The HP MSR3000 Router Series, the next generation of router from HP, is a component of the HP FlexBranch solution, which is a part of the comprehensive HP FlexNetwork architecture. These routers feature a modular design that delivers unmatched application services for medium- to large-sized branch offices. This gives your IT personnel the benefit of reduced complexity, and simplified configuration, deployment, and management. The MSR3000 routers use the latest multicore CPUs, offer Gigabit switching, provide an enhanced PCI bus, and ship with the latest version of HP Comware software to help ensure high performance with concurrent services. The MSR3000 series provides a full-featured, resilient routing platform, including IPv6 and MPLS, with up to 5 Mpps forwarding capacity and 3.3 Gb/s of IPSec VPN encrypted throughput. These routers also support HP Open Application Platform (OAP) modules to deliver integrated industry-leading HP AllianceOne partner applications such as virtualization, unified communications and collaboration (UC&C), and application optimization capabilities.