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

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sat Jul 27 04:31:45 EDT 2013

On Friday, July 26, 2013 04:08:15 PM sthaug at nethelp.no 

> 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.

Cisco are certainly a step ahead of Juniper (Brocade are 
pretty okay), but there always is room for improvement.

The problem with scaling up within the PoP ultimately means 
a new chassis. Be it a non-modular chassis or stackability 
(where front 10Gbps ports aren't used). But, we need it 

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