Juniper M120 Alternatives

Brad Fleming bdfleming at
Mon Nov 16 16:14:34 UTC 2009

I'd think the Juniper MX series might fit, as well as the Brocade  
NetIron XMR. And of course the Cisco you already mentioned.


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?
> I'm asking as the prices to upgrade to 10Gbit capable Juniper units  
> (ie.
> an M120) seem prohibitively high so I'm looking to get a feel for the
> alternatives. The other obvious platform would appear to be a Cisco XR
> 12404 (or similar depending on line card requirements) but is anything
> else in common use as a peering platform?
> Cheers for any input.
> Rgds
> Gary

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