FW: Force10 E Series at the edge?

Joel jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Wed Mar 28 13:48:30 CDT 2012

On 3/27/12 23:21 , Roberts, Brent wrote:
> Is anyone running an E300 Series Chassis at the internet edge with multiple Full BGP feeds? 95th percent would be about 300 meg of traffic. BGP session count would be between 2 and 4 Peers.
> 6k internal Prefix count as it stands right now. Alternative are welcome. Thought about the ASR1006 but I need some local switching as well.

Doesn't support URPF which makes it unsuitable for RTBH and therefore
customer or transit edge IMHO. I do use them and like them reasonably
well for high density over-subscription 10Gb/s ports. Can get 280 2x
oversubscribed 10Gb/s ports or 560 4x layer 3 out of an e1200i.

> Full requirements include
> Full internet Peering over GigE Links.
> Fully Redundant Power
> Redundant "Supervisor/Route Processor"
> Would prefer a Small Chassis unit. (under 10u)
> Would also prefer a single unit as opposed to a two smaller units.
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