Dell hardware (was Re: [rescue] Current collections...)
fdion at atriumwindows.com
Thu Apr 8 08:55:50 CDT 2004
Patrick Finnegan wrote:
>While Dell doesn't have the greatest hardware (at least for their first
>gen stuff; I hear their current stuff isn't bad) - the management
>interface on our PowerConnect 3048s has issuse with locking up - the
>switches do something that the Cisco switches didn't. They actually had
>a backplane that could support all-to-all communications without maxing
>anything out. The Cisco switch I tried at the time maxed out at 80% of
>total speed, and cost $6000 instead of $1000.
I think Cisco has heard the cry of their VARs and other Cisco resellers,
as they now come within $200 of Dell, and $100 of HP.
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