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    Junos Space Appliance Overview

    The Juniper Networks Junos Space Appliance is a dedicated hardware device that is engineered to provide the computing power and meet specific requirements to be able to install and run the Junos Space Network Management Platform. Junos Space Network Management Platform is an open, extensible platform that simplifies the management and orchestration of networks, and allows you to develop and host applications that simplify network operations, scale services, and automate support. The all-in-one design of the Junos Space Appliance enables administrators to easily deploy Junos Space Network Management Platform.

    Junos Space Appliances are currently available in two models: JA1500 and JA2500.

    The JA1500 Junos Space Appliance has been tested with up to six appliances connected in a cluster (fabric) ability to manage up to 15,000 devices without the Network Monitoring functionality enabled.

    The JA2500 Junos Space Appliance has been tested with up to eight appliances (four Junos Space nodes and two database (DB) nodes and two fault monitoring and performance monitoring (FMPM) nodes, or six Junos Space nodes and two FMPM nodes) connected in a cluster (fabric) with the ability to manage up to 25,000 devices.

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    JA1500 Appliance Hardware Overview

    The JA1500 appliance has a 2-U, rack-mountable chassis with dimensions of 17.72 in. x 17.26 in. x 3.5 in. (45 cm x 43.84 cm x 8.89 cm). The JA1500 appliance ships with a single AC power supply module; an additional power supply module can be installed in the power supply slot in the rear panel of the appliance. In addition, the JA1500 appliance can also be powered on by using one or two DC power supply modules.

    The appliance has three 1-TB hard drives in a RAID 5 configuration. Two externally accessible cooling fans provide the required airflow and cooling for the appliance.

    JA2500 Appliance Hardware Overview

    The JA2500 appliance has a 2-U, rack-mountable chassis with dimensions of 17.81 in. x 17.31 in. x 3.5 in. (45.2 cm x 44 cm x 8.89 cm). The JA2500 appliance ships with a single AC power supply module; an additional power supply module can be installed in the power supply slot in the rear panel of the appliance. In addition, the JA2500 appliance can also be powered on by using one or two DC power supply modules.

    The appliance has six 1-TB hard drives in a RAID 10 configuration. Two externally accessible cooling fans provide the required airflow and cooling for the appliance.

    Modified: 2016-03-18