PTX10004, PTX10008, and PTX10016 Packet Transport Routers

The modular, cloud-optimized PTX10004, PTX10008, and PTX10016 routers address the massive bandwidth demands being placed on core and peering networks by delivering ultra-high port density, unyielding packet performance, and continuous silicon innovations through our latest generation Express family ASIC investment.

The PTX10000 line is optimized for scale-up and scale-out architectures, enabling enterprises, cloud operators and service providers to grow their IP infrastructures with architectural simplicity, operational efficiency and SDN programmability. Today’s market needs the routing scalability, flexibility and capacity of IP filters, and flow sampling to ensure top performance and guarantee service-readiness, regardless of the application. Today’s market needs PTX.

Choose from three configurable PTX10000 models: PTX10004 (4-slot), PTX10008 (8-slot), PTX10016 (16-slot).

Key Features

  • 57.6, 115.2, 230.4 Tbps capacity
  • 4M FIB
  • Native 400G MACsec
  • 800G Capable

Features + Benefits

High Capacity and Performance

Scale up to 230.4 Tbps per chassis to protect your investments as your business and traffic expand. Powered by custom Express4 silicon, this is performance built to last.

Operational Excellence

Get full IP/MPLS services, consistent low latency, power efficiency of 0.15W per gigabit, and secure wire-rate forwarding at scale, along with the high reliability needed to meet strict service-level agreements (SLAs).

Inherent Security

Take advantage of native 400G inline MACsec with no performance penalties. Be prepared for cloud attacks without any hidden costs. 

Programmability and Automation

Bring the latest virtual innovations to the network core. Used with Paragon Automation, the platform optimizes IP and transport layers to help automate and scale operations.

Low Speed Interface Support

PTX LC1201 and LC1202 line cards offer native SFP+ transceiver support through QSFP adapter, MAM1Q00A-QSA. This option enables deployments where 10GE connectivity over more than 10KM single mode fiber links is required.


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PTX Series Packet Transport Routers

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Front with Top View of PTX 10016 Router

PTX10004, PTX10008, PTX10016

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.

Technical Features
  • 57.6, 115.2, 230.4 Tbps capacity
  • 4M FIB
  • Native 400G MACsec
  • 800G Capable
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Front with Top View of PTX 10002 Router


The PTX10002 Packet Transport Router is designed to keep pace with growing requirements in distributed core architectures with 100GbE optimized ports and full IP/MPLS feature functionality.

Technical Features
  • Up to 6-Tbps capacity
  • 100GbE-optimized interfaces
  • Scale-out core architecture
  • Ultra-high port density
Front with Top View of PTX 10003 Router


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.

Technical Features
  • High-density platform
  • 100GbE and 400GbE interfaces
  • Compact 3 U form factor
  • 100GbE inline MACsec on all ports
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