DS3 mux recommendation

Matt Taber matt.taber.nanog at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 16:03:26 UTC 2010

I can 2nd the recommendation for the MX2820 series.  9 DS3 mux per 2U
chassis w/ redundancy.  Very nice product if you're needing to save space in
a rack.


-----Original Message-----
From: sjk [mailto:sjk at sleepycatz.com] 
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 11:39 AM
To: Jay Nakamura
Subject: Re: DS3 mux recommendation

We use Adtran MX2820s which have been pretty reliable. They are designed
for medium density, so I am not sure if they'll be applicable to your
situation. We pull and trap a fair amount of snmp from them with no

Jay Nakamura wrote:
> I haven't researched stand alone DS3 mux in a long time and was
> wondering if anyone can recommend a DS3 Mux.  I have used Adtran
> before. (Long ago)  The products back then worked fine on line level
> but management interface was awful and if you threw too much SNMP at
> it and the management interface locked up.
> Are there anything better out there these days?
> TIA,
> -Jay

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