[j-nsp] Juniper's Gigabit performance

Jesper Skriver jesper at skriver.dk
Wed Dec 24 06:41:45 EST 2003

On Wed, Dec 24, 2003 at 12:23:15PM +0100, Marcel Lemmen wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a lucky owner (*sarcasm*) of a Cisco and at this point I'm hitting the
> Cisco 7500 Geip+ max performance. As you might know you can't achieve more
> then 400 Mbit/s RX and 400Mbit/s TX since the bus has been divided.
> Now we are looking for alternatives so my question, what is Juniper's
> interpretation of Gigabit. Is this 1000Mbps divided, 500Mbps for RX and
> 500 for TX or can one really achieve (close to) 1Gb/s?

I can do 1 Gbps, but it's not really fair to compare the ancient 7500 to
a Juniper M series, a compareable Cisco would be a 7600 or 12000 series.


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