Advice regarding Cisco/Juniper/HP
bblackford at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 10:16:40 CDT 2010
And to add to it here's a Cisco SFP in a Juniper chassis showing a
serial number that looks suspiciously like a Finisar serial number.
PIC 1 REV 04 711-021270 AR0209216364 4x GE SFP
Xcvr 0 NON-JNPR FNS0932K03B SFP-SX
On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 8:01 AM, Jeff Kell <jeff-kell at utc.edu> wrote:
> 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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