Interop Tokyo is one of Asia's largest and most prestigious network computing trade shows, and it features an expert panel that recognizes innovative products, solutions and services among hundreds of nominated submissions from around the world. This year the MX10003, a new, cloud–scale edge router, was submitted in the Career / ISP Networking Division, and it won the top two awards: the Grand Prix award and the Best of ShowNet award.
Figure 1: Interop Tokyo 2017 Grand Prix Award Winner - MX10003 Edge Router Figure 2: Interop Tokyo 2017 Best of ShowNet Award Winner - MX10003 Edge RouterThe MX10003 3D Universal Edge Router is a cloud-grade platform that delivers ultra-high density and scale, in a space and power efficient form factor. Designed to address network transformation and long-term growth, the MX10003 delivers 4.8 Tbps throughput in just three rack units (3 U), while consuming 0.8 W/Gb.
Figure 3: MX10003 3D Universal Edge Router
Some key benefits of the MX10003:
Unprecedented capacity, throughput and density in a space and power efficient package – With 4.8 Tbps throughput, the MX10003 supports 72 10GbE, 18 40GbE and 12 100GbE interfaces, offering future-proof scale for long-term growth in a 3 U form factor.
Investment protection – The modular MX10003 design ensures long-term investment protection by easily accommodating future silicon innovations that will provide even greater throughput and density.
Operational consistency – Leveraging Junos OS and the programmable Trio chipset, the MX10003 offers advanced edge routing, telemetry and automation features that simplify network operations, improve profitability and reduce risk.
With its perfect blend of performance and density, space and power efficiency, and cutting-edge features, the MX10003 cost-effectively addresses the evolutionary edge and metro-Ethernet needs of the cloud era.