SOURCE: Westcon Group, Inc.

March 11, 2008 11:25 ET

Westcon Group Extends Relationship With Juniper Networks in Canada, Targeting Enterprise Markets in Both Convergence and Security

Westcon Canada Resellers Now Have Access to Juniper's High-Performance Networking Solutions, Strengthening Offering to Enterprise

TARRYTOWN, NY--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced an extended agreement with Juniper Networks, the leader in high-performance networking, to distribute its high-performance network infrastructure solutions.

Westcon Group is now able to offer Juniper's infrastructure and security products throughout Canada and is able to deliver a robust value proposition to customers focused on networking and convergence through its Westcon Convergence business practice. Last month, Westcon announced that it is now able to carry Juniper's infrastructure and security solutions across all of its European geographies.

Lynn Smurthwaite-Murphy, Vice-President Westcon Canada and SMB North America, commented: "We are very pleased to be distributing Juniper's enterprise solutions to our reseller base in Canada. We have been very successful with Juniper in Europe, and this is an important development as we strengthen our enterprise networking and security play both in Canada and in other geographies."

Reseller partners of Westcon Canada now have access to Juniper's best-in-class enterprise high-performance network infrastructure solutions, including Ethernet switches, routers, and security products.

"Westcon Group has a strong community of enterprise-focused resellers in Canada," commented Tim Lambie, vice president, Americas International, Juniper Networks, Inc. "With their extensive support network and Juniper's strength in high-performance network infrastructure solutions, we see greater choice and opportunity for all."

"This agreement is very good news for Westcon's enterprise reseller base," added Paul Chandler, President of Victoria, BC-based Charter Telecom Inc. "Westcon Group is the only global value added distributor offering security, networking and convergence skills and expertise which, when combined with their advanced support offering and technology focused programs, ConvergencePoint and SecurityPoint, adds significant value to the channel."

About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Nortel, Avaya and Polycom. Through its Westcon, Comstor and Voda One business practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity. For more information, visit www.westcongroup.com.

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    Jeffrey Touzeau
    Westcon Group, Inc.
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