ACX7348 Cloud Metro Router

The ACX7348, part of the ACX7000 family, is a hardened router designed for multiservice applications. It combines the value of a fixed redundant platform with three bays of modularity that provide highly customizable build-as-you-grow scalability, high availability, and exceptional performance.

The router provides 1GbE-to-400GbE port flexibility, with unrestricted high-power ZR/ZR+ transceiver support and massive forwarding capacity. The ACX7348 delivers unmatched density and performance in a compact and power-efficient footprint. It supports advanced timing and MACsec encryption.

The ACX7348 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.

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Features + Benefits

Compact and Hardened

Reduce operational costs and space requirements with an environmentally hardened, compact, and efficient cooling design that addresses a broad range of industrial applications.

Scalable, Reliable Throughput

The ACX7348 delivers massive fixed throughput and three I/O bays for pluggable modules that provide additional capacity for scale. Dual redundant route engines provide network-level reliability for uninterrupted service delivery.

Multiservice Platform

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

One Junos Experience

Built on Junos OS Evolved, the ACX7348 delivers the same stability, ease of operation, and advanced programmability found across the entire ACX7000 family routing portfolio. The cloud-optimized, microservices-based OS synchronizes updates, accelerates deployments, and simplifies 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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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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