The Cisco 12000 Series is the industry's leading portfolio of routing solutions that seamlessly scales from 2.5Gbps/slot to 40G/slot capacity to optimize service delivery over carrier IP/MPLS core and edge networks.
This portfolio leverages state of the art silicon and intelligent software technologies, delivering uncompromising routing performance, superior QoS capabilities, proven high availability support, comprehensive Layer 2/Layer 3 services and a fully integrated core and edge feature set.
With its upgradeable switch fabric, the Cisco 12000 Series provides the industry's only proven investment protection and lowest total cost of ownership. Based on years of innovation and a global installed base of over 23,000 systems, the Cisco 12000 Series is uniquely positioned for carriers worldwide to build the most sophisticated and competitive IP/MPLS service delivery infrastructure.
The Cisco 12016 offers a switching capacity of 80 Gbps in a full rack, 16-slot, 2.5 Gigabit system. With its unique modular switch fabric this system can be field upgraded to 10G/slot or 40G/slot capacity without increasing power requirements.