MX240 Universal Routing Platform

The SDN-enabled MX240 Universal Routing Platform supports a wide variety of service provider and enterprise applications. It’s packed with highly scalable routing, switching, security, and service features that enable revenue-generating applications, network consolidation, and service convergence. The MX240 provides support for wide-ranging Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN services, advanced broadband network gateway (BNG) functions, and integrated routing, switching, and security services.

Powered by the Junos operating system and the programmable Juniper Penta silicon, the MX240 is deployed in mission-critical service provider and enterprise networks worldwide. It helps network operators digitally transform their networks—and their businesses—to keep pace with rapidly changing market conditions.

Key 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

Features + Benefits

High Scale and Density

Scales through 3 Tbps with support for 6 400GbE interfaces and 30 100GbE interfaces, to provide long-term investment protection.

SDN-Enabled

Integrates seamlessly with standards-based SDN controllers such as Paragon Automation platform, making the MX240 an ideal anchor point for service chains that include physical and virtual elements.

 

Space Efficient

Offers excellent ratio of size to capacity and density, bringing new efficiency to a variety of applications.

Rich MultiService Edge Features

Supports BNG, business edge, consumer edge, peering, SDN gateway, data center and cloud edge, and metro aggregation functions

Service Integration

Integrates many services—including carrier-grade NAT (CGNAT), stateful firewall, and deep packet inspection—in a single platform, to address a wide range of applications and support efficient network and service consolidation.

Built-In Encryption

Draws on best-in-class Juniper Penta silicon to perform MACsec encryption without sacrificing performance.

Edge Threat Intelligence

Uses SecIntel, Juniper’s security intelligence feed, to identify and block malicious traffic at the edge. Customize policies on the MX router to protect command-and-control (C&C) servers, as well as create custom whitelists and blacklists.

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Transforming Customer Experiences Across Mobile, Residential, and Business Services

Running many disparate networks was slowing Telefónica’s ability to implement new services. The solution? Merging its networks and the people and processes surrounding them.

Telefónica is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies. When it became difficult to keep up with traffic growth across its many disparate networks, the company teamed with Juniper to simplify things by converging disparate telecom organizations and processes.

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MX240 Universal Routing

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MX240

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
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MX480

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
MX960

The SDN-enabled MX960 Universal Routing Platform is a high performance, carrier-grade, multiservice edge platform with unprecedented scale for service provider and cloud applications. The MX960 enables inline MACsec support without performance penalties on 10, 40 GbE and 100 GbE, and delivers 12 Tbps of system capacity in a 12 slot chassis supporting dense 100 GbE, 400 GbE interfaces. Similar to the other MX Series Universal Router Platforms, the MX960 has extensive carrier grade capabilities.

Technical Features
  • 12 Tbps, 12-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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