G Upgrade License

XC-FP200GTO400G

Cisco CRS-X Forwarding Processor Card (400 Gbps)

CRS-FP400G

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