MX204 Universal Routing Platform

The SDN-enabled MX204 Universal Routing Platform is a cloud-grade platform that addresses the edge and metro Ethernet networking needs of service providers, mobile and web-scale operators, and multiple-service operators (MSOs). It delivers 400 Gbps of throughput in support of high-density 10GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE interfaces—all in just one rack unit.

Powered by the Junos operating system and the programmable Trio chipset, the MX204 supports a comprehensive suite of routing, switching, security, and service features that are available in large MX Series platforms, including support for automation and telemetry capabilities that serve as the foundation for the Self-Driving Network™. The MX204 also supports the stringent timing and synchronization requirements of mobile and financial services.

Key Features

  • 400 Gbps capacity
  • Space and power efficiency – 1 RU
  • Full service suite – CGNAT, firewall, IPS
  • Rich multiservice edge features

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High Density

Provides 400 Gbps of system throughput and support for up to 24 10GbE, 4 40GbE, or 4 100GbE interfaces per chassis.

Compact Design

Full-featured edge router offers ultra-high density and throughput in a compact 1 U form factor.

Power and Cooling

Provides excellent power efficiency, consuming just 0.9 W/Gb—a critical consideration for cloud-grade and collocation networks; offers redundant power supplies and fan and is NEBS-compliant.

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The SDN-enabled MX204 Universal Routing Platform provides a modular, automated, carrier-grade solution for service providers and enterprises. The compact platform brings 400 Gbps capacity and a full feature set to space and power constrained environments.

Technical Features
  • 400 Gbps capacity
  • Space and power efficiency – 1 RU
  • Full service suite – CGNAT, firewall, IPS
  • Rich multiservice edge features
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The SDN-enabled MX240 Universal Routing Platform delivers unprecedented scale for advanced business and residential multi-service edge applications and services requiring power and space efficiency. The MX240 Universal Routing Platform has 3 Tbps of capacity in a 5 RU, 3 Slot chassis, and delivers inline MACsec without performance penalties on 10 GbE, 40 GbE and 100 GbE interfaces.

Technical Features
  • 3 Tbps, 3-slot chassis
  • Inline MACsec at 10/40/100 GbE with no penalties
  • Power & space efficiency – 5 RU
  • Rich multiservice edge, timing features

The SDN-enabled MX480 Universal Routing Platform offers unprecedented scale for service provider and cloud applications, enabling the delivery of advanced business and residential multi-service edge services. The MX480 Universal Routing Platform delivers 7.5 Tbps of system capacity that supports inline MACsec without performance penalties for 10/40/100 GbE interfaces. It is also a carrier grade platform with extensive automation capabilities.

Technical Features
  • 7.5 Tbps, 6-slot chassis
  • Dense 100/400 GbE
  • Inline MACsec at 10/40/100 GbE with no penalties
  • Rich multiservice edge, timing features
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