Advice regarding Cisco/Juniper/HP

Jeff Kell jeff-kell at
Thu Jun 17 15:01:33 UTC 2010

On 6/17/2010 10:40 AM, Andrew Thrift wrote:
>  Another major negative with the HP gear for us is that their switches
> only support SFP/SFP+ modules manufactured by HP, so those SFP+
> Twin-AX cables that came with your Dell/IBM Blade chassis will be
> useless to connect to your HP Switches, to add insult HP often sell
> their own modules at 3x the price of an equivalent module from say
> Extreme or Juniper.

Very true (and you thought Cisco was proud of their branded optics...).

Apparently the HP ink cartridge marketing department is in cahoots with
their network optics counterparts :-)


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