Recommended L2 switches for a new IXP
jeff.tantsura at ericsson.com
Tue Jan 13 22:10:56 UTC 2015
What does it mean - to be SDN ready?
From: Eduardo Schoedler <listas at esds.com.br>
Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 3:25 AM
To: "nanog at nanog.org" <nanog at nanog.org>
Subject: Re: Recommended L2 switches for a new IXP
>QFX5100 is SDN ready.
>2015-01-13 6:29 GMT-02:00 Stepan Kucherenko <twh at megagroup.ru>:
>> Is there any particular reason you prefer EX4600 over QFX5100 ? Not
>> counting obvious differences like ports and upgrade options.
>> It's the same chipset after all, and with all upgrades they have the
>> same 10G density (with breakouts). Is that because you can have more 40G
>> ports with EX4600 ?
>> I'm still trying to find out if there are any noticeable software or
>> feature differences.
>> On 13.01.2015 09:01, Mark Tinka wrote:
>> > On Monday, January 12, 2015 11:41:20 PM Tony Wicks wrote:
>> >> People seem to be avoiding recommending actual devices,
>> >> well I would recommend the Juniper EX4600 -
>> >> http://www.juniper.net/us/en/products-services/switching/
>> >> ex-series/ex4600/
>> >> They are affordable, highly scalable, stackable and run
>> >> JunOS.
>> > We've been quite happy with the EX4550, but the EX4600 is
>> > good too, particularly if you're coming from its younger
>> > brother.
>> > Mark.
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