Cisco offers scaled-back routing system

Cisco has launched a smaller scale version of its CRS-1 Carrier Routing System.

Cisco has launched a smaller scale version of its CRS-1 Carrier Routing System.

The network firm claimed its CRS-1 4-Slot Single-Shelf System was the most compact 40-Gbps router on the market.

It is aimed at providing a smaller, more cost-effective configuration of the firm’s CRS-1 Carrier Routing System, which also includes 8-slot and 16-slot models.

The CRS-1 line forms part of Cisco’s next-generation network strategy, aimed at offering businesses a cost-effective infrastructure that can support converged network services.

The 4-slot product offers a total switching capacity of 320gbps and will support all CRS-1 physical layer interface modules and modular services cards.


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