The Cisco CRS Carrier Routing System powers the foundation for network and service convergence today while protecting investments for decades to come. The Cisco CRS 16-Slot Single-Shelf System is a massively scalable routing system that integrates multiple POP functions while providing the service flexibility, continuous system operation, and system longevity of the CRS platform in a half-height configuration.
Features and Capabilities
The Cisco CRS 16-Slot Single-Shelf System:
- Consists of a single, 16-slot, 400-Gbps-per-slot capable line-card shelf for a total switching capacity of 12.8 Tbps
- Features a midplane design based on a line-card shelf built from a line-card chassis
- Protects investments by using modular services cards (MSCs) and physical layer interface modules (PLIMs) that are fully interchangeable across the entire CRS product family
- Contains slots for 16 MSCs and 8 fabric cards in the rear of the chassis, and 16 PLIMs and 2 route processors or additional distributed route processors in the front of the chassis