Router for Metro Ethernet

Dennis Burgess dmburgess at linktechs.net
Tue Apr 13 09:23:40 CDT 2010


Actually, the latest version 5 adds IP6 over PPP, I don't know where you
got that they are not capable of routing IPv6.  Just have to install the
V6 package.

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Dennis Burgess, CCNA, Mikrotik Certified Trainer, MTCNA, MTCRE, MTCWE,
MTCTCE, MTCUME 
Link Technologies, Inc -- Mikrotik & WISP Support Services
Office: 314-735-0270 Website: http://www.linktechs.net
LIVE On-Line Mikrotik Training - Author of "Learn RouterOS"


-----Original Message-----
From: Owen DeLong [mailto:owen at delong.com] 
Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 8:42 PM
To: Dennis Burgess
Cc: Jeffrey Negro; nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Router for Metro Ethernet

Yes, but, according to the Mikrotik web site they appear to be obsolete
and incapable of routing IPv6.

Owen

On Apr 12, 2010, at 10:32 AM, Dennis Burgess wrote:

> a PowerRouter at http://www.mikrotikrouter.com can handle several
> hundred meg without issues.  
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> Dennis Burgess, CCNA, Mikrotik Certified Trainer, MTCNA, MTCRE, MTCWE,
> MTCTCE, MTCUME 
> Link Technologies, Inc -- Mikrotik & WISP Support Services
> Office: 314-735-0270 Website: http://www.linktechs.net
> LIVE On-Line Mikrotik Training - Author of "Learn RouterOS"
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeffrey Negro [mailto:jnegro at billtrust.com] 
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 12:29 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Router for Metro Ethernet
> 
> Before I get taken for a ride by salespeople, I figured it would be
best
> to
> ask the experts of Nanog....
> 
> My company is currently in talks to bring an ethernet circuit into our
> headquarters, initially committing around 40Mbps.  The ISP will be
> providing
> ethernet handoff, but I do not want their managed router offering
> (Adtran
> 4430) since it is pricey, non-redundant and I'd rather manage it
myself.
> My
> question is about hardware.  Can I assume that I can use something
like
> a
> Cisco 2000 series router with two built in fast/gig ethernet ports,
> without
> a WIC?  and since both sides are ethernet would the routing throughput
> be
> near fast ethernet speed?  This is my first dealing with metro
ethernet
> offerings, and I don't want to assume that the Cisco throughput rates
> listed
> for T1/ADSL etc. are the same for a metro ethernet as the WAN.
> 
> Any and all suggestions on the hardware would be greatly appreciated.
> Thank
> you in advance!





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