ACX Series Routers

High-performance ACX Series Routers serve metro access, aggregation, and data center use cases. They are energy-efficient, MEF 3.0 compliant, and support 5G high-precision timing and synchronization.

The latest ACX routers, the ACX7000 family, are multiservice routers ideal for cloud metro deployments. Select ACX7000 platforms incorporate adaptive power innovation that saves you between 20 and 50 percent in energy costs. Paragon Active Assurance and zero trust security are embedded for assured, secure service experiences, and Juniper Paragon™ Automation support reduces device onboarding time from hours to minutes.

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Metro Access

The ACX7024, part of the ACX7000 family, provides industry-leading access performance in a hardened, dense, and compact 1 U footprint. Ideal for service providers, enterprises, and wholesale services, it helps operators deliver premium customer and user experiences.

Form factor

Compact 1 U, hardened platform with 24-cm depth

Throughput

360 Gbps

Port density

24 x 1/10/25GbE + 4 x 100GbE

Cloud Metro
Metro Agg
Data Center Leaf Spine

The ACX7100, part of the ACX7000 family, delivers high density and performance in a compact, 1 U footprint. Ideal for service provider, large enterprise, wholesale, and data center applications, it helps operators deliver premium customer and user experiences.

Form factor

Compact 1 U, with 59.49-cm depth

Throughput

Up to 4.8 Tbps

Port density

ACX7100-48L: 48 x 10/25/50GbE

6 x 400GbE

 

ACX7100-32C: 32 x 40/100GbE

4 x 400GbE

Cloud Metro
Metro Agg

The ACX7348, part of the ACX7000 family, offers modularity for scale with three pluggable modules in a hardened, dense, compact, redundant and fixed footprint. Ideal for service providers and large enterprises, it helps network operators deliver differentiated customer experiences.

Cloud Metro
Metro Agg
Lean Edge

The ACX7509, part of the ACX7000 family, is a high-availability, power-efficient, and modular 5 U platform. Ideal for service providers, data centers, and large enterprises, it helps network operators deliver differentiated customer experiences. 

Form factor

5 U, with 60-cm depth

Throughput

4.8 Tbps

Port density

20 x 1/10/25/50GbE
  4 x 200/400GbE
16 x 40/100GbE 

Cloud Metro
Metro Agg
Lean Edge

The ACX7908, part of the ACX7000 family, optimally balances port density, scale, and power in an 8-slot, modular, exceptionally dense footprint. Ideal for service providers, data centers, and large enterprises, it helps network operators deliver differentiated customer experiences.

Metro Pre-Agg
Metro Agg

The ACX6000 1U routers offer a dense solution for converging IP and optical transport. They provide Open ROADM-compliant transponder functionality for metro, cloud connect, and distributed access architecture (DAA)/R-PHY deployments.

  • Converged IP-optical transport
  • Up to 20 100GbE client interfaces
  • Up to 8 100/200GbE DWDM interfaces
  • Open ROADM-compliant version available

 

Metro Pre-Agg
Metro Agg

The ACX5400 Series of 1U routers provide power-efficient metro aggregation and support full IP/MPLS functionality. They deliver the performance required for efficient 1/10GbE-to-100GbE metro aggregation, MACsec security, and packet-optical convergence.

  • Up to 48 1GbE or 10GbE ports
  • Up to 6 100GbE ports
  • MEF 3.0-certified
  • MACsec encryption
Metro Pre-Agg
Metro Agg

The ACX5000 1U and 2U routers are high-performance, high-port-density, metro aggregation solutions ideal for metro Ethernet access and aggregation deployments in Carrier Ethernet networks.

  • Up to 96 1GbE ports
  • Up to 104 10GbE ports
  • Up to 8 40GbE ports
  • MEF CE 2.0-certified
Metro Pre-Agg

The ACX4000 is a 2.5U hardened router with two modular interface card slots that can house 16 T1/E1 ports, six GbE copper/fiber combination ports, or four CHOC3/STM-1 ports. Versatile for any deployment.

  • Up to 32 TDM ports
  • 2 10GbE ports
  • PoE++
  • MEF CE 2.0-compliant
Metro Pre-Agg

The ACX2200 is a 1U hardened router with four copper 10/100/1000-Mbps interfaces, four copper/fiber GbE ports, two GbE SFP ports, and two 10GbE SFP+ ports. It is ideal for IP-RAN deployments.

  • 10 1GbE ports
  • 2 10GbE ports
  • MEF 3.0-certified
  • SyncE
Metro Pre-Agg

The ACX2100 is a hardened router with 16 T1/E1 interfaces, four copper 10/100/1000-Mbps interfaces, four combination copper/fiber GbE ports, two GbE SFP ports, and two 10GbE SFP+ ports.

  • 16 TDM ports
  • 10 1GbE ports
  • 2 10GbE ports
  • MEF CE 2.0-certified
Metro Pre-Agg

The ACX1100 is a 1U fanless router with eight copper GbE ports and four copper/fiber GbE ports. It is ideal for enterprise and service provider cabinet and tower deployments.

  • 12 1GbE ports
  • SyncE
  • MEF CE 2.0-certified
  • Junos OS SDK
Metro Pre-Agg

The ACX1000 is a 1U fanless router with eight T1/E1 interfaces, eight copper GbE ports, and four copper/fiber GbE ports. It is ideal for enterprise and service provider cabinet and tower deployments.

  • 8 TDM ports
  • 12 1GbE ports
  • MEF CE 2.0-compliant
  • SyncE
Metro Access

The ACX710 1U router is a hardened multiservice solution that delivers the performance, capacity, and features needed to provide universal metro access and aggregation services. It offers a high-density, cost-optimized metro solution in a compact footprint.

  • Hardened platform with 320-Gbps switching capacity 
  • MEF 3.0-certified
  • 24 1/10GbE ports
  • 4 40/100GbE ports
Metro Access

The ACX500 is a family of small-form-factor, hardened, fanless routers with integrated GPS receiver and security features. Available in indoor and outdoor models, they are ideal for small-cell LTE-Advanced mobile backhaul deployments, utilities, and railways.

  • GPS integration
  • 60-Gbps throughput
  • MEF CE 2.0-certified
  • PoE++

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