Cisco 8000 Series

November 12, 2021

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Cisco and SONiC

On November 9th and 10th, we had the opportunity to showcase our commitment at the 2021 Open Compute Project Global Summit with a demo scaling a next generation data center with SONiC VXLAN on the Cisco 8000 for customers wanting a fully integrated system with the silicon, platform, and IOS-XR from Cisco, or wants to run SONiC on Cisco hardware (Cisco 8000), or wants a Silicon only offering.

Keeping Cool with QSFP-DD800 Optics

History has been very clear that for broad industry adoption of the 800G generation, an optical pluggable form factor must be judged on: (1) Backwards compatibility with previous generation optics (2) 100G+ electrical performance (3) Excellent thermal power dissipation The recent QSFP-DD MSA updates ensure all of these, but I’d like to focus on the […]

Expanding the Cisco 8000 Router Series

One year ago, we announced the Cisco 8000 Series routers, combining the revolutionary Cisco Silicon One chipset and Cisco IOS XR, to deliver a breakthrough in high-performance routers. Discover how we expanded the Cisco 8000 Series routers over the past year.

PacketFabric Deploys 400G on Cisco Silicon One

I recently had a virtual chat with PacketFabric CEO, Dave Ward. If you’re not familiar with PacketFabric, you will be soon. They are quickly becoming an industry mover and shaker in the Network-as-a-Service and next-gen Service Provider (ngSP) space. They’re also a customer of ours, having recently deployed the Cisco 8000 with our new 400G solutions.

Cisco Routing Portfolio for Mass Scale Infrastructures

Today we’re excited to announce the next chapter in the evolution of our Converged SDN Transport architecture, our new Routed Optical Networking, and cloud-native BNG solutions. And we are also pleased to announce some other noteworthy additions to the Cisco routing portfolio for mass-scale network infrastructures including the new NCS 540 Small Density Router, the […]

October 7, 2020

EDUCATION

Cisco continues its tradition of innovation powering Internet2 and facilitating groundbreaking research

Cisco is proud to join together with many of the world’s leading researchers to support Internet2, a collective of the leading research universities across the country who are working together to solve the world’s toughest problems.

Award Winning, Scalable Petabyte Routers to Power the Next Decade

The processing performance, coupled with industry-leading power consumption and cost reduction features, earned the Cisco 8000 Series routers the “Best of Show Award” Grand Prize in the Network Infrastructure category at Interop Tokyo 2020. Selected as an example of outstanding innovation that is certain to drive next-generation IT trends, the review was conducted by a key committee of leading media companies and a review committee formed by experts from academic and business circles.

5G Transport Architecture of the Future

With Cisco 5G Transport Architecture Approach, we enable operators such as PLDT in the Philippines with new ways of delivering services allowing them to re-think the network architecture towards a more simplified one with a reduced total cost of network ownership.