BI4000 Foundry BigIron 4000/8000/15000 

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BigIron 4000, 8000 and 15000 systems are equipped with JetCore ASIC based modules. They present 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Layer 2 scalability for Metro and Layer 3 scalability for ISPs. These systems have bandwidth management, wire-speed network monitoring and accounting features. The BigIron provides high performance Metro Ethernet and Internet Service solutions.


BigIron systems offer Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet densities in a compact footprint. Powered by Enterprise IronWare or Metro IronWare operating systems, BigIron Layer 3 switches provide wire-speed, non-blocking performance, Quality of Service and advanced bandwidth management features for challenging service provider and enterprise environments.


The BigIron systems also offer unparalleled port density that maximizes revenue per rack unit by minimizing the environmental requirements such as space, power and cooling; state-of-the-art Ternary Content Addressable Memory (TCAM) which delivers large-scale wire-speed Layer 3 switching, Policy Based Routing (PBR) and OSPF and BGP4 implementations; and protection against Denial of Service attacks using IronShield


Part numbers associated with this product;

BI4000, BI8000, BI15000, RPS3, RPS3DC, RPS4, RPS4DC, RPS6, J-BxGMR4, J-B2GMR4, J-B48E, J-B48T, J-B24FX, J-B24FX-SR, J-B24FX-IR, J-F24FX-IR, J-BxG, J-B16Gx, J-B16GC, J-F24E-POE, RPS-POE Shelf, E1MG-SX, E1MTG-SX, E1MG-LX, E1MG-LHA, E1MG-LHB, E1MG-TX, E1MG-CWDM80, B10Gx1, B10Gx2, 10G-XNPK-LR, 10G-XNPK-ER, 10G-XNPK-SR, 10G-XNPK-LX4, 10G-XNPK-CX4, 10G-XNPK-LW

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