Low density Juniper (or alternative) Edge

David Bass davidbass570 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 18:48:07 UTC 2016


Thanks for all the insight everyone...very helpful discussion!

Has anyone see the SRX deployed in these situations?  

We have been talking to Juniper about the ACX, and they seem to be pushing it as a Metro E, or in situations where you don't need a lot of features (like a L2 agg point for wireless).



> On Feb 6, 2016, at 5:39 AM, Cameron Ferdinands <cameron at jferdinands.com> wrote:
> 
> If you need high-er density 10GE. Consider an Juniper ACX5048.
> 
> Great edge box, MPLS features, it's essentially just a QFX with repartitioned CAM / some tricks to get the most out of the Trident II chipset.
> 
> Won't do a bunch of things, so make sure it's exactly what you need or you'll burn yourself YMMV.
> 
>> On Wed, Feb 3, 2016 at 9:50 AM Dan Spataro <dspataro at corp.nac.net> wrote:
>> Depending on your interpretation of full MPLS stack, you can look into the Brocade CES.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of David Bass
>> Sent: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 4:04 PM
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>> Subject: Low density Juniper (or alternative) Edge
>> 
>> Looking to see what others are using out there as an alternative to a Cisco ME3600X? Also, what other vendors out there are playing in this space?
>> 
>> Need a full MPLS stack.


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