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Re: Force10 Gear - Opinions
On Aug 26, 2008, at 12:18 AM, Paul Wall wrote:
They appear to be nonsense. They were bought and paid
Your statement doesn't match my experience.
I don't think the "remove one SFM and all the others go offline" failure mode is commonplace among other vendors either.
It is neither common nor even actual on Force10. I've pulled many an SFM ;-)
They also deliberately detuned the force10
Sorry, my day job doesn't include promoting anyone's gear or etc. Got other things need doing. Ask EATC and ask them about their ethics while you're at it.
Based on what? For E and C series boxes, Cisco is never cheaper. S-series
For equivalent redundancy and ports, the Force10 is always cheaper - even just in list price. (on the E-series -- Cisco has some cheaper options than the S-series so I've heard - don't care)
As a box designed with the enterprise datacenter in mind, the E- series
No, they don't. There are *no* *zero* providers doing line-speed uRPF on Cisco for a reason. Stop reading, start testing.
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