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Cisco ME 3800X Series Carrier Ethernet Switch Routers

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Offer Enhanced Services with Aggregation

Deploy a converged, full-featured aggregation platform for the mobile, business, and residential markets with Cisco ME 3800X Series Carrier Ethernet Switch Routers. These cost-effective 1-rack-unit (1RU) switch routers:

  • Require low power consumption
  • Offer a high service scale
  • Are optimized for small aggregation and remote point-of-presence (POP) applications

Support Broadband Aggregation

The Cisco ME 3800X series:

  • Supports broadband aggregation for delivering "any-play" services, such as voice, video, data, and mobility
  • Supports a variety of broadband applications, including IPTV and video on demand (VoD)
  • Enhances and extends the Cisco IP Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture

Deploy Pre-Aggregation for Mobile Applications

Deployed as a pre-aggregation platform for mobile backhaul, the Cisco ME 3800X Series can:

  • Aggregate Cisco MWR 2941 cell site routers
  • Use MPLS as a transport for Radio Access Network (RAN) backhaul traffic
  • Offer timing services

Use Metro Ethernet Aggregation

The Cisco ME 3800X Series also:

  • Meets the requirements for Carrier Ethernet aggregation
  • Is optimized for remote central office and smaller aggregation sites
  • Offers service flexibility and Layer 2, IP, and MPLS transport for advanced Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN and multicast services

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