Anyone Deployed Ascend's GRF IP Switch?
rbuchals at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 26 14:27:52 UTC 1997
To make a fair comparison between your 7500 and your new GRF, are you
going to configure your 7500 to be comparable?
Put an RSP4, VIP2-40 interface processors, and CEF code (otherwise known
as distributed FIB) into the 7500 to make it fair. You'll see what a
modern 7500 can REALLY do.
Cisco has made quite a few advancements/modifications to the original
7500 over the past two years, a fact that seems to have escaped the
folks at the Tolly Group.
The more interesting data published by the Tolly report clearly
indicates that the GRF has a LONG way to go to meet the performance
objectives described in Ascend's product literature. Compare the
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