Arista Layer3

Ken Chase math at
Thu Nov 30 19:41:03 UTC 2017

Thx. Rather steer clear of microtik for now however.

Guess I shoulda mentioned a baseline 10G capability at least on 4 sfp+ ports
(I know there's some 2port Microtiks too). Everyone's got gig-to-the-home now,
I can't see how anyone plans 1G PE builds anymore. They'll be obsolete by the
time they're plugged in (10G for any medium sized op is almost obsolete already.)


On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 02:32:14PM -0500, Jared Mauch said:
  >> On Nov 30, 2017, at 2:17 PM, Ken Chase <math at> 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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