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Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers

Scale, automate, and optimize your network

The ASR 9000 Series routers are the cornerstone for carrier edge networks. Designed to grow with your network and business needs—as a modular, high density, power efficient, and secure platform.  The ASR 9000 Series is designed to streamline network operations while securely scaling your edge network’s performance.  Optimize your network, your way, with a purpose-built platform for simplifying the complex.


Features and benefits


Meet the needs of mass scale

With a high-density edge platform delivering up to 3.2Tbps per slot and multi-dimensional programmability powered by IOS XR.  Scale the performance of your edge network with a modular design, advanced array of interfaces, and the ability to keep up with your business needs.

Protect and optimize investments

Ensure the foundation of your network with reliable and scalable platforms.  Enable new services and scale on demand with flexible pay-as-you-grow options that simplify capacity planning with dynamic resource allocation.

Accelerate service agility

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

Minimize cyber threats

Integrate carrier-grade security capabilities throughout your network’s infrastructure by establishing trust and facilitating protection at every layer of the networking stack.  Validate the platform integrity throughout its lifecycle with automated software upgrades, keeping your network secure and up to date.

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Optimize your network with ASR 9000

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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