[c-nsp] ASR 1k vs 9k as a non-transit BGP router with full tables?

Nikolay Shopik shopik+lists at nvcube.net
Wed Aug 2 06:34:35 EDT 2017

On 02/08/17 13:10, Patrick M. Hausen wrote:
> Hi all,
>> Am 02.08.2017 um 12:05 schrieb Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu>:
>> On 2/Aug/17 11:58, Gert Doering wrote:
>>> This is what we currently do for "BGP edge", and I totally love the
>>> box.  Even though software updates are as annoying, mostly because the
>>> flash disk is so sloooowwwww so the fairly complex processes take ages,
>>> and then a bit.
>> Indeed.
>> I also find the ASR9001 a lot slower than the ASR1000 (RP2). But it's not as bad as the PPC-based MX's.
> My preferred supplier just called in telling me that ASR 9001 are way more expensive
> currently than, say, ASR 1002 with RP2. I'll get a quote later today.
> ASR 9006 OTOH are rather cheap for their capabilities he claims - but definitely
> too big for the current project. Possibly for the new data centre ...

There also newer ones Cisco 9901 its fixed 2U chassis with 16X1G,
24X1G/10G, 2X100G which is intel based and support 64bit IOS-XR, but I'm
not sure when they plan to release them, maybe Q1 2018.

Licensing wise its - PAYG model 120G,240G,360G,456G

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