Latest Cisco for small dual homed ASN

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Thu Feb 11 19:08:17 UTC 2010

On 2/11/2010 10:53, James Smallacombe wrote:
> I have a customer that is looking at using BGP for their network; one
> connection over a few bonded T1s, the other over a Comcast Enterprise
> connection (which supposedly will do BGP now).
> When I was dual homed a few years ago, a 7204VXR with 256MB was more
> than adequate.  With routing tables growing the way they are, what's a
> good Cisco based solution on the lower end of the price spectrum that
> should handle this fine for a few years?

Any 2800/3800 ISR (except the 2801) will handle this just fine with at
least 512MB RAM if you want to stick with Cisco. You'll get more
performance for the price out of Vyatta if that's more important.


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