ITP Course

ITP Product Team
March 24th – 28th

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© 2001, Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Inc. Cisco Confidential 22 . Inc. reserved.Cisco All rights Systems. Cisco Systems.Section 6 : ITP Capacity Planning © 2002. © 2001. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. Inc.Agenda • Hardware/CPU Dimensioning • Software/Capacity Limit • Sensitivity to SS7 Environment • Link Capacity Planning • ITP Fine Tuning © 2001. Cisco Systems. Cisco Confidential 3 .

Cisco Confidential 4 .1 Slot at least ( typically 2 ) for RSP .7513 has 13 slots . Cisco Systems. All rights reserved.All other slots can be VIP © 2001. Inc.7513 Chassis • 7507 has 7 slots .

2 Power Supplies for Redundancy Industry Leading 70+ LAN & WAN Adaptors To Choose From Cisco Confidential 5 .Cisco 7513 Route Switch Processors (RSP) Versatile Interface Processors (VIP) VIP4-80 / VIP6-80 Increase Performance RSP8 / RSP16 Add second RSP for HA (RPR+) Port and Services 70+ service / port adapters Adaptors Industry leading features Scalable / high performance Carrier-class high availability © 2001. Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. Inc.

Cisco Systems. Cisco Confidential 6 . Inc. All rights reserved.Versatile Interface Processors (VIPs) • VIPs hold can contain 2 port adapters with either IP or SS7 media interface • While capable of containing a mix. recommended deployment is not to mix port adapter types for performance reasons © 2001.

Cisco Systems.SS7 Port Adapters • Channelized E1 & E1/ATM (HSL) • V.35 (8 port & 4 port) © 2001. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7 . Inc.

Cisco Systems. Cisco Confidential 8 .Agenda • Hardware/CPU Dimensioning • Software/Capacity Limit • Sensitivity to SS7 Environment • Link Capacity Planning • ITP Fine Tuning © 2001. Inc. All rights reserved.

All rights reserved. 8000 x . Inc. Cisco Systems. Cisco Confidential 9 .6E.Link Calculations per VIP • VIP LSL Capacity: 4096 MSUs IN and 4096 MSUs OUT • DS0=64kbps (64000bps/8 = 8000 bytes/sec) • Fail over at .6 = 4800 bytes • Average MSU size is 120 bytes • 4800 bytes / 120 = 40 MSUs/Sec/Link • 4096 MSUs/sec Divided-by 40MSUs/sec/link 6000/40 = 102 Links © 2001.

000 M3UA/SUA Routing Keys 10.Other ITP Capacity Milestones (M2PA/TDM) Parameter/Platform GTT Transactions/s (100% GTT) 7507/7513 20% Overhead Max Entries in Routing Table 10. Cisco Confidential 10 .000 Latency ( MTP3 and GTT MSUs ) 5-8 ms © 2001. Cisco Systems.000 Max Entries in GTT Table 500. All rights reserved. Inc.

Inc.500 Single Processor 7204/6 VXR Dual Power NPE400 Single Processor Mid-range 7507/13 High-End (HW Limit) Dual Power No 24 48 6. Cisco Systems. All rights reserved. (60.ITP Family of Platforms 265x Low-End Dual Power / Dual Processor HotSwap Line cards Max Number of Low-speed Links Supported Number or T1/E1 ports MSUs per Second Dual Power No 4 2 1.0 with no hardware change) Cisco Confidential 11 .000 Dual Processor © 2001.500 Yes 720 176 30.000 in R4.