Juniper Mist Edge

Juniper Mist Edge extends our microservices architecture to the campus, bringing agility and scale while enabling new applications at the edge. The Juniper Mist Edge uses the Juniper Mist Cloud and its distributed software architecture for scalable and resilient operations, management, troubleshooting, and analytics — all without the need for legacy wireless controllers.

Key Features

  • ME-X1: Dual Port 1GbE (Data) and Dual Port 1GbE
  • ME-X5: Dual Port 10GbE SFP + (Data) & Dual Port 1GbE
  • ME-X5-M: Quad Port 10GbE SFP + (Data) & Dual Port 10GbE SFP+
  • ME-X10: Quad Port 10GbE SFP + (Data) & Dual Port 10GbE SFP+
Power Supply
  • ME-X1: Single, Cabled Power Supply, 250W
  • ME-X5: Dual, Hot-Plug, Redundant Power Supply (1+1), 750W
  • ME-X5-M: Dual, Hot-Plug, Redundant Power Supply (1+1), 750W
  • ME-X10: Dual, Hot-Plug, Redundant Power Supply (1+1), 750W
Dimensions (W x H x D)
  • ME-X1: 17.1''(W) x 17.1''(D) x 1.75''(H)
  • ME-X5: 18.98''(W) x 31.8''(D) x 1.69''(H)
  • ME-X5-M: 18.98''(W) x 31.8''(D) x 1.69''(H)
  • ME-X10: 18.98''(W) x 31.8''(D) x 1.69''(H)

Features + Benefits

For large campus networks, Edge provides seamless roaming through on-premises tunnel termination of traffic to and from access points.

Juniper Mist Edge extends virtual LANs (VLANs) to distributed branches and telecommuters to replace remote virtual private network (VPN) technology. Provides dynamic traffic segmentation for IoT devices. Split tunneling allows for guest access and corporate traffic. 

Juniper Mist Edge supports an elastically scalable cluster (with options for backup clusters) composed of an unlimited number of nodes within a cluster.

The Edge cluster design for the tunneling microservice is guided by the aggregate capacity considerations for the number of access points, clients, and throughput expectations.

This service lets you make a seamless transition, moving from an existing centralized data plane with legacy controller architectures to the modern Juniper Mist microservices cloud, without affecting network design.

The Access Points leverage standards-based L2TPv3 technology to tunnel traffic to and from Juniper Mist Edge for selected WLANs. This capability gives you the network design flexibility to leverage a combination of distributed and centralized data planes, where needed, to meet your requirements.

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