Advice regarding Cisco/Juniper/HP

Jack Carrozzo jack at
Thu Jun 17 14:27:01 UTC 2010

A couple consulting gigs I did had 3Com stuff since it was cheap and they
got educational deals. They were consulting me to put in Cisco gear ;-) This
was admittedly 3-4 years ago.

I've never met anyone who has told me positive stories about 3Com equipment,
but I suppose I'm biased also from the horror stories.

My $0.02,


On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Andrew D Kirch <trelane at>wrote:

> On 06/17/2010 09:52 AM, James Smith wrote:
>> So my questions to the NANOG community are: Would you recommend HP over
>> Cisco or Juniper?
> Not for core networking.
>   How is HP's functionality and performance compared to Cisco or Juniper?
> HP's Procurve switches have been around forever, they're about the same
> quality as a 2xxx 3xxx Cisco, but nothing better
>  Does anyone have any HP networking experiences they can share, good or
>> bad?
> never had any issues with them.

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