Cisco Cloud Services Router vs Juniper Enterprise Routers comparison

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We performed a comparison between Cisco Cloud Services Router and Juniper Enterprise Routers based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Routers solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Cisco Cloud Services Router vs. Juniper Enterprise Routers Report (Updated: November 2022).
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"Overall, it is a solid product and a good router.""The most valuable features of the Cisco Cloud Services Router are the integration with Amazon and Oracle cloud.""The routing service for NPLS called Layer 3-IP is fantastic.""This solution is scalable.""The most valuable feature of the Cisco Cloud Services Router is it can make your migrations smooth. For example, if you want to migrate to the cloud, but you don't want to change the IP. You can extend your VLAN from on-premise to the cloud without having to change the IP."

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"The solution is stable.""The solution is pretty easy to set up after a bit of training.""It offers high protection and I like it.""It's one of the more stable routers.""Juniper Switches is stable, easy to use, flexible, and has good performance. Also, the technology is good. It has a lifetime warranty and the prices are also very good.""Juniper Enterprise Routers is very flexible.""It is very stable and scalable.""The performance is good."

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"The initial setup is easy for one device but is more complex when numerous devices need to be configured.""If you lose connectivity to the cloud, it is difficult to establish connectivity between hub and spoke.""The configuration is difficult.""Cisco Cloud Services Router could improve by having more features. It is lacking features, such as virtualization and containerization. Additionally, there should be increased security and connectivity between routers.""Cisco Cloud Services Router could improve the GUI."

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"The solution could improve by providing enhancements to built-in SDN or SDWAN.""The initial setup is not easy.""In terms of what could be improved, they could extend the software warranty to be for its lifetime, as well. At the moment, the software warranty is limited, I think to one year.""We'd appreciate it if they had a better GUI. It would be more flexible for the customers that way.""The solution could improve reliability and it needs more functions.""We'd like them to be capable of adding firewall options to the license.""The third-level customer support coming from Juniper itself could be much better. To get assistance from Juniper, we sometimes have to wait for weeks and months. I don't really appreciate that. Their support should be faster.""The solution could improve by providing better training to allow more sales of the solution in the market."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "You do need to pay a licensing fee to use the solution. You can do a yearly or three-year subscription. The product itself is quite expensive. It would be ideal if they offered the product at a cheaper price."
  • "This solution is kind of expensive."
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  • "There is a license for this solution and the price is very competitive. The cost is less expensive than some competitors, such as Cisco. There are additional costs for support licenses."
  • "The price of this solution is better than other competitors, such as Cisco. We receive a lot of discounts which make the price less expensive and attractive."
  • "$300 to $400 is the hardware cost and for licensing cost, it may be around, for support and all, $100 per year."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is the artificial intelligence assessment models.
    Top Answer:Over the past couple of years, I've noticed that the Cisco CLIs and web-based interfaces have changed. As such, there is a bit of a learning curve for people. It is understandable that newer… more »
    Top Answer:My team is in charge of auditing the security infrastructure of these routers. I perform penetration testing and blue teaming in pursuit of this effort. Our customers for this product are typically… more »
    Top Answer:Some of our customers find this product high, as they are comparing to Chinese products.
    Top Answer:I would rate Juniper Enterprise Routers a ten out of ten. We plan to keep using this solution.
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    Also Known As
    Cisco CSR, Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v, Cisco CSR 1000v
    MX Series
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    The Cisco Cloud Services Router 1000v (CSR 1000v) is a virtual-form-factor router that delivers comprehensive WAN gateway and network services functions into virtual and cloud environments. Using familiar, industry-leading Cisco IOS XE Software networking capabilities, the CSR 1000v enables enterprises to transparently extend their WANs into provider-hosted clouds. Similarly, cloud providers themselves can use it to offer enterprise-class networking services to their tenants or customers.

    Juniper MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers, A portfolio of SDN-ready routing platforms that provide the industry-leading system capacity, density, and performance that enterprises, service providers, and cloud operators need to thrive in our always-on, hyper-connected digital world.
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    Sample Customers
    Under Armour, HealthSparq, Adobe
    AARNet Pty Ltd, Allegro Networks, Atlantech Online, Availity, Baloise Insurance, Black Lotus, CATV, Blue Box
    Top Industries
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Computer Software Company23%
    Media Company6%
    Comms Service Provider33%
    Non Profit25%
    Financial Services Firm17%
    Comms Service Provider30%
    Computer Software Company19%
    Media Company4%
    Company Size
    Small Business30%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise50%
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise62%
    Small Business45%
    Midsize Enterprise30%
    Large Enterprise25%
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise53%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cisco Cloud Services Router vs. Juniper Enterprise Routers
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco Cloud Services Router vs. Juniper Enterprise Routers and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
    655,113 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Cisco Cloud Services Router is ranked 6th in Routers with 5 reviews while Juniper Enterprise Routers is ranked 3rd in Routers with 11 reviews. Cisco Cloud Services Router is rated 9.0, while Juniper Enterprise Routers is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Cloud Services Router writes "Easy router configuration has you online in minutes". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Juniper Enterprise Routers writes "Good configuration and updates with helpful support". Cisco Cloud Services Router is most compared with MikroTik Cloud Router Switch, MikroTik Routers and Switches, Netgate TNSR, HPE Enterprise Routers and Huawei Enterprise Routers, whereas Juniper Enterprise Routers is most compared with MikroTik Routers and Switches, Cisco Enterprise Routers, Netgate TNSR, Huawei Enterprise Routers and MikroTik Cloud Router Switch. See our Cisco Cloud Services Router vs. Juniper Enterprise Routers report.

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