Mikrotik RouterOS

Positively Optimistic positivelyoptimistic at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 15:05:57 CDT 2010


We use mikrotik in several enterprise networks and on our carrier ethernet
network.   We use their routerboard products as CPE in a lot of customer
environments.

They have a failure rate..  as does Cisco, Adtran, etc.   IMHO, any device
that depends on a wall wart for a power supply, is subject to occasional
failure..  However, we've had as many adtran total access products fail as
we've had mikrotik routerboards fail..

The powerrouter product that Dennis has referred to, although he may be more
biased than I, is a solid product that I personally feel is carrier grade.
Especially with redundant power or a DC power option..   I'm far from an
expert in cisco or mikrotik, however, to accomplish the same end result with
Cisco that is possible with Mikrotik, the cost is exponentially greater,..




Disclaimer..
I have zero financial interest in Mikrotik. Simply a loyal customer.


On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 5:05 AM, Bjørn Mork <bjorn at mork.no> wrote:

> Grzegorz Janoszka <Grzegorz at Janoszka.pl> writes:
> > On 12-4-2010 21:44, Gustavo Santos wrote:
> >> its was an old bug, that had been fixed for a while..
> >
> > You should still keep in mind Mikrotik is just Linux, with all its
> > (dis)advantages, plus some scripts and weird CLI.
>
> Just like IOS XE...
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> Bjørn
>
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