10G Router

james at towardex.com james at towardex.com
Tue Sep 3 16:59:41 UTC 2013

MX80 is a good box.  Go for MX104 if you want 2xRE redundancy and ability to
oversubscribe MIC slots with 2x10G cards.

Do note however: MX80-48T (cheaper variant with 48x tri-rate copper) uses
the old MS-DPC and does not scale very well when things like Netflow/IPFix
accounting.   You should stick to MX80-T variant or MX5-40 mid-range as they
are newer Trio architectures and can do more stuff in hardware.


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