Verizon Biz Picks Juniper

Verizon Business selects Juniper's WXC platform for new managed WAN optimization service

October 10, 2007

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR),the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that VerizonBusiness has selected the WXC platform, a highly scalable WAN accelerationsolution, for a new Managed WAN Optimization Service. Juniper'shigh-performance WXC platform enables Verizon Business' professionalservices staff to fine-tune network performance to improve applicationdelivery and reduce bottlenecks. Verizon's new Managed WAN OptimizationService, which relies on Juniper's WXC platform, can help distributedenterprises to accelerate application delivery over the WAN, leverage WANinvestments and boost user productivity.

'We chose Juniper Networks high-performance WXC platform for our Managed WANOptimization Service because it enhances application visibility and improvesapplication response time and WAN efficiency,' said Michael Marcellin, vicepresident of product marketing at Verizon Business. 'Juniper is helping usto deliver on our commitment to offer a world-class experience to ourenterprise customers. Their platform offers significant scalability which isenabling us to meet the needs of our multinational customers.'

The WXC platform improves application performance over the WAN byrecognizing and eliminating redundant transmissions; accelerating TCP andapplication-specific protocols; prioritizing and allocating access tobandwidth; and ensuring high application availability at sites with multipleWAN links. The WXC application acceleration platforms work end-to-end with amultitude of applications, including Web-based, client-server, customsoftware, voice and video. The platforms also include a broad set ofmanagement tools for monitoring and reporting on WAN and applicationperformance.

'Leading managed service providers such as Verizon Business recognize thevalue in developing new and differentiated services based on ourhigh-performance WXC application acceleration platform,' said Steven Wastie,vice present of enterprise marketing at Juniper Networks. 'We are committedto enabling our Managed Services partners to innovate with solutions thatreduce business and operational risk for their customers.'

Juniper Networks Inc.

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