The Cisco Carrier Routing System (CRS-X) provides outstanding economical scale, IP and optical network convergence, and a proven architecture that's delivered 10 times the capacity over 10 years. It offers advanced services intelligence, an environmentally-aware design, and system longevity. Furthermore, the CRS-X uses Cisco IOS XR Software, a unique self-healing and distributed operating system.
The Cisco CRS-X provides economical scale with IP and optical network convergence. (4:42 min)
Cisco Carrier Routing System powers some of the world's largest service provider networks. (58 sec)
To deliver video, cloud, and mobile services effectively, service providers need to migrate their 10G network infrastructures to 100G and beyond. They also recognize the importance of scaling economically and quickly adapting to topology shifts.
What's the best way to do all this? With an elastic core that's intelligent, programmable, and scalable. An elastic core with the Cisco Carrier Routing System (CRS-X), which can:
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