[j-nsp] MX204 ballpark

Colton Conor colton.conor at gmail.com
Tue May 29 19:40:39 EDT 2018

I received a quote for right at 40k for two of them with J-Care.

On Sun, May 27, 2018 at 3:31 AM, Edward Dore <
edward.dore at freethought-internet.co.uk> wrote:

> On 27/05/2018, 09:28, "juniper-nsp on behalf of Vincent Bernat" <
> juniper-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net on behalf of bernat at luffy.cx> wrote:
>      ❦ 27 mai 2018 13:24 +0700, Mark Tees <marktees at gmail.com> :
>     > Not sure if it’s licensed on FIB usage but I’m trying to gain an
> idea on
>     > both full table and partial table options.
>     For full FIB (or RIB?), you need the S-MX104-ADV-R2 license whose
> public
>     price is 20000. However, the limitation is not enforced (you cannot
> even
>     add the license to the system, it's just a piece of paper). This kind
> of
>     license limitation doesn't exist with the MX80 (or with any other MX
>     from the same era). This license can be part of a bundle (you should
>     definitely look at bundles for the MX104, the pricing doesn't make much
>     sense). If you buy it separately, Juniper easily does at least 30% on
>     licenses. Personnally, I wouldn't pay anything for such a license since
>     the MX104 slow routing engine is unable to handle an Internet-sized FIB
>     without important downtimes during changes (1-2 minutes). You'll have
> to
>     select the routes you install in FIB if you want to minimize impacts
>     during changes and you'll need to be below the licensing limit (256k
>     routes I think).
>     I can't say anything about current pricing because I've bought mine
> more
>     than 3 years ago, but you should also consider if a MX204 or a MX150
>     would fit your needs. The routing engines are far more capable on these
>     (but they are a fixed chassis with only one routing engine).
> Mark asked about the MX204, not the MX104.
> Edward Dore
> Freethought Internet
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