10G MetroE 1-2U Switch

Richard Holbo holbor at sonss.net
Thu Apr 13 22:09:55 UTC 2017

I have used several of these Huawei S6700 switches with no issues, fast
easy to configure and support pretty much everything you mention.



On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 2:37 PM, Erik Sundberg <ESundberg at nitelusa.com>

> Hey Nanog,
> Looking for a new metroE Edge switch that has more that 10x 10G ports. I
> am having a hard time finding anything worthwhile without buying a full
> blown ASR9K Chassis or another vendor's chassis.
> Requirements
> MEF compliant
> 1-2U small foot print
> 10G Ports will be used for ENNI's and UNI Ports
> Prefer MPLS support for L2VPN's (EoMPLS and VPLS)
> QOS per Sub interface\vlan on a ENNI
> Cost effect 10G Ports
> 100G Not required
> Looking at the
> ASR920's - Great box for 1G but not enough 10G Ports Only 4
> NCS5001/NCS5501 - New\unproven\probably buggy, Lacking some features & QOS
> issues :/
> ASR900 - Looks good, but was hoping for a smaller foot print. If I
> remember right the 8x10G Cards can't go in every slot.
> Any other platforms I should be looking at?
> Ciena, Brocade, Juniper?
> Thanks in advance!
> -Erik
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