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Global IP traffic is growing exponentially, bringing in the “zettabyte era.” Fueling this growth are a new generation of media applications and subscriber demand for more interactivity, personalization, mobility, and control. Increasingly, you must be able to deliver any type of service, anywhere, anytime, to any device.
As a global leader in Carrier Ethernet and IP/MPLS networks, Cisco offers a comprehensive Carrier Ethernet solution that is optimized for media services. The Cisco IP Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) Carrier Ethernet design extends media-aware intelligence end to end and throughout the aggregation and access layers of the network.
The Cisco Carrier Ethernet solution provides:
The Cisco Carrier Ethernet design in the Cisco IP NGN architecture (Figure 1) provides integrated links between service- and application-layer components. These links create a converged, intelligent, reliable, and scalable network. With the Carrier Ethernet design, you can:
Important features and benefits of the Cisco Carrier Ethernet design include:
Cisco Ethernet access platforms help ensure 50-millisecond resiliency past the aggregation point and maintain end-to-end traffic visibility. The Cisco Ethernet access switches and end-to-end approach provide a complete, scalable Carrier Ethernet solution.