Backbone routers see all the traffic flow through the network, due to their central location and are capable of performing intelligent traffic checks at wire-speed, allowing them to find the intrusion faster than in edge routers (which see only part of the traffic).
What does BR stand for?
BR stands for Backbone Router
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Under the new contract, Ericsson will be providing industry-leading AXI 580-3 and AXI 520-8 IP backbone routers, while expanding the existing AXI 520-4 routers.
The solutions feature highly scalable IP platforms enabling rapid delivery of new value-added services in an interoperable, multi-service network environment and include AXI 580 and AXI 520 series IP Backbone Routers (based on Juniper Networks M160(tm), M40(tm) and M20(tm) routers).
Under the contract, Ericsson will deploy its industry leading AXI 580 and AXI 520 Internet Protocol (IP) Backbone routers (based on the Juniper Networks M-Series IP routers).
Under the contract, Ericsson will deploy its industry leading AXI 580 and AXI 520 series IP Backbone Routers (based on Juniper Networks M160(TM) and M20(TM) routers).
The solutions feature highly scalable IP and ATM platforms enabling rapid delivery of new value-added services in an interoperable, multiservice network environment: the AXD Multiservice Switches, AXI 540 Edge Routers and AXI 580 and AXI 520 series IP Backbone Routers (based on Juniper Networks M160(TM) and M40(TM) routers).
In addition, Ericsson will deploy a comprehensive suite of IP backbone equipment including its industry leading AXI 520-4 series IP Backbone Routers (based on Juniper Networks M20TM routers) and its internally developed AXC 711 Tigris access routers as well as Extreme Networks' LAN Switches.
As a result, Ericsson's AXI IP Backbone Routers now form nearly 80% of China Mobile's nationwide backbone network.