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Cisco 7600 Series Routers

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Dynamic Personalized IP Services at the Network Edge

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Deploy high-performance IP/MPLS features as well as scalable personalized IP services at the network edge, improve operational efficiency, and maximize return on network investments with the Cisco 7600 Series Router.

The Cisco 7600 Series is the industry's first carrier-class edge router to offer integrated, high-density Ethernet switching, carrier-class IP/MPLS routing, and 10-Gbps interfaces, benefiting enterprises and helping enable service providers to deliver both consumer and business services over a single converged Carrier Ethernet network.

Important Features:

  • High performance, with up to 720 Gbps in a single chassis, or 40 Gbps capacity per slot
  • A choice of form factors purpose-built for high availability
  • Cisco I-Flex design: A portfolio of shared port adapters (SPAs) and SPA interface processors (SIPs) that controls voice, video, and data experiences
  • Scalable and extensible suite of hardware and software capabilities to enable intelligent Carrier Ethernet services
  • Integrated Video Call Admission Control with innovative visual quality of experience for both broadcast and video on demand (VoD)
  • Intelligent Services Gateway, providing scalable subscriber and application awareness with multidimensional identity capabilities and policy controls
  • Integrated Session Border Control with quality of experience in both Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) and non-SIP applications


  • Carrier Ethernet: Aggregation of consumer and business service
  • Ethernet services edge: Personalized IP services
  • Wireless mesh networking and mobility service convergence
  • IP/MPLS provider edge routing
  • Enterprise WAN aggregation
  • Headquarters core routing

To learn more about the Cisco 7600 Series Router, visit the Relevant Interfaces and Modules page.

Featured Content

Current Analysis -- Cisco 7600 a Perfect 5 Star Rating (PDF - 537 KB)
Current analysis rating the 7600 router as the premiere router for CE and EDGE networks.

Large U.S. Provider Maintains Ethernet Leadership
Cisco Carrier Ethernet switching technology helps tw telecom (formerly Time Warner Telecom) gain market share.

Swiss Service Provider Gains Ethernet Market Leadership
Swisscom maintains leadership, gains service flexibility, with high-speed converged MPLS core and Ethernet metro rings.

Product Review: User Provides Feedback
Read a review of the Cisco 7600 Series Routers written by a member of the Networking Professionals Connection community to learn about his or her experiences with selection, implementation, and use.

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