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Cisco Network Convergence System 5700 Series: NCS-57B1 Fixed Chassis Data Sheet

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Product overview

With global data center and public/private cloud network traffic growing at more than 25 percent annually, network providers and hyperscalers alike are rapidly adopting 400GE as the basis for their mass-scale core and aggregation networks. The Cisco® Network Convergence System 5700 Series builds on the success of previous Cisco NCS 5500 fixed systems by combining the latest in forwarding ASIC design with the advanced innovation of Cisco IOS® XR7.

The NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS and NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS break new ground by combining 4.8 Terabits of 400GE/100GE optimized forwarding capacity, QSFP-DD optics, deep packet buffering, full line-rate MACsec, Class C 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP), and Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) in an extremely power-efficient, 1-rack-unit package. The industry-leading Cisco IOS XR7 pushes the scalability of the hardware even further through the use of flexible database profiles that allow ASIC and TCAM resources to be reconfigured by network role. Next-generation security, automation, telemetry, segment routing, EVPN, and Equal-Cost Multipathing (ECMP) capabilities make XR7 the perfect complement to the NCS-57B1 series.

Cisco NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS chassis

Figure 1.            

Cisco NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS chassis

Cisco NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS chassis

Figure 2.            

Cisco NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS chassis

Cisco IOS XR Software overview

The Cisco NCS-57B1 Series is powered by an industry-leading, carrier-class 64-bit version of IOS XR7 (XR7) NOS designed on operational efficiency, optimized utilization, and service agility (evolved programmable network). Cisco IOS XR Software offers rich features such as iPXE boot, autoprovisioning, and native support for third-party application hosting, machine-to-machine interface, telemetry, and flexible software package delivery.

Software requirement

The Cisco NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS fixed chassis supports Cisco IOS XR Software Release 7.3.1 and later.

The Cisco NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS fixed chassis supports Cisco IOS XR Software Release 7.3.1 and later.

Specifications

Tables 1 through 4 list key specifications for the Cisco NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS and NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS fixed chassis.

Table 1.        Features and benefits

Feature

NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS specification

NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS specification

Integrated interface

10, 25, 40, 100, and 400 Gigabit Ethernet support

10, 25, 40, 100, and 400 Gigabit Ethernet support

Industry-leading, carrier-class Cisco IOS XR Software

Visibility and telemetry

Machine-to-machine interface

Application hosting

Flexible platform and packaging

Modularity

Automation

Visibility and telemetry

Machine-to-machine interface

Application hosting

Flexible platform and packaging

Modularity

Automation

Management ports

Provide easy access to system console

Provide easy access to system console

External USB port

Helps simplify image and file management

Helps simplify image and file management

Solid-state drive (SSD)

Memory for storing software image, configuration, logging, and recovery

Memory for storing software image, configuration, logging, and recovery

Redundancy

Redundant fan tray

Redundant AC or DC power supply

Redundant fan tray

Redundant AC or DC power supply

Table 2.        Specifications

Feature

NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS specification

NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS specification

Chassis product ID

NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS - Flexible Consumption Model (FCM)

NCS-57B1-6D24H-S – Perpetual

NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS - Flexible Consumption Model (FCM)

NCS-57B1-5D24H-SE – Perpetual

Interfaces

6 ports of 400G

24 ports of 100G

5 ports of 400G

24 ports of 100G

Integrated route processor

Cisco IOS XR 64-bit software running on 8-core x86 CPU at 2.0 GHz

Cisco IOS XR 64-bit software running on 8-core x86 CPU at 2.0 GHz

Management ports

RJ-45 ports for console and management

RJ-45 ports for console and management

Flexible forwarding ports

6x 400G ports with Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD)

24x 100G ports with Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD)

All ports support QSFP-28 optics

6x 400 and 12x 100G (top row) support ZR+/ZR Optics and breakout (use of breakout disables lower row of 100G ports)

SFP+ optics supported with the optional QSA Adapter*

5x 400G ports with Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD)

24x 100G ports with Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Double Density (QSFP-DD)

All ports support QSFP-28 optics

5x 400 and 12x 100G (top row) support ZR+/ZR Optics and breakout (use of breakout disables lower row of 100G ports)

SFP+ optics supported with the optional QSA Adapter*

System memory

32 GB

32 GB

SSD drive

128 GB

128 GB

Timing ports

1 Pulse Per Second (PPS) in/out, 10 MHz in/out, Time of Day (ToD)

Internal Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) with antenna port

1 Pulse Per Second (PPS) in/out, 10 MHz in/out, Time of Day (ToD)

Internal Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) with antenna port

Performance

Up to 4.8 Tbps of system throughput

Full line-rate MACsec encryption capable on all ports*

Up to 4.4 Tbps of system throughput

Full line-rate MACsec encryption capable on all ports*

Route scale

Up to 2.7M Forwarding Information Base (FIB) entries *

Up to 8M Forwarding Information Base (FIB) entries*

Power and cooling features

2 hot-swappable power supplies providing 1+1 redundancy

6 hot-swappable fan trays providing n+1 redundant cooling

2 hot-swappable power supplies providing 1+1 redundancy

6 hot-swappable fan trays providing n+1 redundant cooling

Power consumption

Typical: 500W at 25° Celsius (77°F) without optics

Maximum: 610W at 40° Celsius (104°F) without optics

Typical: 520W at 25° Celsius (77°F) without optics

Maximum: 630W at 40° Celsius (104°F) without optics

Physical specifications

Height: 1RU 1.72 in. (4.30 cm)

Width: 17.3 in. (43.9 cm)

Depth: 23.60 in. (60.0 cm)

Weight: 29.05 lb (13.18 kg) including Fans and PSUs

Height: 1RU 1.72 in. (4.30 cm)

Width: 17.3 in. (43.90 cm)

Depth: 23.60 in. (60.0 cm)

Weight: 29.25 lb (13.27 kg) including Fans and PSUs

*Software support to follow post 7.3.1 FCS

Table 3.        Software features supported in Cisco IOS XR Software Release 7.3.1 and later

Feature

Specifications

Layer 2

  Layer 2 switch ports
  IEEE 802.1Q VLAN encapsulation/Q-in-Q encapsulation
  IEEE 802.1ad
  Cisco Bundle Ethernet technology (up to 64 ports per Ethernet Bundle)
  Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP): IEEE 802.3ad
  Jumbo frames on all ports (up to 9216 bytes)
  Layer 2 ingress Access Control List (ACL)
  Layer 2 AC-AC cross-connect
  Ethernet Flow Point (EFP) and VLAN trunks
  Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)

Layer 3

  IPv4 and IPv6 unicast
  Layer 3 interfaces: Physical and subinterfaces
  Routing protocols: static, Open Shortest Path First (OSPFv2), OSPFv3, Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS), IS-ISv6, and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  64-way Equal-Cost Multipath (ECMP)
  Layer 3 ingress and egress IPv4 ACL and IPv6 ACL
  Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)
  Cisco Ethernet bundle technology (up to 64 ports per Ethernet bundle)
  LACP: IEEE 802.3ad
  Jumbo frame support (up to 9216 bytes)
  VRRP
  Layer 3 VPN

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

  Label switching
  Label Distribution Protocol (LDP)
  MPLS Traffic Engineering
  Ethernet over MPLS (EoMPLS)

Segment Routing (SR)

  Segment routing–based transport
  IS-IS extensions to segment routing
  OSPF extensions to segment routing
  BGP egress peering engineering
  Segment Routing Traffic Engineering (SR-TE)
  Segment Routing Topology-Independent Loop Free Alternatives (TI-LFA)

Quality of Service (QoS)

  Hierarchical QoS
  Ingress classification based on Class of Service (Layer 2), IP Differentiated Service Code Point (DSCP) (Layer 3), IP ACL (Layer 3/4), IP precedence (type of service) (Layer 3)
  DSCP marking
  8 queues for user traffic
  Support for priority queuing

Automation

  Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP), iPXE
  Configuration management
  Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF/YANG model)

Security

  Provides comprehensive network security features, including ACLs; control-plane protection; management plane protection; routing authentications; Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting (AAA) and TACACS+; Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol; Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) v3; and Route Policy Language (RPL) support
  Layer 2 ingress ACLs
  Layer 3 ingress ACLs

Management

  MIB, XML, JSON, GPB, and SNMP
  MPLS Operations, Administration, and Maintenance (OAM) (Label Switched Path [LSP] ping, LSP traceroute)
  Ethernet OAM

Table 4.        Environmental properties

Property

Specifications

Normal operating temperature

PortSE intake supply: 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) at sea level

Nonoperating (storage) temperature

-40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C)

Operating humidity

5% to 95% (noncondensing)

Storage (relative) humidity

5% to 95% at 40°C per NEBS GR-63-Core

Altitude

0 to 9842 ft (0 to 3000 m)

Power inputs

Worldwide ranging AC (90 to 265V, 50 to 60 Hz)

Worldwide ranging DC (-40 to -72V)

Airflow

Front to back

Regulatory standards compliance

Table 5.        Regulatory standards compliance: Safety and EMC

Specification

Description

Regulatory compliance

Products should comply with CE Markings according to directives 2004/108/EC and 2006/95/EC.

Safety

  UL 60950-1 Second Edition
  CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1 3rd Edition
  EN 60950-1 Second Edition
  IEC 60950-1 Second Edition
  EN 62368-1, 3rd Edition
  IEC 62368-1, 3rd Edition
  UL 62368-1 3rd Edition
  GB4943 *

EMC: Emissions

  47CFR Part 15 (CFR 47) Class A
  AS/NZS CISPR22 Class A
  CISPR22 Class A
  EN55022 Class A
  ICES003 Class A
  VCCI Class A
  EN61000-3-2
  EN61000-3-3
  KN22 Class A
  CNS13438 Class A

EMC: Immunity

  EN55024
  CISPR24
  EN300386
  KN 61000-4 series

RoHS

The product is RoHS-6 compliant with exceptions for leaded-Ball Grid-Array (BGA) balls and lead press-fit connectors.

NEBS

Designed for compliance to GR-1089-CORE and GR-63-CORE.**

Supported transceiver modules

Refer to the Cisco NCS 5500 Series supported transceivers module matrix: https://tmgmatrix.cisco.com/

Ordering information

Table 6.        Ordering information – Flexible Consumption Model

Part number

Product description

NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS

NCS57B1 Fixed Base HW Flexible Consumption Need Smart Lic

NCS-57B1-6D24-TRK

55B1-6D24 Base Hardware Tracking PID

PSU2KW-ACPI

2000W AC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

PSU2KW-DCPI

2000W 48V DC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

NC57-B1-FAN1-FW

NCS 5700 Fan Tray 1RU Chassis Port-S Intake/Front-to-back

8200-1RU-KIT

Rack Mount Kit for 1RU Chassis

NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS

NCS57B1 Fixed Base HW Flexible Consumption Need Smart Lic

NCS-57B1-5DSE-TRK

57B1-5DSE Scale Hardware Tracking PID

PSU2KW-ACPI

2000W AC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

PSU2KW-DCPI

2000W 48V DC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

NC57-B1-FAN1-FW

NCS 5700 Fan Tray 1RU Chassis Port-S Intake/Front-to-back

8200-1RU-KIT

Rack Mount Kit for 1RU Chassis

Table 7.        Ordering information – Flexible Consumption Model Software Licenses

Part number

Product description

ESS-100G-RTU-1

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Essential SW RTU per 100G

ADV-100G-RTU-1

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Advanced SW RTU per 100G

ESS-100G-SIA-3Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Essential SIA per 100G 3-Year Subscription

ADV-100G-SIA-3Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Advanced SIA per 100G 3-Year Subscription

ESS-100G-SIA-4Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Essential SIA per 100G 4-Year Subscription

ADV-100G-SIA-4Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Advanced SIA per 100G 4-Year Subscription

ESS-100G-SIA-5Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Essential SIA per 100G 5-Year Subscription

ADV-100G-SIA-5Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Advanced SIA per 100G 5-Year Subscription

ESS-100G-SIA-7Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Essential SIA per 100G 7-Year Subscription

ADV-100G-SIA-7Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Advanced SIA per 100G 7-Year Subscription

ESS-100G-SIA-10Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Essential SIA per 100G 10-Year Subscription

ADV-100G-SIA-10Y

NCS 5500 Core and Aggregation Advanced SIA per 100G 10-Year Subscription

Table 8.        Ordering information – Perpetual

Part number

Product description

NCS-57B1-6D24H-S

NCS57B1 Fixed Base HW 6x400, 24x100 all QSFP-DD chassis

PSU2KW-ACPI

2000W AC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

PSU2KW-DCPI

2000W 48V DC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

NC57-B1-FAN1-FW

NCS 5700 Fan Tray 1RU Chassis Port-S Intake/Front-to-back

8200-1RU-KIT

Rack Mount Kit for 1RU Chassis

XR-NC57-P-07.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

XR-NC57-PK9-07.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

NCS-57B1-5D24H-SE

NCS57B1 Fixed-Scale HW 5x400, 24x100 all QSFP-DD chassis

PSU2KW-ACPI

2000W AC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

PSU2KW-DCPI

2000W 48V DC Power Module with Port-side Air Intake

NC57-B1-FAN1-FW

NCS 5700 Fan Tray 1RU Chassis Port-S Intake/Front-to-back

8200-1RU-KIT

Rack Mount Kit for 1RU Chassis

XR-NC57-P-07.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software

XR-NC57-PK9-07.03

Cisco IOS XR IP/MPLS Core Software 3DES

Table 9.        Ordering information – Perpetual Software Licenses

Part number

Product description

NC55P-BDL-100T

NCS 5500 SW 4 x License Bundle for NCS 5500 Base Per 100G BW

NC55P-ADVL3-100T

NCS 5500 L3VPN Lic for NCS 5500 Base Per 100G Bandwidth

NC55P-ADVL2-100T

NCS 5500 L2VPN Lic for NCS 5500 Base Per 100G Bandwidth

NC55P-CRAGR-100T

NCS 5500 Core and Aggr Lic for NCS 5500 Base Per 100G BW

NC55P-PEER-100T

NCS 5500 Peering Lic for NCS 5500 Base Per 100G Bandwidth

NC55P-ADVDC-100T

NCS 5500 Adv Data Center Lic for NCS 5500 Base Per 100G BW

NC55P-MSEC-100T

NCS 5500 MACsec Lic for NCS 5500 Base Per 100G Bandwidth

NC55P-TIMING-F

NCS 5500 Timing and Mobility Lic for Fixed Chassis

Product sustainability

Information about Cisco’s environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives and performance is provided in Cisco’s CSR and sustainability reporting.

Table 10.     Cisco environmental sustainability information

Sustainability Topic

Reference

General

Information on product-material-content laws and regulations

Materials

Information on electronic waste laws and regulations, including our products, batteries and packaging

WEEE Compliance

Information on product takeback and resuse program

Cisco Takeback and Reuse Program

Sustainability Inquiries

Contact: csr_inquiries@cisco.com

Countries and Regions Supported

Table 5: Regulatory Compliance

Predicted MTBF

NCS-57B1-6D24-SYS - 134,790 hours

NCS-57B1-5DSE-SYS - 130,170 hours

Power

Power (Including Pluggable)

Table 2: Specifications

Material

Product packaging weight and materials

Packaging weight: 2.93 Kg

Ten units per pallet

Contact: environment@cisco.com

Weight

Table 2: Specifications

Warranty

The Cisco NCS 5500 Series 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).

Service and support

Cisco offers a wide range of services to help accelerate your success in deploying and optimizing the Cisco NCS 5500 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. The Cisco Smart Net Total Care® service helps you resolve mission-critical problems with direct access at any time to Cisco network experts and award-winning resources. 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.

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