The Router 8801 is a high performance ultra-compact 240 Gbps router powered by the second generation of Smart Network Processor 4000 (SNP 4000), industry's first C-programmable processor running unmodified Linux.
The Router 8801 targeting distributed BNG (Broadband Network Gateway), Distributed Cloud Gateway and Distributed Provider Edge applications with inline high touch services such as IPFIX for Provider Edge and CGNAT for BNG subscribers. Router 8801 provides a very sophisticated subscriber aware and application aware feature in a scalable 1 RU form factor. Router 8801 is cost optimized for disaggregated deployment scenarios where the routing is decoupled from the computing, making it attractive for the next generation distributed cloud architecture.
Market unique hardware architecture provides control plane and data plane redundancy capabilities with fabric-based stacking technology allowing scale-up twice control plane and data plane capacity in same time.
According to ACG Research Ericsson Router 8801 is a versatile, programmable, highly scalable subscriber management platform that benefits from architectural flexibility, service agility and rapid service provisioning. Over seven years, ACG Research found:
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