Hardware Spotlight: Juniper MX480
The SDN-ready MX480 3D Universal Edge Router delivers high performance, reliability, and scalability for service provider and cloud applications, enabling the delivery of advanced business and residential applications and services. At just eight rack units (8 U), the MX480 offers 5.76 Tbps of system capacity in support of high-density 10GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE interfaces, and SONET/SDH, ATM, and PDH connectivity.
The high-performance MX480 is packed with highly scalable routing, switching, security, and service features that enable revenue-generating applications, network consolidation, and service convergence. Key features include support for a wide range of L2/L3 VPN services and advanced broadband network gateway functions, along with integrated routing, switching, and security services.
Powered by Junos OS and the programmable Trio chipset, the MX480 is deployed in mission-critical service providers and enterprise networks worldwide, helping network operators transform their networks—and their businesses—to thrive in our hyper-connected world.