options for full routing table in 1 year?

Hector Herrera hectorherrera at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 12:08:15 CDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 7:53 AM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 8:33 PM, Jo Rhett <jrhett at netconsonance.com> wrote:
>> I was chatting with someone the other day and we were trying to build a
>> complete list of all units which can handle full routing tables 1 year from
>> now, assuming current 4k/month growth (nevermind de-aggregation)
> What about Cisco's ASR series?  We're going to be turning up a
> multihomed connection with two full BGP views and I think our reseller
> is going to be recommending ASR series routers...

I believe the Cisco ASR series can handle 1M IPv4 or 250K IPv6 in
their entry level unit (ASR1002), the more advanced units can be
upgraded to handle 4M IPv4 or 2M IPv6.  It does appear to be a "shared
table" design, so you would have to chose one or the other.

Hector Herrera
Pier Programming Services Ltd.

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