Advice regarding Cisco/Juniper/HP

Andrew Thrift andrew at networklabs.co.nz
Thu Jun 17 09:41:21 CDT 2010


I can tell many stories about 3com switches, email me off list, the 
language used will not be suitable for the list.




On 18/06/2010 2:27 a.m., Jack Carrozzo wrote:
> 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,
>
> -Jack
>
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Andrew D Kirch<trelane at trelane.net>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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