SOURCE: Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks

September 23, 2010 00:01 ET

Juniper Networks SRX Series Certified for Managed WAN and Managed Security Service Solutions From Verizon Business

Juniper Solutions Unique in Integrating Silicon, Systems and Junos® Software to Deliver Secure High-Performance Networking to Verizon Business Enterprise Customers

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - September 23, 2010) -  Juniper Networks® (NYSE: JNPR) today announced its SRX Series Services Gateways have been selected and certified by Verizon Business as part of their global Managed WAN Services portfolio for enterprise customers. The new Managed WAN Services offering is the latest from Verizon Business, which also delivers Managed Security Services with the SRX Series. Verizon Business can now offer their customers the SRX Series as part of both their Managed Security and Managed WAN services.

Both managed services solutions deliver high performance, scalability and operational efficiencies characteristic of the SRX Series, a highly configurable, multi-service business gateway with integrated routing, firewall, VPN, switching and unified threat management.

Video traffic, security threats, new applications and services, and connected socialization are straining existing networks. Enterprises are increasingly looking to carriers such as Verizon Business to provide secure, enterprise-grade managed service solutions to centralize network architectures, drive efficiencies and control capital and operating expenditures. The Verizon Business Managed WAN Services with SRX is the ideal solution for branch office mission critical applications and will be delivering converged switching, routing, security, wireless and voice over IP services on a single device.

"With the impressive growth of the managed service market, carriers are looking for products and services to differentiate and support increased consumption, which is being driven by mobility and the demand for applications by business professionals," said Dr. Ray Mota, principal at ACG Research. "The new Managed WAN Service with the SRX Series will not only provide differentiation, but also allow Verizon to position itself and move ahead of the competition to meet this demand."

"The addition of the Juniper SRX Series to our global managed services portfolio offers Verizon Business customers around the world a powerful new managed network option integrated with strong security," said Anthony Recine, vice president of networking and communications solutions for Verizon. "Our customers also benefit from automated managed network design tools, provisioning processes and network management systems, including the company's innovative IMPACT system for proactive monitoring and identification, fault isolation and resolution and performance reporting." 

Designed for multi-site deployments and to support secure and reliable transactions, the Managed WAN Service from Verizon Business is available with the SRX100 for small sites to manage telecommuters, the SRX210 and SRX240 for small to mid-size branch offices, and the SRX650 for regional sites and large branch offices. The innovative SRX platform is a unique combination of silicon and systems with a single Junos® operating system that enables efficient and integrated connectivity, security and management services across the network. 

"Juniper is pleased to work with Verizon Business to offer best in class Managed WAN Services," said Alex Gray, senior vice president and general manager of the Branch Solutions Business Unit at Juniper Networks. "The SRX Series delivers high performance and exceptional security capabilities compared to other solutions and with the joint offering customers can rest assured their network will be both highly available and secure as they outsource WAN management and control costs."

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