Cisco is reportedly close to pushing the start button on manufacturing for a router to surpass its current CRS-3 core router. According to Light Reading, which says it's seen a Cisco document outlining the as-yet-unannounced “CTR” router, the new iron will support 1 Tbps per 10x100 Gbps ports slot. That would put the per-slot …
not a router
but a switch - the Black Diamond X-Series has been shipping with 1.2Tbps per slot since early 2012.
Even more bandwidth to over sell, over contention and throttle.
bit late ?
Juniper has a, more than, 2 TB per slot Router ( the PTX 5000 ) and the MX 2020 Router.
I thought the PTX5000 was a label router - but it turns out Juniper started saying it's an IP router now. Can't find out what sort of rate it can manage IP traffic.
Please give me the software features of all your mentioned boxes on an 1 - 2 HU router with 1/10 Gbe ethernet slots...
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