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Re: T1 Customer CPE Replacement?
They're still in business. They've been bought out, but they're still there. Curtis On Tue, 24 Feb 2004, Sameer Khosla wrote: > Just to add my 2 cents, I have installed a lot of Openroute routers over the > years, and have had virtually no problems with them. There is a GTX 1000 > Model that is modular, for which there are T1 CSU modules available. I > believe there were DSL modules as well. There was also a GTX1500 model > which had the encryption hardware for VPN's. > > If anyone is interested, drop me a line and I'll do some digging with one of > their former SE's. He has access to a fair supply of them. > > Sameer > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Curtis Maurand" <[email protected]> > To: "Brian Bruns" <[email protected]> > Cc: "Claydon, Tom" <[email protected]>; <[email protected]> > Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2004 1:35 PM > Subject: Re: T1 Customer CPE Replacement? > > > > > > > > I had excellent luck with OpenRoute (formerly Proteon) GT90's. They > > handle dual ethernet or T1/E1. They need an external CSU/DSU, but they > > get the job done and they're very stable. They will do NAT and most of > > the other goodies that you can think about. They also have gt900 firewall > > and they have a model with a hardware accelerator to handle cryptographic > > calculations. I installed one of the latter into a customer about 4 years > > ago and I've not had any trouble with it, except to upgrade the OS once to > > fix some wierd packet length issues surrounding IPSEC tunnels. > > > > http://www.openroute.com > > > > Curtis > > > > > > On Mon, 23 Feb 2004, Brian Bruns wrote: > > > > > > > > On Monday, February 23, 2004 3:37 PM [EST], Claydon, Tom > > > <[email protected]> wrote: > > > > > > > Hello, > > > > > > > > We're looking for a good replacement for fractional T1 customers with > Cisco > > > > 1600- & 1700-series routers as their CPE. They are good routers, but > the > > > > ongoing support costs are an issue, and we need to replace them ASAP. > > > > > > > > Someone had mentioned several CPE vendors, such as Adtran and Netopia. > Are > > > > there any others, and does anyone have any pros/cons of what they're > > > > familiar with? > > > > > > > > > > > > > > I'm quite familiar with the Netopia R53xx series T1 routers. Excellent > little > > > routers for deplyoing to customers. Very reliable, and if you are > familiar > > > with the DSL routers, you'll be right at home. They have built in > > > PPTP/ATMP/IPSec VPN support (both client and server), basic routing > features, > > > filtering, NAT, one-to-one IP mapping, remote syslog logging, as well as > > > everything you'd expect in a T1 router (fractional T1 support, HDLC, > PPP, > > > FrameRelay, etc). Theres also a 56k dialup backup module which is > handy. > > > > > > > > > > -- > > -- > > Curtis Maurand > > mailto:[email protected] > > http://www.maurand.com > > > > > -- -- Curtis Maurand mailto:[email protected] http://www.maurand.com