Cisco IOS XE Software, as a modular operating system built on a Linux kernel, helps enhance the ASR 1000 Series. Cisco provides an optimized and predictable plan to deliver software and hardware features in a time-based release sequence.
Cisco selects features and code from the Cisco IOS Software 12.2 SR release train for inclusion in Cisco IOS XE Software. An included software module incorporates Cisco IOS Software features into a Cisco IOS XE Software release image.
The release plan, and carefully selected Cisco IOS Software features help enhance ASR 1000 functionality.
Cisco IOS XE Software releases offer greater stability and shorter qualification time.