nexus N3K-C3064PQ vs juniper ex4500 in order to protect against ddos

James Jun james.jun at
Sat Oct 1 15:24:08 UTC 2016

On Sat, Oct 01, 2016 at 06:17:42PM +0300, Saku Ytti wrote:
> On 1 October 2016 at 18:12, James Jun <james.jun at> wrote:
> > We also want support contracts from our vendors.  EOL boxes get removed from support availability within few years of the announcement.
> Support, particularly software maintenance is indeed the key deadline,
> after that you're on your own. For EX this would be 2019 or 2021
> depending on model, if that fits to your amortisation times, then it's
> fine. You may get more out of it, but you can't build business case on
> it.

Yup, exactly.  There are things to keep around from used market for unimportant stuff (OOB etc), but software maintenance support on production box is key.


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