Questions regarding equipment for a large LAN event

Alejandro Acosta alejandroacostaalamo at
Mon Dec 7 11:51:41 UTC 2015

You have not IPv6 at all?.., this is a good starting point

El 12/7/2015 a las 2:11 AM, Laurent Dumont escribió:
> Hi Nanog,
> This email might seem a bit strange but bear with me. I am a member of
> a student club in Montreal named "Lan ETS". Every year, we organize on
> the biggest LAN event in North-America. We have an amazing partnership
> with Cisco where they allow us to request a fair amount of equipment
> so that we can create the best experience for our players.
> This year, we are looking into some equipment that slightly out of our
> usual expertise. Usually, we target high-density stackable switches
> like a 3650/3750/3850 with 48 GigE and 4 SFP for our 10G core. We
> design our network around small "islands" of players all linked with
> each other through a 2x10G fiber network. Everyone is assigned a
> public address and we route everyone out through our core switch.
> We were looking at either the Nexus 7004 chassis or the ASR 9004/9006
> chassis for this year event. We would then use 48xGigE and 1x24 SFP+
> line cards. Our actual port requirements and somewhat flexible but we
> do need at least 4x10G Fiber ports. And at least 48 GigE ports for
> players or access switches.
> I'm also open to any suggestion within Cisco portfolio. Our needs are
> pretty standard and nothing extraordinary but we would like to use
> this opportunity in order to try new equipment and technologies that
> are usually only seem within ISP and large networks.
> I appreciate any input on the matter!
> Thank you

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