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Product Line: Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
Product Type: A9K-8T/4-E
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Current price $936.00
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Product Description

The Cisco A9K-8T/4-E is a line card for the ASR 9000 Series routers that provides high-density 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) and 100 GE interfaces. It offers up to 8 ports of 10 GE and 4 ports of 100 GE in a single slot, making it a highly flexible and scalable solution for service providers and large enterprises. The line card also features advanced quality of service (QoS) capabilities and support for various network protocols.

Key Feature for the A9K-8T/4-E

1. Up to 8 ports of 10 GE and 4 ports of 100 GE in a single slot 
2. Support for various network protocols, including IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS 
3. Advanced QoS capabilities for optimizing network performance 
4. Support for various line rates, including 10GBASE-LR and 100GBASE-LR4 
5. Compatibility with the ASR 9000 Series routers for a complete networking solution 
6. High availability design with redundant components and hot-swappable interfaces

Product Review

The Cisco A9K-8T/4-E is a powerful networking switch, featuring 8x10GBASE-T ports and 4xSFP+ ports. It stands out for its copper and fiber-optic connectivity options in the single unit, enabling superior flexibility for users. The 10G copper ports provide high bandwidth and rapid setup times, while the SFP+ ports provide greater speeds and scalability. Additionally, the ports support both traditional Ethernet and Power Over Ethernet technology, offering users a variety of connectivity solutions. These features are essential for managing any business's data-intensive networks.


Cisco A9K-8T/4-E is an 8-port 10GE/4-port 100GE service router line card for the Cisco ASR 9006 Series Aggregation Services Routers. It provides a major upgrade in bandwidth capacity, allowing businesses to take advantage of the latest technologies at faster speeds. The A9K-8T/4-E is perfect for any network looking to scale up or keep costs down while still providing high performance. This particular line card offers unmatched performance as far as routing and switching are concerned, offering an 8-port 10GE (10 Gigabit Ethernet) and 4-port 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet). This capability means that businesses can take advantage of the newest technologies at faster speeds. Each port supports up to 70Mpps throughput, providing high speed data transfer and low latency for critical applications, with a total capacity of up to 560Mpps. Designed for scalability and cost effectiveness, it has a maximum number of routes for IPv4 and IPv6 as 128000 and 64000 respectively. The A9K-8T/4-E supports a variety of features, including Security, Quality of Service (QoS), MPLSVPN services, Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), IPv6 routing, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), IP Performance and Access Control Lists (ACLs). Each port also supports Layer 2 protocols like Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), loop guard, local spanning tree protocol (LSTP) and Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP). Additionally, it offers advanced management features such as Network Management System (NMS) compatibility and Flexible NetFlow customized routing. This device includes an extensive list of features that make it suitable for a wide range of applications. It is rated for 75 Watts per port consumption—making it power efficient—and is designed with both AC and DC power inputs. All this combines with its compatibility with the latest technologies to ensure that your network will get maximum performance from the A9K-8T/4-E line card. The Cisco A9K-8T/4-E is suitable for any business looking to upgrade their LAN access speeds or connecting remote sites with increased privacy and added security. With unbeatable performance per watt, scalability options and automated management capabilities, this device is the perfect choice for businesses seeking reliable routers with high performance.

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