Introducing the Cisco NCS55A2-MOD Modular Router

This video covers the new 2RU modular chassis coming in NCS5500 product family. Based on Jericho+ chipset, it offers 40 fixed ports SFP and 2 bays for 400G MPAs. Vincent Ng describes the architecture and the modularity offered by the MPAs, the timing capabilities, the IPoDWDM and MACsec features.

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Full Internet View on “Base” NCS 5500 Systems

In this video Nicolas Fevrier shows NCS5500 using Jericho-based line cards without external TCAM (also valid for fixed-form systems) handling the current internet table with still significant growth margin.

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Large Routing Tables on “Scale” NCS 5500 Systems

Pushing the limits further. We will take a much larger existing (ie. real) routing table (internet + a very large number of host routes), we will add a projection of the internet table to year 2025 and we will see how it can fit in a Jericho-based system with External TCAM

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Understanding NCS5500 Jericho+ Systems and their scalability

We will introduce and study a second generation of line cards and systems based on an evolution of the Forwarding ASIC.

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Netflow, Sampling-Interval and the Mythical Internet Packet Size

Clarification of key concepts around Netflow technology and potentially correct some common misconceptions. Particularly we will explain why the “what is the sampling-rate you support?” is not the right question.