Juniper Networks increases Edge routing capacity


Juniper Networks announced the introduction of the
industry’s highest edge routing capacity to accommodate the rapidly growing
bandwidth requirements and subscriber expectations of new and emerging mobile,
cloud computing and enterprise network applications, while significantly
improving the total economic efficiency of the network.


With increased capacity of 3.8 Terabits per second on
Juniper Networks MX 3D Universal Edge Routers, Juniper’s service provider,
content delivery and enterprise customers can scale their networks while
future-proofing the network edge to accommodate tomorrow’s needs.


The capacity upgrade applies to all MX Series services,
including Juniper’s MobileNext, the industry’s first open mobile core for
next-generation wireless networks.


The new level of throughput, which requires an in-service
switch fabric upgrade to existing MX Series chassis, further extends the
unparalleled decade-long investment protection of Juniper’s Universal Edge
portfolio, a unified, converged open network architecture that can scale to
accommodate the growth of network services at the edge with improved subscriber


As an integral part of Juniper’s Universal Edge solution,
the MX Series delivers the industry’s only single platform optimized for the
convergence of business, residential and mobile services delivery with a
single, open operating system, Junos.


The new edge routing throughput of the MX Series creates
unmatched network economics by reducing the total number of required network
devices while delivering the industry’s first platform to perform at less than
4 watts per Gigabit of processed traffic.


The MX Series supports up to three times the subscriber
capacity and double the platform and rack capacity of competitive platforms at
less than one-third the total power consumption.


A single MX960 can support eight million mobile
subscribers or 10,000 business virtual private networks (VPNs). With the new
capacity, a single MX960 is also capable of processing more than 8 billion views
on YouTube a day, more than two times the average daily views of the website


“As one of the world’s leading communications
providers, Verizon has to build and maintain a robust and flexible
infrastructure that delivers the reliability and cost effectiveness our
customers require,” said Ihab Tarazi, vice president of global network
planning at Verizon.


“Juniper’s MX Series continues to deliver the
innovation and scale required for our multitude of next generation consumer and
business services while providing the ease of management and flexibility
necessary to respond to changing traffic patterns and application
demands,” Tarazi added.


“Cloud and mobile computing are driving ever-higher
demands on the network, and the MX Series is the industry’s only edge routing
platform that can scale with these new requirements while delivering lower
total operating expenses,” said Stefan Dyckerhoff, executive vice
president and general manager for the Platform Systems Division at Juniper Networks.


Juniper Networks recently announced
that the University of Auckland has embarked on a strategy to simplify its data
center network to support the adoption of a cloud computing model.


By adopting Juniper Networks’ “3-2-1” data
center network architecture and deploying a switching infrastructure running
the Junos operating system, the University of Auckland is benefiting from
better scalability and performance, reduced complexity, and greater operational


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