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Re: Core router bakeoff?
> Rob M VanHooren writes: > > Hi, just a quickie (respond via e-mail, I'll summarize to the list)... > > > > Need to build a core NSP backbone. > > > > Who's equipment do I want: > > Like this is a question? > > 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. > Perry, may I ask why you exclude Bay and 3Com? Any particular bad experience from the previous life? And Rob, it you're building a backbone I'd add Ascend's GRF to the list. -- Gregory Mirsky Bay Networks, Inc. Direct: 978-916-3772 600 Technology Park Drive Fax: 978-670-8760 Billerica, MA 01821 E-mail: [email protected]