Prepare for variable and unexpected demands with a flexible network architecture and pay-as-you-grow model. Purchase only what you need when you need it.
With a simple and flexible pay-as-you-grow model, you purchase network capacity only when you need it. Whether it’s increased demand or an opportunity to launch a new premium service, flexible consumption is there to streamline your capacity activation. Combined with Cisco’s broad networking portfolio anchored on silicon diversity, fixed and modular form factors, a feature-rich network operating system, and advanced automation capabilities, flexile consumption supports investing toward a future-proof network architecture.
High-density line cards provide bandwidth capacity that’s rarely fully used on day one.
Software licenses can’t be moved around the network according to business needs.
Software licenses can’t be used with next-generation hardware.
Stem the flow of unnecessary costs with the Cisco XR Flexible Consumption. This new investment approach is designed to simplify network costs and drive efficiency. It can help you to:
Easily assess, purchase and deploy your network investments.
Benefit from reduced cost of ownership over the product lifecycle.
Gain access to software feature upgrades while protecting your investments.
Realize significant initial cost savings when deploying new hardware equipment.
Start small and turn on capacity as your network demand grows.
Port your software licenses over to next-generation hardware when you’re ready.
The hardware is separated from software suites
The two software options to choose from: Essential and Advanced
Software Innovation Access feature upgrade gives you access to upgrades and the ability to port the right to use the software to next-generation routers