CERN chooses Juniper Networks to improve data centre capacity

Tuesday 3 December 2019 | 17:18 CET | News

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has deployed network equipment provided by Juniper to increase the capacity of its data centres and technical network.

The data centre in Geneva supports all its scientific projects, experiments and administrative systems. It supports more than 15,000 servers and 260,000 processor cores.  

CERN has deployed Juniper Networks QFX Series switches and EX Series Ethernet Switches. It is considering whether to use Tungsten Fabric to create a network built for extreme computing. The QFX10008 Ethernet Switch is used for the core network, providing high connectivity to support data collection and the process to monitor infrastructure of the Large Hadron Collider experiments. Juniper’s EX9200 Ethernet Switch connects 11,000 devices and supports the LHC operations and experiments.

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Juniper Networks
Countries: Switzerland
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