core router

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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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Huawei Router & Carrier Ethernet Product Line president Gai Gang said: "We are excited and inspired by our NE9000 converged backbone router and 4T routing line card winning this Best of Show Award.
At the 2017 Huawei Global Analyst Summit, Huawei announced the release of the eight-slot NE9000-8, the newest offering in its series of backbone routers.
The subject of the contract is the acquisition of a telecommunications network backbone routers of the University of Helsinki and their support services.
The contract is for the expansion of backbone routers and switches Datacenter.
California-based Juniper Networks Inc reports that its M-series Internet backbone routers have been successfully deployed in the newly commissioned IP backbone network of TelstraSaturn, a communication services provider in New Zealand.
EPIK will use Juniper's M160 and M20 Internet backbone routers in its fully redundant OC-1192c/STM-64 backbone, which connects eleven major cities in southeast USA including Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville.
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The California-based IP infrastructure developer Juniper Networks Inc has supplied its M160 and M10 Internet backbone routers to the German broadband service provider STAR 21 NETWORKS.
The Mobility System automatically places them on the same VLAN they would be on at headquarters; ensuring security profiles that exist on the backbone routers are preserved.
The California-based IP infrastructure systems provider Juniper Networks has won a contract to supply its M40 Internet backbone routers to TMnet, the ISP arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad.
Backbone routers see all the traffic flow through the network, due to their central location and are capable of performing intelligent traffic checks at wire-speed, allowing them to find the intrusion faster than in edge routers (which see only part of the traffic).
Under the new contract, Ericsson will be providing industry-leading AXI 580-3 and AXI 520-8 IP backbone routers, while expanding the existing AXI 520-4 routers.