Juniper M120 Alternatives

Jason Lixfeld jason at
Mon Nov 16 16:55:14 UTC 2009

Cisco's ASR9000 is supposed to be in-line with the Juniper MX offering  
(price-wise and feature-wise); more so than as 124xx, I hear.

On 2009-11-16, at 10:54 AM, "Gary Mackenzie" <net-ops at 
 > 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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