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Re: Core router bakeoff?
Arnaud Girsch writes: > > You don't want Bay and you certainly don't want 3Com. If your network > > is fairly slow (ethernets and T1s only) you can use PCs running a > > reasonable BSD and GateD. Otherwise, the only commercial choice is > > Cisco. > > Just out of curiosity ... > Why not considering the 4th vendor, Cabletron, for this kind of equipment, > before using PCs. PCs are cheap and I know them well. I wasn't aware Cabletron even had a box with a BGP-4 implementation in it. > They just released some announcement that major companies and campuses are > using their equipment for new backbones. That sounds like salesspeak. I've used lots of cabletron hubs and such over the years, but they never seemed to have real routers. Perry