Strengthen and Scale the Next-Generation Edge
Global IP traffic is forecast to reach nearly a zettabyte by 2015 and will traverse more than 15 billion devices, compelling network operators to seize growth opportunities while monetizing new services. Operators must also optimize operations, reduce expenses, and improve scalability and flexibility - all to deliver Next-Generation Internet experiences across all devices and locations.
The Cisco ASR 9000 System for Mobile
Surya Panditi introduces enhancements to the ASR 9000 system for mobile networks. (3:57 min)Watch Video
Cisco is evolving its service provider architecture to deliver capabilities for the Next-Generation Internet, which must be more mobile, more visual, more virtual, and yet more simple to manage. This architecture will allow carriers to:
- Monetize new, profitable services
- Optimize network performance and efficiency
- Reduce operational costs and complexity
- Enhance customer experiences
The Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers can serve as the foundational baseline for next-generation Carrier Ethernet networks, providing up to 96 terabits (Tbps) per system.
Simplify Your Network Edge
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Simplify the Network
The Cisco ASR 9000 system incorporates innovative technologies such as Cisco Network Virtualization (nV) technology, which intelligently blends the edge, aggregation, and access points to simplify operation and accelerate IPv6 services. Two new nV enabled platforms provide additional flexibility and support to optimize service delivery.
The Cisco ASR 903 Series Aggregation Services Routers is ideal for sites requiring high performance with full redundancy in a compact footprint. The Cisco ASR 901 Series Aggregation Services Routers offers very low power consumption at cell sites for mobile backhaul applications.
Working together, the components of Cisco ASR 9000 system can provide the network scale needed to deliver new mobile Internet services while minimizing operational complexity.
Flexible Service Delivery and System Resiliency
The Cisco ASR 9000 Series is a true carrier-class solution. It features the modular, microkernel-based Cisco IOS XR Software operating system, comprehensive system redundancy, and a full complement of network resiliency schemes. It also offers a unique service- and application-level intelligence that focuses on optimized video delivery and mobile Internet.
Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers are equipped with the support of a full set of service activation and provisioning systems. These systems are designed to simplify and enhance the operational and deployment aspects of service-delivery networks, including:
- Residential any-play services, including cable, DSL, Passive Optical Network (PON), and Ethernet to the X (ETTx)
- Business Layer 2 VPN and Layer 3 VPN services
- Mobile aggregation
- Video service-delivery networks
- Cisco Prime for Managing ASR 9000 Series Routers (PDF - 299 KB)
Learn the benefits in this at-a-glance document.
- A Business Case for Scaling the Next-Generation Network with the Cisco ASR 9000 System (PDF - 636 KB)
This paper describes the extension of Cisco network virtualization (nV) technology across the edge, aggregation, and access networks.
- New ASR 9000 System with nV Technology (Video - 1:36 min)
See how nV technology simplifies the way service provider networks are designed, deployed, and managed.
- Cisco ASR Router Enhancements (Video - 4 :32 min)
Learn about the new Cisco ASR 901, ASR 903, and network virtualization (nV) technology.
- Cisco End-to-End 100 Gigabit Solution (Video - 1:00 min)
Run this live demonstration to see how the Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers deliver nonstop video.
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