[c-nsp] NCS-5001 - MPLS L3VPN Issue

Yury Shefer shefys at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 11:58:23 EST 2016

But who is really using Compass products?

The last press release has been published back in August 2015. Blog/in news
section has been untouched since 2014. Are they still alive?


On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:

> On Wed, 2 Mar 2016, Mark Tinka wrote:
> But aren't the fabric chassis' in multi-chassis deployments for the CRS
>> all optics-based?
> Yes, but I believe the discussion was around optical backplanes within a
> device, not between devices.
> Compass EOS is the only player I am aware of that does optical within a
> chassi.
> It seems there were copper advancements in the meantime that made copper
> still scale well for backplane connectivity, and that's why existing
> vendors have kept using copper traces switch fabric connectivity instead of
> going optical.
> --
> Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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