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Looking for recommendation on 10G Ethernet switch

ARISTA 7xxx series would be one of the options to consider

please ignore typo's if any... sent from handheld device

Eugeniu Patrascu <eugen at imacandi.net> wrote:

>On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Eric Germann <egermann at limanews.com> wrote:
>> Colleagues,
>> 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.
>> Preferably
>> - 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.
>You can look ar Brocade TurboIron 24. It has 24 ports of 1/10G
>depending on the SFP you put in.