MX 240

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Quick Specifications

Up to 3 Tbps Capacity
2 Slots
Virtual Chassis
SDN Enabled



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Investment-Safeguarding Scalability

Capable of scaling through 3 Tbps, the MX240 ensures long-term investment protection by supporting 6 interfaces of 400GbE and 30 interfaces of 100GbE.

SDN Integration

Seamlessly integrating with standards-based SDN controllers like the Contrail Cloud Platform, the MX240 serves as an optimal anchor point for service chains incorporating both physical and virtual elements.

Efficient Use of Space

Showcasing an excellent size-to-capacity and density ratio, the MX240 brings newfound efficiency to various applications.

Inherent Encryption

Fueled by the advanced Juniper Penta silicon, the MX240 features embedded MACsec and IPsec encryption without compromising performance.

Edge-Based Threat Intelligence

Leveraging Juniper’s security intelligence feed, SecIntel, the MX240 aids in identifying and blocking malicious traffic. It allows configuration of policies on the MX router, covering command-and-control (C&C) servers, along with customizable whitelists and blacklists.


The MX240 Universal Routing Platform, enhanced by SDN capabilities, delivers exceptional performance, scalability, and investment protection across a diverse range of service provider and enterprise applications. This spans business and residential broadband services to high-volume data center internetworking.

Occupying a compact five rack units (5 U) and featuring the MPC10E line card, the MX240 provides up to 3 Tbps of system capacity, making it an ideal solution for environments with space constraints. It offers simultaneous support for high-density 10GbE, 40GbE, 100GbE, and 400GbE interfaces, as well as traditional SONET/SDH, ATM, and PDH connectivity. Additional capabilities include support for Flexible Ethernet (FlexE), advanced timing features, Junos fusion technology, and Juniper’s Virtual Chassis technology, contributing to streamlined network design and operation.

The MX240, a high-performance device, incorporates highly scalable routing, switching, security, and service features that empower revenue-generating applications, network consolidation, and service convergence. Notable features encompass a broad spectrum of Layer 2 and Layer 3 VPN services, advanced broadband network gateway functions, and integrated routing, switching, and security services.

Leveraging Junos OS and the programmable Juniper Penta silicon, the MX240 finds deployment in critical service provider and enterprise networks globally. It plays a pivotal role in enabling network operators to undergo digital transformation, allowing them to respond swiftly to dynamic market conditions.


System capacity Up to 3 Tbps
Switch fabric capacity per slot Up to 1.5 Tbps
DPCs and/or MPCs per chassis 2
Chassis per rack 9
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.45 x 8.71 x 27.75 in (total depth includes standard cable manager measurements) (44.32 x 22.12 x 70.49 cm)
Maximum weight 130 lbs/59 kg
Mounting Front or center
Power options AC/DC: -40 to -72 VDC
100-240 VAC
Operating temperature 0-104°F (0-40°C) at 6,000 feet
Humidity 5 to 90 percent noncondensing
Altitude No performance degradation to 13,000 ft/4,000 m


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