Cisco 8000 Series routers are cloud-enhanced systems powered by groundbreaking Cisco Silicon One™ ASICs. These systems deliver the routing performance and functionality that scale to meet the needs of critical infrastructure.
The Cisco 8000 Series routers have the capability to redefine the economics of the Internet. They provide breakthrough density and massive scale, building the foundation of a new network for the next decade.
The 8000 Series routers provide massive capacity in high-density designs, allowing communication service providers to reduce operational footprints, lower carbon emissions, and evolve to more efficient network architectures.
The Cisco 8000 Series Routers enhance security by enabling you to measure, audit, verify, and enforce the trustworthiness of your critical infrastructure.
The Cisco 8000 Series, based on the break-through Silicon One ASIC, is a high performance platform of routers that is 3x more power efficient and twice as dense as the closest competitor. You can now meet the demands of the network while reducing your power consumption and carbon footprint.
Cisco 8000 Series Routers earn the Best of Show Award, for Network Infrastructure at Interop Tokyo two years in a row.
A fixed platform with up to 12.8 Tbps of capacity and optimized to reduce rack space and power costs.
A fixed platform with 10.8 Tbps of capacity for deployment in space and power constrained facilities.
A high performance, high density modular platform with up to 259.2 Tbps of capacity that can consolidate the number of routers needed and reduce overall complexity.
The 8000 Series utilizes the IOS XR operating system platform to simplify operations for users and help reduce complexity.
Cisco Silicon One provides the performance and efficiency of switching with the scale, buffering, programmability, and carrier-class features of routing.
A flexible and secure licensing model that provides an easier and more consistent way to purchase and manage software.
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The Cisco 8000 family supports running Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC).