A short history of Cisco vs Juniper
Data centre giants top each other year after year
By Jim Duffy | Network World US | Published: 16:43, 15 November 10
Juniper and Cisco have been playing "can you top this" in Internet router technology for a decade. Cisco just announced its "forever change the Internet" CRS-3 back in February. Now it's Juniper's turn with the T4000...
Back in the day, Cisco ruled enterprise and service provider routing with its high-end 7500 series system. The 2Gbps 7500 debuted in 1995 and, though its roots and initial target was the corporate enterprise, it was also offered to and deployed by Internet service providers.