Cisco 8000 Series routers are cloud-enhanced systems powered by groundbreaking Cisco Silicon One™ ASICs and Cisco IOS XR7 software. Released late 2019, new hardware, software and innovations have been introduced since and will be covered in this section.

Cisco 8000 Series Portfolio Update

This session provides a high-level overview of the Cisco 8000 series routers and you'll see the entire Cisco 8000 series portfolio and its differentiated value proposition. Presented by Mauricio Cruz Covarrubias, Director of Product Management, Core & Edge, Ammar Khan, Engineering Product Manager, and Iqbal Syed, Senior Product Manager. Recorded on December 9, 2021 as part of Networking Field Day: Service Provider.

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Cisco Live: Cisco 8000 Technical Update: Powered by Silicon One and IOS XR7 - BRKSPG-2944

Cisco Live EMEA 2023 BRKSPG-2944 technical breakout (available via CiscoLive recording), presented by Fred Cuiller. This presentation introduces latest Cisco 8000 portfolio including 8800 distributed systems, 8200 and 8100 fixed systems. Technical material also details ASIC and hardware architecture, design, capabilities, forwarding, life of a packet and troubleshooting. IOS XR7 software architecture and operations is covered. 400G technologies including ZR and ZR+ is also addressed in this presentation.

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Cisco Live: 8000 Series Architecture - BRKSPG-2033

The 8000 series is Cisco’s flagship high-end router and delivers market-leading capacity for core, peering, and data center interconnect. This CiscoLive 2021 digital session builds on BRKSPG-2280 (available via CiscoLive recording) and starts with an update on recent advances in the platform, ASICs, and role in the Routed Optical Networks solution. It then focuses on the forwarding path and highlights the evolution relative to previous architectures.

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Cisco 8000 Series - Under the Hood

This session takes a deep dive into the hardware that drives the Cisco 8000 Series routing platform. There is discussion of the chipsets and platform design, as well as considerations for professionals looking to deploy the solution in their data center or service provider organization. Presented by Lawrence Wobker, Principal Engineer. Recorded at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Europe 2020 in Barcelona, Spain on January 29, 2020..

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Introduction to Cisco 8000 Series

This session in an introduction and overview of the new Cisco 8000 Series routing platform, which is aimed at the service provider market and features new technology and hardware designed to meet the needs of this unique market. Presented by Najeeb Haddad, Product Line Manager. Recorded at Tech Field Day Extra at Cisco Live Europe 2020 in Barcelona, Spain on January 29, 2020.

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