Force10 Gear - Opinions
pauldotwall at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 12:07:34 CDT 2008
On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 12:40 PM, Jo Rhett <jrhett at netconsonance.com> wrote:
> You added a third SFM3 which has no place to go in this chassis.
No, I did not. I did, however, list it as a point of reference for
> So $52,500 versus $62,240 for the Cisco.
No, $65000.00 vs $62240.00.
> Then you need to add recertify cost, which isn't cheap. And given that you
> can purchase Force10 stuff *NEW* at 60% discount, you're pitting new against
> used for similar prices.
Yes and no. Level3 might have an aversion to running random refurbs
in production (just using them as an example, they also might not :).
Smaller hosting or SP shop represented on the list, "not so much".
And 60 points off Cisco is possible, even for small shops with some
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