[j-nsp] Miercom Competitive Performance Testing Results: Cisco ASR9000 vs Juniper MX960

Gregory Agerba gregory.agerba at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 04:22:16 EDT 2009

The bottom-line is, what level of trust does Miercom deserve? Same goes for
other companies doing same activities.

- Gregory
2009/9/24 Richard A Steenbergen <ras at e-gerbil.net>

> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 10:46:01PM -0700, Jeff Tantsura wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Would be interesting to see Juniper's reaction on following report:
> >
> > http://www.miercom.com/dl.html?fid=20090827&type=report
> These reports are total frauds, Cisco pays Miercom to produce them and
> to make sure the results always come out in their favor. They typically
> find edge cases to focus on, misconfigure the competition boxes, provide
> no way to verify their claims, and make sure to never feature any test
> in which the Cisco box fails. The Miercom 7600 vs M7i report for example
> was a work of pure comedy, if not for the thought that some poor sap
> might have actually believed a word of it. The FUD machine has been
> working overtime against the MX lately too, because it is an first rate
> box and the competition has absolutely nothing to compete against it
> technically.
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