Designed for Carrier Ethernet, IP/MPLS PE Edge in mid-size and smaller service provider and enterprise WAN applications, the Cisco 7600 Series Ethernet Services 20G supports up to 20 Gbps of bandwidth. The cards feature hierarchical QoS, locally significant VLANs, and up to 32K VLAN IDs per line card for rich services at scale. These line cards provide the unique ability to combine both Layer 2 and Layer 3 services on the same line card. The combination of native Ethernet Layer 2 switching, bridging, VPLS, Ethernet over MPLS (EoMPLS), and Layer 3 IP/MPLS routing distinguishes this line card among other products on the market, particularly in Carrier Ethernet applications.
The innovative architecture of these industry-leading, premium Ethernet services line cards is designed to deliver cost-effective high-touch features, combining both ASIC and Network Processor technology for an optimal combination of performance and flexibility. The cards provide distributed forwarding with proven ASIC technology in the forw