Brocade MLX Feedback

Wouter Prins wp at
Wed Jan 14 19:35:38 UTC 2015

Hi Graham,

Do you have any special features you need? MLX-e's are great and fulfill
most standard environments fine. Full table convergence time is pretty fast
on MLX-e's. Be sure to pick the right modules, switch fabrics and
management blades (or contact a partner to do it for you) when you go for a

You may want to consider the CER-RT (fixed 1U box) if you dont need a
modular chassis.

On 14 January 2015 at 20:10, Graham Johnston <johnstong at>

> We are looking at Brocade MLX routers to act as Internet edge routers.
> They will initially handle two to four full tables, plus peering on an IX.
> The price is certainly attractive.  We are coming from Cisco 7600 series
> devices.  Can anyone comment about their use of them?  Are you happy with
> them?  Any gotchas?  Particularly we are interested in convergence time to
> full FIB population.
> Thanks,
> Graham Johnston
> Network Planner
> Westman Communications Group
> 204.717.2829
> johnstong at<mailto:johnstong at>
> P think green; don't print this email.

Wouter Prins
wp at

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