Cisco (CSCO) launches its ASR 5500 edge router, which (unlike other ASR models) is built...

|About: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)|By:, SA News Editor

Cisco (CSCO) launches its ASR 5500 edge router, which (unlike other ASR models) is built specifically with mobile networks in mind. Cisco boasts the router, which looks to profit from skyrocketing mobile data traffic, contains a number of mobile-specific policy and protocol features, and has already been adopted by Verizon and India's Bharti Airtel. Rival Juniper (JNPR) is also targeting the mobile infrastructure market via Project Falcon. (also)