Comparison between 3750 and 3750-metro

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Oct 29th, 2007
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hi folks,


is there any links which will provide me on the comparison between 3750 and 3750-metro? for exapmple, isis is not support on 3750 but it support on 3750-metro. The product information from cisco site is insufficient in term of the main differences :p


rgd

josh.w

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ankbhasi Tue, 10/30/2007 - 01:18
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Hi Josh,


The Cisco Catalyst 3750 Metro Series is built for Metro Ethernet access in a customer location, enabling the delivery of more differentiated Metro Ethernet services. These switches feature bidirectional hierarchical QoS and Traffic Shaping, intelligent 802.1Q tunneling with class-of-service (CoS) mutation, VLAN translation, MPLS, EoMPLS, and Hierarchical Virtual Private LAN Service (H-VPLS) support, and redundant AC or DC power. They are ideal for service providers seeking to deliver profitable business services, such as Layer 2, Layer 3, and MPLS VPNs, in a variety of bandwidths and with different SLAs.



The metro switches have the PXF chips (which allow hierarchical QoS on the 2 "WAN" GigE ports, so several logical links can share a connection, and have soft bandwidth limits).


For more details on 3750-M switches have a look at this link


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps5532/products_qanda_item09186a00801eb822.shtml


HTH


Ankur


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