ASR1000 Nuts and Bolts

The ASR 1000 is based on fourĀ main components: ESP (Embedded Services Processor), RP (Routing Processor), SIP (SPA Interface Processor) and SPA (Shared Port Adapter).

ASR 1000 overview

Each component has a varying level of intelligence when it comes to packet processing and QoS.

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How the Internet Died

Tuesday, August 12 and Wednesday, August 13 the internet seems to be hiccuping along and generally less stable than normal. This isn’t the first or evenĀ second time the internet broke on a global level. Due to 10 year old default configuration and business inaction many ISPs and enterprises encountered network outages.

First, some history…

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