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Cisco ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Multi-Rate Line Card Data Sheet

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Product overview

The Cisco® ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Multi-Rate Line Card delivers industry-leading high density, with line-rate 10, 25, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet ports, to any slot of a Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Router. This Multi-Rate line card is designed to remove bandwidth bottlenecks in the network that are caused by a large increase in Video-on-Demand (VoD), IPTV, point-to-point video, internet video, and cloud services traffic. The physical interfaces support QSFP28, SFP28, QSFP+, SFP+ optics, giving customers the flexibility to mix and match interface types on the same line card.

Multiple interface modes can be configured easily through the Command Line Interface (CLI) without resetting or restarting the line card. With these capabilities, the ASR 9000 Series line card (Figure 1) and routers provide the fundamental infrastructure for scalable Carrier Ethernet and IP/Multiprotocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) networks, promoting profitable business, residential, and mobile services.

 

Cisco ASR 9000 400GE Combo Service Edge Line Card - 5th Generation

Figure 1.            

Cisco ASR 9000 400GE Combo Service Edge Line Card - 5th Generation

Cisco ASR 9000 400GE Combo Packet Transport Line Card - 5th Generation

Figure 2.            

Cisco ASR 9000 400GE Combo Packet Transport Line Card - 5th Generation

Cisco ASR 9900 400GE Combo Service Edge Line Card – 5th Generation

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Cisco ASR 9900 400GE Combo Service Edge Line Card – 5th Generation

Cisco ASR 9900 400GE Combo Packet Transport Line Card – 5th Generation

Figure 4.            

Cisco ASR 9900 400GE Combo Packet Transport Line Card – 5th Generation

Features and benefits

The ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Card is fully compatible with the Cisco ASR 9006 Router, ASR 9910 Router, ASR 9904 Router, ASR 9906 Router, ASR 9010 Router, ASR 9912 Router, and ASR 9922 Router. However, the chassis may require a hardware update for the fabric cards, RP/RSP cards, and cooling systems. This line card is designed to support full line rate, non-oversubscribed Ethernet traffic.

This power-optimized line card, at such high density and scale, allows customers to reduce Capital Expenditures (CapEx) and Operating Expenses (OpEx) while offering highly predictable, managed transport services for Core and Peering applications. It supports a 10 Gigabit Ethernet Satellite Network Virtualization (nV) System mode on the ASR 9000 Series Router.

Table 1 lists the features and benefits of the 400 Gigabit Ethernet Cisco ASR 9000 Series line card. Specific features and scale support are hardware and software dependent.

Table 1.        Features and benefits of Cisco ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards

Feature

Benefit

Interface support

Cisco pluggable interfaces

Provide the capacity to mix and match 10, 25, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet interface types across a single line card (for a complete list of supported pluggable interfaces, see the Cisco Optics Compatibility Matrix)

Evolutionary monitoring

Carrier-class Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM)

NetFlow, IEEE 802.1ag, IEEE 802.3ah, ITU Y.1731, IP Service-Level Agreement (IP SLA), Virtual Circuit Connectivity Verification (VCCV), ping, and trace route

Carrier-class OS

Cisco IOS® XR Software

Modular, patchable, scalable, highly available, carrier core, and edge-proven operating system

Line card types

The ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Card is available in the service-edge- and packet-transport-optimized variants.

      The service edge-optimized line card is designed for customer deployments requiring enhanced service scale.

      The packet transport-optimized line card is designed for customer deployments requiring basic service scale.

Feature licenses are also available to turn on advanced features on the line cards, as described in Table 4 “Ordering information for the ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards with the Traditional Business Model”.

Product specifications

Table 2 provides product specifications for the ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards.

Table 2.        Product specifications

Description

Specification

Chassis compatibility

Compatible with the Cisco ASR 9006, ASR 9010, ASR 9904, ASR 9910, ASR 9906, ASR 9912, and ASR 9922 chassis

Port density

4 QSFP28 ports capable of 40Gb and 100Gb Ethernet traffic support. 16 SFP28 ports capable of 10Gb and 25Gb Ethernet traffic support. 24 SFP+ ports capable of 10Gb Ethernet traffic support.

Ethernet

  10-Gbps IEEE 802.3ae compliant
  40/100-Gbps IEEE 802.3ba compliant
  IEEE 802.x flow control
  Full-duplex operation
  Per-port byte and packet counters for policy drops; oversubscription drops; Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) error drops; packet sizes; and unicast, multicast, and broadcast packets

Performance

  100-Gbps line rate throughput per QSFP28 port
  25-Gbps line rate throughput per SFP28 port
  10-Gbps line rate throughput per SFP+ port

Options

Each line card is available as either a service-edge-optimized or packet-transport-optimized line card

Reliability and availability

Line card Online Insertion and Removal (OIR) support without system impact

Physical dimensions (includes ejector bracket/lever); (H x W x D); weight

ASR 9000 400GB 5th Generation Service Edge Line Card: 1.68 x 15.87 x 24.00 in.; 18.74 lb (42.67 x 403.10 x 609.60 mm; 8.50 kg)

ASR 9000 400GB 5th Generation Packet Transport Line Card: 1.68 x 15.87 x 24.00 in.; 18.74 lb (42.67 x 403.10 x 609.60 mm; 8.50 kg)

Operating temperature

41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)

Operating humidity (nominal) (relative humidity)

10 to 85%

Storage temperature

–40 to 158°F (–40 to 70°C)

Storage (relative humidity)

5 to 95%

Note: Not to exceed 0.024 kg of water per kg of dry air

Operating altitude

–60 to 4000 m (up to 2000 m conforms to IEC, EN, UL, and CSA 60950 requirements)

ETSI/EN standards

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers are designed to meet:

  EN300 386: Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC)
  ETSI 300 019 Storage Class 1.1
  ETSI 300 019 Transportation Class 2.3
  ETSI 300 019 Stationary Use Class 3.1
  EN55022: Information Technology Equipment (Emissions)
  EN55032: Multimedia Equipment (Emissions)
  EN55024: Information Technology Equipment (Immunity)
  EN55035: Multimedia Equipment (Immunity)
  EN50082-1/EN-61000-6-1: Generic Immunity Standard

EMC standards

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers are designed to meet:

  FCC Class A
  ICES 003 Class A
  AS/NZS CISPR 32 Class A
  CISPR 22/CISPR 32 Class A
  EN55022/EN55032 Class A
  VCCI Class A
  CNS-13438 Class A
  KN32 Class A
  IEC/EN 61000-3-2: Power Line Harmonics
  IEC/EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker
  EN50121-4 Railway applications Part 4: Emission and immunity of the signaling and telecommunications apparatus
  EN50121-3-2 Railway applications Part 3-2: Rolling stock - Apparatus

Immunity

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers are designed to meet:

  IEC/EN-61000-4-2: Electrostatic Discharge Immunity (8kV Contact, 15kV Air)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity (10V/m)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-4: Electrical Fast Transient Immunity (2kV Power, 1kV Signal)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge AC Port (4kV CM, 2kV DM)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Signal Ports (1kV)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge DC Port (1kV)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-6: Immunity to Conducted Disturbances (10Vrms)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-8: Power Frequency Magnetic Field Immunity (30A/m)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-11: Voltage DIPS, Short Interruptions, and Voltage Variations
  KN35

Safety

Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers are designed to meet:

  UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1
  IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety
  ACA TS001
  AS/NZS 60950
  FDA: Code of Federal Regulations Laser Safety

Network Equipment Building System (NEBS)

Designed to meet:

  SR-3580: NEBS Criteria Levels (Level 3)
  GR-1089-CORE: NEBS EMC and Safety
  GR-63-CORE: NEBS Physical Protection

Ordering information

The ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards are available to order through two commercial models, the Flexible Consumption Model (FCM) and the Traditional Business Model.

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 subscription provides feature upgrades and helps defer the payment of software value for the initial purchase.

Table 3 provides ordering information for the ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Card with the Flexible Consumption Model

Table 3.        Ordering information for the ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Card with the Flexible Consumption Model

Part number

Feature description

A9K-4HG-FLEX-FC

ASR 9000 400GB Flexible Consumption Line Card - 5th Generation

A99-4HG-FLEX-FC

ASR 9000 400GB Flexible Consumption Line Card - 5th Generation

ESS-ED-100G-RTU1

Essentials Software RTU License (per 100G) for Edge

ADV-ED-100G-RTU1

Advanced Software RTU License (per 100G) for Edge

For more information, please refer to the Cisco IOS XR Software Flexible Consumption Model Data Sheet.

Table 4 provides ordering information for the ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards with the Traditional Business Model.

Table 4.        Ordering information for the ASR 9000 Series 5th Generation 10-Port 400 Gigabit Ethernet Line Cards with the Traditional Business Model

Part number

Feature description

A9K-4HG-FLEX-SE

ASR 9000 400GE Combo Service Edge Line Card - 5th Generation

A9K-4HG-FLEX-TR

ASR 9000 400GE Combo Packet Transport Line Card - 5th Generation

A99-4HG-FLEX-SE

ASR 9900 400GE Combo Service Edge Line Card - 5th Generation

A99-4HG-FLEX-TR

ASR 9900 400GE Combo Packet Transport Line Card - 5th Generation

S-A9K-4HG-IVRF

ASR 9000 infrastructure VRF (up to 8) license for 400GB Line Card- 5th Generation

S-A9K-4HG-AIP-SE

ASR 9000 full-scale VRF license for 400GB SE Line Card- 5th Generation

S-A9K-4HG-AIP-TR

ASR 9000 full-scale VRF license for 400GE TR Line Card - 5th Generation

S-A9K-4HG-CGN

ASR 9000 In-Line CGv6 Translation License for 400GB Line Card - 5th Generation

S-A9K-MACSEC-10

ASR 9000 MACSec 10G Right to Use License

S-A9K-MACSEC-40

ASR 9000 MACSec 40G Right to Use License

S-A9K-MACSEC-100

ASR 9000 MACSec 100G Right to Use License

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