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Offline Řyvind Nikolaisen

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Any use for old 8600/8800s?
« on: May 30, 2016, 07:01:42 AM »
Just wondering...

We're in the process of replacing 26x ERS8600/8800 with VSP8200s. Does anyone know of any use for them or an avenue of selling parts? Up to date hardware with R and RS modules, 8692 w/SuperMezz og 8895 etc. - all of them running SPB.
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Řyvind Nikolaisen
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NetNordic Communications AS
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Offline Telair

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Re: Any use for old 8600/8800s?
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2016, 01:02:46 PM »
There is always eBay, but otherwise could you use them as a trade-in with Avaya on the newer gear?  I took home an 8600 when it was decommissioned here.  Using the old v5 code as the CPU can't do SPB.

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Re: Any use for old 8600/8800s?
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2016, 05:48:49 AM »
Year have installed many networks with ERS8k or Passport how it was originally called.
It is the end of an era , but I think you still can use it as nice table or fridge :)

I am always happy when I can find a school that needs some lab equipment and they are happy to get some old switches for there students.
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