Opinions on Arista 7280?

Josh Reynolds josh at kyneticwifi.com
Tue Nov 24 18:39:30 UTC 2015

Have you looked at the brocade MLXe line?
On Nov 24, 2015 12:05 PM, "David Hubbard" <dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com>

> Curious if anyone's used the 7280 and wants to share their experience?
> I'm looking at it primarily for three reasons, MLAG (i.e. multi-chassis
> LACP), large ARP/MAC table (256k entries) and large IPv6 neighbor table
> (256k entries).  For the table sizes we would like out of one pair of
> switches, we'd be into the Cisco 7000 series, but that's dramatically
> more expensive and we don't need much of anything else that it offers.
> Looked at Brocade too, but they don't have devices that can do the multi
> chassis LACP, has the huge table sizes and has a reasonable number of
> 10gig ports.  It was possible to construct a workable solution using
> VDX's for switching and CER's for routing, but that's more complex than
> Arista's option if it's a usable option.
> Thanks,
> David

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