QFX5100 Line of Ethernet Switches

The QFX5100 line of top-of-rack 10/40GbE switches for the data center offers low latency, deployment versatility, and rich automation features. These switches provide universal building blocks for industry standard architectures such as spine-and-leaf IP and EVPN fabrics.

Manage your QFX5100 with the turnkey Juniper Apstra System that automates the entire network lifecycle to simplify design, deployment, and operations and provide closed-loop assurance.

Key Features


Use Case: Data Center Fabric Leaf

Port Density:

  • QFX5100-48S: 48 x 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ and 6 x 40GbE QSFP+
  • QFX5100-48T: 48 x 100Mbps/1/10GbE RJ-45 and 6 x 40GbE QSFP+
  • QFX5100-24Q: 24/32 x 40GbE QSFP+ 
  • QFX5100-96S: 96 x 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ and 8 x 40GbE QSFP+

Throughput: Up to 1.44/2.56 Tbps

Features + Benefits

High Throughput

Up to 2.56 Tbps wire-speed switching with low latency and jitter, along with full Layer 2 and Layer 3 performance.

Junos OS Capabilities

Support for advanced networking features such as BGP, EVPN-VXLAN, MPLS, and FCoE.

Flexible Deployment Options

EVPN-VXLAN Layer 2 gateway support for data center deployments.

Fabric Management

Juniper’s intent-based Apstra solution provides full day 0 through day 2 capabilities for IP/EVPN fabrics with closed-loop assurance.

Network Automation

Support for Python, Puppet, Ansible, and Zero Touch Provisioning (ZTP) helps you address growing network complexity.

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QFX Series Switches

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QFX5100

The QFX5100 line of top-of-rack 10/40GbE switches for the data center offers low latency, deployment versatility, and rich automation features. These switches provide universal building blocks for industry-standard architectures such as spine-and-leaf fabrics.

Technical Features

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Leaf

Port Density:

  • QFX5100-48S: 48 x 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ and 6 x 40GbE QSFP+
  • QFX5100-48T: 48 x 100Mbps/1/10GbE RJ-45 and 6 x 40GbE QSFP+
  • QFX5100-24Q: 24/32 x 40GbE QSFP+ 
  • QFX5100-96S: 96 x 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ and 8 x 40GbE QSFP+

Throughput: Up to 1.44/2.56 Tbps

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QFX5120

The QFX5120 line offers 1/10/25/40/100GbE switches designed for data center, data center edge, data center interconnect and campus deployments with requirements for low-latency Layer 2/Layer 3 features and advanced EVPN-VXLAN capabilities.

Technical Features

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Leaf/Spine, Campus Distribution/Core,  applications requiring MACsec

Port Density:

  • QFX5120-48T: 48 x 1/10GbE RJ-45 and 6 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28
  • QFX5120-48Y: 48 x 1/10/25GbE SFP/SFP+ and 8 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28
  • QFX5120-48YM: 48 x 1/10/25GbE SFP/SFP+ and 8 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28
  • QFX5120-32C: 32 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28 and 2 x 10GbE SFP+

Throughput: Up to 2.16/4/6.4 Tbps (bidirectional)

MACsec: AES-256 encryption on all ports (QFX5120-48YM)

QFX5130

The QFX5130 line offers a high-density, cost-optimized 1 U, 400GbE fixed configuration switch based on the Broadcom Trident 4 that is ideal for environments where cloud services are being added. With 10/25/40/100/400GbE interface options, the QFX5130 line is an optimal choice for spine-and-leaf deployments in enterprise, service provider, and cloud provider environments.

Technical Features

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Spine

Port Density:

  • QFX5130-32CD: 32 x 400GbE QSFP-DD/QSFP+/QSFP28 and 2 x 10GbE SFP+

Throughput: Up to 25.6 Tbps (bidirectional)

 

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Simplify operations and assure experiences with the modern, automated data center.  Juniper helps you automate the entire network lifecycle to simplify design, deployment, and operations and provide continuous validation.

 

Automated Data Center Fabrics

Standards-based network fabric architectures help your data center scale while increasing reliability and agility through automation. This solution brings together the automated and assured operations of the Juniper Apstra System for multivendor networks with Juniper’s scalable and programmable switching platforms.

 

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Data Center and Cloud Networking, Andrew Lerner, Evan Zeng, Jonathan Forest, 30 June 2020.

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