Low density Juniper (or alternative) Edge

Mike Hammett nanog at ics-il.net
Sat Feb 6 21:45:44 UTC 2016


I encourage my competitors to scoff at the secondary market. :-) 




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Mike Hammett 
Intelligent Computing Solutions 
http://www.ics-il.com 

Midwest-IX 
http://www.midwest-ix.com 

----- Original Message -----

From: "Josh Reynolds" <josh at kyneticwifi.com> 
To: "David Bass" <davidbass570 at gmail.com> 
Cc: "Cameron Ferdinands" <cameron at jferdinands.com>, nanog at nanog.org 
Sent: Saturday, February 6, 2016 3:41:50 PM 
Subject: Re: Low density Juniper (or alternative) Edge 

Newer, more expensive, more bugs. 4500 is cheap on the secondary market. 
On Feb 6, 2016 3:38 PM, "David Bass" <davidbass570 at gmail.com> wrote: 

> Yeah, on the list...well the 4600 is since it's somewhat the replacement 
> to the 4500/4550. 
> 
> On Feb 6, 2016, at 1:55 PM, Josh Reynolds <josh at kyneticwifi.com> wrote: 
> 
> Why not consider an EX4500? 
> On Feb 6, 2016 12:24 PM, "Cameron Ferdinands" <cameron at jferdinands.com> 
> wrote: 
> 
>> If you need high-er density 10GE. Consider an Juniper ACX5048. 
>> 
>> Great edge box, MPLS features, it's essentially just a QFX with 
>> repartitioned CAM / some tricks to get the most out of the Trident II 
>> chipset. 
>> 
>> Won't do a bunch of things, so make sure it's exactly what you need or 
>> you'll burn yourself YMMV. 
>> 
>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 9:50 AM Dan Spataro <dspataro at corp.nac.net> wrote: 
>> 
>> > Depending on your interpretation of full MPLS stack, you can look into 
>> the 
>> > Brocade CES. 
>> > 
>> > 
>> > 
>> > 
>> > -----Original Message----- 
>> > From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of David Bass 
>> > Sent: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 4:04 PM 
>> > To: nanog at nanog.org 
>> > Subject: Low density Juniper (or alternative) Edge 
>> > 
>> > Looking to see what others are using out there as an alternative to a 
>> > Cisco ME3600X? Also, what other vendors out there are playing in this 
>> space? 
>> > 
>> > Need a full MPLS stack. 
>> > 
>> 
> 



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