EX Series

Highly Available, Powerful Ethernet Switches

These carrier-class switching solutions are for converged enterprise branch offices, campuses, and data centers, as well as for service provider deployments. They address escalating demands for high availability, unified communications, mobility, and virtualization within enterprise networks.

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Product Comparison

EX2200 / EX2200-CEX3200EX3300EX4200EX4300EX4500 / EX4550EX4600EX6200EX8200EX9200
Form FactorFixed platform
Virtual Chassis configuration consisting of up to four switches
Fixed platformFixed platform
Virtual Chassis configuration consisting of up to 10 switches
Fixed platform
Virtual Chassis configuration consisting of 10 switches
Fixed platform
Virtual Chassis configuration consisting of 10 switches
Fixed platform
Virtual Chassis configuration consisting of up to 10 switches
Fixed platform
Virtual Chassis configuration consisting of up to 10 switches
10-slot modular chassisEX8208: Eight-slot modular chassis
EX8216: 16-slot modular chassis
Virtual Chassis configuration consisting of up to four switches
EX9204: 4-slot modular chassis
EX9208: 8-slot modular chassis
EX9214: 14-slot modular chassis
Dimensions (W x H x D)EX2200:
17.4 x 1.7 x 10 in (44.1 x 4.4 x 25.4 cm)
1 rack unit

EX2200-C:
10.6 x 1.7 x 9 in (26.9 x 4.4 x 22.8 cm)
1 rack unit
17.4 x 1.7 x 16.4 in (44.2 x 4.3 x 41.7 cm)
1 rack unit
17.4 x 1.7 x 12 in (44.1 x 4.3 x 31 cm)
1 rack unit
17.4 x 1.7 x 16.4 in (44.2 x 4.3 x 41.7 cm)
1 rack unit
17.4 x 1.7 x 16.4 in (44.2 x 4.3 x 41.7 cm)
1 rack unit
EX4500: 17.3 x 3.5 x 21.1 in (43.8 x 8.9 x 53.6 cm)
2 rack units

EX4550: 17.4 x 1.7 x 18.5 in (44.07 x 4.4 x 47.0 cm)
1 rack unit
17.4 x 1.7 x 20.5 in (44.2 x 4.3 x 52.1 cm)
1 rack unit
17.3 x 24.3 x 15.5 in (43.9 x 61.7 x 39.4 cm)
14 rack unit
EX8208:
17.25 x 24.25 x 21 in (43.82 x 61.6 x 53 cm)
14 rack units
EX8216:
17.3 x 36.5 x 26.5 in (43.9 x 92.7 x 67.4 cm)
21 rack units
EX9204:
17.5 x 8.7 x 27.8 in (44.5 x 22.1 x 70.5 cm)
5 rack units
EX9208:
17.5 x 14 x 27.8 in (44.5 x 35.6 x 70.5 cm)
8 rack units
EX9214:
17.5 x 27.8 x 27.8 in (44.5 x 70.5 x 70.5 cm)
16 rack units
Backplane SpeedN/AN/A40-80 Gbps128 Gbps (Virtual Chassis)320 Gbps (Virtual Chassis)EX4500: Up to 128 Gbps (Virtual Chassis)
EX4550: Up to 256 Gbps (Virtual Chassis)
960 Gbps4.4 Tbps backplane capacity320 Gbps (full duplex) per line card with current switch fabric
6.2 Tbps (EX8208) or 12.4 Tbps (EX8216) per chassis
EX9204: Up to 1.6 Tbps per chassis
EX9208: Up to 4.8 Tbps per chassis
EX9214: Up to 13.2 Tbps per chassis
Data RateEX2200-24P/24T: 56 Gbps
EX2200-48P/48T: 104 Gbps
EX2200-C-12T/12P-2G: 28 Gbps
EX3200-24P/24T: 88 Gbps
EX3200-48P/48T: 136 Gbps
EX3300-24P/24T/24T-DC: 128 Gbps
EX3300-48P/48T/48T-BF: 176 Gbps
EX4200-24P/24T/24F: 88 Gbps
EX4200-48P/48T: 136 Gbps
EX4300-24P/24T: 448 Gbps
EX4300-48P/48T: 496 Gbps
EX4300-32F: 464 Gbps
960 Gbps (full duplex)1.44 Tbps128 Gbps (full duplex) per linecard with two SREs installed
64 Gbps (full duplex) per linecard with one SRE installed
EX8200-48T / EX8200-48T-ES: 48 Gbps
EX8200-48F / EX8200-48F-ES: 48 Gbps
EX8200-8XS / EX8200-8XS-ES: 80 Gbps
EX8200-40XS / EX8200-40XS-ES: 80 Gbps
EX8200-48PL / EX8200-48TL: 20 Gbps
EX8200-2XS-40P / EX8200-2XS-40T: 40 Gbps
EX9200-40T: Up to 40 Gbps
EX9200-40F: Up to 40 Gbps
EX9200-32XS: Up to 240 Gbps
EX9200-4QS: Up to 120 Gbps
ThroughputEX2200-24P/24T: 42 Mpps (wire speed)
EX2200-48P/48T: 77 Mpps (wire speed)
EX2200-C-12T/12P-2G: 21 Mpps
EX3200-24P/24T: 65 Mpps (wire speed)
EX3200-48P/48T: 101 Mpps (wire speed)
EX3300-24P/24T/24T-DC: 95 Mpps (wire speed)
EX3300-48P/48T/48T-BF: 130 Mpps (wire speed)
EX4200-24P/24T/24F: 65 Mpps (wire speed)
EX4200-48P/48T: 101 Mpps (wire speed)
EX4300-24P/24TF: 333 Mpps (wire speed)
EX4300-48P/48T: 369 Mpps (wire speed)
EX4300-32F: 345 Mpps (wire speed)
714 Mpps1.07 Bpps690 Mpps system throughput120 Mpps per line card (wire speed)
960 Mpps (EX8208) or 1.92 Bpps (EX8216) per system
Up to 240 Gbps per slot (full duplex) on all chassis
40GBASE QSFP+ Port DensitiesEX9204: 12 (EX9200-4QS line card)
EX9208: 28 (EX9200-4QS line card)
EX9214: 48 (EX9200-4QS line card)
100GBASE CFP Port DensitiesN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AEX9204: 6 using EX9200-2C-8XS line card (future)
EX9208: 10 using EX9200-2C-8XS line card (future)
EX9214: 20 using EX9200-2C-8XS line card (future)
ResiliencyEX2200: Integral power supply and fans; external power supply option
EX2200-C: Fanless design improves MTBF by eliminating moving parts that can fail
Internal field-replaceable power supply; field-replaceable fanGraceful Route Engine Failover (GRES) in Virtual Chassis configuration; external power supply optionInternal, hot-swappable redundant power supply; field-replaceable fan tray with three fans; graceful Route Engine switchover (GRES) in Virtual Chassis configurationInternal, hot-swappable redundant power supply; field-replaceable fans; graceful Route Engine switchover (GRES) in Virtual Chassis configurationDual internal load sharing AC and DC power supplies (optional); redundant variable-speed fansRedundant internal load-sharing power supplies; redundant variable-speed fans4 power supply slots for N+1 or N+N (2+2) redundancy; redundant Routing Engines and Switch Fabrics; GRES6 power supply bays for N+1 or N+N redundancy; field-replaceable fan trays; redundant Routing Engines and Switch Fabrics; GRES4 power supply bays on each chassis for N+1 or N+N redundancy; field-replaceable fan trays; redundant Routing Engines and Switch Fabrics; graceful routing engine switchover
Operating SystemJunosJunosJunosJunosJunosJunosJunosJunosJunosJunos
Traffic MonitoringsFlowsFlowN/AsFlowsFlowsFlowsFlowsFlow (planned)sFlowsFlow
QoS Queues / Port88881288888
MAC Addresses16,00032,00016,00032,00064,00032,000288,00032,000160,0001,000,000
Jumbo Frames9,216 Bytes9,216 Bytes9,216 Bytes9,216 Bytes9,216 Bytes9,216 bytes9,216 Bytes9,216 Bytes9,216 Bytes9,192 Bytes
IPv4 Unicast / Multicast Routes6,500 / 100016,000 / 8,0008,000 / 016,000 / 8,00032,000 / 8,00014,000* / 4,000
*Uni-dimensional scale
128,000 / 104,00010,000 / 4,000Standard: 500,000 / 100,000
ES models: 1 million / 100,000
256,000
IPv6 Unicast / Multicast RoutesN/A4,000 / 2,000N/A4,000 / 2,00018,000 / 4,0003,400* / 1,000
*Uni-dimensional scale
64,000 / 52,0001,000 / 1,000EX8208: 250,000 (500,000 with extra-scale line cards) / 100,000 (200,000 with extra-scale line cards)
EX8216: 250,000 (500,000 with extra-scale line cards) / 100,000 (200,000 with extra-scale line cards)
256,000
Number of VLANs1,0244,0964,0964,0964,0934,0964,0964,0964,09632,000
ARP Entries2,00016,0004,00016,00064,0008,00048,0008,000100,000256,000
WarrantyEX2200: Enhanced limited lifetime hardware warranty
EX2200-C: Enhanced limited lifetime hardware warranty
Limited lifetime switch hardware warrantyEnhanced limited lifetime hardware warrantyLimited lifetime switch hardware warrantyLimited lifetime switch hardware warrantyStandard one-year warrantyLimited lifetime hardware warrantyEnhanced limited lifetime hardware warrantyStandard one-year warrantyStandard one-year warranty
  • EX2200

    EX2200 switches are low power, low acoustic 1 U devices, offering an economical solution for branch offices and campus networks.

  • EX3200

    EX3200 switches are a simple, cost-effective Ethernet solution for wiring closet installations in low-density branch and regional offices.

  • EX3300

    The EX3300 is a compact switch for demanding converged enterprise access.

  • EX4200

    The EX4200 is a flexible, stackable switching solution for data centers and campuses.

  • EX4300

    The EX4300 supports branch, campus, and data center access and aggregation deployments.

  • EX4500

    The EX4500 and EX4550 are a compact, high-performance platform for data center, campus, and service provider deployments.

  • EX4600

    The EX4600 delivers a scalable 10GbE solution for high-density campus and data center top-of-rack deployments.

  • EX6200

    The EX6200 is a scalable, resilient, high-performance wiring closet solution.

  • EX8200

    The EX8200 provides the port densities, scalability, and high availability required for today's data center and campus core environments.

  • EX9200

    The EX9200 is SDN-ready and offers the flexibility and scalability required for business agility and growth.

  • EX Series Options

    EX Series options include the EX Series Redundant Power Supply for EX2200 and EX3300 Ethernet Switches, and the XRE200 External Routing Engine for managing EX8200 switches in a Virtual Chassis configuration.

Field-proven Juniper technology

A carrier-class architecture, coupled with the Junos OS, enable EX Series switches to provide carrier-class reliability for every application.

Eight quality-of-service (QoS) queues per port

Flexible configuration options ensure proper prioritization of voice, video, and multiple levels of data traffic, with room to converge other networks such as building automation and video security systems.

  • Virtual Chassis and Virtual Chassis Fabric technologies

    Virtual Chassis and Virtual Chassis Fabric technologies on select models enable multiple interconnected EX Series switches to operate as a single device, reducing operational expense and management complexity.

  • Security risk management

    Integrated Unified Access Control (UAC) capabilities help EX Series switches dynamically deliver network protection, guest access, and identity-based QoS.

  • Wire-speed performance

    High 1GbE, 10GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE port densities dramatically simplify network topologies and operations.

  • Innovative, cost-effective design

    Support for multiple architectures reduces cost and complexity, while unified management and automation tools consolidate system monitoring.

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