[AusNOG] ATM Router / Switch recommendations
jarrod.lucia at engin.com.au
Thu Aug 2 12:29:42 EST 2012
They can hand off with GigE, but would mean a larger deployment base for us, remote PoP's etc. It may go that way :) , just exploring the ATM option in the first instance.
On 02/08/2012, at 12:17 PM, Mark Prior <mrp at mrp.net> wrote:
> On 2/08/12 9:26 AM, Jarrod Lucia wrote:
>> I have been a follower for a while but first time posting.
>> I was after opinions for some ATM router / switch hardware. We have a need to connect to a supplier via ATM (STM-4 at this stage), and I was looking for some equipment to terminate this on.
>> I have used the Cisco lightstream 1010 in the past, but I believe these are now EOL and long in the tooth.
>> As this is the only ATM connections we are likely to have I don't particularly want to get a high end router just to hold a few ATM cards.
>> So list is short and sweet:
>> a. STM-4 capacity, with ability to add additional STM-4 for redundancy.
>> b. Redundant hardware (power supply etc).
>> c. New or second hand (as long as the price is right)
>> Any thoughts / and or recommendations would be appreciated.
> A supplier still using ATM, WOW :-) Are you sure that they couldn't do a hand off via SDH or GigE?
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