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Tue Jun 16 14:51:53 UTC 2020
My no-effort quote from last month lists just the box at $13,000. Once you are all in the total is that 1.5 multiple Baldur mentioned compared to OP.
However, if you google "mx204 price" the first hit wants very much to sell you one for <$11,000. Caveat emptor and YMMV.
> Yes I too looked into that. And it was not near that price.. Please send me and email off list. I would like to know where I might find that.
>> On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 2:58 PM Forrest Christian (List Account) <lists at packetflux.com> wrote:
>> We just got a MX204 quote and it was close to 2.5x the price you're quoting, with apparently the minimum license needed for full tables, and Next Day replacement.
>> So if it's really $11K, please shoot me an email off list. Or if someone has a better place to get a decent quote for a MX204, or can clarify where this quote
>> might have went wrong, that would be useful too.
>> We're also looking at going the virtual router route where we put 2-3 servers in a HA cluster loaded up with 10Gb interfaces and running some sort of routing software.
>> In case you didn't catch on, I'm >> fairly early in running this idea through the paces, although it seems like this is a pretty common thing nowadays.
>>> On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 6:02 AM Colton Conor <colton.conor at gmail.com> 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.
>> - Forrest
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