So what is Edge Platform? Today fast secure and reliable connections to the cloud are more important than ever. Yet most of organizations are still using routers that were built before the cloud era. Well, that's a problem! Because routers alone can't observe the highly distributed network that is the internet and secure its traffic. Plus, they are not able to run the necessary throughput and encryption needed for a solid experience. As a result, many businesses are left unprepared.
Cisco Catalyst 8000 Edge Platform Family
Cisco Catalyst 8000 edge platforms family offers cloud networking visibility and security capabilities in a single device to better connect your business regardless of how simple or complex your IT architecture may be.
Cisco Catalyst 8500 series edge platforms are powerful one rack unit devices pack 100Gig and 40Gig ports to connect your SD-WAN core campus and co-locations to the cloud. Cisco's third generation quantum flow processor ASIC, delivers up to 33 Gbps in SD-WAN and 8000 VPN tunnels to the cloud. These platforms benefit from larger processing course, a dedicated on-chip crypto engine and deeper memory to deliver both high performance and large-scale services such as IPSEC, NAT, Zone-based firewall and DPI.