Software router state of the art

Jack Bates jbates at
Mon Jul 28 20:15:16 UTC 2008

Chris Stebner wrote:
> This solution can most be definitely be had for under 5 grand. with the 
> RSP4+'s (ECC mem) youd be looking at greater than 99.99 percent uptime 
> if configured with SSO.

But if you end up needing BGP with full routes, throw that out the window. The 
RSP16's are expensive (even used relative to the RSP4) and usually necessarily 
for memory due to the current global routing table size. They are still cheap on 
the used market compared to list of most vendors, though.


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