Data Center Networks

Build crash-resistant data center networks that boost operational reliability.

Faster service and application delivery are meaningless if your network crashes. Juniper solutions boost reliability in data center networks of all sizes, from centralized to edge locations, for more dependable operations with minimal delays.

Juniper Apstra intent-based software automates and validates your data center network design, deployment, and operations across a wide range of vendors. With support for nearly any network topology and domain, Apstra delivers built-in design templates for creating repeatable, continuously validated blueprints. Or customize your design with Apstra’s Freeform capability.

Apstra combines a single source of truth with powerful integrated analytics and root-cause identification, enabling you to quickly find and resolve issues. In addition, our switchingrouting, and security platforms deliver a scalable data center foundation with resilient fabrics and threat prevention.  

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How Juniper can help

Success in today’s fast-paced business environment demands agility, reliability, and speed. Juniper helps you modernize and automate your data center infrastructure and operations to achieve all three.

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Reliable network management

Use Juniper Apstra to automate and validate the design, deployment, and operations of your data center network. Start by specifying the outcomes you want; Apstra will set up the network, assure that it’s secure and runs as intended, alert you to anomalies, and manage changes and maintenance.

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Flexible and open fabrics

Standards-based, automated network fabrics deliver scalability, reliability, and non-blocking, predictable performance. Juniper QFX SeriesPTX Series, and ACX Series switching and routing platforms provide best-in-class throughput and scale. They offer 400G interfaces, the open programmability of Junos OS, and comprehensive EVPN-VXLAN and IP fabric capabilities.

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Network policy and control

Cloud-Native Contrail Networking is an open, software-defined solution that automates the creation and management of containerized and virtualized networks. Use it to seamlessly connect, isolate, and secure cloud services and workloads across both public and private clouds.

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Unified, zero-trust security

Juniper data center solutions work with Juniper Connected Security to deliver a zero-trust data center that safeguards users, applications, data, and infrastructure across all network connection points. You can also use Cloud-Native Contrail Networking to consistently define, manage, and enforce policies across your application overlay network from a central location.

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Data center interconnect (DCI)

Connect data centers to one another, public clouds, and the Internet with Juniper QFX Series, PTX Series, and ACX Series switching and routing platforms. These products deliver best-in-class throughput along with scalability, programmability, and comprehensive EVPN-VXLAN and IP fabric support.


AI-driven, zero trust network yields business agility for AmeriTrust

AmeriTrust, a specialty insurance commercial underwriter and administration services company, looked to digital transformation to fuel growth. It embarked on an ambitious effort to streamline IT operations, strengthen cybersecurity, and drive business success in an unpredictable and changing world.

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Juniper cloud-native solutions go far beyond basic connectivity by delivering the scale, performance, and security levels that can free your DevOps team from unneeded complexity and let them focus instead on application innovation.

Data Center Interconnect

Juniper’s DCI solutions enable seamless interconnectivity that breaks through traditional scalability limitations, vendor lock-in, and interoperability challenges.


Juniper offers the industry’s most comprehensive and high-performing 400G routing and switching platforms: PTX Series Packet Transport RoutersMX Series Universal Routing Platforms, ACX Series Routers, and QFX Series Switches. These platforms increase efficiencies throughout your infrastructure while keeping your network secure and highly customizable.

Automated Data Center Fabrics

Standards-based network fabric architectures help your data center scale while increasing reliability and agility through automation. This solution unites the automated and assured operations of Juniper Apstra for multivendor networks with Juniper’s scalable and programmable switching and routing platforms.

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