ACX7024 Cloud Metro Router

The ACX7024, part of the ACX7000 family, provides industry-leading access performance in a hardened, fixed, 1 U form factor. It delivers 360 Gbps of throughput, 24 multirate 1/10/25GbE ports, and four 100GbE ports to support and scale cloud metro services. The compact router features advanced timing and can operate at maximum port speed on all ports concurrently, including 100GbE QSFP-DD ports with high-power transceivers.

Cost-effective and industrial-rated, the space-saving multiservice router is ideal for metro access applications, including 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and business and residential services based on passive optical networking (PON) and other technologies. The ACX7024 is powered by the Junos® OS Evolved cloud-optimized operating system and Juniper Paragon™ Automation. It also supports advanced features, such as Segment Routing (SR), SRv6, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), EVPN-VXLAN, advanced programmability, leading network slicing, and telemetry.

Statement of Product Direction

Key Features

Form factor

Compact 1 U, hardened platform with 24-cm depth


360 Gbps

Port density

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

Features + Benefits

Compact, Hardened Form Factor

Reduce space and power requirements with an environmentally hardened, compact, and efficient cooling design.

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.

Investment Protection

Flexible support for 1/10/25GbE and 100GbE ports guarantees built-in scalability to accommodate service migration and growth. 

One Junos Experience

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

Cloud Metro as Experience Sensor

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

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Practical Resources

Technical Documentation

Design Center


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.

DQE Communications Hero

Your Metro Reimagined

Juniper’s Cloud Metro combines a scalable IP service fabric, service intelligence, and automation.

Deliver Differentiated Services with Paragon Active Assurance

Automatically validate and monitor service quality end to end.

Find the ACX7024 in these solutions

Cloud Metro

Apply cloud principles to metro networks to achieve sustainable business growth with future-proof performance, adaptive power innovation, embedded active assurance, and zero trust security.

Paragon Automation

Paragon Automation delivers closed-loop automation to translate business intent into tangible outcomes. The solution helps ensure that your customers receive assured service experiences throughout the network lifecycle, from Day 0 to Day 2.

Statement of Product Direction

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