Need recommendation on an affordable internet edge router

Dragan Jovicic draganj84 at gmail.com
Thu May 4 22:20:16 UTC 2017


Hi,


> But you probably should review at least:
>   - Juniper MX204, MX480
>   - Cisco ASR9k
>   - Huawei NE20, NE40
>   - Alcatel 7750SR
>

Having all of these somewhere in our network, and my heart being with JNPR
boxes, I'll say have a look at Huawei offerings.

+Dragan

On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 12:10 AM, Saku Ytti <saku at ytti.fi> wrote:

> On 5 May 2017 at 01:04, c b <bz_siege_01 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hey,
>
> > The ASR9k is certainly up to the task and it's one of the few we looked
> at
> > initially, but the pricing is nowhere near commodity even if we got a
> > minimal build.
>
> What is commodity? Where are you comparing it to which satisfies your
> requirements?
>
> > As far as volume, the initial purchase for this round of budget will be
> an
> > HA pair. If the solution works well, we have potential to replace 12 or
> so
> > throughout FY17, maybe into FY18.
>
> Yeah sales droids likely won't be interested in 2 at all. But if you
> commit on those 12, even if you'll order them separately. I think
> that's something sales droid will care about, and you'll have
> negotiation leverage as you can keep bouncing between several vendors
> seeing who gets your business.
> You should really expect at least 70% discount on 12 units, 80% would
> be good. Under 70% would be walk out the room.
>
> --
>   ++ytti
>


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