z at amused.net
Sat Dec 3 12:20:04 UTC 2016
2nded, I tried for months to get Ericsson to get us a quote and sort
us out with a solution as I'd used their kit and liked it in the past.
Exactly as Tim said, they just didn't seem interested if you're not
after a big $$ solution.
We went with ASR1k as cisco came to the party on price and we were already
using 7200 at the time. No complaints.
Fri, Dec 02, 2016 at 10:37:29AM -0000, tim at pelican.org wrote:
> On Friday, 2 December, 2016 05:55, "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> said:
> > Redback used to be popular - I believe they got picked up by Ericsson.
> I'd steer clear at a small scale like 20k subscribers. In my experience, Ericsson as an organisation just aren't set up to deal with a company that want to buy a couple of boxes, install and run them themselves, and call support when something breaks - it's all about multi-month PoCs and fully-managed rollouts at incumbent-telco scale. Think 20M subs, not 20k.
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