SOURCE: Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks

March 07, 2011 08:00 ET

Juniper Networks to Showcase Industry's First Converged Supercore Switch at OFC/NFOEC 2011

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - March 7, 2011) - Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) today announced its sponsorship and participation at OFC/NFOEC 2011, the largest global conference and exposition for optical communications and networking professionals, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, March 8-10, 2011.

At booth #2539, Juniper will highlight and demonstrate the company's new Juniper Networks® PTX Series Packet Transport Switch, the industry's first Converged Supercore solution powered by the new purpose-built Junos® Express chipset. The demonstration will showcase how Juniper's solution simplifies the core packet transport network to dramatically reduce complexity in the service provider network while improving the economics of supporting the increasingly unpredictable traffic patterns driven by the rapid growth of mobile, video and cloud computing applications.

Juniper's Speaking Engagements at OFC/NFOEC
The following Juniper executives and technology innovators have been invited to provide insight and expertise on optical technology and transport networks:

Panel: IP and Optics Integration: Challenges and Next Steps, 2011 OSA Executive Forum
Hans-Juergen Schmidtke, Chief Architect for Optical & Transport, Juniper Networks
Monday, March 7, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m., JW Marriott, 900 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles

Introductory Keynote to the Optical Business Forum
Pradeep Sindhu, Founder, Vice Chairman and CTO, Juniper Networks
Tuesday, March 8, 1:00 p.m., Expo Theater II

Packet Switching Symposium: Transport Networks at a Crossroads: The Roles of MPLS and OTN in Multilayer Networks
Kireeti Kompella, CTO and Chief Architect for Junos, Juniper Networks
Tuesday, March 8, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Room 409 A & B

Panel: Data Center - Traffic and Technology Drivers
Andy Ingram, Vice President, Product Marketing, Fabric and Switching Group, Juniper Networks
Thursday, March 10, 2011, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Exhibit Floor

Executive Briefings:
Senior executives from Juniper will be available throughout OFC/NFOEC for individual interviews on a broad range of optical, service provider and networking topics. To arrange a press or industry analyst briefing with a Juniper spokesperson, please contact Peter Ruzicka at pruzicka@juniper.net.

For more information about Juniper's Converged Supercore, please refer to the following resources:

About OFC/NFOEC
Since 1975, the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) has provided an annual backdrop for the optical communications field to network and share research and innovations. In 2005, OFC joined forces with the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) creating the largest and most comprehensive international event for optical communications. By combining an exposition of more than 500 companies, with a unique program of peer-reviewed technical programming and special focused educational sessions, OFC/NFOEC provides an unparalleled opportunity reaching every audience from service providers to optical equipment manufacturers and beyond.

OFC/NFOEC, www.ofcnfoec.org, is managed by the Optical Society (OSA) and co-sponsored by OSA, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Communications Society (IEEE/ComSoc) and the IEEE Photonics Society. Acting as a non-financial technical co-sponsor is Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks (www.juniper.net).

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