Trajik Posted March 2, 2009 Share Posted March 2, 2009 Hey guys. We have a few remote sites that have got new data services installed. These are 6MB/s (megabyte) ethernet services. We need to upgrade our routers so we can not only route our traffic at the appropriate speed, but have provision for QoS aswell. Now i was looking at the Cisco product sheets at the switching speed of different router models. I don't want to get a router that won't forward the data quick enough. Here is the Cisco performance matrix with speeds. http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/download...performance.pdf Now i keep confusing myself. Are they showing the speeds in Megabyes per second or Megabits? If it is Megabits, am i right in assuming that the lowest router i would opt for would be the 2811. Or am i wrong and this is represented as megabytes? And in that case a 1701 would suffice. (i know i have to take into account bi-directional and QoS stuff. but i just want to figure out what speeds these are being represented as so i can make a choice) (i also know i could get a layer 3 switch but management doesn't want to pay the costs) Any help appreciated. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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