Juniper hardware recommendation

Mark Tinka mark at tinka.africa
Mon May 10 14:25:21 UTC 2021


On 5/10/21 16:19, aaron1 at gvtc.com wrote:

> I prefer MX204 over the ACX5048.  The ACX5048 can’t add L3 interface 
> to an mpls layer 2 type of service.  There are other limitations to 
> the ACX5048 that cause me to want to possibly replace them with 
> MX204’s.  But in defense of the ACX5048, we have gotten some good 
> mileage (a few years now) of good resi/busi bb over vrf’s and also 
> carrier ethernet for businesses and lots of cell backhaul… so they are 
> good for that.  I’ve heard the ACX5448 was even better.
>

Trio will always provide better features, but come with the price tag to 
boot.


> I’m looking at the MX240 for the SCB3E MPC10E hefty with 100 gig ports
>

You might want to look at the MX10003, in that case, as well. We are 
deploying those for 100Gbps service (customer-facing). Works out cheaper 
than offering 100Gbps service on the MX240/480/960 for the same task.

Mark.
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