Juniper hardware recommendation

Marco Paesani marco at
Sat May 8 07:22:03 UTC 2021

Hi Mark,
PTX series are dedicated for core backbone like "P Provider" probably you
just using it like "PE Provider Edge" in this role is much better than the
MX series.

My 2 cents



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Il giorno sab 8 mag 2021 alle ore 09:17 Mark Tinka <mark at> ha

> On 5/8/21 00:56, Mann, Jason via NANOG wrote:
> We are using MX204's as our internet routers and I want to replace our
> ASR's with them to be used as an aggregate circuit router. With the amount
> of 10G/40G/100G interface and the price point we have been happy with them.
> The big issue was learning Junos since we are cisco shop
> Terribly happy with the MX204. We've been running them for nearly 2 years
> now.
> I just wish Juniper could make an MX204-lite, one with more 10Gbps port
> density, e.t.c.
> We run it as a peering and Metro-E router.
> Mark.
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