Cisco ASR's with RSP440 engines...

James Bensley jwbensley at
Tue Feb 19 15:57:49 UTC 2019

On Tue, 19 Feb 2019 at 15:29, Tom Hill <tom at> wrote:
> On 18/02/2019 21:50, John Von Essen wrote:

Hi John,

> > If anyone on here has experience with the ASR series running the
> > RSP440-SE or -TR, please contact me off-list. I'm trying to better
> > understand real world performance when it comes to handling a few full
> > BGP tables on these, it would be running as very basic edge router
> > primarily just doing BGP. I know the RSP440 is EOL, but the plan would
> > be to upgrade to RSP880 within a year.
> The 440 is a beast. Faster even than the 9001's RP. You'll be fine with
> a LOT of BGP edge work. :)

Tom's experiances mirror my own, the 440 is a work horse, a few BGP
feeds will be no problems.


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