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Mon Jun 15 13:16:17 UTC 2020
A 6 Tbps router is a little more expensive than a 2 Tbps router, yes.
I was referring to the 7280SR range not the 7280CR.
I ended up getting our SR2k's around the same price as MX204's with the help of our friendly Arista rep.
MX204's may have gotten chaper in the last year I don't know. But YMMV.
> We've been setting up some Arista DCS-7280CR2K-30-F lately and they have been just OK. The pricing is not at all close to $12,000 though.
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> From: NANOG <nanog-bounces at nanog.org> On Behalf Of Patrick Cole
> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2020 8:42 AM
> To: Colton Conor <colton.conor at gmail.com>
> Cc: NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
> Subject: Re: Router Suggestions
> We recently opted for the Arista 7280R2K for peering edge. They come in at similar price points (maybe a little more?) to the MX204 and are a bit higher capacity.
> Worth a look in.
> Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 07:00:55AM -0500, Colton Conor wrote:
> > For around $11,000 right now, you can get a brand new Juniper MX204
> > router. Alternatively, you can get a used MX240 / MX480 with quad power
> > supplies, redundant quad core RE's, and 2 16X10G MIC cards for around
> > $12,000.
> > My question, is there anything else worth looking at in this price range /
> > port configuration? Open to both new and used options. Looking to take
> > full BGP routes.Â
> Patrick Cole <patrickc at spirit.com.au>
> Principal Engineer
> Spirit Telecom Ltd
> 19-25 Raglan St, South Melbourne VIC 3205
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