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Cisco ASR1006-X - Router Chassis

MPN: ASR1006-X
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Tech Overview

Cisco Part Number: ASR1006-X is a Cisco ASR 1006-X Chassis

The Cisco ASR 1006-X Router is designed for medium and high-end enterprises, providing up to 100 Gbps of total system bandwidth within a compact 6-rack-unit (6RU) form factor. This router offers exceptional flexibility and is well-suited for WAN aggregation and Internet edge applications.

Key Features and Capabilities

The ASR1006-X offers the following features:

  • Up to 100 Gbps Total System Bandwidth: Providing high-speed connectivity for demanding enterprise networks.
  • Up to 86 Gbps of IP Security (IPsec) Throughput: Ensuring secure data transmission over IP networks.
  • Two 200 Gbps Line Card Slots: These slots are future-proofed, supporting high-density 1, 10, 40, and 100 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • Diverse Connectivity Options: Utilize shared port adapters (SPAs) and SPA Interface Processor (SIP) for versatile connectivity.
  • High Availability: Redundant Cisco route processor (RP) and Embedded Services Processor (ESP) ensure uninterrupted operation.
  • Power on Demand: With up to six AC or DC power supplies featuring N+1 redundancy, power needs are met efficiently.
  • Field Replaceable Fan Trays: Two fan trays support front-to-back airflow, contributing to cooling efficiency.

The ASR1006-X is well-suited for various enterprise applications, including:

  • WAN Aggregation and Secure WAN: Provides efficient aggregation of Wide Area Network (WAN) traffic and ensures secure data transmission.
  • Internet Edge: Serves as a reliable and high-performance gateway for connecting enterprise networks to the Internet.
  • Data Center Interconnect: Facilitates high-speed connections between data centers, supporting data replication and disaster recovery.
  • Intelligent WAN (IWAN): Supports Cisco's IWAN architecture, enabling intelligent and automated WAN connectivity, optimizing application performance and reducing costs.

The Cisco ASR 1006-X Router is a versatile and powerful solution for enterprises requiring high-performance networking capabilities in a compact form factor.

Hardware Features of the Cisco ASR 1006-X Router

The Cisco ASR 1006-X Router offers a range of powerful hardware features:

  • Compact Design: This router is designed to fit into a 6 Rack Unit (RU) space and has a 2-line card slot chassis with redundant slots for forwarding and route processor boards.
  • Advanced Processor Modules: It supports the ASR1000-RP2 module and is compatible with the future next-generation ASR1000-RP3 module. Additionally, it accommodates ASR1000-ESP40 and ASR1000-ESP100 engines.
  • Investment Protection: The router ensures investment protection by supporting existing forwarding processors (ESP40 and ESP100) while also providing future-proof capabilities for next-generation forwarding processors.
  • High-Speed Connectivity: It offers 100 Gbps high-density, modular Ethernet line cards (ASR1000-MIP100) for fast and reliable connectivity.
  • Flexible Linecard Slots: The two linecard slots support various combinations, including ASR1000-SIP40 with SPA, Ethernet linecards like ASR1000-6TGE and ASR1000-2T+20x1GE, and ASR1000-MIP100 with EPA.
  • Enhanced Cooling: New common fan modules provide up to 30% better cooling for the chassis, ensuring optimal performance. Each chassis comes with two fan modules.
  • Improved Power Supply: The router features new power supplies designed to provide greater power, ensuring seamless operation even under heavy loads.
  • Power-on-Demand Design: With N+1 power redundancy, the router can meet current and future power demands efficiently. It supports up to six AC or six DC power supplies, aligned along the bottom of the chassis in a power shelf configuration.
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