XR 12000/12000 Series Routers

The Cisco® XR 12000 Series routers accelerate the service provider evolution toward IP Next-Generation Networks, combining the unparalleled innovation of Cisco IOS® XR Software with investment protection of the market-leading Cisco 12000 Series.

Offering secure resource virtualization, integral service delivery, continuous system operation, and multiservice scale, the Cisco XR 12000 Series provides intelligent routing solutions that scale from 2.5- to 10-Gbps capacity per slot, enabling next-generation IP/Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks.

The Cisco XR 12000 Series is powered by Cisco IOS XR Software, allowing service providers to isolate public and private services through the virtualization of a single router into separate physical and logical partitions, Cisco IOS XR Software is a unique self-healing and self-defending operating system designed for always-on operation while scaling capacity and adding new services or features. With distributed processing intelligence and robust quality-of-service (QoS) and multicast mechanisms, the Cisco XR 12000 Series allows providers to scale services and customers with performance.