SV: 10gbps peering subscriber switch recommendation
andreas.larsen at ip-only.se
Thu Jan 9 07:42:31 UTC 2014
Xtreme x480 can do this and has upto 6 * 10G ports.
It can actually hold a full bgp table also and is preatty cheap.
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We're in the market to move our IX peering off of our core (too much BGP/CPU :-/ ) and onto a dedicated switch.
Anybody have a recommendation on a switch that can do the following without costing a fortune? I have scoured Cisco, and bang for the buck is ... ASR9k (way over powered for handling zero-feature IX traffic),
3-8x 10gbps ports
64k routes minimum, preferably 128k
Must be able to speak BGP
Native/functional IPv6 would be sharp!
Basic QoS to police our ports
The prefix count seems to be the killer, as our exchange table is getting pretty big (42k+ currently). I'm really tempted to build a vyatta box or similar, but would rather do something off the shelf -- especially if it can be 1-2 gens old and cost effective.
I'm certain that this same situation is scratching many other folks as exchanges become more important.
Thanks for your input in advance -- stay warm!
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