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Juniper Networks Launches in Europe to Serve Evolving Global Service Provider Demand

Mountain View, CA - March 3, 1999 - Juniper Networks, Inc., the leading provider of the new generation of high-speed IP infrastructure platforms, has announced the company's expansion into the European market with the opening of its UK offices. Juniper is also now shipping in Europe its M40 Internet backbone router, the industry's first wire-speed platform capable of forwarding rates of 40 gigabits per second and packet look-ups of 40 million packets per second. The M40 uses JUNOS Internet software to deliver leading-edge traffic engineering and control. Juniper Networks expansion into Europe will serve the burgeoning European IP service provider market, and provide current ISP customers with international support. Today's announcement extends Juniper Network's commitment to provide best-in-class products, service and support to IP service providers with trans-European and global Internet-scale needs.

"European IP service providers are seeking reliable multiservices infrastructures. With our European presence and industry-leading IP infrastructure products, Juniper is well-positioned to meet their global needs," said Scott Kriens, president and CEO of Juniper Networks.

The company is located south west of London with its field operations headed up by Tony Morrish. Morrish brings more than 15 years of IT experience to Juniper Networks. He has developed his extensive networking expertise while working at global companies such as Cisco Systems and StrataCom.

"Juniper Networks rapid acceptance and deployment by leading Internet service providers drives the need for quick expansion into Europe," said Tony Morrish, Juniper Networks European regional manager. "My role in Europe will be to build a team of experts and systems integrators to allow quicker access for customers looking to purchase Juniper Networks products. Juniper Networks European operations are committed to providing the same high quality support and product development focus that is available in the US."

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks is the leading provider of a new generation of high-speed IP infrastructure platforms that meet the scalability, performance, density and compatibility requirements of rapidly evolving, optically enabled IP-based networks. Using the breakthrough JUNOS software, ASICs and wire-speed performance of the company's flagship M40 Internet backbone router, Juniper Networks enables new IP, content and broadband access service providers to maintain a competitive advantage by growing their businesses rapidly through new IP service delivery. The M40 is deployed in the world's largest and fastest Internet networks.

The M40 router is supported by Juniper Networks world-class service, support and manufacturing teams and Internet experts. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, please visit our Web site at https://www.juniper.net.