Core router bakeoff?
karl at mcs.net
Thu May 7 23:45:21 UTC 1998
On Thu, May 07, 1998 at 05:33:03PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Gregory Mirsky writes:
> > Perry, may I ask why you exclude Bay and 3Com? Any particular bad
> > experience from the previous life?
> I've only actually had bad experience with Bay stuff -- 3Com isn't
> even in the running for the most part -- the software doesn't even
> pretend to be able to do the job for a backbone.
> > And Rob, it you're building a backbone I'd add Ascend's GRF to the list.
> Actually, I rather like the architecture of the GRF, though I must
> admit to have never tried one out. I've heard some good things and
> they might be worth a test or two.
Well, the GRF has its good and bad points. I've tested one rather
extensively, although I admit it was some time (~8-9 months) ago.
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