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What Is Cisco IOS XR?
Cisco IOS XR Software is a modular and fully distributed network operating system for service provider networks. Cisco IOS XR:
- Creates a highly available, highly secure routing platform
- Distributes processes across the control, data, and management planes with their own access controls
- Delivers routing-system scalability, service isolation, and manageability
- Supports network and service convergence while providing investment protection
Cisco IOS XR 5.1x
The latest release continues to deliver a continuous system operation combined with service flexibility and higher performance.Read Release Notes
Cloud Scale Networking
Discover Cloud-Scale Networking Software Innovations powered by IOS XR grounded on these 3 pillars: evolved networking stack, self-driving networks, and platform for innovation.Learn more