What routers do folks use these days?

Elliot Finley efinley.lists at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 22:29:13 UTC 2013


+1 for Brocade MLXe.  Good Price. Good stuff.  Good TAC.


On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 1:19 AM, Fredy Kuenzler <kuenzler at init7.net> wrote:

> Am 29.11.2013 06:37, schrieb Jawaid Desktop:
> > We're a service provider, and we have a network full of Cat6509's.
> > We are finding that we are outgrowing them from the standpoint of
> > their ability to handle lots of large routing tables. Obviously
> > their switching capability is still superb but one of them with 20
> > peers is starting to groan a bit and RAM is going to be an issue
> > soon.
> >
> > What do people use these days? Our backbone needs in the next 2-3
> > years are going to be sub-100Gbps.
>
> Check the Brocade MLXe series. We (Init7 / AS13030) are using them and
> the previous XMR series for years and are happy with it. CLI is
> Cisco-look-and-feel, the software tree has a clear structure (unlike
> Cisco with hundreds of versions) and the TAC is willing to ssh into your
> gear to assist.
>
> --
> Fredy Kuenzler
>
> Init7 (Switzerland) Ltd.
> AS13030
> St. Georgen-Strasse 70
> CH-8400 Winterthur
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> http://www.init7.net/
>
>


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