Small full BGP table capable router with low power consumption

Mark Blackman mark at exonetric.com
Tue Dec 5 21:02:47 CST 2017


> On 4 Dec 2017, at 19:19, Adam Lawson <adlawson at zoho.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> 
> 
> I'm looking for suggestions on 1U-2U sized router with 1G interface 
> which can handle both IPv4 and IPv6 full BGP table and doesn't consume 
> too much power. 
> 
> 
> 
> The router needs to be squeezed in to a rack which doesn't 
> have a lot of space nor power. As for space, maybe I can make 
> space for 3U or 4U but as for power, I can only do around 
> 1.5A at 100V on average. (There is room for burst power usage.)
> 
> 
> 
> The following are the one's I can think of:
> - Juniper M7i with C-FEB-E (base 1.59A)
> - Brocade CER2024F (1.35A)
> - Mikrotik CCR, UBNT EdgeRouter Pro/Infinity
> - A server with Vyos, vMX or ASR1000v
> 
> Does anyone have other recommendations?

A low-power rack mount x86 box running one of (Free|Open|Net)BSD and OpenBGPd?

- Mark


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