AT&T Taps Cisco For OC-768 Upgrade

April 24, 2007

AT&T has selected the Cisco CRS-1 router to replace much of the core network gear previously provided by hardware vendor Avici. Simon Zelingher, VP of AT&T Research Labs, recently stated his company will need to upgrade to a 100-Gbit/s backbone by the end of the decade in order to keep up with bandwidth demand driven by video and multimedia applications.

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