Arista Layer3

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Thu Nov 30 19:32:14 CST 2017


> On Nov 30, 2017, at 2:17 PM, Ken Chase <math at sizone.org> wrote:
> 
> Back to this discussion! :) Arista as a viable full-table PE router. Was hoping
> for better experience reports since last mention.
> 
> To make the Q bit more general, are there any PE routers yet that can handle 3-8
> full feeds and use an amp and 1U or so instead of 5 and 4U? Or we're ito whitebox/
> open routers still for that (bird/openbgp?) or microtiks?

The 7280 is likely what you’re looking at.  Lots of folks also use MikroTik as well if
the traffic is in the 1G range or so.

I for one use Arista for Layer3 for FTTH purposes as it gives me good software/hardware
support for my features.

- Jared


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