SUP720 vs. SUP32

Brian Feeny bfeeny at mac.com
Wed Mar 11 13:36:21 CDT 2009


Actually let me amend that and say 3800's as far as inexpensive  
routers.  They are basically NPE400 class devices, with alot of memory  
and sufficient to handle the full table.  Other router devices like  
7200's etc will work fine as well.


On Mar 11, 2009, at 2:29 PM, Brian Feeny wrote:

>
> Honestly, my advise is don't handle full tables in switches unless  
> you want to use 3bxl.  Use routers, any old ISR can do 1GB memory or  
> so and handle the table just fine, and run you a fraction of the  
> cost.  Keep internal routes, defaults, etc in the switching core.
>
> Brian
>
> On Mar 11, 2009, at 2:18 PM, Bill Blackford wrote:
>
>> Anyone have any experience with SUP32? Please contact me off list.
>>
>> I'm trying to evaluate a lower-cost alternative to the 720-3bxl.
>> I'm only pushing a few hundred megs of traffic, exchanging a few  
>> routes with less than 20 peers and don't see the need for a 720's  
>> worth of throughput in the near future.
>>
>> Can the 32 handle a full table?
>> How does the MFSC2A compare to the MFSC3?
>> V6 support?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> --
>> Bill Blackford
>> Senior Network Engineer
>>
>> my /home away from home
>>
>>
>>
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