Is Cisco equpiment de facto for you?

lorddoskias lorddoskias at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 10:39:56 CST 2011


On 1/10/2011 3:31 PM, Brandon Kim wrote:
> Hello gents:
>
> I wanted to put this out there for all of you. Our network consists of a mixture of Cisco and Extreme equipment.
>
> Would you say that it's fair to say that if you are serious at all about being a service provider that your core equipment is Cisco based?
>
> Am I limiting myself by thinking that Cisco is the "de facto" vendor of choice? I'm not looking for so much "fanboy" responses, but more of a real world
> experience of what you guys use that actually work and does the job.....
>
> No technical questions here, just general feedback. I try to follow the Tolly Group who compares products, and they continually show that Cisco equipment
> is a poor performer in almost any equipment compared to others, I find that so hard to believe.....
>
> Thanks!
>
> Brandon
>
>   		 	   		
Just as a pointer - one of the largest and most utilized IX (AMS-IX) has 
their platform built on Brocade devices.




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