Router for Metro Ethernet

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Mon Apr 12 14:32:35 CDT 2010

On Mon, 12 Apr 2010, Jeffrey Negro wrote:

> In our case I believe we would be dealing with just static routes and a
> lines of ACL.  Do you think the routing protocols are your largest resource
> usage in your scenario, or is it also just simple routing as well?

If your needs are simple IP routing + simple ACL, but you want line rate 
ethernet, a layer 3 switch might make sense.

  Jon Lewis                   |  I route
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