Dial Concentrators - TNT / APX8000 R.I.P.

Bill Fehring lists at billfehring.com
Mon May 10 17:03:32 UTC 2010

I don't think that you can buy new support contracts for the AS5800 series



On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 09:50, Scott Berkman <scott at sberkman.net> wrote:

> I think the only one under support may be the Cisco AS series (AS5800 only
> now?):
> http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/univgate/ps509/
> The other platform I knew besides the TNT was the Nortel CVX but it is EOL
> also.
>        -Scott
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerry Bonner [mailto:JBonner at enventis.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 10, 2010 12:29 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Dial Concentrators - TNT / APX8000 R.I.P.
> I'm told by our Alcatel rep that the APX 8000 is no longer supported and
> that we can no longer get hardware support because they "don't have any
> spare parts".
> I share a certain amount of love for this platform dating back to Ascend,
> but what am I to do now? Obviously no one is making large investments in
> their dial platform, but are there any other viable alternatives out there
> that are actually supported?
> ~jerry

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