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Cisco 8000 Series Routers

Get a network that grows with you

Get performance, functionality, and scalability you can count on with Cisco 8000 Series Routers powered by Cisco Silicon One ASICs.

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Enjoy sustainable and secure simplicity

Create an infrastructure that works as hard as you do, experience efficiency, and secure growth with Cisco 8000 Series Routers powered by Cisco Silicon One ASICs.


Build a network with breakthrough density and scale with reliable support at every stage of growth.

Simplify for boosted network efficiency and a happier operations team.

Enhance security with reliable and trustworthy critical infrastructure.

Help meet sustainability demands and create a lasting, supported network that thrives.

Find the model that's right for you

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Cisco 8100 routers

Fixed platform optimized to reduce space and power.

  • Bandwidth: 3.2 to 25.6 Tbps
  • Height: 1/2 RU

Cisco 8200 routers

Fixed platform with deep buffers for higher scale.

  • Bandwidth: Up to 12.8 Tbps
  • Height: 1/2 RU

Cisco 8600 routers

Centralized platform with redundancy and interface diversity.

  • Bandwidth: 12.8 Tbps
  • Height: 7 RU

Cisco 8800 routers

Distributed platform for performance.

  • Bandwidth: Up to 518 Tbps
  • Height: 10/16/21/33 RU

Innovations to build your network

Get a modernized IOS XR network operating system

Simplify operations with IOS XR operating system. Integrate orchestration and management tools with open APIs.

Cisco DDoS Edge Protection

Keep attack traffic off your network by using your access, aggregation, and peering edge routers as the first line of defense against DDoS attacks with Cisco DDoS Edge Protection.

Next-generation silicon design

Cisco Silicon One combines the performance and efficiency of switching with the scale, buffering, programmability, and carrier-class features of routing.

Open networking

Get the benefits of Cisco 8000 Series Routers running Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC).

Flexible deployment


Cisco Capital

Get the Cisco technology you need now with innovative, flexible payment options.

CX services

Solve problems faster, improve efficiency, and reduce your risk of downtime with Cisco Customer Experience (CX) services.

Invest in sustainability initiatives


Network and the environment

Transform your network and join Cisco on the journey to a sustainable and inclusive future.

Cisco Refresh

Get certified Cisco remanufactured equipment at significant savings with the same warranties as new.

Cisco Takeback and Reuse Program

Ready to return your end-of-use Cisco hardware? We're ready to pick it up. Safe, secure, sustainable.


Discover use cases

Mass-scale infrastructure for dense core

Scale and simplify backbone and metro core networks.

Mass-scale infrastructure for cloud

Scale and simplify for the cloud data center.