Data Center Networking

Build data center spine-and-leaf networks with solutions providing industry-leading throughput and scalability, an extensive routing stack, the open programmability of the Junos OS, and a broad set of EVPN-VXLAN and IP fabric capabilities.

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Cloud Metro
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DC Spine
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DCI - Cloud Edge
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Data Center Leaf Spine
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Metro Agg
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Mist AI
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Peering
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WAN Core
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Leaf Top-of-rack
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Spine
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Spine
Leaf Top-of-rack

The QFX5700 line supports very large, dense, and fast 400GbE IP fabrics based on proven Internet scale technology. With 10/25/40/50/100/200/GbE interface options, the QFX5700 is an optimal choice for spine-and-leaf deployments in enterprise, high-performance computing (HPC), service provider, and cloud provider data centers.

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Spine, EVPN-VXLAN Fabric, Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Border, Secure DCI, Multitier Campus, Campus IP Fabric

Port Density:

  • 32 x 400GbE QSFP56-DD; 64 x 200GbE; 128 x 100GbE; 144 x 50/40/25/10GbE

Throughput: Up to 25.6 Tbps (bidirectional)

WAN Core
Peering
DCI - Cloud Edge
Core Routing
DC Spine

The modular PTX10004, PTX10008, and PTX10016 Packet Transport Routers directly address the massive bandwidth demands being placed on networks. They bring ultra-high port density, native 400GbE in-line MACsec, and latest generation ASIC investment to the most demanding WAN and data center architectures.

  • 57.6, 115.2, 230.4 Tbps capacity
  • 4M FIB
  • Native 400G MACsec
  • 800G Capable
Spine
Leaf Top-of-rack

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.

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)

 

Cloud Metro
Metro Agg
Data Center Leaf Spine

The ACX7100, part of the ACX7000 family, delivers high density and performance in a compact, 1 U footprint. Ideal for service provider, large enterprise, wholesale, and data center applications, it helps operators deliver premium customer and user experiences.

Form factor

Compact 1 U, with 59.49-cm depth

Throughput

Up to 4.8 Tbps

Port density

ACX7100-48L: 48 x 10/25/50GbE

6 x 400GbE

 

ACX7100-32C: 32 x 40/100GbE

4 x 400GbE

WAN Core
Peering
DCI - Cloud Edge
Core Routing

The PTX10003 Packet Transport Router offers on-demand scalability for critical core and peering functions. With high-density 100GbE, 200GbE, and 400GbE ports, operators can meet high-volume demands with efficiency, programmability, and performance at scale.

  • High-density platform
  • 100GbE and 400GbE interfaces
  • Compact 3 U form factor
  • 100GbE inline MACsec on all ports
10G Copper
Mist AI
Spine
Leaf Top-of-rack

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.

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)

Mist AI
Leaf Top-of-rack

QFX5110 10/40GbE switches offer flexible deployment options and rich automation features for data center and campus deployments that require low-latency Layer 2/Layer 3 features and advanced EVPN-VXLAN capabilities. The QFX5110 provides universal building blocks for industry-standard architectures such as spine-and-leaf fabrics.

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Leaf

Port Density:

  • QFX5110-48S: 48 x 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ and 4 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28
  • QFX5110-32Q: 32 x 40GbE QSFP+; 20 x 40GbE QSFP+ and 4 x 100GbE QSFP28

Throughput: Up to 1.76/2.56 Tbps

 

WAN Core
Peering
DCI - Cloud Edge
Core Routing

The PTX10001-36MR is a high-capacity, space- and power-optimized routing and switching platform. It delivers 9.6 Tbps of throughput and 10.8 Tbps of I/O capacity in a 1 U, fixed form factor. Based on the Juniper Express 4 ASIC, the platform provides dense 100GbE and 400GbE connectivity for highly scalable routing and switching in cloud, service provider, and enterprise networks and data centers.

  • 400GbE inline MACsec
  • 4th generation silicon
  • Scale up and scale out
  • 9.6-Tbps forwarding capacity
Spine
Leaf Top-of-rack

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.

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Spine

Port Density:

  • QFX5220-32CD: 32 x 40/100/400GbE 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)

 

Spine
Leaf Top-of-rack

The QFX5210 line offers line-rate, low-latency 10/25/40/100GbE switches for building large, standards-based fabrics. QFX5210 Switches are an optimal choice for spine-and-leaf data center fabric deployments as well as metro use cases.

Use Case: DC fabric leaf/spine

Port Density:

  • QFX5210-64C/-S: 64 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28

Throughput: Up to 12.8 Tbps (bidirectional)

SONiC: ONIE and SONiC images preinstalled on QFX5210-64C-S

 

 

Spine
Leaf Top-of-rack

The QFX5200 line offers line-rate, low-latency 10/25/40/50/100GbE switches for building large, standards-based fabrics. QFX5200 Switches are an optimal choice for spine-and-leaf fabric deployments in the data center as well as metro use cases.

Use Case: Data Center Fabric Leaf/Spine

Port Density:

  • QFX5200-48Y: 48 x 10/25GbE SFP+/SFP28 and 6 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28
  • QFX5200-32C/-S: 32 x 40/100GbE QSFP+/QSFP28

Throughput: Up to 3.6/6.4 Tbps (bidirectional)

SONiC: ONIE and SONiC images preinstalled on QFX5200-32C-S

 

CASE STUDY

Data Consolidation and Modernization Bolster T‑Systems’ IT Service Delivery

T‑Systems offers a wide range of digital services in 20 countries. The provider ran 45 global data centers and decided to consolidate and modernize them to simplify operations and meet new performance, availability, and scalability requirements. 

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