[nsp] NSE-1 vs. NPE-400

Gert Doering gert at greenie.muc.de
Mon Aug 11 23:13:59 EDT 2003


On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 02:47:02PM -0400, Temkin, David wrote:
> Just a quick question to anyone- search results on this have been pretty
> slim.
> Which am I better off with in an environment with large ACL's and two full
> BGP feeds, the NSE-1 or NPE-400?  The NSE-1 is still more expensive than the
> NPE-400 (though used it depends)...  I understand the "accelerated" services
> that the NSE-1 gives you, but does that take enough load off of the
> processor to make it a better bet than the NPE-400?

You might also want to take the NPE-G1 into consideration.  That's a
real great one - super fast, and comes with 3 onboard GigE interfaces.

Caveat: requires 12.1E or 12.2S, but 12.2S is well-beahving for us.

Caveat2: 12.2S has counter bugs.  But not-so-severe ones.

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Gert Doering - Munich, Germany                             gert at greenie.muc.de
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