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Tiscali Selects Juniper Networks Core Routers

Juniper Networks Certified As Preferred Vendor of the Tiscali Group for Core Routers

Sunnyvale, CA - April 11, 2000 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), a leading provider of next-generation IP infrastructure systems, today announced that Tiscali, one of Europe's largest Internet Service Providers (ISPs), has selected Juniper Networks M-series routers for its core IP backbone in Europe. Tiscali is one of the largest and fastest-growing Internet network companies in Europe, providing access, content, applications, and services to 10.7 million registered subscribers in Europe.

With its presence in 15 countries, Tiscali has the largest geographical footprint of any European Internet provider. Tiscali's choice of Juniper Networks routers comes after it certified Juniper Networks as one of the preferred vendors of the Tiscali Group for core routers. The next important step in Tiscali's European rollout will involve the deployment of Juniper Networks M40 routers across its Germany-wide IP backbone. The M40 routers will be installed in Points-of-Presence (POPs) throughout six major cities in Germany. The POPs will be connected through OC-48/STM-16 circuits.

Tiscali Germany provides Internet services to more than 1.1 million customers in Germany. These services range from Internet access for consumers and businesses, as well as data hosting. Juniper Networks proven architecture and robust JUNOS Internet software ensure that Tiscali will be able to provide high-performance services very reliably.

"The choice of Juniper Networks as a Tiscali Partner is a result of the desire to develop a fast, reliable, and safe backbone network for our customers. In addition, the deployment of Juniper Networks core routers gives us the opportunity to implement MPLS technology in our network," said Paolo Susnik, Tiscali International CTO.

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 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 visit the Web site at https://www.juniper.net.

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