Cisco IOS XR Release 6.3.1 is a limited availability (LA) release. All Cisco IOS XR Release 6.3.1 features are available in Cisco IOS XR Release 6.3.2, which is a general availability (GA) release. For more information on IOS XR Release 6.3.2, see Release Notes for Cisco NCS 5000 Series Routers, IOS XR Release 6.3.2
Convergence System 5000 Series offers a high-density, small-form-factor MPLS
aggregation router for metro aggregation. It is designed to economically scale
large enterprise, over-the-top (OTT), and service provider Data Center
The Cisco NCS 5000
Series is an extension to Cisco’s routing platform portfolio enabling Service
Providers and MPLS enabled data center architectures to offer elastic networks
with improved business agility and simplified operations to deliver
high-bandwidth mobile, video, and cloud services.
It can also
operate as an extension shelf of Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services
Routers using Network Virtualization (nV) technology, consolidating multiple
layers in the network and dramatically reducing operational costs.
The Cisco NCS 5000 series routers are small form factor dense
aggregation systems. Powered by industry leading routing operation system, IOS-XR, the system also offers rich functions such as third party application hosting, machine-to-machine interface, telemetry and flexible package delivery.
The latest release of Cisco IOS XR operating system opens up the architecture of Cisco IOS XR using a 64-bit Linux-based operating system to deliver greater agility, automation and simplicity, while reducing cost of operating the networks.