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NTT Communications and Juniper Networks Sign Global Agreement

Juniper Networks Established as Global Supplier of Internet Infrastructure to NTT Communications

Sunnyvale, CA - May 22, 2002 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), a leading provider of trusted infrastructures for the New Public Network, today announced a global agreement with NTT Communications Corporations (NTT Com), the global service provider and subsidiary of the NTT Group, that establishes Juniper Networks as the supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) infrastructure and services to NTT Com to support the build out of its high-performance IP network.

The agreement establishes a framework for NTT Com and Juniper Networks to work together globally to provide NTT Com with high quality, reliable and scalable IP networking systems based on Juniper Networks M-series and T-series Internet routing platforms. In addition, Juniper Networks will provide global service and support.

"As part of our global IP business strategy, we are building a service-rich NTT/Verio Global IP Network (AS2914) throughout the United States, Europe and Asia," said Takatoshi Okayama, Director of Global IP Business, NTT Communications. "With the implementation of Juniper Networks robust and scalable high-performance network infrastructure we achieve superior capabilities to provide our customers with the reliable and cost-effective IP services they are demanding today and in the future. This agreement with Juniper Networks enables us to offer higher-speed and higher-quality IP services worldwide."

The contract is a further step in NTT Com's strategy to build the most reliable, competitive and cost-effective IP network and become a global IP carrier. Under the agreement, Juniper Networks will provide NTT Com with robust, scalable and secure IP infrastructure to enable cost-effective IP network growth and the introduction of new profitable IP services. Juniper Networks will work with NTT Com to introduce new IP services and features for NTT Com's global customers. Consistent with Juniper Networks customer driven approach to innovation and development, Juniper Networks will work with NTT Com to understand its current and future IP networking requirements.

Through this agreement, NTT Com gains a powerful ally in Juniper Networks as it extends its IP network globally. With the recent introduction of the T640 Internet Routing Node offering seamless multi-terabit scaling and significantly reduced capital and operational costs, Juniper Networks is uniquely positioned to help NTT Com to create a flexible, cost-effective IP network based on industry-leading technology.

About NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com)

NTT Com, a Tokyo-based subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, provides long-distance and international services for voice, video and data communication reaching more than 200 countries. NTT Com also provides world-class IP services under the NTT/VERIO brand, as well as managed data, multimedia and additional services under the Arcstar brand. For more information, please visit www.ntt.com.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks leads the industry in turning network innovation into the reliable delivery of core, edge, mobile and cable Internet services at scale for the New Public Network. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Juniper Networks offers additional information on its product and service offerings at 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. M-series, T640, and T-series are trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.