10gbps peering subscriber switch recommendation

Nitzan Tzelniker nitzan.tzelniker at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 20:36:29 UTC 2014

A little bit overkill in term of number of ports but you can consider the
new Trident 2 switches Juniper EX-5100, Cisco Nexus 3100 .....
They have unified TCAM that can store 128K v4 routes


On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 9:43 PM, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:

> 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
> small...).
> Mark.

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