E1200i vs EX8200 in Large Deployment
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Sat Jun 5 18:17:09 CDT 2010
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On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 5:28 PM, Tom <bifrost at minions.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Jun 2010, Adam LaFountain wrote:
>> If anyone out there has any pro/con experience with the Force10 E1200i or
>> S50 in a large environment I'd really appreciate your thoughts.
> Those are totally different animals, they don't even run the same code :)
> E1200 is a large chassis switch, S50N/V are 1U stackables. One can actually
> do (tables/mpls) IP routing, one can't; Basically one is decent for core,
> one for server agg.
> I'm comparing them against the Juniper EX8200 and EX4200 respectively and
>> curious about hardware/software stability on both brands.
> It really depends on what you're looking for... The EX series is a great
> L2/L3 switch, but likely you'd end up wanting MX in core if you're going the
> Juniper direction. IMHO Juniper is faster and more responsive in
> releasing updates if that matters.
> I've seen Juniper eat F10's lunch more than once recently, so you should
> probably figure out what you want first before you get in too deep :)
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