Juniper Networks increased the efficiencies of its SDN-ready Juniper Networks MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routing portfolio with new hardware and software features.
The company said the announcement marks an important milestone in the nine-year evolution of the MX Series.
“With the MX Series, we believe customers can invest with the confidence that the platform will exceed requirements for future network demands,” said Jonathan Davidson, executive vice president and general manager, Juniper Development and Innovation.
The new advancements include, MPC7, MPC8 and MPC9 line cards, powered by programmable Trio silicon to provide high-density network connectivity.
Another feature is Juniper Extension Toolkit, which uses open application programming interfaces (APIs). According to the company, it yields new automation capabilities in the carrier-class Junos software.
Third addition is Junos Telemetry Interface, which the industry’s first high-frequency telemetry export function on a networking platform to optimize network performance and fault management.
In September, Juniper Networks launched a set of security solutions as part of its new Juniper Networks Unite architecture.
The latest security solutions include Juniper Networks Sky Advanced Threat Prevention, Junos Space Security Director and Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateways.