ACX7100 Cloud Metro Routers

Metro networks are poised for high traffic growth as operators strive to deliver secure, high-bandwidth services and excellent experiences. The ACX7100 line from Juniper’s ACX7000 Family of sustainable routers enables service differentiation with low-latency connectivity.

ACX7100 routers deliver 4.8-Tbps throughput in an energy-efficient 1 U footprint. They bring 10GbE-to-400GbE port flexibility to service providers, large enterprises, and data centers and support unrestricted use of high-power ZR/ZR+ transceivers.

Powered by Junos® OS Evolved  and Juniper Paragon™ Automation, the routers offer advanced features, such as Segment Routing (SR), SRv6, MPLS, EVPN-VXLAN, advanced programmability, network slicing, and telemetry. The ACX7100-32C model provides 40GbE, 100GbE, and 400GbE ports with MACsec on all ports; the ACX7100-48L is MEF 3.0 certified and supports a variety of 10/25/40/50/100/400GbE ports.

Key Features

Form factor

Compact 1 U, with 59.49-cm depth


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

Features + Benefits

Dense Ports Distribution

ACX7100s are high-capacity routers with dense fan-out ports ranging from 10GbE to 400GbE. The platforms enable high-end multiservices and give operators the flexibility to manage and scale their networks to meet growing requirements.

Power Efficiency

The compact and efficient cooling design of ACX7100 routers offers low power consumption and reduces operational costs for network operators.

Multiservice Platform

Address 5G, IoT, and cloud requirements with a multiservice platform that connects your residential, enterprise, wholesale, and 4G/5G customers directly to your converged and automated Juniper Cloud Metro architecture.

One Junos Experience

Junos OS Evolved delivers the same stability, ease of operation, and advanced programmability across the entire ACX7000 family, including the ACX7100 platforms, accelerating deployments and simplifying operations.

Cloud Metro as Experience Sensor

With Paragon Active Assurance agents embedded into every ACX7000 family platform, your Juniper Cloud Metro effectively becomes a sensor that monitors and measures customers’ end-to-end service experiences. 

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DQE expands regional network to meet needs ranging from 5G to differentiated services delivery

Regional service providers like DQE Communications have a home-team advantage, with a nuanced understanding of local needs plus the agility to react quickly. DQE, which serves Western Pennsylvania, moved swiftly to expand its metro network services to meet the digital needs of its customers and its growing metro edge and mobile backhaul requirements.

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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.

Technical Features
Form factor

Compact 1 U, with 59.49-cm depth


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

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