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Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Improve performance with routers built for scale and automation

Today, you have to provide access to compute and content at the edge for billions of devices. You need a simple, programmable network that can deliver residential and business service on a common infrastructure. The ASR 9000 is the flagship platform for Layer 2 and Layer 3 service terminations. When you combine it  with the segment routing in IOS XR software and Cisco Crosswork Network Insights, you have a network that can handle the multi-cloud era.

Features and benefits

Meet the needs of mass-scale networks

The ASR 9000 is a high-density edge platform with a modular design capable of delivering up to 3.2 Tbps per slot. With multi-dimensional programmability powered by IOS XR software, the ASR 9000 can provide the performance your edge network needs to keep up with your business.

Protect and optimize your investments

Build your network today on a platform that is ready to scale for tomorrow. With flexible pay-as-you-grow options and dynamic resource allocation, you can simplify capacity planning and scale to meet demand.

Accelerate service agility

With Cisco IOS XR’s multi-dimensional programmability, support of zero-touch deployments, open APIs, and advanced telemetry providing unprecedented network visibility and closed loop remediation driven by analytics and machine learning.

Integrate carrier-grade security and resilience throughout your network’s infrastructure by verifying hardware and software integrity and facilitating protection at every layer of the networking stack. Improve lifecycle management and your security stance with automated software upgrades, keeping your network secure and up to date.

ASR 9000 Series Models

ASR 9922

  • 44 RU
  • Up to 160 Tbps
  • 20 Line Cards, 2 RPs, 7 Fabric Cards

ASR 9904

  • 6 RU
  • Up to 16 Tbps
  • 2 Line Cards, 2 RSPs

ASR 9001

  • 2 RU
  • Up to 240 Gbps
  • Fixed 4x10GE

ASR 9912

  • 30 RU
  • Up to 80 Tbps
  • 10 Line Cards, 2 RPs, 7 Fabric Cards

ASR 9901

  • 2 RU
  • Up to 800 Gbps
  • Integrated RSP and Ethernet Ports

ASR 9000v

  • 1 RU
  • Up to 44 Gbps
  • Fixed 44 SFP ports

ASR 9910

  • 21 RU
  • Up to 64 Tbps
  • 8 Line Cards, 2 RSPs, 5 Fabric Cards

ASR 9010

  • 21 RU
  • Up to 25.6 Tbps
  • 8 Line Cards, 2 RSPs

ASR 9906

  • 14 RU
  • Up to 32 Tbps
  • 4 Line Cards, 2 RSPs, 5 Fabric Cards

ASR 9006

  • 10 RU
  • Up to 12.8 Tbps
  • 4 Line Cards, 2 RSPs


Solve problems faster, improve operational efficiency, and reduce your risk of downtime. 

Optimize your network with the Cisco ASR 9000

Discover innovations in ASR 9000 hardware and IOS XR software propel networks into mass scale networking. 

Data Center Interconnect with the ASR 9000

Gain more visibility and control throughout your network data centers with the ASR 9000 and IOS XR.


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