I am trying to find a L3 switch that can be used as CPE and has more than 4 hardware egress queues (I need 7 including a priority queue). The only thing I can find that looks close to this is the ME3750 and fudging together a config using HQF.
Unclear why 6500 isn't an option for L3 switch CPE, technically. On the cost front, yup (very) expensive, but you didn't note a cost restraint in your original post (although I had wondered since you mentioned looking at the ME3750).
With regard to Juniper having a device with this feature, and Cisco must too; 'taint always so. Each vendor decides what they want to market. Juniper could have intended to provide this feature as a marketing "advantage" over Cisco. Cisco, might counter with if you need so many queues, perhaps you also need a more featured device, such as one of their routers.
Your original post noted other suggestions were welcome, but that's difficult to do if you limit information to such narrow requirements.
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