Cisco Network Convergence System 5000 Series


Cloud scale for metro aggregation and data center networks

Get a high-density, small-form-factor MPLS aggregation router for metro aggregation and MPLS-enabled data center networks. The Network Convergence System 5000 Series is designed to economically scale large enterprise, over-the-top (OTT), and service provider data center networking architectures.

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Features and benefits


High performance, low power use

The 5000 Series routers offers 960-Gbps throughput with 1.4 Bpps. They also have a small footprint, and consume less power.


Optimized for cloud scale

Get a dense, programmable solution that supports application hosting, machine-to-machine (M2M) interfacing, telemetry, and flexible package delivery for software feature enhancements.


Network virtualization

Cisco nV technology dramatically reduces operational costs and simplifies the network through the use of the Cisco ASR 9000 Series distributed control plane.


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


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