Juniper M120 Alternatives

Mehmet Akcin mehmet at akcin.net
Mon Nov 16 14:02:31 CST 2009


Remember to request some quotes for MX-80, not yet released , soon to be out "lower end" routers.

and MX240 3Ds. 

http://www.juniper.net/us/en/products-services/routing/mx-series/mx240/

Normally Juniper sales guys don't quote you things that are coming out soon unless you specially ask for this.

mehmet

On Nov 16, 2009, at 11:00 AM, Gary Mackenzie wrote:

> Thanks everybody for the feedback. I'll likely be getting a few quotes for
> MX series boxes I think, we're in the happy position of having a
> completely e-net infrastructure so we're not limited by interface options.
> 
> Thanks again for recommendation, good to know other people are using them
> successfully.
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Gary
> 
>> MX uses the I-Chip same as on M120/320 series.  MX would be perfect for
>> any
>> location in the network P/PE if you are talking about E-Net services vs.
>> TDM.  They would be a perfect peering box if you are using E-Net.
>> 
>> 
>> On 11/16/09 10:14 AM, "Gary Mackenzie" <net-ops at monolith-networks.net>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>>> 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.
>>> 
>>> Cheers
>>> 
>>> Gary
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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