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Re: Core router bakeoff?
At 05:47 PM 5/7/98 -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote: > >Arnaud Girsch writes: >> 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 bought Yago, who were developing an ASIC based "big honking router". it's just hit beta. if i were staying at INet Solutions (today is my last day at the old shop) i'd have an evalution/beta unit in here right now. they're still working on the various and sundry port cards; the original version didn't have a lot of the WAN cards it needed to be a really useful backbone piece. >That sounds like salesspeak. I've used lots of cabletron hubs and such >over the years, but they never seemed to have real routers. but the smartswitch 2200 runs RIPv1... and according to cabletron's press release, it does "level 4 switching"... cheers, richard -- Richard Welty firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.neworks.net