Cisco CRS-1 vs Juniper 1600 vs Huawei NE5000E

Pekka Savola pekkas at
Fri Aug 3 21:06:53 UTC 2007

On Fri, 3 Aug 2007, Robert Boyle wrote:
> At 02:17 AM 8/3/2007, you wrote:
>> Hi,, group
>>   I need some help.
>>    Which equipment is better ( perfomance, availability,
>> scalability, features, Support, and Price ($$$) ) ???
>>   Some experience in the real life ????
> Dependent on your interface needs, if GigE, 10G, (40G & 100G in the future) 
> and POS are all you need, include the Foundry XMR in your eval too. Very 
> solid software and excellent support at a price point which is significantly 
> lower than C & J. I don't know the pricing for H.

Any experiences of Foundry routing w/ more complex protocols (PIM, 
MSDP, various IPv6 stuff)?

The last time we tried running non-C/J as a router was a very Extreme 
experience and we swore never again to touch similar router underdogs 
in the future.

Pekka Savola                 "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings

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