QFX5120 Switches

The QFX5120 line offers 1/10/25/40/100GbE Ethernet switches, including models with 10 GbE/1GbE copper interfaces, for data center, data center edge and interconnect and campus deployments. It’s packed with software features that support modern IP fabric architectures with EVPN-VXLAN.

Manage your QFX5120 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/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)

Features + Benefits

High Throughput

Up to 6.4 Tbps (bidirectional) Layer 2 and Layer 3 performance, with latency as low as 550 nanoseconds.

Junos OS Capabilities

Support for advanced networking features such as EVPN, BGP Add Path (BGP-AP), MPLS, Layer 3 VPN, and IPv6 Provider Edge (6PE).

Deployment Options

EVPN-VXLAN Layer 2 and Layer 3 gateway support for edge routed or centrally routed overlay 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.

Magic Quadrant Leader

For the third year, Gartner names Juniper a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Data Center and Cloud Networking.

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QFX Series Switches

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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)

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QFX5130

The QFX5130 line offers a high-density, cost-optimized 1 U, 400GbE fixed configuration switch based on the Broadcom Tomahawk 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)

 

QFX5220

The QFX5220 line offers up to 400GbE interfaces for very large, dense, and fast standards-based fabrics based on proven internet-scale technology. QFX5220 switches are an optimal choice for spine-and-leaf data center fabric deployments as well as metro use cases.

Technical Features

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Spine

Port Density:

  • QFX5220-32CD: 32 x 40/100/4000GbE QSFP56-DD and 2 x 10GbE SFP+
  • QFX5220-128C: 128 x 100GbE QSFP28 and 2 x 10GbE SFP+

Throughput: Up to 25.6 Tbps (bidirectional)

 

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

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