asr 9000

September 16, 2018

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Your Media Gateway between the Data Center and the Wide Area Network

At the #CiscoIBC booth we are showcasing Data Center Interconnect use cases for media. While the foundation is the scalable throughput of the ASR 9000, we are demonstrating simplified network operations with Segment Routing to optimize traffic flows combined with API programmability to push traffic engineering policies across the network

Business Customers: A DIY Guide to Save You Money

In this blog and video, we walk you through some easy steps for you to deal with the explosive traffic growth that is challenging the current IT infrastructure, and for you to create your own optical network.

December 13, 2017

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

IOS XR, Networking without Compromise

Discover why IOS XR is the best networking operating system across merchant and Cisco silicons.

October 27, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

DDOS Attacks: Protecting your Network Infrastructure

Following the sophisticated and highly distributed attack involving tens of millions of IP addresses this past week, the concept of DDoS protection is on the forefront of network administrators and operator’s minds alike.  While the nature and source of the attack is under investigation, understanding what can be done to prevent and mitigate future attacks is […]

October 19, 2016

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

New Iraqi National IP and Optical Network

The nation of Iraq is frequently in the news, but up until now not because of its ultra-modern IP and optical network. This week we announced that Cisco is playing a key role to restore and rebuild the Iraqi National Backbone, a multi-layer IP and optical project that both spans a long-haul terrestrial route from […]

Global Internet Routing Table Reaches 512k Milestone

Written by Omar Santos, Incident Manager, Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) Security Research and Operations Since the early 1990s, we’ve watched as the number of entries on the Internet routing table has steadily grown. In 2008 the table reached 256,000 routes, triggering action by network administrators to ensure the continued growth of the […]

123Net Expands Connectivity in Michigan

Written by Dan Crawford, Marketing Manager Customers demand their Internet to always be on, and service providers – especially those serving businesses – strive to meet this with “five nines” of availability. That is to say they aim for a service level that only allows for about 5 minutes per year of downtime. Achieving such  […]

July 30, 2014

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Scaling NFV – The Performance Challenge

In the second part of my blog series I want to cover one of the main concerns that Services Providers are facing as they explore moving to NFV and that is performance and scalability. Common concerns I hear center around latency, throughput, queuing capabilities and security. These are valid concerns since SP’s have service level […]