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Junos® OS For Dummies®, 2nd Edition by Michael Bushong, Cathy Gadecki, Walter Goralski

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About the Devices Running Junos

Juniper offers routing, switching, and security platforms running Junos for branch and regional offices, corporate sites and data centers, along with the metro, edge, and core sites of service provider networks. The decision of what platform to use depends on where you're deploying it, and thereby, the required throughput and feature set. You find out how to install different platforms running Junos in Chapter 5.

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Routers

Juniper Networks routing platforms meet a full range of networking needs from small branch offices to the largest TeraPop sites in the world. Table 4-1 outlines the different types of platforms. Chapter 10 helps you in deploying the routing platforms in your network.

The routing platforms support IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, all standard routing protocols, routing policy, multicast (traffic from one point that must go to many points), and MPLS VPNs. Additionally, the platforms offer stateful firewall, many types of tunneling and other security features, classification and accounting of traffic, and other services that require rich packet processing along with many High Availability features.

Table 4-1 Juniper Networks Routing Platforms

Routing Series General Usage Tips
J Series Branch and regional offices requiring routing, security, ...

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