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Re: Yankee Group declares core routing obsolete (was Re: Anybodyu
Recently, firstname.lastname@example.org (Martin Christian) wrote: > Things are getting better, but "L3-switches" pale in comparison to today's > high-end routers on almost all fronts. If you take GigE out of the > equation, modern "L3 Switches" are just as expensive as modern "core > routers" - and routable, "mpls-able" L3 GE ports are _more_ expensive on > "switches" than "routers" (see 4xGE OSM vs 4xGE GSR 'tetra' pricing). Media *cough* Please do note, however, that the overall capacity of the cards being compared should also be considered. Remember, the 4xGE GSR "tetra" card is a 2.5 gig OC48 engine, so your gig ports are rather oversubscribed. Just making sure apples get compared to like-sized apples :) Matt A very, VERY happy user of OSRs for quite some time.