PTX Series

Packet Transport Routers

PTX Series Converged Supercore® platforms are built for superior performance, transport integration, and elegant deployment, supporting high-density 100GbE environments while delivering industry-leading energy efficiency of up to 0.57 watts per Gbps.

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Product Comparison

PTX3000PTX5000
Dimensions (W x H x D)17.6 x 38.5 x 10.6 in (44.7 x 97.8 x 26.9 cm)17.5 x 62.5 x 33.1 in (44.5 x 158.8 x 84.1 cm)
Maximum Weight270 lbs (122.47 kg)1,294 lbs (587.0 kg)
MountingFront or center
Rack mount
Front or center
Rack mount
Power System Rating (Max)130A @ -48 VDC217 A @ -48 VDC
Typical Power Consumption*5 kW (Note: *These numbers are preliminary estimates and subject to change.)10.5 kW (Note: *These numbers are preliminary estimates and subject to change.)
Operating Temperature32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)32° to 104° F (0° to 40° C)
PTX Series
  • PTX3000

    The PTX3000 Packet Transport Router provides the Converged Supercore foundation for space- and power-constrained environments.

  • PTX5000

    The PTX5000 Packet Transport Router forms the foundation of the Converged Supercore architecture, supporting high-density 10GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE interfaces for large networks and applications.

  • Compact form factor

    PTX3000 is the industry’s only 300 mm ETSI-compliant core router.

  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)-ready

    The PTX Series is tightly integrated with Juniper Networks CSE2000 Carrier Services Engine NFV platform.

  • SDN-enabled

    PTX Series routers work with the Juniper Networks NorthStar Controller.

  • Industry-leading density

    PTX Series routers provide up to 3 Tbps per slot.