Just wondering if anyone has experience with the cisco 2911 or 2900 series routers? I understand it is newer and similar to the 2811 but more robust. The price difference is not that much more. I am curious as to why. I am trying to determine if I should go with the 29xx or 28xx series for a medium sized company. ISP load balancing and fail over is required. T1 and ADSL lines already in place.
I'd be tempted to stick with the 2800 platform. It's older, more robust.. Less likely to be full of new untested bugs. Give the 2900 series a while to get into the mainstream.
I seem to recall that the 29xx have the IOS 15.x software. Also very new. It took a long time before the number of bugs in 12.x became low, and the software became stable.
I wouldn't personally choose software or hardware close to the bleeding-edge for any other production environment, so I don't see why routing should be any different.