Router for Metro Ethernet

Da Shi da.shi at 3z.ca
Tue Apr 13 23:20:14 CDT 2010


plz dont go with 3825/3845 unless you need it for voice etc.   we have
clients run 3825/3845 and they don't work properly beyond 50mbps with
traffic shaping.




On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:12 AM, Tony Varriale <tvarriale at comcast.net> wrote:
> Cisco rates it at 256mbps which places it above a NPE-400.
>
> The 3825 says 179mbps on their spec sheet.  Not sure where you are getting
> your numbers but they are way off.
>
> All of those numbers are straight forwarding with nothing turned on and 64
> byte packets.  That way you get a nice idea of what the CPU can do.
>
> tv
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Stewart" <nonobvious at gmail.com>
> To: <nanog at nanog.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 1:27 PM
> Subject: Re: Router for Metro Ethernet
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>> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Dylan Ebner <dylan.ebner at crlmed.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> However, this router also has 2 100mb connections from local lans that it
>>> is also terminiating.
>>> For our 100mb metro e connections we use 3845s. The 100 mb service
>>> terminates into NM-GEs, which have a faster throughput than the hwics.
>>
>> Be careful using 3845s for 100 Mbps connections or above - Cisco rates
>> them at 45 Mbps (and 3825 at half of that) but last time I checked
>> doesn't make any promises at faster than T3.  They're being
>> conservative about it, but one thing that really can burn the
>> horsepower is traffic shaping, which you need with some MetroE
>> carriers.
>>
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>>            Thanks;     Bill
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