10gbps peering subscriber switch recommendation

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Mon Jan 6 19:43:18 UTC 2014

On Monday, January 06, 2014 08:24:22 PM Nick Hilliard wrote:

> except qos (which needs switch port buffer space).  There
> are no cheap 10G boxes on the market at the moment which
> have reasonable numbers of 10G ports and reasonable
> sized.  Plenty which have 2-4 10G ports with reasonable
> buffers and lots more which have plenty of 10G ports
> with hardly any buffer space.

FIB space requirements in a switch are also going to limit 
your options.

Also, many "non-service provider" switches don't do egress 
policing (they might do shaping, but then if the buffers are 

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