[c-nsp] Cisco 8000

Shawn L shawn at rmrf.us
Sun Dec 15 09:16:54 EST 2019

There is a new 920, the ASR-920-12SZ with 12 10/1 gid ports.  I think it's
a move in the right direction, but I agree, some faster uplink ports would
be nice.

On Sun, Dec 15, 2019 at 2:00 AM Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:

> On 12/Dec/19 16:17, James Jun wrote:
> >
> > I agree that ASR-9901 (Starlord) was not the strong response the market
> was looking for from Cisco, but they had to go to war with what they had
> available at the time (Tomahawk/EZchip NP). This meant MX204 competition
> with twice the HW footprint, much higher power draw, etc :-p
> Same discussion I had with them 2 weeks ago. The 9901 isn't really an
> answer to the MX204.
> Ultimately, I'd like to see an ASR920-10G, which gives us 12 - 24 ports
> of 1/10Gbps, with 4x 10Gbps and/or 2x 100Gbps uplinks, running IOS XE. I
> think a box like this would be more competitive than the MX204 for
> Metro-E deployments where customers need 10Gbps last mile in the Access.
> We'll see if they listen.
> Mark.
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