ACX1100 Universal Metro Router

The ACX1100 Universal Metro Router is a compact, 1U, environmentally hardened Ethernet-only access router. It has a fixed configuration of eight copper GbE 10/100/1000-Mbps interfaces, and four GbE copper/fiber combination ports. Its 60-Gbps performance, programmability, and fanless passive cooling system makes it ideal for external cabinet or tower installations.

ACX Universal Metro Routers enable network operators to rapidly deploy new, high-bandwidth services cost-effectively. The ACX1100's compact 17.5 x 1.75 x 9.4 in (44.5 x 4.4 x 24 cm) form factor conforms to ETSI 300 specifications and eases deployment in a service provider or enterprise cabinet where rack space and cooling are limited.

Key Features

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

Features + Benefits

MEF CE 2.0 Compliance

Support for MEF CE 2.0 standards for E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access services enables you to deploy a diverse array of offerings.

Zero-Touch Deployment

Take advantage of easy management and operation with rapid, remote provisioning.

Operational Intelligence

Enable the access network to grow with business needs through an adaptive service architecture with operational intelligence.

Flexible Architecture

You get the flexibility to deploy a wide variety of services, such as Carrier Ethernet; Layer 2 multitenant residential and commercial metro Ethernet services; and Layer 3 services based on IP/MPLS.

RFC 2544 Benchmarking

Use RFC 2544-based testing to confirm whether a node is ready for service once configured with zero touch deployment (ZTD).

Timing and Synchronization

Deliver the highest quality of experience (QoE) with advanced clocking technologies including SyncE and IEEE 1588-2008.

Junos OS SDK

Easily customize provisioning and integration with third-party apps and tools using the Junos OS SDK.

Hardened Design

The router supports both outdoor and industrial applications with an environmentally reinforced design and passive cooling.


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When the coronavirus crisis forced the shutdown of America, Jackson Electric Cooperative turned it up. Broadband Internet became a lifeline for the residents of Matagorda Bay, Texas, in the U.S., with miles of Gulf Coast beaches and fresh oysters, blue crab, and shrimp. Jackson Electric’s smart community network, built on a foundation of Juniper routing, easily handled a 30% surge in Internet traffic and a 130% spike in subscriber connections.

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ACX Line of Universal Metro Routers

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Front with top view of ACX Series 1100


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.

Technical Features
  • 12 1GbE ports
  • SyncE
  • MEF CE 2.0-certified
  • Junos OS SDK
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Front with top view of ACX Series 2100


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.

Technical Features
  • 16 TDM ports
  • 10 1GbE ports
  • 2 10GbE ports
  • MEF CE 2.0-certified
Front with top view of ACX Series 2200


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.

Technical Features
  • 10 1GbE ports
  • 2 10GbE ports
  • MEF 3.0-certified
  • SyncE
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