Cisco GSR

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Cisco 12000 Series Gigabit Switch Router (GSR)

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History

Internal code name: BFR [Big 'Fast' Router - an homage to Doom's BFG 9000] (The references to this code name can be seen in various bootstrap messages and on some hardware)

The Cisco GSR is a router developed in the mid 1990s to provide network service providers with the next generation of routing technologies. Previously, Cisco 7500s were used as the backbone of many networks.

Models

There are several GSR variants today:

  • 12006 - Code Name: Sushi
  • 12008
  • 12010 - Code Name: Sushi
  • 12012
  • 12016
  • 12404 - Code Name: Toddler
  • 12406 - Code Name: Quarter Dome
  • 12410 - Code Name: Half Dome
  • 12416 - Code Name: Magma
  • 12810 - Code Name: Silver Bullet-10
  • 12816 - Code Name: Silver Bullet-16

GSR-Info quick reference guide

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