The Cisco 7304 2-Port OC-3/STM-1 ATM Line Card is a versatile, high-performance line card that is well suited for a variety of applications.
The Cisco 7304 2-Port OC-3/STM-1 ATM Line Card is a versatile, high-performance line card that is well suited for a variety of applications. These applications include high-speed WAN uplinks in customer premises equipment (CPE) deployments, high-speed enterprise backbones, and high-speed uplinks for deploying the Cisco 7304 Router as a medium-density, medium-speed, edge-aggregation router in Tier 2 and 3 service provider points of presence (POPs).
Developed for customers that need a combination of performance and deployment flexibility, the Cisco 7304 Router meets current and future requirements for a midrange router. The Cisco 7304 Router delivers high-performance forwarding and hardware-accelerated services in a compact four-rack-unit (4-RU), four-interface slot form factor.
Powerful and flexible, the Cisco 7304 Router provides multiprotocol support, interface granularity, and high-availability features in a platform that is ideal for deployment in various applications such as high-end enterprise routing, medium-speed and medium-density leased-line aggregation in service provider Tier 2 and 3 POPs, and service provider-managed CPE deployments. Providing WAN connectivity at speeds ranging from DS3 through OC-48/STM-16, and LAN connectivity at speeds up to Gigabit Ethernet (using two 1000 Ethernet ports built into the Cisco NSE-100 route processor), the Cisco 7304 Router supports a wide range of concurrently running applications and lives up to the high standards of the Cisco 7000 Series of midrange routers.