Juniper M120 Alternatives

Kevin Oberman oberman at es.net
Mon Nov 16 11:18:03 CST 2009


> Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 16:14:52 -0000 (GMT)
> From: "Gary Mackenzie" <net-ops at monolith-networks.net>
> 
> > On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 09:04, Dale W. Carder <dwcarder at wisc.edu> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Nov 16, 2009, at 9:54 AM, Gary Mackenzie wrote:
> >>
> >>> Having slightly lost track of what everybody is using for peering
> >>> routers
> >>> these days, what is the consensus about the best alternative to Juniper
> >>> M
> >>> series routers?
> >>
> >> have you looked at the MX series?
> >
> > +1
> > ~Chris
> >
> >>
> >> Dale
> >>
> 
> I had looked briefly, does anybody here actually use them as peering
> routers? I've seen a few implementations using them in the MPLS P and PE
> router roles but never as border routers.
> 
> If there is some precedent for using them in this role that's good to hear
> and I'll take another look, I was loath to move away from Juniper as our
> current boxes are been the model of reliability.

We use them as peering routers and are in the process of upgrading all
of our peering routers to MX boxes.
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