Momentum continues to increase for Cisco’s ASR 9000 edge routing system and Carrier Routing System (CRS) core routing platform.
Recently, of course, Cisco announced major advancements to the ASR 9000. These will dramatically increase capabilities at the network edge and make it simpler for service providers to architect the next generation of the Internet to be more visual, mobile and virtual.
In addition, Cisco has announced quite a number of ASR 9000 customers throughout the world:
- US Signal (U.S.)
- Comcast (U.S.)
- China Telecom (China)
- Tata (India)
- FastWeb (Italy)
- Cox Communications (US)
- NTT Plala (Japan)
- NBC (US)
- Also, check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAF_eqX6aXQ
- Main One Cable (Nigeria)
- MegaFon (Russia)
In regard to the CRS, Cisco released figures showing significant momentum for the market-leading CRS-3, as well as announcing additional capabilities for the platform. In less than a year since the product was launched, Cisco shipped CRS-3 units to more than 80 global service providers in more than 30 countries. Since 2004, Cisco CRS units have been shipped to more than 450 service providers in more than 80 countries.
There have also been several public announcements of customer deployments for the CRS platform: