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Cisco IOS XR Software Flexible Consumption Model Data Sheet

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Cisco IOS XR Software overview

Cisco® service provider routing products are powered by our industry-leading, carrier-class, 64-bit version of Cisco IOS® XR Software, designed on operational efficiency, optimized utilization, and service agility (Cisco Evolved Programmable Network). IOS XR is a carrier-class operating system that offers rich features such as Pre-boot eXecution Environment (iPXE) boot, auto provisioning, native support for third-party application hosting, machine-to-machine interface, telemetry, and flexible software package delivery.

Flexible Consumption Model

Service providers desire a simple and consumption model that gives them the capability and flexibility to purchase software capacity as needed. When installing high-density line cards, Service providers usually do not use the full line-card capacity from day one. Traditional commercial offers typically recognize the value of products sold at full capacity. Service provider customers prefer strategic partners who can provide commercial offers permitting them to pay incrementally to expand capacity as demand for their consumer and business services rise. They want investment protection with portability of software across hardware resources to meet demand across any one of their markets. Service providers want software license pools that are portable across the corporation to shift capacity to markets in demand. Pay-as-you-grow commercial offers that permit service providers to pool software licenses benefit them by lowering initial investments required to incubate new services, and then reduces their costs as demand grows organically. Having this ability to add capacity where needed helps address some of the uncertainty of launching a new service offering.

Benefits

Cisco designed the new IOS XR Flexible Consumption Model to specifically address customer outcomes and help customers rapidly deploy innovative new network solutions. The Flexible Consumption Model leverages the carrier-class IOS XR Software to offer customers the ability to:

     Reduce upfront capital - The Flexible Consumption Model offers a built-in “pay-as-you-grow” structure that lowers initial start-up costs with the ability to add more capacity overtime as needed. Software subsciption provides feature upgrades and helps defer the payment of software value for the initial purchase.

     Simplify operations – Two software suites, Essentials Software and Advanced Software, simplify license management while still providing the carrier-class IOS XR Software feature set.

     Utilize capital efficiently - Customers can efficiently share licenses network-wide with license pooling. This solution eliminates “stranded capacity” as a customer can use any available capacity wherever needed in the Flexible Consumption Model network.

     Protect investment - Software portability provides investment protection to move to next-generation hardware when a customer is ready.

Cisco Flexible Consumption Model

Figure 1.               

Cisco Flexible Consumption Model

The Cisco Flexible Consumption Model is comprised of three main parts as shown in Figure 1. The hardware is the first part in the model and represents the intrinsic value of hardware. Traditionally, software licenses are perpetual and attached to specific hardware with no ability to resue the license on next generation hardware. With the Flexible Consumption Model, the software layer is broken out into perpetual software Right-to-Use (RTU) licenses, the second part, and ongoing Software Innovation Access (SIA) subscriptions, the third part.

RTU perpetual software licenses ride on top of the hardware and involves two simple software suites, Essentials Software and Advanced Software, common license suites across an entire product family. Some products have optional “a la carte” software perpetual licenses for specialized platform specific features. This model was created to provide the software solution at the overall network level as opposed to just a single router. SIA, in addition to providing software feature upgrades, allows RTU software licenses to be shared across the Flexible Consumption Model network from a common license pool or port them to a next-generation router.

The Flexible Consumption Model is comprised of two software suites as shown in Figure 2. The Essentials software suite is for basic transport applications, while the Advanced software suite is for enhanced applications and network resiliency. The Essentials software suite is required for active ports in the system and is a per-400-Gb and per-100-Gb capacity licenses (e.g., for the Cisco 8000 Series), per-100-Gb capacity license (e.g., for the Cisco Network Convergence System (NCS) 5500 Series, Cisco NCS 560 Series, and Cisco Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 9000 Series 3rd/4th/5th Generation Line Cards) and per-10-Gb capacity license (e.g., Cisco NCS 540 Series). On top of the Essentials software suite license, customers may also require the Advanced software suite when one or more of the Advanced software suite features are used (e.g., layer 2 Advanced services, layer 3 VPN services, and Peering). Advanced software also includes Traffic Engineering, Media Access Control Security (MACSec), Service-layer Application Programing Interface (SL-API), and Broadband Networking Gateway (BNG, supported only on the Cisco ASR 9000 Series) enablement. The “a la carte” software licenses provide specialized platform specific features (i.e., BNG on the Cisco ASR 9000 Series and Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) on the Cisco NCS 5500 Series).

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Figure 2.               

Simple and flexible software suites

Ordering information

The Flexible Consumption Model is available on the following platforms: Cisco 8000, Cisco ASR 9000 Series 3rd, 4th and 5th Generation Line Cards, NCS 5500 core and aggregation platforms, and NCS 540 and NCS 560 access platforms. The following tables show the product IDs for the Flexible Consumption Model versions of the software licenses, systems, and line cards.

Table 1.           Cisco 8000 Flexible Consumption Model software licenses

Product ID (PID)

Description

ESS-CA-100G-RTU-2

Core & Agg Essential Right-to-Use 100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-100G-SIA-3

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 3 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-100G-SIA-5

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 5 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-100G-SIA-7

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 7 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-100G-SIA-10

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 10 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-100G-RTU-2

Core & Agg Advanced Right-to-Use 100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-100G-SIA-3

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 3 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-100G-SIA-5

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 5 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-100G-SIA-7

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 7 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-100G-SIA-10

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 10 yr term/100G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-400G-RTU-2

Core & Agg Essential Right-to-Use 400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-400G-SIA-3

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 3 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-400G-SIA-5

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 5 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-400G-SIA-7

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 7 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ESS-CA-400G-SIA-10

Core/Aggr Essential SIA 10 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-400G-RTU-2

Core & Agg Advanced Right-to-Use 400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-400G-SIA-3

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 3 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-400G-SIA-5

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 5 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-400G-SIA-7

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 7 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

ADV-CA-400G-SIA-10

Core/Aggr Advance SIA 10 yr term/400G for Cisco 8000 Series

SE-100G-RTU-2

Scale Enhance Right-to-Use per 100G for Cisco 8000, FIB>2M

SE-400G-RTU-4

Scale Enhance Right-to-Use per 400G for Cisco 8000, FIB>2M

8000-SW-LICENSE

Cisco 8000 Series additional Software Licenses (RTU, SIA)

Table 2.           Cisco 8000 Flexible Consumption Model systems and line cards

Product ID (PID)

Description

100G or 400G Essentials Licenses To Start

8201-SYS

Cisco 8201 1RU System w/ 24x400GE QSFP56-DD&12x100GE QSFP28

5.4 out of 10.8Tbps

8202-SYS

Cisco 8202 2RU System w/ 12x400GE QSFP56-DD&60x100GE QSFP28

5.4 out of 10.8Tbps

8808-SYS

Cisco 8808 8-slot System

Based on line cards

8812-SYS

Cisco 8812 12-slot System

Based on line cards

8818-SYS

Cisco 8818 18-slot System

Based on line cards

Line Cards

8800-LC-48H

Cisco 8800 48x100GE QSFP28 Line Card

2.4 out of 4.8Tbps

8800-LC-36FH

Cisco 8800 36x400GE QSFP56-DD Line Card

7.2 out of 14.4Tbps

Additional product information is available in the Cisco 8000 Series data sheet.

Table 3.           ASR 9000 Flexible Consumption Model software licenses

Product ID (PID)

Description

ESS-ED-100G-RTU1

Essentials Software RTU License (per 100G) for Edge

ESS-ED-100G-SIA3

Essentials SIA per 100G Subscription for 3 years

ESS-ED-100G-SIA4

Essentials SIA per 100G Subscription for 4 years

ESS-ED-100G-SIA5

Essentials SIA per 100G Subscription for 5 years

ESS-ED-100G-SIA7

Essentials SIA per 100G Subscription for 7 years

ESS-ED-100G-SIA10

Essentials SIA per 100G Subscription for 10 years

ADV-ED-100G-RTU1

Advanced Software RTU License (per 100G) for Edge

ADV-ED-100G-SIA3

Advanced SIA per 100G Subscription for 3 years

ADV-ED-100G-SIA4

Advanced SIA per 100G Subscription for 4 years

ADV-ED-100G-SIA5

Advanced SIA per 100G Subscription for 5 years

ADV-ED-100G-SIA7

Advanced SIA per 100G Subscription for 7 years

ADV-ED-100G-SIA10

Advanced SIA per 100G Subscription for 10 years

ASR9K-SW-FC

ASR 9000 Series additional Software Licenses (RTU, SIA)

Table 4.           ASR 9000 Flexible Consumption Model systems and line cards

Product ID (PID)

Description

100G Essentials Licenses To Start

ASR-9901-FC

ASR 9901 based on Flexible Consumption Model

1 out of 5

ASR-9903-FC

ASR 9903 1.6T Flexible Consumption Chassis

6 out of 16

ASR-9904

ASR-9904 2 Line Card Slot Chassis

Based on line cards

ASR-9906

ASR 9906 4 Line Card Slot Chassis

Based on line cards

ASR-9006-SYS

ASR-9006 Chassis

Based on line cards

ASR-9910

ASR 9910 8 Line Card Slot Chassis

Based on line cards

ASR-9010-SYS

ASR-9010 Chassis

Based on line cards

ASR-9912

ASR 9912 10 Line Card Slot Chassis

Based on line cards

ASR-9922

ASR 9922 20 Line Card Slot Chassis

Based on line cards

5th Generation Hardware (Line Cards)

A9K-8HG-FLEX-FC

ASR 9000 800G Flexible Consumption Combo Line Card - 5th Gen

3 out of 8

A9903-8HG-PEC-FC

ASR 9903 0.8T Flexible Consumption Port Expansion Card

3 out of 8

A9K-20HG-FLEX-FC

ASR 9000 2T Flexible Consumption Combo Line Card - 5th Gen

8 out of 20

A9903-20HG-PEC-FC

ASR 9903 2T Flexible Consumption Port Expansion Card

8 out of 20

A99-32HG-FC

ASR 9900 3.2T Flexible Consumption Line Card - 5th Gen

13 out of 32

4th Generation Hardware (Line Cards)

A9K-16X100GE-FC

ASR 9000 16x100GE Transport Line Card for Flexible Consumption

6 out of 16

A99-16X100GE-X-FC

ASR 9000 7-Fabric 16x100GE Service Edge Line Card for Flexible Consumption

6 out of 16

A99-32X100GE-FC

ASR 9900 32x100GE Transport Line Card for Flexible Consumption

13 out of 32

3rd Generation Hardware (Line Cards)

A9K-MOD200-FC

ASR 9000 Modular 200G Flexible Consumption Model Line Card

1 out of 2

A9K-24X10GE-1G-FC

ASR 9000 24-port 10GE & 1GE Flexible Consumption Model LC

1 out of 3

A9K-400GE-LAN-FC

ASR 9000 4-port 100GE QSFP28 Flexible Consumption Model LC

2 out of 4

A9K-4X100GE-FC

ASR 9000 4x100GE line card for Flexible Consumption

2 out of 4

A9K-MOD400-FC

ASR 9000 Modular 400GE Flexible Consumption Model Line Card

2 out of 4

A99-48X10GE-1G-FC

ASR 9900 48-port 10G & 1G Flexible Consumption model LC

2 out of 5

A9K-48X10GE-1G-FC

ASR 9000 48-port 10G & 1G Flexible Consumption model LC

2 out of 5

A99-8X100GE-FC

ASR 9000 7 Fabric 8x100GE line card for Flexible Consumption

3 out of 8

A9K-8X100GE-FC

ASR 9000 8x100GE line card for Flexible Consumption

3 out of 8

A99-12X100GE-FC

ASR 9000 12x100GE QSFP28 based line card for Flexible Consumption

5 out of 12

Additional product information is available in the Cisco ASR 9000 Series data sheets.

Table 5.           NCS 5500 Flexible Consumption Model software licenses

Product ID (PID)

Description

ESS-100G-RTU-1

Core and Aggregation Essentials SW RTU per 100 Gb

ESS-100G-SIA-3

Core and Aggregation Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 3-year

ESS-100G-SIA-4

Core and Aggregation Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 4-year

ESS-100G-SIA-5

Core and Aggregation Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 5-year

ESS-100G-SIA-7

Core and Aggregation Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 7-year

ESS-100G-SIA-10

Core and Aggregation Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 10-year

ADV-100G-RTU-1

Core and Aggregation Advanced SW RTU per 100 Gb

ADV-100G-SIA-3

Core and Aggregation Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 3-year

ADV-100G-SIA-4

Core and Aggregation Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 4-year

ADV-100G-SIA-5

Core and Aggregation Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 5-year

ADV-100G-SIA-7

Core and Aggregation Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 7-year

ADV-100G-SIA-10

Core and Aggregation Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 10-year

NC55-100G-DWDMLIC

DWDM per 100G SW license

NCS-5500-FC-SW

NCS 5500 Series additional Software Licenses (RTU, SIA)

Table 6.           NCS 5500 Flexible Consumption Model systems and line cards

Product ID (PID)

Description

100G Essentials Licenses To Start

NCS-5501-SYS

NCS-5501 Base System HW for Flexible Consumption

3 out of 11

NCS-5501-SE-SYS

NCS-5501 SE System HW for Flexible Consumption

4 out of 11

NCS-55A2-MOD-SYS

Fixed 24X10G + 16X25G & MPA Chassis for Flexible Consumption

5 out of 14

NCS-55A2-MODH-SYS

24X10G+16X25G temperature hardened for Flexible Consumption

5 out of 14

NCS-55A2-MODX-SYS

24X10G+16X25G CC temperature hardened for Flexible Consumption

5 out of 14

NCS-55A2-MODS-SYS

Fixed 24X10G+16X25G & MPA NCS 55A2 SE Chassis for Flexible Consumption

5 out of 14

NCS-55A2MODSH-SYS

24X10G+16X25G 55A2-SE CC Flexible Consumption

5 out of 14

NCS-55A1-24Q6-SYS

NCS55A1 Fixed Base HW Flexible Consumption Need Smart Lic

5 out of 14

NCS-55A1-48Q6-SYS

Bifrost Flexible Consumption Model 48X25G + 6x100G Chassis (MPAs are optional)

7 out of 18

NCS-55A1-24H-SYS

NCS-55A1-24H-SYS Base System HW for Flexible Consumption

10 out of 24

NCS-55A1-36H-SYS

NCS-55A1-36H-SYS Base System HW for Flexible Consumption

15 out of 36

NCS-55A1-36HS-SYS

NCS-55A1-36HS-SYS SE System HW for Flexible Consumption

15 out of 36

NCS-5502-SYS

NCS-5502 Base System HW for Flexible Consumption

19 out of 48

NCS-5502-SE-SYS

NCS-5502 SE System HW for Flexible Consumption

19 out of 48

NCS-5504-SYS

NCS-5504 Base System HW for Flexible Consumption

Based on line cards

NCS-5508-SYS

NCS-5508 Base System HW for Flexible Consumption

Based on line cards

NCS-5516-SYS

NCS-5516 Base System HW for Flexible Consumption

Based on line cards

Line Cards

NC-55-24X100G-SE

NC55-24X100G SE Line Card HW for Flexible Consumption

10 out of 24

NC-55-18H18F

NC55-18x100G + 18x40G Base Line Card HW for Flexible Consumption

12 out of 25

NC-55-24H12F-SE

NC55-24x100G + 12x40G SE Line Card HW for Flexible Consumption

12 out of 29

NC-55-36X100G

NC55-36X100G Base Line Card HW for Flexible Consumption

15 out of 36

NC-55-36X100G-S

NC55-36X100G-S Base MACSec Line Card HW Flexible Consumption

15 out of 36

NC-55-36X100GA-SE

NC55-36X100G SE Line Card HW for Flexible Consumption

15 out of 36

NC-57-18DD-SE

NCS 5500 18x400G or 30x200G Combo Scale Line Card

24 out of 72

NC-57-24DD

NCS 5500 24x400G Base Line Card

32 out of 96

NC-55-6X2H-DWDM-S

NC55-6X2H-DWDM Line Card HW Flexible Consumption (minimum of 4 DWDM licenses)

4 out of 12

NC-55-MOD-A

NC-55-MOD-A Flexible Consumption Model NCS 5500 Modular Base Line Card (requires minimum of 1 MPA)

5 out of 10

NC-55-MOD-A-SE

NC-55-MOD-A-SE Flexible Consumption Model NCS 5500 Modular “SE” Line Card (requires minimum of 1 MPA)

5 out of 10

NC55-MPA-12T-S-FC

NCS 5500 12X10G MPA

 

NC55-MPA-1TH2H-FC

NCS 5500 1X200G CFP2 and 2X100G QSFP28 MPA

 

NC55-MPA-2TH-S-FC

NCS 5500 2X200G CFP2 MPA

 

NC55-MPA-4H-S-FC

NCS 5500 4X100G QSFP28 MPA

 

NC55-MPA-4H-HD-FC

NCS 5500 4X100G QSFP28 Temp-hardened MPA FCM

 

Additional product information is available in the Cisco NCS 5500 Series data sheets.

Table 7.           NCS 540 Flexible Consumption Model software licenses

Product ID (PID)

Description

ESS-AC-10G-RTU-1

Access Network Essentials SW RTU per 10 Gb

ESS-AC-10G-SIA-3

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 3-year

ESS-AC-10G-SIA-4

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 4-year

ESS-AC-10G-SIA-5

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 5-year

ESS-AC-10G-SIA-7

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 7-year

ESS-AC-10G-SIA-10

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 10-year

ADV-AC-10G-RTU-1

Access Network Advanced SW RTU per 10 Gb

ADV-AC-10G-SIA-3

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 3-year

ADV-AC-10G-SIA-4

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 4-year

ADV-AC-10G-SIA-5

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 5-year

ADV-AC-10G-SIA-7

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 7-year

ADV-AC-10G-SIA-10

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 10 Gb 10-year

N540-24Z8Q2C-FC-SW

NCS 540 Series additional Software Licenses (RTU, SIA)

Table 8.           NCS 540 Flexible Consumption Model systems

Product ID (PID)

Description

10G Essentials Licenses To Start

N540X-12Z16G-SYS-A

NCS540 12x1G SFP + 4x1G Cu + 12x10G AC

6 out of 14

N540X-12Z16G-SYS-D

NCS540 12x1G SFP + 4x1G Cu + 12x10G DC

6 out of 14

N540-12Z20G-SYS-A

NCS540 20x1G+12x10G AC

8 out of 16

N540-12Z20G-SYS-D

NCS540 20x1G+12x10G DC

8 out of 16

N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-A

NCS 540 16x10G+4x1G Cu+8x25G+2x100G AC

9 out of 56

N540X-16Z4G8Q2C-D

NCS540 16x10G+4x1G Cu+8x25G+2x100G DC

9 out of 56

N540-ACC-SYS

NCS540 24x1/10G SFP+, 8x1/10/25G SFP+/SFP28, 2x100G QSFP28

9 out of 64

N540X-ACC-SYS

NCS540 CC 24x1/10G,8x1/10/25G SFP+/SFP28, 2x100G QSFP28

9 out of 64

N540-24Z8Q2C-SYS

NCS 540 System Flexible Consumption

16 out of 64

N540-28Z4C-SYS-A

NCS540 28x10G + 4x100G AC

12 out of 68

N540-28Z4C-SYS-D

NCS 540 28x10G + 4x100G DC

12 out of 68

Additional product information is available in the Cisco NCS 540 Series data sheets.

Table 9.           NCS 560 Flexible Consumption Model software licenses

Product ID (PID)

Description

ESS-AC-100G-RTU-1

Access Network Essentials SW RTU per 100 Gb

ESS-AC-100G-SIA-3

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 3-year

ESS-AC-100G-SIA-4

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 4-year

ESS-AC-100G-SIA-5

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 5-year

ESS-AC-100G-SIA-7

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 7-year

ESS-AC-100G-SIA-10

Access Network Essentials SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 10-year

ADV-AC-100G-RTU-1

Access Network Advanced SW RTU per 100 Gb

ADV-AC-100G-SIA-3

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 3-year

ADV-AC-100G-SIA-4

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 4-year

ADV-AC-100G-SIA-5

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 5-year

ADV-AC-100G-SIA-7

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 7-year

ADV-AC-100G-SIA-10

Access Network Advanced SW Innovation Access per 100 Gb 10-year

N560-FC-SW

NCS 560 Series additional Software Licenses (RTU, SIA)

Table 10.       NCS 560 Flexible Consumption Model systems and line cards

Product ID (PID)

Description

100G Essentials Licenses To Start

N560-4-SYS

N560 4RU HW. Flex. Consumption for RSP4.

2 out of 8

N560-4-SYS-E

N560 4RU HW. Flex. Consumption for RSP4-E.

2 out of 8

N560-7-SYS

N560 7RU HW. Flex. Consumption for RSP4.

4 out of 8

N560-7-SYS-E

N560 7RU HW. Flex. Consumption for RSP4-E.

4 out of 8

Line Cards

N560-IMA-2C

NCS 560 2x100G Interface Module, QSFP28

 

A900-IMA-8Z

ASR 900 8x10G Interface Module, SFP+

 

A900-IMA-8CS1Z

ASR 900 8/16 x 1G + 1 x 10G Interface Module, SFP/CSFP + SFP+

 

Additional product information is available in the Cisco NCS 560 Series data sheets.

Note:      All IOS XR Flexible Consumption Model products require Smart Licensing

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The hardware has a 1-year limited hardware warranty. The warranty includes hardware replacement with a 10-day turnaround from receipt of a Return Materials Authorization (RMA).

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Service and support

Cisco offers a range of services to support the Flexible Consumption Model to help accelerate your success in deploying and optimizing the Cisco NCS 540 Series, Cisco NCS 560 Series, Cisco NCS 5500 Series, ASR 9000 Series, and Cisco 8000 Series. These innovative Cisco Services offerings are delivered through a unique combination of people, processes, tools, and partners, and they are focused on helping you increase operating efficiency and improve your data center network.

Cisco Advanced Services uses an architecture-led approach to help you align your data center infrastructure with your business goals and achieve long-term value.

Cisco Software Support offers award-winning technical support coverage and maintenance releases for the Essentials and Advanced Software Suites, helping to keep your systems and your business running smoothly. Software Support is a required purchase with the SIA feature upgrade licenses.

Cisco SP Base provides device-level support and helps reduce downtime with fast, expert technical support and flexible hardware coverage provided by the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC). With this service, you can take advantage of the Cisco Smart Call Home service, which offers proactive diagnostics and real-time alerts on your Cisco NCS 5500 Series.

Spanning the entire network lifecycle, Cisco Services offerings help increase investment protection, optimize network operations, support migration operations, and strengthen your IT expertise.

For information on services for the Flexible Consumption Model systems and software licenses, contact your Cisco sales representative. For an overview of all offers, visit Cisco Services for Service Providers.

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For more information about the NCS 540 Series, visit Cisco NCS 540 Series website.

For more information about the NCS 560 Series, visit Cisco NCS 560 Series website.

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For information about Cisco Network Services Orchestrator, visit Cisco NSO website.

For information about Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE), visit Cisco WAE website.

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