Cisco NCS 500 License
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Cisco NCS 500 Series
The way that 5G Internet, IoT and cloud services requires massive and rapid changes to the access and aggregation networks, more capacity to handle growth and changing traffic patterns, more flexibility to deliver services from distributed locations that are closer to the end users plus, more security to contain the exclusive cyber threats. Cisco’s brand new access portfolio can help you re-imagine your network.
Cisco NCS 500 series can help multiple industries providing technologies such packet-based front haul supporting any Cell site backhaul delivering robust Carrier Ethernet services and connecting enterprise branches. The Cisco NCS 500 series are also more secure and support device overlap even in the harsh environment or conditions. Also, the software on these devices are more flexible supporting on-board simple secure zero-touch provisioning capabilities.
You can use only what you need using the IOS XR7 which benefits from quick boot and leverage extensive data model capabilities for advanced programmability, simplify capacity growth in networks with segment routing and EVPN technologies providing network sizing and mass scale to deliver various services. Moreover, 5G requirement are officially managed with the advanced timing capabilities to deliver business critical SLA-based services. Finally, Cisco’s cloud enhanced trust-worthy systems provide multiple layers for defense to protect your network against attacks.
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Models and Specifications
The Cisco NCS 520 is a dense, 1 Rack Unit (RU) form factor router which enables secure Layer 2/Layer 3 DMARC device providing support for ELINE and ELAN deployments.
The Cisco NCS 540 is a dense combination of 24 x 10GE, 8 x 25GE, and 2 x 100GE ports in a 1RU form factor for lowest power and cost-per-bit in the industry which provides Advanced timing and ultra-low latency geared for 5G, Carrier Ethernet, and WAN MPLS.
The Cisco NCS 560 is a full-featured, modular, and programmable aggregation platform for cost-efficient access networks which provides 6 x 100G support on NCS560 4 RU form factor, High Density of 1G/10G/40G/100G Ethernet ports, 25G/50G on roadmap and 100G QSFP-DD ZR optics on roadmap.
Cisco NCS 500 License
The Cisco NCS 500 license is now available with Smart License in addition to PAK license operating in the hybrid model.
Smart Licensing is a cloud-based unified license management system that manages all of the software licenses across Cisco products. It enables to purchase, deploy, manage, track and renew Cisco Software licenses. It also provides information about license ownership and consumption through a single user interface.