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Canadian Network for Research and Innovation Selects Juniper Networks Routers for Next-Generation Network

CANARIE Initiative Builds CA*net 4 Backbone Using Juniper Networks M-series Internet Routers

Sunnyvale, CA - July 9, 2002 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), a leading provider of trusted infrastructures for the New Public Network, today announced that CANARIE, Inc. (Canadian Network for the Advancement of Research, Industry and Education) is deploying Juniper Networks M-series Internet routers in CA*net 4, Canada's next-generation national research and innovation network.

CANARIE has selected Juniper Networks M20 and M40e Internet routers to deliver reliable, scalable and secure IP services across its high-speed, private network. Juniper Networks IP infrastructure will also deliver IPv6 and multicast at line-rate across all interfaces. CA*net 4 spans Canada from Victoria, British Columbia, to St. John's, Newfoundland, and extends into parts of the United States. This multiservice network connects more than 2,000 Canadian institutions with flexible and reliable voice, video and data capacity. As a result, Canadian researchers and scientists can develop their best-in-class education, research and technology initiatives and rapidly showcase them to the world.

"CANARIE selected Juniper Networks based upon its proven results for the reliable transport of multiservice traffic across Canada, North America and throughout the world," noted Bill St. Arnaud, senior director, Advanced Networks at CANARIE. "Our nationwide network provides a critical communication link to thousands of research institutions and we trust Juniper Networks products to provision IP services at scale. Like CANARIE, Juniper Networks ability to demonstrate technology leadership was at the forefront of our decision to deploy the M-series Internet routers."


CANARIE is a not-for-profit corporation supported by its members, project partners and the federal government. It accelerates Canada's advanced Internet development and use by facilitating the widespread adoption of faster, more efficient networks and by enabling the next generation of advanced products, applications and services to run on them.

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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.

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