Switch with 10 Gig and GRE support in hardware.

Nitzan Tzelniker nitzan.tzelniker at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 14:46:47 CST 2011


HP A5820 (3com/H3C in the past )  is doing 24*10GE + GRE (we test it )
btw in the latest release it is also doing mpls (not test it yet )

Nitzan

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 17:28, Leigh Porter <leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com>wrote:

> OK. Please show me a “switch” that will terminate Layer 3 GRE tunnels..
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> If it does GRE then it is making Layer 3 forwarding decisions which is a
> router function. It may be built into a switch as well, but it is still a
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> Leigh Porter
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> From: tsison at gmail.com [mailto:tsison at gmail.com]
> Sent: 01 March 2011 15:10
> To: sthaug at nethelp.no; Leigh Porter
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: Switch with 10 Gig and GRE support in hardware.
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> is the requirment still 1-2 U switch?
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> ----- Reply message -----
> From: sthaug at nethelp.no
> Date: Tue, Mar 1, 2011 4:44 am
> Subject: Switch with 10 Gig and GRE support in hardware.
> To: <leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com>
> Cc: <nanog at nanog.org>
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> > Juniper MX80 does all this.
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> 1. It's not a switch (so don't expect "switch pricing").
> 2. It doesn't offer 12 x 10GE ports.
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> And I believe this has been mentioned earlier in the same thread...
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> Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no
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