MX480

Flexible edge router for service providers

The MX480 is a large-scale router that enables service providers to deliver advanced business and residential applications and services.

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Overview

The SDN-ready MX480 3D Universal Edge Router delivers high performance, reliability, and scalability for service provider and enterprise applications.

At eight rack units (8 U), the 5.12 Tbps MX480 provides high-density, scalable, and efficient 10GbE, 40GbE, 100GbE, as well as legacy SONET/SDH, ATM, and PDH connectivity. The MX480 also supports sophisticated timing and virtualization capabilities, including virtualized network services, Virtual Chassis technology, and virtual CPE functionality to help customers streamline network design and operation.

For cost-effective sparing and maintenance, the MX480 shares a common set of field-replaceable units (FRUs) with the MX240 and MX960 platforms such as routing/control and switching components, port card, and services cards. Its resilient and fully redundant architecture provides a consistent operations and service environment.

Features

  • Broad Universal Edge Portfolio with Junos OS and Junos Space provides capital efficiency and uncompromising operational excellence for enterprises and all types of service providers.
  • Scale and Performance with 3D model provides long-term investment protection from 20 Gbps to 80 Tbps to meet all business and technical requirements.
  • SDN-Ready provides seamless integration with SDN controllers like Juniper Networks Contrail, and enables elastic service delivery and customization for simplified operation and competitive differentiation.
  • Unparalleled Reliability provides nonstop service availability and high-quality QoS for always-on/always-connected business and residential customers.

Specs

System Capacity5.12 Tbps
Throughput per slot260 Gbps per slot
DPCs and/or MPCs per chassis6
Chassis per rack6
Dimensions (W x H x D)17.5 x 14 x 27.75 in (total depth (D) includes standard cable manager measurements) (44.5 x 35.6 x 70.5 cm)
Maximum Weight180 lbs / 81.65 kg
MountingFront or center
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Product Specs

MX480
System Capacity5.12 Tbps
Throughput per slot260 Gbps per slot
DPCs and/or MPCs per chassis6
Chassis per rack6
Dimensions (W x H x D)17.5 x 14 x 27.75 in (total depth (D) includes standard cable manager measurements) (44.5 x 35.6 x 70.5 cm)
Maximum Weight180 lbs / 81.65 kg
MountingFront or center
Power OptionsAC/DC (Fully loaded): -40 to -72 V DC; 100-240 V AC
Maximum Power Draw: 3955 W (AC), 3592 W (DC)
Operating Temperature32 to 104 degrees F (0 to 40 degrees C)
Humidity5 to 90 percent non-condensing
AltitudeNo performance degradation to 13,000 ft / 4,000 m

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