[c-nsp] what is it with 3550s?

Brian Turnbow b.turnbow at twt.it
Wed Feb 3 13:05:54 EST 2010

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>From: cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net [mailto:cisco-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of Jeff Bacon
>Sent: mercoledì 3 febbraio 2010 18.03
>To: cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net
>Subject: [c-nsp] what is it with 3550s?

>They seem to be an incredibly popular device, especially for telcos as
>CPE devices. Why? (I have no use for them, really, and they appear to be
>EOL, I'm just really curious.)

It depends on the model etc but they have an advantage over the 3750s in the way they slice up tcam resources.
Like the 3550-12s had a reference of 24k routes with 16 svis , as compared to a 3750-12 that does max 20k with 8 svis



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