[j-nsp] Cisco 7206 replacement

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Wed Dec 29 03:17:43 EST 2010

> > > > This is more of a question, but I always assumed that
> > > > the ASR overlapped
> > >
> > > somewhere between the J and M series.
> >
> > Right now, IMHO, the ASR1000 is way more advanced than the
> > J-series (apples vs. oranges, really),
> I'm not sure what you we're referring to here, but I assume you mean the
> additional features available in the cisco such as stateful firewall, etc.
>  There is a difference there, but most NSP's don't use them.  There is also
> a severe performance hit since it's a software platform.
> obliterates the M7i/M10i (even with the Enhanced CFEB),
> Really?  It seems strange that a software based platform would out perform a
> silicon based platform.  Where are did you get your info from?

It makes absolutely no sense to think of ASR1000 as a software based
platform. 7200 is a software based platform, ASR1000 is hardware based.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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