"2M today, 10M with no change in technology"? An informal survey.

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Sun Aug 26 22:46:44 UTC 2007

On Sun, Aug 26, 2007, John A. Kilpatrick wrote:
> without the switch fabric mojo - that's stuff's expensive.  The whole thing
> really makes me wonder about the value of selling the Cat platform as a
> customer edge router...

Its a great sale; they suddenly have hard limits which "the internet exceeds",
forcing the hardware upgrade cycle. Remember how long the Cisco 75xx persisted
and note how many people are still running Cisco 720x's with NPE-225's or
NPE-400's w/ full tables simply by adding RAM.


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