Force10 Gear - Opinions

James Jun james at
Mon Aug 25 22:29:31 CDT 2008

> > As a box designed with the enterprise datacenter in mind, the E-
> series
> > looks to be missing several key service provider features, including
> > MPLS and advanced control plane filtering/policing.
> Ah, because Cisco does either of these in hardware?

Yes.  PFC3 inside Supervisor 32, 720 and RSP 720 for Catalyst 6500/Router
7600 series perform both of these features in hardware.  The article
mentioned in this thread compares Force10 E against the 6500 series.


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