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Cisco Goes Big for the Internet of Everything

This week, Cisco officially announced NCS, powered by the networking giant's nPower X1 network processor.

"We need a new dimension of scale," Surya Panditi, SVP and GM, Cisco Service Provider Networking Group, said during a press event launching the new gear. "This can scale beyond a petabit."

At the top end of the new portfolio sits the NCS 6000 family of products, which can provide up to a whopping 1.2 petabits per second of bandwidth. The NCS 6000 is powered by the same IOS-XR operating system inside Cisco's CRS core routing system

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Cisco Announces Network Convergence System

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.