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September 12, 2019
Selecting the Right Juniper MX Routing Engine (RE) Doesn't Have to Be a Complex Decision With so many Juniper routing engine (RE) choices available today, finding the right fit for your MX Series router might seem difficult. Actually, it’s pretty simple. Within reason, buy the most...
Juniper  Cold Spare Power
September 09, 2019
Never Underestimate the Importance of a Cold Spare…or Two We’ve all been there — screaming at a lifeless network part while continually restarting it in hopes of a miraculous technological resurrection. And while it’s one thing to have a component fail on a desktop or...
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August 26, 2019
Whatever Happened to Brocade? Much like the once-popular mall arcade that practically disappeared from our generational purview overnight, Brocade’s rearrangement two years ago left many of us scratching our heads and wondering: What the heck happened to a lot of their equipment and where do...
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August 22, 2019
Spine and Leaf Architecture, or The Bionic Network I’m gonna save you the trouble. I made the mistake of watching The Six Million Dollar Man again recently, and with the exception of Lee Majors swaggering out in a red jumpsuit to do some (ultimately failed) astronauting, the show is...
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August 13, 2019
CFP2 vs. QSFP28: Which Transceiver Should You Choose on Your Path to 100G? So you want to add more 100G capabilities to your network, right? If you answered yes, (and we’re betting you did,) you’re not alone--according to a recent IHS Infonetics report, 100G will account for more than...
August 12, 2019
  When it comes to bandwidth, “too much of a good thing” isn’t really a thing. But budgets aren’t infinite, so how do you strike the right balance between performance and cost? In this post, we’ll dissect the Juniper MX204, the mid-range model of the powerful MX...