[c-nsp] NCS-5001 - MPLS L3VPN Issue

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Tue Mar 1 09:04:50 EST 2016

On 1/Mar/16 15:47, Adam Vitkovsky wrote:

> Interesting because CRS-X LCs are using nPower X1e as well.
> Probably some other limiting factors

Or just commercial - the ASR9000 is "the" edge router at Cisco for the

The NCS is the next step after CRS. I'm guessing Cisco want to sell more
of the newer stuff than the old stuff.

AFAIK, the CRS-X iteration is the last of the CRS family. Fabric and
line cards may double, but then that's it. If you need more than
800Gbps/slot, you'll have no choice but to switch to the NCS, or switch


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