Multi-gigabit edge devices as CPE

Dave Taht dave.taht at
Thu Apr 9 14:35:40 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 7:25 AM, Tim Raphael <raphael.timothy at> wrote:
> L3VPN hand off is the only thing I can think of from the top of my head. But
> then, there would be no need to have a full table unless you had customers
> requesting a full table.

Well my interpretation was that IPv4 address space had become so scarce that
other methods were becoming more needed even on the high end edge networks.

> It sounds like the OP is looking for one device to do multiple roles where
> two/three different device types and/or sizes would fit better.

But that seems more plausible.

> On 9 Apr 2015, at 10:18 pm, Dave Taht <dave.taht at> wrote:
> So to return this to a more rational basis - why does an edge network
> need MPLS in the first place?

Dave Täht
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