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Re: HP A6600 experiences
From: Netengr <netengr () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 07:39:31 +0800

Hi Brent,

Was your experience is with procure range or H3C? So far I found no issues with H3C it's multicore 10G platform comes 
with Comware which is the same OS across H3C routers and switches.

Chris, if you need more power there is another higher model 8800 platform 

Regards
Ubaid


On 25-Feb-2012, at 14:15, Brent Jones <brent () brentrjones com> wrote:

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Christopher Pilkington <cjp () 0x1 net>wrote:

If anyone has any experiences they'd be willing to share, or even lab
reports, on HP A6600, it would be helpful.  I believe this is the same
product as H3C SR6600.

We're being asked to "look at" A6604 facing our IPv4/IPv6 transit.  I'd
like to get some opinions before I go through effort of getting one in the
lab.

-cjp


If HP's modular chassis are anything like their fixed configuration, I
would stay away from them.
We abandoned all HP networking equipment due to gross bugs and firmware
incompatibility.
We tried to deploy 10Gb with HP, but they had shipping hardware, with no
firmware to support the modules. Now they recommend us switching all our
Procurve line with H3C.

Needless to say, we will not buy HP/H3C equipment ever again, lesson
learned.

Juniper, Force10, Arista, and Cisco (surprisingly) make much better gear
these days at much more competitive pricing.

-- 
Brent Jones
brent () brentrjones com


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