Current recommendations for 2 x full bgp feed

George Herbert george.herbert at
Mon May 9 02:06:21 UTC 2011

On Sat, May 7, 2011 at 6:49 AM, Support <support at> wrote:
> Can anyone give me their recommendation for current hardware to take 2 x
> full BGP feeds over 1Gb/s ports with a third Gb port for the local network?
> I did this about 6/7 years ago with a Cisco 7200VXR NPE300 256MB RAM
> but I'm guessing things have moved on???

Question -

How sure are you that the number of incoming BGP feeds is and will
permanently remain 2 and only two?

I.e., do you need, or conceive of needing, a moderate expansion margin
for the hardware selected?

-george william herbert
george.herbert at

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