experience with BGP on Extreme's Alpine

Jonathan Disher jdisher at ipix.com
Wed May 30 23:20:07 UTC 2001

On Thu, 31 May 2001, Arnold Nipper wrote:

> I know ExtremeNetwork's high position in L2, but don't have any idea how they
> perform on L3. Now an Alpine3804 might the right solution for a customer as
> he needs a loadbalancer, switch and router which also should do BGP.
> Any experience and hints welcome!

Personally, I'm a purist.  I say use something like an Alteon AD3 or
ACESwitch 180e for a loadbalancer, $favorite_vendor_kit for router, and
the alpine for a switch.


-Jonathan Disher
-Sr. Systems and Network Engineer, Web Operations
-Internet Pictures Corporation, Palo Alto, CA
-[v] (650) 388-0497 | [p] (877) 446-9311 | [e] jdisher at eng.ipix.com

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