[c-nsp] ME3800X/ME3600X/ME3600X-24CX/ASR903/ASR901 Deployment Simplification Feedback

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Fri Jul 26 10:08:15 EDT 2013

> Regarding the lack of 10GigE ports + 1GigE ports density, my first question
> when I saw this platform was: Is it stackable? 
> It would be great if the new version of X(CX) is stackable. 
> Yes so far we use 2x CX to redundantly connect a 10GE ring to the city POP. 
> However we don't really need CES everywhere so stacking two X-es together
> would be a better solution with a lot more GigE ports. 

Amen. Number of 1G ports, number of 10G ports, stackability: Cisco has
a pretty significant hole in their metro portfolio there. Chassis
based 6500/7600 is *not* the answer.

Steinar Haug, AS 2116

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