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Product Line: Cisco ASR 9000 Series
Product Type: Line Card
Original price $0.00 - Original price $368.00
Original price
$0.00 - $368.00
Current price $368.00
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Product Description

The Cisco A9K-8T-L is a line card designed for the Cisco ASR 9000 series router. It provides 8-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity and supports both Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) and IEEE 1588v2 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) for network synchronization. The line card features advanced Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities and supports Carrier Ethernet features such as Ethernet virtual connections (EVCs) and virtual private LAN services (VPLS). It also includes Cisco's IOS XR operating system, providing a highly available and scalable network solution.

Key Feature for the A9K8TL

1. 8-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
2. Support for SyncE and IEEE 1588v2 PTP for network synchronization
3. Advanced Quality of Service (QoS) capabilities
4. Support for Carrier Ethernet features such as EVCs and VPLS
5. Cisco IOS XR operating system for high availability and scalability
6. Redundant power supplies and fans for high reliability

Product Review

The Cisco A9K8TL is a high-performance, modular line card designed for use in the Cisco ASR 9000 series routers. It boasts eight ports of 10 Gigabit Ethernet, as well as support for multiple network protocols including IPv4, IPv6, and MPLS. Its unique selling point lies in its ability to provide high-density, high-bandwidth connectivity for large-scale service provider networks, making it an ideal choice for those in need of reliable and scalable network solutions.


Cisco A9K8TL is an advanced routing platform designed to simplify and optimize network deployments. It features an 8-slot modular chassis that is capable of up to 400 Gigabit Ethernet ports and two 400GbE ports. It also supports up to 8, 16, or 24 1/10/25/40/100Gbps optical ports in addition to its standard 2RU chassis with 360Gbps switching capacity. The A9K8TL is powered by Cisco's ® Network Operating System (NOS) and offers a comprehensive set of Layer 2, Layer 3, and MPLS technologies. This system supports VXLAN, SRP, QoS, and other advanced network features. The A9K8TL also provides support for wireless technologies through secure wireless LAN controllers and wireless profiles. The hardware specifications of the Cisco A9K8TL include an Intel E52602 v4 processor that operates at a speed of 2.6GHz, with a maximum core frequency of 4GHz. It also features 24GB RAM and 512GB total storage. It runs on the Linux-based operating system, making it highly versatile and secure. In addition, it features eight 1/10/25/40/100Gbps bays, 1 USB port, 2 serial ports, and 3 management interfaces. The Cisco A9K8TL is designed for superior scalability and performance, allowing up to 32 10Gbps optical ports per slot for a total capacity of 384Gbps across 8 slots. Furthermore, each switch consumes only 2RU of space in a 19" rack enclosure, providing improved density considering the amount of ports supported. This platform ensures an impressive 40Gbps symmetrical throughput and up to 160Gbps front-to-back line rate network performance when fully populated with 16 MRJ21 modules. Additionally, the PFC3BXL-F Fabric Controller can be expanded further by adding up to five additional line cards with up to 40 ports per card. Cisco A9K8TL is an advanced routing platform that simplifies maintenance while providing extraordinary network performance. Its comprehensive features combined with its high-density design set it apart from other models in the market. By choosing the Cisco A9K8TL, customers can be sure to get the most out of their investment both now and in the future.

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