[c-nsp] comparison 7301 and 7204-G1

Elmar K. Bins elmi at 4ever.de
Thu Oct 12 05:12:39 EDT 2006

Mi Michael,

mie_shell at yahoo.com (Michel Lautenslager) wrote:

> A 7204-NPG1 is very capable in doing the job. The 7200
> platform is robust, reliable and high quality. Has
> also got 2 power supplies and all resources needed.

The 2 power supplies and further extensibility (more
slots for interfaces) are the advantages of the 7204.

> A 7301 consumes less power and is only 1U height in
> the  cabinet. And delivers enough interfaces. The
> pricelist states that two powersupplies are possible
> though I don't see where to put them. But mainly I
> never used a 7301 before and don't know what the
> quality is of a 7301. 

Apart from the chassis quality (screws for 19" hooks never
fit in Ciscos 1RU boxes, _never_, they should really learn
from competitors there) - no problems for all of our 7301s
out in the field, the first ones bought right off the shelf
as soon as they came out.



"Hinken ist kein Mangel eines Vergleichs, sondern sollte als wesentliche
 Eigenschaft von Vergleichen angesehen werden."       (Marius Fränzel in desd)

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