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Juniper Networks

May 24, 2016 11:31 ET

Juniper Networks Underscores Its Commitment to Open Architectures by Joining the Telecom Infra Project

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) - Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced it has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an engineering-focused initiative led by Facebook, SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom, among others, that encourages the adoption of an open approach to global networks. The group is comprised of operators, infrastructure providers, system integrators and other technology companies that aim to reimagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure.

The Telecom Infra Project aims to solve many of the issues associated with traditional telecommunications infrastructures by providing an ecosystem of interoperable components enabling completely new and agile network architectures. Leveraging its position as a leading proponent of open source and open architectures, Juniper Networks will be contributing its engineering and development expertise to TIP's Open Optical Packet Transport project group.

Juniper's membership in TIP underscores its commitment and desire to move the telecom industry forward with an open approach to networking through interoperability and the development of new and advanced technical solutions.

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"Juniper Networks is a leader in the movement towards open architectures that introduce simplicity, flexibility and efficiency to global networks. We're pleased to welcome Juniper, an expert in packet optical transport, to TIP and look forward to their contribution in advancing the telecom industry."

- Andrew Kurtzman, TIP Foundation

"With Juniper's open networking commitment and heritage, we are excited to join and contribute to TIP. We believe this initiative and our contribution will help move the industry forward with an open multi-layer packet and transport network, foster innovation and bring tremendous value to the global networking community. We're excited to contribute to Facebook's vision for open line systems and lead the industry toward a more open and agile approach to networking."

- Masum Mir, vice president of Product Management at Juniper Networks

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