Switch with 24x SFP PVLAN QinQ Layer 2

James Brown jamesbbrown04 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 13:19:52 CST 2011

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 1:26 PM, Rubens Kuhl <rubensk at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Requirements are basically just 24/48 SFP ports, PVLAN and selective
> QinQ.
> > Most devices that fit the requirements are Layer 3, which pushes the cost
> > per port too high.
> Cisco ME6524 has a model with 32 SFP ports (24 with 3:1
> oversubscription, 8 non-oversubscribed) and "IP Base" IOS which has
> very limited L3 features (RIP and EIGRP stub only), focused on Layer 2
> deployments.
> Rubens
> The ME3600X might be more a more appropriate Cisco solution than the
ME6524. The ME3600X is one of the current metro MDU access CPE device of

2x10GE and 24xGE SFP or Copper versions with Metro Feature set.


*In the spirit of full disclosure I am biased towards this vendor

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