Cisco NCS5501 as a P Router

Erik Sundberg ESundberg at
Thu May 18 13:21:37 UTC 2017

We're at the growing point where we need a dedicated P router for a core device. We are taking a serious look at the NCS5501. Is there anyone else using a NCS5501 as P Router or just general feedback on the NCS5501 if you are using it?

The big downside is it's only has a single processor

I Can't justify a ASR9K or NCS5500 Chassis yet.


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