Mikrotik Cloud Core Router and BGP real life experiences?

matt kelly mjkelly at gmail.com
Fri Dec 27 14:02:02 UTC 2013


My real world experience with these is that they suck. Plain and simple.
Don't waste your time.
On Dec 27, 2013 3:49 AM, "Martin Hotze" <m.hotze at hotze.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> looking at the specs of Mikrotik Cloud Core Routers it seems to be to good
> to be true [1] having so much bang for the bucks. So virtually all smaller
> ISPs would drop their CISCO gear for Mikrotik Routerboards.
>
> We are using a handful of Mikrotik boxes, but on a much lower network
> level (splitting networks; low end router behind ADSL modem, ...). We're
> happy with them.
>
> So I am asking for real life experience and not lab values with Mikrotik
> Cloud Core Routers and BGP. How good can they handle full tables and a
> bunch of peering sessions? How good does the box react when adding filters
> (during attacks)? Reloading the table? etc. etc.
>
> I am looking for _real_ _life_ values compared to a CISCO NPE-G2. Please
> tell me/us from your first hand experience.
>
> Thanks!
>
> greetings, Martin
>
> [1] If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
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