Thursday, February 23, 2012

Verizon expands 100 Gb/s routing to metro edge networks

Verizon this week said it plans to deploy 100 Gb/s Cisco CRS-300 routers in seven metro markets—a move the carrier said was driven by increased demand for video, mobile and cloud services. The markets involved include Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and Seattle.

The move marks the first time Verizon deployed 100 Gb/s routers at the network edge, although the carrier previously has deployed 100 Gb/s routers in its core network (CP: Verizon expects better economics, lower latency with.....READ MORE