Thursday, August 14, 2014

Juniper Intros EX4600 Ethernet Enterprise Switches

Juniper Networks introduced its new line of EX4600 Ethernet switches for enterprise campus networks.

The EX4600 line offers scalable 10/40GbE connectivity with support for Juniper's Virtual Chassis technology, which enables up to 10 interconnected switches to operate as a single, logical device with one IP address. When managed by Junos Space Network Director, the entire campus and data center network can be managed with a common interface through a single pane of glass.

The EX4600 line offers Layer 2 and Layer 3 features, provides In-Service Software Update (ISSU) capabilities,
and includes a number of high availability features such as active and backup routing engines, graceful failover, ISSU capabilities and quality of service (QoS) to prioritize time-sensitive data.

"Juniper has built its new EX4600 switches on the design principles of our new Open Converged Framework for the cloud-enabled campus -- an open architecture that embraces third party solutions, provides a virtualized and programmable platform to enable network function convergence with a plug-and-play design that seamlessly scales as campus cloud requirements demand," stated Mike Marcellin, senior vice president strategy and marketing, Juniper Networks.