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Unless you're taking a full BGP routing table, why the hell do you need 16GB RAM? or 16 core.

Yes it's good value but what for?

No serious ISP is using one of these as their peering router, there is literally no other use case that matches the spec.

The cores and the RAM are not just for routing tables, but because of the eight, 10gb interfaces. You need a good bit of power to route full throughput on such connections and having eight of them means some beastly hardware. That router is not only rated for 18 million packets per second of routing, but also will reach its 80 gigabit L3 rating with standard packet sizes, not jumbo packets.

It isnt really designed for the big company, regional ISPs you would typically think about. Ubiquiti has two userbases: the tech enthusiests on these types of websites around the world, and small company ISPs that specialize in providing wireless internet access directly to a location or point to point wireless LAN between locations for companies. Their products are used quite extensively by these small ISPs who provide better service and lower costs in their localized areas than the regional ISPs.
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Ubiquiti's APs are fantastic for the price. I've used them in my home and professionally at businesses and schools. 99$ Ubiquiti APs vs Cisco 600$ APs....obviously the Cisco will bring more to the table.

But for the price Ubiquiti APs are really reliable and the management software is really good.
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Steve Gibson swears by the Ubiquity Edge router. So they're doing something right.
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post #24 of 31
I've been using Ubiquity hardware for years. It's been as good or better than much more expensive wireless equipment. I really hope to be able to keep using it lol.
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I've been using Ubiquity hardware for years. It's been as good or better than much more expensive wireless equipment. I really hope to be able to keep using it lol.

My time as a WISP we deployed thousands of Ubiquiti radios, they work damn well for their price point. Hopefully they aren't going anywhere....

Turns out they have moved headquarters to New York, and are taking a more "Decentralized" management style. Which to me sounds like they are on the run and won't be around for very much longer. Hopefully not, but something isn't right.
    
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My time as a WISP we deployed thousands of Ubiquiti radios, they work damn well for their price point. Hopefully they aren't going anywhere....

Turns out they have moved headquarters to New York, and are taking a more "Decentralized" management style. Which to me sounds like they are on the run and won't be around for very much longer. Hopefully not, but something isn't right.

I hope not. They are the best priced APs.

It is strange though.....
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I think everyone is missing the point of this. Its not that the gear isn't good, I don't think the report said anything about that, its that the numbers are being inflated. When you are a publicly traded company inflating your numbers to in trade inflate your stock value is a huge issue.
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post #28 of 31
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I think everyone is missing the point of this. Its not that the gear isn't good, I don't think the report said anything about that, its that the numbers are being inflated. When you are a publicly traded company inflating your numbers to in trade inflate your stock value is a huge issue.

Yeah I figured that out when I actually read the article. biggrin.gif
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I think everyone is missing the point of this. Its not that the gear isn't good, I don't think the report said anything about that, its that the numbers are being inflated. When you are a publicly traded company inflating your numbers to in trade inflate your stock value is a huge issue.

Not sure it was missed, people just like their products and hope they don't go away.

What will be interesting is how it all plays out. Did Ubiquiti really get in bed with the Chinese Mafia as long speculated? Because of those possible dealings are their books compromised? This isn't the first time Ubiquiti news has stirred the pot.
    
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post #30 of 31
I just setup some Air fibers last year between two of our office sites about 2 miles away. 1.2Gbps aggregate and full duplex. Was an easy setup and easy to install with the db numbers on the back of the raidos. I love ubiquiti stuff, i hope they stick around.
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