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core router

A router that resides within the middle of the network rather than at its periphery. The routers that make up the backbone of the Internet are core routers. See edge router and WAN router.


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Dell'Oro Group has published findings that reveal the worldwide service provider (SP) core router market grew in double digits in the first quarter 2016, the fifth consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth, the company said.
Alcatel-Lucent is deploying the 7950 XRS IP Core Router in nine cities within the Jiangsu, Shandong, Jiangxi, Qinghai and Inner Mongolia provinces.
According to the company, the 7950 XRS core router is the 'traffic cop' that directs data traffic at the heart of an IP network, handling multiple Terabits of data per second.
7 watts of power per Gigabit of processed traffic, the T4000 is more than three times as efficient as the T1600, which is the most power-efficient core router of its generation.
As the first company to introduce 100 GE interfaces on a core router, Juniper Networks is ensuring its T1600 will provide long-term investment protection and the scalability and flexibility needed to fuel revenue from high-capacity services such as Long Term Evolution (LTE) and video.
The data will then loop back to the T1600 Series Core Router in Juniper's booth 1448 on the SC09 show floor in Portland.
Huawei's new generation 2T/slot super core router (NE40E), supports flexible networking of multiple 100GE ports, 40GE ports, and 10GE ports to provide 2T/slot capacity, and comes with SDN-based traffic steering optimization solution.
Huawei will provide 2T/slot super core router (NE40E), bolstering flexible networking of various 100GE ports, 40GE ports, and 10GE ports to suppy 2T/slot limit.
Juniper Networks said that as the first company to introduce 100 GE interfaces on a core router, it is ensuring its T1600 will provide long-term investment protection and the scalability needed to drive revenue from high-capacity services such as Long Term Evolution (LTE) and video.
As the only core router on the market with 100 Gigabits of capacity per slot, the T1600 is uniquely optimized for supporting the ultra-high capacity links necessitated by virtualized core routers.
IP traffic on our network is growing at an annual rate of 100%, which made it evident that we required a very high-performance core router capable of scaling rapidly to meet growing demands, and changing service requirements," said Peter Collins, chief technology officer, Columbus Networks.
The 7950 XRS core router is the traffic cop that directs data traffic at the heart of an IP network, handling multiple Terabits of data per second.