Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Spain's Abertis Telecom Deploys Cisco ASR 9000

Abertis Telecom,
a provider of video and Carrier Ethernet transport to broadcasters and the broader telecom market in Spain, is deploying an IP/MPLS system based on Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers and Cisco 7600 Series Routers. The network is being upgraded to handle more bandwidth and new capabilities, such as video contribution, video production, Carrier Ethernet transport, and primary distribution and content distribution services across Spain. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Video capabilities of the Cisco Carrier Ethernet system include high-performance multicast and in-line video performance monitoring. Abertis provides stringent service-level agreements to its customers for zero-loss video transport. In addition, the Cisco ASR 9000 Series is designed to deliver a per-slot capacity of up to 400 Gbps and to scale up to 6.4 terabits per second along with rich-service capabilities.

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