Low density Juniper (or alternative) Edge

Colton Conor colton.conor at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 22:38:41 UTC 2016


We use some of the 7360's, but not the Mikrotik. Why not use ALU's CPE
devices if using the 7360?

On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 4:19 PM, Jérôme Nicolle <jerome at ceriz.fr> wrote:

> Hi David,
> Le 02/02/2016 22:03, David Bass a écrit :
> > Looking to see what others are using out there as an alternative to a
> Cisco ME3600X?
> I'd rather use the ASR920, the ME3600X is too deep to fit in some PoPs.
> It also has a higher 10G port count.
> Alternatively, on low cost deployments, I used Mikrotik CCR1016-12S-1S+.
> Lower density, though.
> For higher 10G density, I like the Juniper EX4550. But when you have to
> stick to a limited number of vendors, I guess you could consider the
> Catalyst 6840 line. Never had one to play with, though.
> I'm currently evaluating another alternative : the Nokia-Alcatel-Lucent
> ISAM 7360FX chassis (4 to 16 slots) with either P2P (36 client lines per
> slot) or PON (up to 16 ports/slot), and a Mikrotik CCR1072 right behind
> to encapsulate L2 circuits. It's, by far, the denser and cheapest way to
> provide more than a few hundred 100M-1Gbps circuits per PoP.
> Best regards,
> --
> Jérôme Nicolle

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