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Light Reading: The Future Is Networks on Demand, Says Cisco Chief Architect

By March 9, 2016June 30th, 2017No Comments

From Light Reading:

Cisco has been developing the technology it believes can deliver networks on demand: It recently open sourced a virtual switch and router, the Vector Packet Processor, to the recently formed community to provide network operators with a modular and high-performance infrastructure using existing Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC)-based systems. The VPP supports 480Gbit/s throughput in 24 cores, with another 48 available. “It’s pretty much everything you need to deploy a virtual network and it’s screamingly fast,” Ward says.

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