Cisco is introducing a new router that will be able to handle the dramatic increase in demand for Internet Downloads.
If Internet traffic is going to triple over the next 5 years, as Cisco predicts, we're gonna need a bigger boat.
On Wednesday, unveiled its latest solution to help wireless carriers and Internet service providers manage their customers' insatiable demand for more streaming videos, app downloads and social networking.
The new core router technology, known as "CRS-X," will provide speeds of 400 Gigabits p/s -- and that's just for one slot on the router's rack. Each rack is scalable up to 6.4 Terabits per second, and the entire CRS-X system is capable of nearly 1 Petabit p/s if multiple racks are set up in tandem.