Heavy Networking 499: Introducing Cisco IOS XR7 (Sponsored)

Heavy Networking from Packet Pushers show

Summary: Cisco <a href="https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/ios-nx-os-software/ios-xr-software/index.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">IOS XR version 7</a> is the topic of Heavy Networking in this sponsored episode.<br> IOS XR7 is the latest version of the XR network OS (NOS). XR uses a modular architecture and is designed to support programmability, automation, and scale. It supports YANG models, real-time telemetry, APIs, and includes a robust routing stack.<br> Cisco tells us XR7 is simple, modern, trustworthy, and cloud-enhanced. To get through to what that actually means, we’re chatting with Cisco guests Bhavna Prasad, Product Manager; and Reda Haddad, Distinguished Engineer.<br> We discuss:<br> <br> * What’s new in version 7<br> * The ability to manage it with Ansible, Chef, or Puppet<br> * Hardware support for IOS XR7, including whitebox<br> * The API layer<br> * Upgrading from older XR versions<br> * New security features<br> * More<br> <br> Show Links:<br> <a href="https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/ios-nx-os-software/ios-xr-software/index.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Cisco IOS XR7</a> – Cisco Systems<br> <a href="https://xrdocs.io/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">XR Docs</a><br> <a href="https://blogs.cisco.com/sp/an-architectural-approach-to-flexible-consumption-for-service-providers-with-ios-xr" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">An Architectural Approach to Flexible Consumption for Service Providers with IOS XR</a> – Cisco Blogs<br> <a href="https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/cloud-systems-management/crosswork-network-automation/index.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Cisco Crosswork Network Automation</a> – Cisco Systems<br> <a href="https://newsroom.cisco.com/press-release-content?type=webcontent&amp;articleId=2039386" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Cisco Unveils Plan for Building Internet for the Next Decade of Digital Innovation</a> – Cisco Systems<br> <a href="https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/ios-nx-os-software/ios-xr-software/eos-eol-notice-c51-742542.html">End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco IOS XR Software Release 6.6</a> – Cisco Systems<br> <a href="https://packetpushers.net/?s=ios+xr" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">IOS XR Coverage on Packet Pushers</a> – Packet Pushers<br>