Force10 E Series at the edge?

George Bonser gbonser at
Wed Mar 28 10:34:38 CDT 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Daly 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 8:59 PM
> To: Brent Roberts
> Subject: Re: Force10 E Series at the edge?
> Brent,
> Your options include, for smaller boxes:
> - Brocade CER series, but make sure you the -RT versions due to RAM
> (haven't tried, though)
> - Juniper MX (MX80 is working well for us)
> - Cisco ASR1006 (heard a lot about BGP price issues)
> But for 300mb/sec, what not OpenBSD + Quagga?
> Tom

I have been using a pair of CER (but not the -RT) at one location for a while now and so far have been flawless. These particular units aren't taking full tables so don't need the -RT but I wouldn't have any trouble using them.  The -RT are basically a 1U XMR.

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