What do you think about the Juniper MX line?

Jeremy jbaino at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 15:17:57 CDT 2011


Heh, I spent about 3mo evaluating/testing SRX's and I agree they had
potential but left /a lot/ to be desired.

-Jeremy

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:45 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

> Sorry... I misspoke. My comments related to the SRX series and not the MX.
>
> The MX is a fine product in my experience.
>
> Owen
>
> On Jun 25, 2011, at 10:03 PM, Howard Hart wrote:
>
> >
> > We have a couple installed as our edge routers.
> >
> > Pluses -  solid as a rock, easy to administer, and will take some
> extremely high packet rates for relatively low cost (important for us since
> we use them for VoIP traffic). If you're approaching the capacity of a 1GB
> uplink, I highly recommend these as your first step to 10 GB.
> >
> > Minuses - careful on your MX80 version. The MX80-48T includes a built in
> 48 port 1 GigE switch, but we've had compatibility issues with it and other
> vendors switches. The modular version that replaces the MX80-48T costs quite
> a bit more, but it does give you a lot more connection and compatibility
> options.
> >
> > Howard Hart
> >
> > On Jun 25, 2011, at 9:37 PM, "Ryan Finnesey"
> <ryan.finnesey at HarrierInvestments.com> wrote:
> >
> >> I would love to know the same I am looking at the MX line as well for a
> >> new network build-out
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >> Ryan
> >>
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Chris [mailto:behrnetworks at gmail.com]
> >> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2011 9:29 AM
> >> To: nanog at nanog.org
> >> Subject: What do you think about the Juniper MX line?
> >>
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> I've been doing some research into using the MX line of Juniper routers
> >> and was interested in hearing people's experiences (the good, bad, and
> >> ugly). What do you like about them? What do you dislike?
> >> Where are you putting them in your network? Where are you not putting
> >> them? Why? What other platforms would you consider and why? I hope to
> >> hear some candid responses, but feel free to respond privately if you
> >> need to.
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >>
> >>
>
>
>



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