Juniper Networks has expanded its Converged Supercore architecture with the introduction of the PTX1000, the 3 Tbps fixed configuration core router. The new two-rack unit (RU) router leverages Juniper’s recently announced ExpressPlus chipset for performance and efficiency gains while also giving service providers a platform that is right-sized to support the evolving needs of distributed peering in order to speed access to cloud services on the network.
“For telecom service and cloud content providers, the network is the lifeblood of their business. Juniper is always looking for new ways to ensure the network is a true competitive advantage for them. In developing the PTX1000, we recognized that these customers can increase performance while reducing operational complexity by distributing the load of serving up content across multiple peering points to deliver the high quality user experience that consumers expect,” said, Paul Obsitnik, vice president of service provider marketing, Juniper Networks… See more