Switch with 10 Gig and GRE support in hardware.

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Mon Feb 28 19:50:36 CST 2011


> From: Jeff Hartley 
> Sent: Monday, February 28, 2011 5:06 PM
> To: Matt Newsom; NANOG list
> Subject: Re: Switch with 10 Gig and GRE support in hardware.
> 
> On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 3:15 PM, George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com>
> wrote:
> >> On 2/18/11 6:30 AM, "Matt Newsom" <matt.newsom at rackspace.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> >                I am looking for a switch with a minimum of 12  X
> > 10GE
> >> >ports on it, that can has routing protocol support and can do GRE
> in
> >> >hardware. Does anyone have a suggestion that might fit. Keep in
> mind
> > I
> >> am
> >> >looking for something in the 1-2U range and not a chassis.
> >> >
> >> >
> >
> > Hard to tell from the data sheet:
> >
> > http://www.xbridgeservices.com/images/files/7450_ess.pdf
> >
> > But it looks like the Alcatel-Lucent 7450 ESS-1 might do it.  Not
> sure
> > if it has 4, 8, or 12 10G ports, though.  The data sheet is confusing
> to
> > me and it would be oversubscribed but that might be OK in your
> > applications.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> Brocade TurboIron 24X fits all of those criteria.
> 
> -Jeff

Last time I checked, the TI24x wouldn't do GRE.  






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