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EurNetCity Selects Juniper Networks for Advanced Metropolitan Network Services

Video-on-demand and Secure Internet Options among Host of Smart IP Services Enabled through Deal

Sunnyvale, CA - December 4, 2001 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), a leading provider of next-generation Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure systems, today announced that EurNetCity, Italy's foremost digital technology center, is leveraging Juniper Networks M-series Internet routers for its Internet network infrastructure. This new deployment is already working with broadband equipment, enabling EurNetCity to provide additional new services to its customers and users.

"This advanced IP infrastructure enables us to meet our goal of further increasing capacity and scalability on the EurNetCity network. Not only do we have an advanced and sophisticated network for our users, we also have the infrastructure allowing us to roll out new, revenue-generating services without impacting performance," said Marco Braccioli, general manager, EurNetCity.

In addition to enabling high-speed Internet access, Web-hosting solutions and client applications hosting, today's announcement reflects that EurNetCity is advancing a digital multi-service network. Additional services being rolled out by EurNetCity include continuous back-up services and video-on-demand solutions (such as films) featuring Digital Versatile Disc (DVD)-quality resolution made available through agreements with major content providers.

Juniper Networks M5 and M10 Internet routers will also facilitate peering and core routing applications, including Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) virtual private networks (VPNs). In addition, EurNetCity will offer additional Smart IP Services based upon the robust capabilities of the Juniper Networks Internet Processor II ASIC and JUNOS Internet software. EurNetCity's metropolitan service offering leverages Juniper Networks leading-edge Gigabit Ethernet network technology. Corporate service offerings could include the creation and configuration of client services, such as integrated voice and high-speed data traffic.

About EurNetCity

Founded in September 2000 and located in the thriving Eur district of the City of Rome, EurNetCity is uniquely positioned as Italy's preeminent high-technology business center. The result of converging the core competencies of three leading Italian companies - a real estate and property management company, an Italian utility company and a telecommunications and networking company - EurNetCity boasts a sophisticated technology infrastructure fully inline with U.S. standards. EurNetCity also provides access to an unprecedented range of business services becoming a one-stop shop for companies small and large building or extending a business presence in Southern Europe.

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, and IP engineering teams 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/.

Juniper Networks is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries as a trademark of Juniper Networks, Inc. Internet Processor II, JUNOS, M5, and M10 are trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.