Juniper Networks Innovation Showcase Features New Lineup of Breakthrough-Performance Networking Products

CEO Rami Rahim Outlines Customer-Focused Vision and Strategy, Building on a History of Delivering Innovative Networking Solutions

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--()--Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today at its 2015 Innovation Showcase unveiled new products that deliver on the company’s vision and strategy for transforming networks so customers can capitalize on new growth opportunities brought on by the connected world. The continued expansion of cloud computing and the mobile Internet has caused an explosion of new devices, new traffic and new content that require intelligent, high performance networks to power and manage them. Juniper’s new solutions will deliver unprecedented levels of network performance, automation and scale that enterprises and service providers need to meet the growing demands placed on their IT infrastructure.

By 2020 there will be 7.6 billion Internet usersi with 50 billion connected devicesii, accessing data around the clock and around the globe. This indicates massive changes are needed across businesses and the network infrastructure to support the anticipated explosion in mobile data use with scale, reliability, security and cost-effectiveness. By delivering next generation software, silicon and systems that address these massive changes, Juniper’s customers will be well prepared for this accelerated pace of change.

2015 Innovation Showcase News Highlights

As outlined by newly-appointed executive vice president and general manager of Juniper Development and Innovation, Jonathan Davidson, Juniper’s new products target enterprises and service providers building agile, automated networks to manage exponential traffic growth. During his keynote, Davidson joined customers onstage to discuss how network innovation drives success in the face of rapidly changing business environments.

The new products announced include:

Scalable and Open Switching Platform with a Spine

  • The Juniper Networks® QFX10000, a new line of spine switches, will give data centers and cloud deployments of all sizes unparalleled physical and logical scale, performance and port density to grow flexibly alongside customer demands. Seamless integration with a range of orchestration, automation and management solutions from market leaders like VMware, as well as open source solutions, like OpenStack and OpenContrail, will simplify and automate network management and provisioning.

Converged Supercore Architecture to Revolutionize Routing Again

  • An enhanced Converged Supercore® Architecture, which is based on the PTX core router, will give service providers the ability to better manage their networks by combining the ExpressPlus chip, the industry’s most advanced new custom silicon, with improved hardware capacity and expanded software-based traffic optimization via the NorthStar Controller to achieve new levels of efficiency in IP networking.

Physical and Virtual SRX Firewalls to Stop Threats Faster

  • Express Path, a services offload capability for the SRX5000 Series Services Gateways, will dramatically boost throughput, reduce latency and improve session scalability to organizations, enabling the firewall to keep pace with the massive volumes of data traffic on the network.

Supporting Quotes

“Juniper’s strategy and vision continues to resonate with our customers and partners who view network innovation as fundamental to their business in an increasingly connected world. The announcements today across our routing, switching, security and silicon portfolio reflect a major leap forward in both networking performance and automation – areas that are critical to helping customers transform their business models to capitalize on new growth opportunities.”
- Rami Rahim, chief executive officer, Juniper Networks

Additional Resources

About Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR) delivers innovation across routing, switching and security. From the network core down to consumer devices, Juniper Networks’ innovations in software, silicon and systems transform the experience and economics of networking. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks (www.juniper.net) or connect with Juniper on Twitter and Facebook.

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Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of assumptions, uncertainties and risks including, among other things, statements concerning Juniper Networks' prospects, product availability, future products and performance and benefits to customers. Actual results or events could differ materially from those anticipated in those forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors, including delays in scheduled product availability, incompatibility of technologies, the company's failure to accurately predict emerging technological trends, and other factors listed in Juniper Networks’ most recent report on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All statements made in this press release are made only as of the date of this press release. Juniper Networks undertakes no obligation to update the information in this release in the event facts or circumstances subsequently change after the date of this press release. Any future product, feature, enhancement or related specification that may be referenced in this press release are for information purposes only, are subject to change at any time without notice and are not commitments to deliver any future product, feature, enhancement or related specification. The information contained in this press release is intended to outline Juniper Networks’ general product direction and should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision.

i “The State of Broadband 2014: Broadband For All,” Broadband Commission, September 2014, available at: http://www.broadbandcommission.org/Documents/reports/bb-annualreport2014.pdf

ii “Investing in the Internet of Things,” Morgan Stanley, January 2015, available at: http://www.morganstanley.com/articles/internet-of-things-opportunities-for-investors/

Contacts

Juniper Networks
Danielle Hamel, 1 408-936-7817
dhamel@juniper.net

Contacts

Juniper Networks
Danielle Hamel, 1 408-936-7817
dhamel@juniper.net