Skip to content


by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper MX960-PREMIUM-DC
Product Type: modular router
Original price $0.00 - Original price $16,688.00
Original price
$0.00 - $16,688.00
Current price $16,688.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The MX960-PREMIUM-DC Juniper is a rack-mountable, 16U high-capacity router, weighing approximately 138 lb, and dimensions of 27.8" in height, 17.5" in width, and 23.5" in depth. It supports up to 14 total expansion slots, with a system capacity of 12 Tbps, and includes 64 GB of DDR4 RAM and 2x16 MB NOR flash storage. Networking capabilities include up to 440 maximum 1GbE, 528 maximum 10GbE, 132 maximum 40GbE, 120 maximum 100GbE, and 24 maximum 400GbE connections, alongside 88 10GbE DWDM and 22 100GbE DWDM channels.

Key Feature for the MX960-PREMIUM-DC

  • What is the form factor of the networking device?
    The device is rack-mountable.
  • How much does the device weigh?
    It weighs approximately 138 lb.
  • What are the dimensions of the networking hardware?
    The hardware measures 27.8” in height, 17.5” in width, and 23.5” in depth.
  • How many total expansion slots does the device offer?
    There are 14 total expansion slots available.
  • What is the system capacity of the device?
    The system has a capacity of 12 Tbps.
  • How many rack units does the device occupy and how many systems can fit in a single rack?
    It occupies 16U and can fit 3 systems per rack.
  • What is the per slot capacity and how many MPCs slots are there?
    Each slot has a capacity of 1.5 Tbps, with a total of 11 MPC slots.
  • What are the maximum ethernet configurations supported by the device?
    It supports up to 440 1GbE, 528 10GbE, 132 40GbE, 120 100GbE, and 24 400GbE configurations.
  • How much RAM does the device have and what are its storage specifications?
    The device is equipped with 64 GB of DDR4 RAM and 2x16 MB NOR flash storage.
  • What are the operating conditions for the device?
    It operates at altitudes up to 10,000 ft with a temperature range of 32° to 115° F and a humidity range of 5% to 90%.

Product Review

The Juniper MX960-PREMIUM-DC offers significant system capacity at 12 Tbps, supporting a wide range of Ethernet configurations including up to 440 1GbE, 528 10GbE, 132 40GbE, 120 100GbE, and 24 400GbE connections, making it suitable for high-demand environments. However, its considerable size and weight (138 lb and 16U rack units) might limit its deployment in smaller spaces or racks with limited capacity. Additionally, with 64 GB of DDR4 RAM and dual 16 MB NOR flash storage, it ensures high performance and reliability, though the physical dimensions and operating requirements may present challenges in terms of placement and cooling.


The Juniper MX960-PREMIUM-DC stands as a pinnacle of network technology, designed to meet the rigorous demands of modern data centers and large enterprise networks. With its rack-mountable form factor, this device integrates seamlessly into standard networking environments, occupying a 16U space in a rack. It weighs approximately 138 pounds and measures 27.8 inches in height, 17.5 inches in width, and 23.5 inches in depth, making it a substantial yet efficiently designed piece of hardware. At the heart of its design, the MX960-PREMIUM-DC boasts a remarkable system capacity of up to 12 terabits per second, ensuring high-speed data transmission and efficient handling of network traffic. This capacity is supported by 14 total expansion slots, with 11 slots dedicated to Modular Port Concentrators (MPCs), each providing a per slot capacity of 1.5 terabits per second. This modular approach allows for flexible configuration and scalability, catering to the evolving needs of complex network environments. Connectivity options on this device are extensive, accommodating a wide range of network requirements: - It supports up to 440 1GbE, 528 10GbE, 132 40GbE, 120 100GbE, and 24 400GbE interfaces, providing ample bandwidth for intensive data operations. - For long-distance optical transmission, the system offers 88 10GbE and 22 100GbE DWDM ports, enabling efficient, high-capacity links over optical fiber networks. The MX960-PREMIUM-DC is designed with vertical slot orientation, optimizing space and improving airflow for cooling. Storage capabilities include 2x16 MB NOR flash storage and 64 GB of DDR4 RAM, supporting the advanced routing features and capabilities of the device. This combination of flash storage and RAM ensures smooth operation and sufficient storage for the operating system and routing tables. Operating conditions for the MX960-PREMIUM-DC are designed to accommodate a wide range of environmental factors. It can function at altitudes up to 10,000 feet (3048 meters), and within a temperature range of 32° to 115° F (0° to 46° C) at sea level, making it suitable for deployment in various geographic locations. Humidity tolerance is set between 5% to 90%, allowing it to operate efficiently in most climates. In summary, the Juniper MX960-PREMIUM-DC is engineered for high performance, reliability, and scalability. Its extensive connectivity options, high system capacity, and flexible configuration make it an ideal choice for networks that require efficient handling of large volumes of data. Whether deployed in a data center or a large enterprise network, this device is equipped to meet the challenges of modern network demands, providing a foundation for growth and technological advancement.


Part NumberMX960-PREMIUM-DC
Chassis TypeMountable in Rack
Weight138 pounds
Dimensions (H x W x D)27.8" x 17.5" x 23.5"
Rack Size Compatibility16 RU
Expansion Slot Count14
System Throughput12 Terabits per second
RU per System16
Max Systems per Rack3
MPC Slots Available11
Throughput per Slot1.5 Terabits per second
1GbE Ports Supported440
10GbE Ports Supported528
40GbE Ports Supported132
100GbE Ports Supported120
400GbE Ports Supported24
10GbE DWDM Interfaces88
100GbE DWDM Interfaces22
Orientation of SlotsVertical
Memory Storage2x16 MB NOR Flash
System Memory64 GB DDR4
Max Operating Altitude10,000 feet
Temperature Range32° to 115° F
Humidity Range5% to 90%

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare