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by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper ACX Series
Product Type: Router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $19,950.00
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$0.00 - $19,950.00
Current price $19,950.00
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Product Description

The ACX5048 is a 1U networking device providing 1.44 Tbps full duplex throughput, with a configuration that includes 48 1GbE/10GbE and six 40GbE interfaces. It supports a power range from -36 VDC to -72 VDC and 110-240 VAC, with a maximum power consumption of approximately 350 W when optical SFPs are utilized. Designed for durability and performance, it operates within a temperature range of 32° F to 104° F, without performance degradation up to 13,000 ft / 4,000 m altitude, and offers full support for E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access services.

Key Feature for the ACX5048

  • What is the full duplex throughput of the ACX5048?
    The ACX5048 provides a full duplex throughput of 1.44 Tbps.
  • How many 1GbE and 10GbE interfaces does it support?
    It supports 48 1GbE/10GbE and six 40GbE interfaces.
  • What are the power requirements for the device?
    Power requirements range from -36 VDC to -72 VDC for DC power and 110-240 VAC for AC power. The maximum power draw is approximately 350 W with optical SFPs.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the device when fully configured?
    The dimensions are 17.36" (W) x 1.72" (H) x 20.48" (D), and it weighs 21.8 lb (9.9 kg) when fully configured.
  • Can the ACX5048 operate in various environmental conditions?
    Yes, it operates in temperatures ranging from 32° F to 104° F, with humidity levels between 5% and 90% RH, non-condensing, and up to 13,000 ft / 4,000 m altitude without performance degradation.
  • What type of Ethernet services does it support?
    It fully supports E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access Ethernet services.
  • How many 40GbE (QSFP) interfaces are available?
    There are six 40GbE (QSFP) interfaces available.
  • What is the device's form factor?
    The device has a 1U form factor.
  • Does it support both copper and fiber optic connections?
    Yes, it supports copper with 24 SFP ports and fiber optic connections with 48 GbE (SFP) and 48 10GbE (SFP+) ports.
  • What kind of power consumption should be expected?
    The device's maximum power consumption is around 350 W when using optical SFPs.

Product Review

The Juniper ACX5048 offers a high throughput of 1.44 Tbps in a compact 1U form factor, catering to environments demanding high capacity and density with its 48 1GbE/10GbE and six 40GbE interfaces. However, its maximum power draw of approximately 350 W with optical SFPs might be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, its full support for E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access services, coupled with no performance degradation up to 13,000 ft, makes it versatile for various network applications, though the initial cost and complexity of setup may deter some users.


The Juniper ACX5048 is a high-performance networking device designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and service provider networks. It delivers a full duplex throughput of 1.44 Tbps in a compact 1 U form factor, optimizing rack space and power consumption for efficient network operations. The device offers a versatile mix of interface types and speeds, catering to a variety of network architectures and deployment scenarios. With 48 1GbE/10GbE interfaces, the ACX5048 provides high capacity and density for both copper and fiber connections. Specifically, it includes 24 GbE copper ports (SFP) and an equal number of GbE (SFP) and 10GbE (SFP+) fiber ports. Additionally, six 40GbE (QSFP) interfaces are available for high-speed interconnects or uplinks, ensuring scalable bandwidth for growing network demands. The dimensions of the ACX5048 are 17.36 inches in width, 1.72 inches in height, and 20.48 inches in depth, with a fully configured weight of approximately 21.8 lb (9.9 kg). This makes it a suitable choice for environments where space and weight are considerations. The device supports both DC and AC power supplies, with DC input ranging from -36 VDC to -72 VDC and AC input from 110-240 VAC. Its maximum power draw is around 350 W when equipped with optical SFPs, highlighting its energy efficiency. Operating within a temperature range of 32° F to 104° F and humidity levels from 5% RH to 90% RH noncondensing, the ACX5048 is built to sustain performance under various environmental conditions. It is also capable of functioning without performance degradation at altitudes up to 13,000 ft (4,000 m), offering flexibility for deployment in different geographic locations.
  • 48 1GbE/10GbE and six 40GbE interfaces for versatile connectivity options.
  • Full duplex throughput of 1.44 Tbps ensures high performance for data-intensive applications.
  • Supports a broad range of power inputs and operates reliably in a wide range of environmental conditions.
The device fully supports E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, and E-Access services, enabling comprehensive solutions for advanced Ethernet networking. This broad service support makes the ACX5048 an ideal choice for organizations looking to deploy sophisticated, high-capacity networks that require efficient, scalable, and resilient connectivity. In summary, the Juniper ACX5048 stands out for its high throughput, interface diversity, and operational efficiency. Its design caters to the needs of data center and service provider networks requiring high-performance, reliable, and versatile networking hardware. Whether deploying new services or expanding existing network infrastructure, the ACX5048 provides a solid foundation for meeting today's networking challenges.


Part Number Juniper ACX5048
Manufacturer Juniper
Throughput 1.44 Terabits per second (full duplex)
Form Factor 1 Rack Unit (RU)
1GbE/10GbE Support 48 ports for 1GbE/10GbE and 6 ports for 40GbE
1GbE Copper Ports 24 (SFP slots)
1GbE Fiber Ports 48 (SFP)
10GbE Fiber Ports 48 (SFP+)
40GbE Ports 6 (QSFP)
Dimensions Width: 17.36 inches, Height: 1.72 inches, Depth: 20.48 inches
Weight 21.8 pounds (9.9 kilograms) when fully equipped
DC Power Input Range Minimum: -36 VDC, Maximum: -72 VDC
AC Power Input 110-240 VAC
Power Consumption Approximately 350 Watts with optical SFPs
Operating Temperature Range Minimum: 32°F, Maximum: 104°F
Humidity Range Minimum: 5% RH (non-condensing), Maximum: 90% RH (non-condensing)
Service Types Supported E-Line, E-LAN, E-Tree, E-Access fully supported
Altitude Tolerance Up to 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) without performance loss

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