Recommendations for router with routed copper gig-e ports?
owen at delong.com
Fri Feb 19 16:53:57 UTC 2010
On Feb 16, 2010, at 9:24 AM, Joe Abley wrote:
> On 2010-02-14, at 12:41, Lorell Hathcock wrote:
>> My problem on the redesign is I want to provide routed, copper gig-e ports
>> at a reasonable price per port.
> Force10 S25N/S50N. http://www.force10networks.com/products/s50n.asp
> If you look for used models, make sure they're not so old that they can't run FTOS. You don't want SFTOS, which is what the older switches run.
> They work nicely in a stack, when you find you need to grow.
I had absolutely horrible experiences with SFTOS. The upgrade to FTOS was not pleasant.
Once they were running on FTOS, they weren't horrible, but, I will never buy another one.
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