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Cisco 7600 router
Cisco 7600 series router
Manufacturer Cisco Systems
Type Network Router

The Cisco 7600 series is a series of large network routers designed and manufactured by Cisco Systems. It is industry's first carrier-class edge router to offer integrated, high-density Ethernet switching, carrier-class IP/MPLS routing, and 40-Gbit/s interfaces [1] [2].

Key Features

  • Chassis ranges: 3-slot (240Gbit/s) , 4-slot ( 320Gbit/s ), 6-slot ( 480Gbit/s), 9-slot (720Gbit/s) and 13-slot (720Gbit/s) [3].
  • Up to 256 Gbit/s switching fabric capacity and up to 30 Mpps forwarding performance
  • Interface breadth: Scaling from DS0 to OC-48/STM-16; 10 Mbit/s Ethernet to 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Support for Cisco 7200/7500 Port Adapters via FlexWAN module
  • IP/MPLS features : MPLS VPN, Class-Based Weighted Fair Queuing/ Low-Latency Queuing (CBWFQ/LLQ), Weighted random early detection (WRED), hierarchical traffic shaping, and Quality of Service
  • Ethernet subscriber services: 32,000 PPPoE subscribers, 16,000 L2TP tunnels and 16,000 SSG subscribers per MWAM module.

Forwarding Engines

  • Cisco 7600 Series / Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor 32 Sup 32
  • Cisco 7600 Series / Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720-3 BXL Sup 720-3 BXL
  • Cisco 7600 Series Route Switch Processor 720 ( RSP 720)


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