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Looking for recommendation on 10G Ethernet switch
- Subject: Looking for recommendation on 10G Ethernet switch
- From: lathama at gmail.com (Andrew Latham)
- Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 11:18:24 -0400
- In-reply-to: <[email protected]>
- References: <[email protected]>
On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 11:13 AM, Eric Germann <egermann at limanews.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for a recommendation on a smallish 10G Ethernet switch for a
> small virtualization/SAN implementation (4-5 hosts, 2 SAN boxes) over
> iSCSI with some legacy boxes on GigE.
> - 8-16 10G ports
> - several GigE ports for legacy GigE hosts or cross connect to a legacy
> GigE switch
> - preferably not a large chassis based solution with blades
> The hosts aren't going to be driving full line rate, nor the SAN boxes
> providing full line rate, but their offered loads will definitely exceed
> 1Gbps. Assessing whether it is better to go 10G now vs. multi-pathing
> with quad GigE cards. Trying to find the best solution for > 1G on a
> trunk and < $50K per box.
> Any recommendations appreciated.
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