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Any experience with FS hardware out there?
Where do you get wholesale pricing from Edgecore? Simple google searches
only bring up
On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 1:19 PM, Hugo Slabbert <hugo at slabnet.com> wrote:
> On Fri 2018-Jan-05 12:50:42 -0600, Bryan Holloway <bryan at shout.net> wrote:
> Fiberstore is rolling out some CRAZY cheap 100Gbps switches, and I'm
>> curious if anyone in the community has any thoughts or real-life world
>> experience with them.
>> E.g.: https://www.fs.com/products/69340.html
>> For the price point, it's almost in the "too good to be true" category.
> The price is on par with the hardware cost of other whitebox Tomahawks,
> e.g. Edge-Core 32x100G models like the AS7712 or AS7716 that also runs the
> BCM56960, so the primary distinction seems to be that you get a NOS
> included in that price. I have zero experience with Broadcom's ICOS as
> opposed to the other options on the market, so it seems to be a question of
> whether you're happy with that or would be e.g. paying Cumulus or $vendor a
> few K USD for a license for their NOS on it.
> Naturally it claims to support an impressive range of features including
>> BGP, IS-IS, OSPF, MPLS, VRFs, blah blah blah.
>> There was an earlier discussion about packet buffer issues, but, assuming
>> for a second that it's not an issue, can anyone say they've used these
>> and/or the L2/L3 features that they purportedly support?
>> - bryan
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