Cisco switch recommendations

JASON BOTHE jbothe at
Wed Jan 10 23:17:29 UTC 2018

They work pretty well as do the new 9300s. They handle ldp nicely as well and are a tad bit shallower than the 3850 of that’s of benefit. 


> On Jan 10, 2018, at 17:06, Jorg Bielak <network at> wrote:
> I’m currently using Cisco WS-4948-10GE switches on some of my sites.
> Since I need more than two 10-Gig ports the Cisco 4948s have reached end-of-life for me. 
> The current Cisco 4948 switches are doing my OSPF and BGP routing, as well as some ACLs and actually work great for us….
> I’m looking to replace the current switches with Cisco 3850-12XS switches (using the IP Services OS).
> Does anyone have experience with the Cisco 3850-12XS switches, in comparison to the WS-4948-10GE switches? Or other recommendations?
> Thanks
> JB

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