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Telecom Marketing Veteran Joins Juniper Networks

Mountain View, CA - June 21, 2000 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:JNPR) announced today senior marketing executive Mr. Carl Showalter has joined Juniper Networks as vice president of marketing. Mr. Showalter will lead the marketing group focusing on worldwide strategic marketing, product management, and corporate marketing.

"We believe Carl's extensive experience in the Internet service provider and telecommunication industries will be invaluable as we continue to grow our global customer base and further develop our product offerings," said Juniper Networks CEO, Scott Kriens. "Carl's time spent with ISPs and their customers have equipped him with a unique understanding of their requirements for new IP infrastructure systems and services which will be essential to our continued success."

As vice president of dial and broadband services for UUNET Technologies and WorldCom, Mr. Showalter directed a 300-plus person global business unit responsible for the delivery of dial and broadband services for UUNET worldwide. As part of this role, Mr. Showalter was responsible for the engineering, planning, and provisioning of UUNET's dial access and Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) networks. Mr. Showalter was also responsible for the product marketing, management and strategy for UUNET's wholesale dial and DSL services.

Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Mr. Showalter was the director of product management at ANS, an AOL company, responsible for building and leading the team that developed and launched Web Hosting, VPN, and other Internet-based products. Mr. Showalter also led business development, account management, provisioning and planning for the ANS IP modem build-out for AOL in the US, Canada, and the UK. Before joining ANS, Mr. Showalter helped design support systems for high bandwidth data services at Bellcore.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of purpose-built systems that meet the scalability, performance, density, and compatibility requirements of rapidly evolving, optically enabled IP networks. The company's purpose-built systems provide new IP infrastructure solutions for the world's leading service providers. Juniper Networks service, manufacturing teams, and IP engineers work closely with customers to build and support customer networks. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California*. For more information, please contact the company at 408-745-2000 or visit the Web site at https://www.juniper.net.

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