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  • Overview

    Academic Alliance’s Five Modules - The Best Fit for Your Institute

    The program recognizes that one size does not fit all and that there may be specific areas of interest that your institute focuses on in its current activities. To that end, the program is designed in a modular manner with institutes being able to choose those areas in which it makes most sense for them to engage.

    Include: Engage students by adding Juniper technology to current curriculum.

    Certify: Delivering Juniper Certification classes as part of institute curricula.

    Advanced: Add industry-relevant Juniper technology to your MSdegree.

    Research: Create opportunities for post-graduate & PhD research using Juniper technologies such as the Junos SDK, Space SDK.

    Explore: Create a conduit for Juniper Networks to engage and support other research efforts taking place in your institute in areas of common interest.

  • Include

    Include: Expose Students to Juniper Technology by Including Course Modules in Current Curriculum

    JNAA-Include provides a method through which Juniper Networks technology, products and teaching material can be incorporated into existing courses/modules running within your institute. Members have access to Juniper-authored training materials which can be used as a resource to augment the institute’s current courses and curriculum, along with discounts on Juniper Networks products (for use as lab equipment) including Juniper’s innovative virtual lab infrastructure (Junosphere).

    Goal

    Incorporate Juniper Networks technologies, product and training materials into your current curriculum.

    Objective

    Provide resources to institutes to enhance and expand the student’s knowledge and experience.

    Benefits

    • Access to Juniper Networks course material & learning resources.
    • Access to instructor training and resources.
    • Certification vouchers provided for lead instructor to pass certification*.
    • Educational discounts on Juniper Networks products including Junosphere virtual lab environment.
    • Enable students who want to self study for certification through discounted certification vouchers.

    Requirements

    • Institute must be an accredited learning institution: this tier is open to establishments such as vocational or community colleges, universities, military, and some selected non-profit industry organizations.
    • Train and certify at least one instructor or faculty member, and as many as needed to support the student base.
    • Provide periodic reports of student numbers exposed to Juniper technology.

    NOTE: Relationship is reviewed every two years to determine ongoing participation.

  • Certify

    Certify: Delivering Juniper Certification Classes as Part of Institute Curricula

    JNAA-Certify provides for the delivery of formal Juniper Networks education courses in a fixed format, leading to recognized Juniper Networks certification opportunities. Additional value is offered through educational discounts on special vouchers that can be used towards Juniper Networks certifications.

    Goal

    Deliver technical courses leading to Juniper Networks JNCIA and JNCIS level certifications which sets the foundation for the industry-recognized Juniper Networks Certified Internet Export (JNCIE).

    Objectives

    Enable institute to deliver formal Juniper Networks education courses leading to certification, and be recognized as a Technical Training Institute.

    Benefits

    • Access to Juniper Networks course material & learning resources.
    • Authorization to deliver Juniper Networks education courses.
    • Access to instructor training and resources.
    • Vouchers offering educational discount prices for students to take Juniper Networks certification exams.
    • Educational discounts on Juniper Networks products, and special configurations for the Junosphere Classroom virtual lab environment.

    Requirements

    • Institute must be an accredited learning institution, vocational or community college.
    • Train and certify at least one instructor or faculty member, and as many as needed to support the student base. All instructors teaching certification courses must successfully pass certification at the level they are teaching.
    • Students complete end-of-course surveys.

    NOTE: Relationship is reviewed every two years to determine ongoing participation.

  • Advanced

    Advanced: Add Juniper Technology to your unique MS Degree

    Goal

    Work closely with Juniper to develop a unique technology curriculum MS Degree, leveraging Juniper technology to maximize the learning and research opportunities which gaining a valuable industry relevant degree in the networking discipline. Chosen universities will have an opportunity to develop a special deeper academic partnership with Juniper Networks.

    Objectives

    • Provide technology to increase the commercial and academic value of your university degree.
    • Merge the best elements of a recognized university degree with the latest Juniper technology, including Juniper systems, software and SDK elements and the Junos platform for research.
    • Explore opportunities for research internships and placement as part of the defined academic program.

    Benefits

    • Access to Juniper Networks course material & learning resources for incorporation into your MS course curriculum.
    • Access to instructor training and resources.
    • Educational discounts on Juniper Networks products, and special configurations for the Junosphere Classroom virtual lab environment.
    • Vouchers offering educational discount prices for students to take Juniper Networks certification exams.
    • Consideration of internships and placements as defined by each unique academic program.

    Requirements

    • Institute must be a university offering undergraduate or graduate degree courses.
    • Train and certify at least one instructor or faculty member, and as many as needed to support the student base.
    • Work with Juniper Networks to develop unique a MS course offering.

    NOTE: Relationship is reviewed every three years to determine ongoing participation and course evolution.

  • Research

    Research: Create Opportunities for Post-Graduate & PhD Research Using Juniper Technologies Such as the Junos SDK and Space SDK

    Juniper Networks technologies include programmatic interfaces which provide the potential for innovative research and development projects through the use of Software Development Kits. These SDKs are in use within industry today and offer opportunities for exploration in areas such as programmable network-devices, network management & orchestration, mobile & tablet client operation & security. The Junosphere virtual network platform enables large-scale network research, often outside the capabilities of traditional physical lab environments. An introduction to our SDK-Junos development elements can be found on our Juniper Developer Network site, www.juniper.net/developer.

    Goal

    High-quality projects and research papers leading to successful completion of degree.

    Objectives

    Enable post-graduate and PhD research projects incorporating Juniper Networks technologies and products.

    Benefits

    • Access to SDK training and resources.
    • Support and engagement with Juniper Networks SDK teams.
    • Educational discounts on Juniper Networks products including Junosphere virtual lab environment.
    • Opportunities for co-authoring peer-reviewed paper & submissions.
    • Opportunities for internships and placements.

    Requirements

    • Institute must be a university offering post-graduate degree courses.
    • Train and certify at least one faculty member in SDK technologies and appropriate prescribed Juniper technical foundation.
    • Yearly presentation to Juniper Networks of projects.

    NOTE: Relationship is reviewed every year to determine ongoing participation.

  • Explore

    Explore: Collaborate with Juniper Networks in Research Efforts Taking Place in Your Institute in Areas of Common Interest

    Juniper Networks is looking for collaborative research opportunities with academic and research institutes and organizations on leading-edge technologies. Research areas are not limited to those specifically involving Juniper Network products, rather the wider technologies and work relating to the ongoing development of communication networks, networking equipment, microelectronics, and so forth. Qualifying projects and engagements will receive direct engagement from Juniper Network’s development and research organizations. Juniper Networks encourages new ideas and creativity in areas of interest. View the latest ideas on the Types of Research Projects page.

    Goal

    Enable collaborative engagement between research organizations and Juniper Networks engineering and development teams. Partner in resources and technology for research organizations to conduct research and support their constituents.

    Objectives

    • Integrate Juniper Networks technologies and products in advanced research.
    • Encourage new ideas and creativity in areas of interest.

    Benefits

    • Access to SDK training and other resources as appropriate.
    • Support and engagement with Juniper Networks engineering and development teams.
    • Educational discounts on Juniper Networks products including Junosphere virtual lab environment.
    • Opportunities for co-authoring peer-reviewed paper & submissions.

    Requirements

    • Institute must be a research organization that is recognized in the academic community.
    • Yearly presentation to Juniper Networks of projects.
    • Institute must identify a lead researcher and academic sponsor within the university.
    • Proposal for research must be mutually agreed on by Juniper and institute.

    NOTE: Relationship is reviewed every year to determine areas of collaboration.