Best band for your buck router and switch (gigabit)

Michael Smith mksmith at
Sat Nov 16 03:14:55 UTC 2013

Not sure what your budge is but you might consider the ASR1k.  Or the Juniper MX104. 


On Nov 15, 2013, at 5:49 PM, Nick Cameo <symack at> wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
> We are in the market for a used integrated service router and switch to manage
> our network. A 24 port gigabit switch should suffice accompanied with
> an industry
> grade router. We like buying used (still under warranty) equipment as
> long as there
> is good feedback. Which make and models are you gents and ladies liking these
> days?
> Some Requirements for the router:
> IPSEC and VPN Enabled
> Transcoding capabilities using PVDM2 and NM-HDV2
> We were considering:
> Cisco 3845
> Cisco WS-C2960G-24TC-L
> But I thought I would get some insight on value, pricing, and
> scalability before making
> a recommendation.
> Kind Regards,
> Nick.

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