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Cisco announced that it has enhanced its Routed Optical Networking solution with new products and features. This included the Cisco NCS 1010 open optical line system, the Bright ZR/ZR+ pluggable optic announced at OFC, and the expansion of Cisco’s Crosswork Automation portfolio.

For more than two decades, Cisco has pioneered developments in routing silicon, optics, line systems, circuit emulation, software, and IP-over-DWDM. The company’s Routed Optical Networking solution and the new enhancements announced today offer a truly novel architecture with the potential to fundamentally improve the performance, economics and sustainability of service provider networks.

— Kyle Hollasch, Lead Analyst, Optical and Packet Transport Hardware, Cignal AI

Cisco Helps Service Providers Build a Sustainable Internet for the Future with Advancements to Its Converged Network Solution to Lower Costs