[c-nsp] Next step-up from 7206VXR

Tony Varriale tvarriale at comcast.net
Tue Feb 19 12:10:27 EST 2013

On 2/19/2013 2:57 PM, Jon Lewis wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Feb 2013, Eric A Louie wrote:
>> I've run out of port capacity on my 7206VXR and need to go to "the 
>> next router"
>> or put in another 7206VXR side-by-side.
>> Any recommendations on what to use if I were to replace my existing 
>> 7206VXR with
>> another chassis?  (it's limited to 5 GB interfaces, and we need 7 or 8)
> You've got to say more about what the router is doing and what you 
> need from it.  If it's routing for 8 1gb ethernets and doing full BGP 
> routes, and nothing special, then a 6500 is an attractive option bang 
> for your buck-wise.  They're made for ethernet and comparitively cheap 
> to keep adding ports to.
Except when said 6500 sup CPU is asked to do BGP intensive stuff :)


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