Cisco Silicon One

Cisco ASR 9000 Series, A Never-Ending Story

2020 put network infrastructures to the test. Work from home and streaming video pushed network traffic loads into the stratosphere. More and more endpoints connected to the network, as enterprises pushed hard to digitize their service offerings, and the rate of cyber-security threats, which continue to present a significant business risk, skyrocketed. While communication service […]

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.

March 30, 2021

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Reimagining the Internet for the Future

To connect the next billion users, we need to fundamentally change the economics of the Internet so it will work for everyone, not just the privileged. We need to reimagine the Internet for the Future.

Cisco Silicon One Easily Shatters the 25.6T Barrier

Today we expand the Cisco Silicon One portfolio with three new devices to include 25.6T and 8T web scale switching devices and an 8T routing device. With three new 7nm devices released in just five months from our last announcement, we continue to expand our network coverage at an unheard-of pace. All this with a fully unified architecture, SDK, and P4 forwarding code offers convergence without compromise!

February 25, 2021

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Optimize Real-World Throughput with Cisco Silicon One

Packet buffer capacity in a switch is a critical parameter that influences the throughput of a network. Ultra-high-speed switches use Static Random-Access Memory (SRAM)-based buffering, a scarce and expensive resource. Employing an innovative, fully shared architecture, Cisco Silicon One devices extract maximum and predictable performance from the available buffer.

January 14, 2021

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Challenging Times Quicken the Pace of the Overlay Movement

The network is more relevant today than it’s ever been, but it must be commensurate with the services it’s supporting. Service providers can reap the benefits of innovation but they need to be prepared to be decisive and invest in the future.

January 11, 2021

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

Co-Packaged Optics and an Open Ecosystem

The pace of bandwidth growth isn’t slowing down, and each generation draws more power than the last. To address this, the industry needs to move to co-packaged optics. Today we are announcing a collaboration between Inphi and Cisco to drive an open ecosystem around the technology.

November 30, 2020

SP360: SERVICE PROVIDER

How to Transform from Linear to Circular Models

Take a closer look at some of the current initiatives focused on a circular economy design and the transformation we’re spearheading both internally and with partners.