juniper mx80 vs cisco asr 1000

Ariel Biener ariel at post.tau.ac.il
Thu Jan 19 15:43:34 CST 2012


  On 01/19/2012 11:40 PM, Leigh Porter wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jon Heise [mailto:jon at smugmug.com]
>> Sent: 19 January 2012 21:37
>> To: nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: juniper mx80 vs cisco asr 1000
>>
>> Does anyone have any experience with these two routers, we're looking
>> to buy one of them but i have little experience dealing with cisco
>> routers and zero experience with juniper.
> I have lots of MX80s and they have all been fantastic. But if you have no experience of Juniper it will be a different learning curve (one that is, IMO, worth the effort).
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> I have not used the asr1000 but it looks like a capable box. You would do well to look at the MX80 fixed chassis, it comes with 48 1G interfaces and 4 10G interfaces. They are pretty good value, I think.

It well depends on your requirements (not talking about throughput).
The ASR1000 series is a "services" box. It does more in terms of
services (using license enablers) than the MX80 does, and it costs
more.

So, it very much depends on what you want to do with the boxes.


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