Layer 2 vs. Layer 3 to TOR

Łukasz Bromirski lukasz at bromirski.net
Thu Nov 12 17:45:48 CST 2009


On 2009-11-12 22:37, David Coulson wrote:

> The MX-series are pretty nice. That should be able to do VPLS PE,
> however I've never tried it - MX240 did it pretty well last time I
> tried. I've no clue how the cost of that switch compares to a cisco 4900
> or something (not that a 4900 is anything special - L3 is all in software).

For both 4948/4948-10GE and 4900M L3 is in hardware. For
4948/4948-10GE IPv6 is in software, for 4900M it's in hardware.

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