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Arnold Nipper arnold at nipper.de
Sun Apr 19 14:13:54 CDT 2009


On 19.04.2009 01:38 Randy Bush wrote

>>> just curious.  has anyone tried arista for smallish exchanges, before
>>> jumping off the cliff into debugging extreme, foundry, ...
>> last time I look at them their products lacked port security or
>> anything similiar.
> 
> whoops!
> 
>> Iirc it's on the roadmap for thier next generation of switches.
> 
> bummer, as performance and per-port cost are certainly tasty.
> 

Indeed ...

Afaik low latency is due to the fact that Arista boxes are doing cut
through.

Pricewise they are very attractive. And Arista EOS actually is more or
less a full blown Linux which allows you to do _really_ tricky things.



Arnold
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