Cisco 8000 Series Routers

Scaling the Internet for the Future With 800G Innovations

6 min read

Cisco Scales Internet for the Future with New 800G Innovations. Service providers and cloud operators are looking to scale for today and the future to keep up with user demands. With our modular 800G systems we can offer higher quality and insightful experiences.

November 17, 2022


Why optics are more important than ever for high performance routing (Part 4 of 6): Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 32

1 min read

Join us for Episode 32 of the Cisco Optics Podcast, where we continue our conversation with Ammar Khan, Product Management Leader for the Cisco’s 8000 Series Router.

November 16, 2022


Preparing for Cisco 8000 Series Routers

3 min read

With great technology solutions, comes great responsibility — for the teams that manage them and the ones who empower them.

September 9, 2022


SONiC in the Real World

5 min read

Cisco has teamed up with Microsoft to present our unique vendor and operator perspectives on Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) enablement. Join our team for the first in a series of collaborativley-authored blogs on building and operating next generation networks with SONiC.

September 1, 2022


Try the New 8000 Emulator Sandbox for SONiC

1 min read

A modern, cloud-scale data center network requires resilient server-to-server communication. When faced with a rapid increase in the number of devices on the network, Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) can help in the most demanding cloud networks.

June 23, 2022


Meet Rapidly Scaling Cloud Data Center Requirements with SONiC

2 min read

Learn how SONiC (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud) allows cloud operators to share the same software stack across hardware from multiple vendors. See how the SONiC Switch Abstraction Interface (SAI) enables ASIC and hardware abstraction and network operating systems portability.

Assessing the Real-World Environmental Impact of Routers

7 min read

Networking equipment power claims are complicated. Is it chip, card, or system power being stated, and how was it evaluated? To pursue more energy-efficient routers and switches, we need to understand what this really means.

February 28, 2022


Achieve a Secure, Sustainable Network with Cisco 8000

4 min read

In the age of IoT, security is critical to a sustainable future. Learn how we’re building secure, longer-lasting products that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve your bottom line.

November 12, 2021


Cisco and SONiC

2 min read

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.