What routers do folks use these days?

Wayne E Bouchard web at typo.org
Tue Dec 10 21:18:13 UTC 2013


Brocade MLXe with the XMR cards is a good choice, yes, but -1 for
"What do you mean that this feature isn't fully implemented yet?? It's
been in common use among other vendors for better than 10 years!"
They're a lot better than they were but still a bit lagging.

-Wayne

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 10:15:10AM +0000, James Braunegg wrote:
> +2 for Brocade MLXe we use them globally now for almost 3 years and are very happy with them !!
> 
> Brocade Rocks !! period !!
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elliot Finley [mailto:efinley.lists at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 9:29 AM
> Cc: nanog list
> Subject: Re: What routers do folks use these days?
> 
> +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
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> > CH-8400 Winterthur
> > Twitter: @init7 / @kuenzler
> > http://www.init7.net/
> >
> >
> 

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Wayne Bouchard
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