Carrier Ethernet and Edge Solutions

Meet Demands for More Bandwidth

Improve services and onboarding with Evolved Programmable Networks. (3:24 min)

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Combine programmability with physical hardware to create carrier class virtual services and functions.  With Cisco‚Äôs Carrier Ethernet and Edge routing portfolio providers can profitably scale their network services, capabilities, and reach.

Videos. Blogs. Mobile apps. Cloud services. By 2015, annual global IP traffic will reach nearly a zettabyte.

Even today you need to support all forms of network access, from fixed-line to 4G to Wi-Fi to cable. Plus, trends like self-publishing require upload speeds to match download speeds.

Is your network ready?

Assumptions about traffic patterns and capacity that have served you well in managing your edge networks are no longer relevant. To capture new market opportunities, you need a new level of virtualization, programmability, intelligence, and scalability.

As an industry leader in Carrier Ethernet and IP/MPLS networks, Cisco offers a comprehensive portfolio of Carrier Ethernet and Edge Network solutions that delivers:

  • Carrier-class reliability, capacity, and scalability
  • Nonstop video and mobile experiences
  • Enhanced hierarchical quality of service (QoS) and Cisco IOS XR Software
  • Intuitive instrumentation and management
  • Optimized infrastructure power efficiency

Simplify the Network Edge

Significantly reduce total cost of ownership with ASR 9000 nV Technology.

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Highly Scalable, Reliable Routers

Watch this lab demo on Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers. (5:23 min)

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Products and Services

  • Access

    Ethernet Access switches with application intelligence, unified services, virtualization, security, and simplified manageability.

  • Aggregation and Edge

    Transport Carrier Ethernet, video, and mobile services with scalability, modular power, and integrated IPoDWDM.

  • Transport

    IP transport solutions for the Evolved Programmable Network, converging IP and optical technologies.

  • Network Management and OSS

    Network orchestration and management solutions for optimizing performance, monitoring, and provisioning.