Small full BGP table capable router with low power consumption

Mel Beckman mel at beckman.org
Mon Dec 4 20:55:59 CST 2017


The Edgerouter Pro 8 meets all your specs. It's 1U, has eight GigE ports, including two SFP/combo ports, can take full IPv4 and IPv6 tables, and only consumes 40 watts (about half an amp at 120V). About $300.

https://www.ubnt.com/edgemax/edgerouter-pro/

 -mel beckman

> On Dec 4, 2017, at 12:46 PM, Adam Lawson <adlawson at zoho.com> wrote:
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> Hi,
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> I'm looking for suggestions on 1U-2U sized router with 1G interface 
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> which can handle both IPv4 and IPv6 full BGP table and doesn't consume 
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> too much power. 
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> The router needs to be squeezed in to a rack which doesn't 
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> have a lot of space nor power. As for space, maybe I can make 
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> space for 3U or 4U but as for power, I can only do around 
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> 1.5A at 100V on average. (There is room for burst power usage.)
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> The following are the one's I can think of:
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> - Juniper M7i with C-FEB-E (base 1.59A)
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> - Brocade CER2024F (1.35A)
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> - Mikrotik CCR, UBNT EdgeRouter Pro/Infinity
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> - A server with Vyos, vMX or ASR1000v
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> Does anyone have other recommendations?
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> Thanks,
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> Adam
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