Cisco Systems today announced the Cisco CRS-1 Carrier Routing System, a new class of routing system designed to deliver continuous system operation, service flexibility and extended system longevity to telecommunications service providers and research organizations. According to Cisco, the CRS-1 routing system will help enable customers to scale network capacity to new levels and deliver next-generation data, voice and video services over a converged Internet Protocol (IP) network while protecting their investments in the system.
"The Cisco CRS-1 is a result of Cisco's partnership with our service provider customers to redefine how next-generation IP networks are built to deliver data, voice and video applications," said Mike Volpi, senior vice president and general manager of Routing Technology Group, Cisco Systems. "To be profitable, service providers are focusing on network and service convergence to reduce total cost of ownership , and adding new, revenue-generating services. The Cisco CRS-1 sets new industry standards for reliability, IP service flexibility and scalability , which will enable service providers to become more cost-efficient while delivering a new suite of exciting, multimedia services to business and residential customers."
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