Multi-gigabit edge devices as CPE

Josh Baird joshbaird at
Thu Apr 9 14:56:10 UTC 2015

You could possibly look at rolling vMX (if it's even available yet) on x86
hardware.  It's licensed by throughput and feature set.  If you are doing
L3VPN, I think you would need the advanced license.  This may fit within
your budget.

On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Tim Raphael <raphael.timothy at>

> You’ll be looking at a Juniper MX or a Cisco ASK9K I think.
> The MXs are targeted as being full-features edge routers. An MX5 will take
> a full feed just fine and do all the *VPN you want.
> If you’re talking about multiple full feeds then you’ll need a MX240 with
> one of the higher-power REs for a decent reconvergence time.
> > On 9 Apr 2015, at 10:42 pm, Daniel Rohan <drohan at> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 9, 2015 at 7:25 AM, Tim Raphael <raphael.timothy at
> <mailto:raphael.timothy at>> wrote:
> > L3VPN hand off is the only thing I can think of from the top of my head.
> But then, there would be no need to have a full table unless you had
> customers requesting a full table.
> >
> >
> > I have one customer who needs an L3VPN for some shared private routes
> along with a full table in inet.0. There are ways of accomplishing this
> creatively but I'm looking for devices that can handle these types of
> requests that permit us some level of sanity.

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