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Re: Network Routing without Cisco or Juniper?

  • From: J.A. Terranson
  • Date: Wed Sep 04 05:00:47 2002


On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Deepak Jain wrote:

>  Boxes like Foundry, Extreme, Redback and many others all talk BGP
>  (at least to a first approximation) but is their lack of use in
>  the core/edge/CPE a lack of scale, stability, performance or just
>  interest?

With Extreme, it's certainly (in my experience only) a matter of
horrific stability in their routing engine: great switches, truly
scary as routers.  The thought of BGP on Extreme is almost comedic,
considering I'm afraid of their RIP...


Yours,

J.A. Terranson






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