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Juniper Networks Service-Built Edge Delivers Profitable New Service Models

Enhancements Designed for Rapid and Scalable Service Innovation

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 30, 2003 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR) today announced enhancements to the Service-Built Edge portfolio designed to cost-effectively scale and support new services, while also improving the profitability of traditional services. As network service providers transform their businesses to address disruptive revenue trends and eroding margins, the Service-Built Edge features unprecedented operational automation and rich service capabilities that enable new service models to both new and existing markets.

"With the Juniper Networks Service-Built Edge, we have been able to transform our broadband service offering from a flat fee structure to a pay-per-usage model through dynamic bandwidth allocation," said Berit Svendsen, chief technology officer at Telenor. "The Juniper Networks technology enables us to offer our customers more flexibility in the type of services they require, while keeping our operational costs to a minimum. This has resulted not only in an increase of our total broadband subscriber base, but more significantly has increased the average service revenues per subscriber."

"Broadband edge technology is the most critical of all infrastructure elements for service provider profitability," said Tom Nolle, president and CEO, CIMI Corporation. "With Juniper's new Service-Build Edge enhancements, Juniper is, first, building on an established superior broadband edge strategy, and, second, dealing with some of the critical issues in broadband edge networking today, including service assurance and IPv6. The combination of Service-Built Edge and Juniper's overall Model of Integrated Network Transformation (MINT) creates a powerful and flexible infrastructure solution that is applicable to every carrier service and profit model we've seen."

New Service-Built Edge Enhancements

  • Services to small markets: Juniper Networks new ERX-310, the most compact E-series platform, delivers compelling economics for low-density deployments;
  • Tiered Ethernet services: The Ethernet Services Physical Interface Card (PIC) - a new M-series interface module that delivers granular per-VLAN Quality of Service (QoS) and accounting for new Ethernet service models;
  • Cost-effective, multi-point Ethernet service extension: Juniper Networks Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) enhances the industry's most comprehensive VPN portfolio, enabling providers to extend multipoint Ethernet across metropolitan boundaries to serve new markets;
  • Increased revenue with assured user experience: SDX-300 Service Deployment System Application Admission Control module enables an assured user experience through the intelligent awareness of access network congestion points;
  • Scalable, cost-effective B-RAS infrastructure: Now scalable to 48,000 concurrent subscribers without performance compromise, Juniper Networks delivers the industry's first IPv6 B-RAS, support for Ethernet-connected DSLAMs and secure remote access services;
  • Comprehensive accounting capabilities: J-Flow accounting now available on the Adaptive Services PIC delivers high-performance, flow-based measurement for flexible billing, traffic planning and security monitoring.

"With Service-Built Edge deployments in the majority of the world's leading service provider networks, Juniper Networks has proven its ability to deliver the solutions required for customers to transform their business of networking," said Kevin Dillon, director of portfolio marketing, Juniper Networks. "Guided by the MINT framework, Juniper's Service-Built Edge provides network operators with a foundation for delivering new service models and offering services anywhere and everywhere more profitably."

About The MINT

The Model for Integrated Network Transformation (MINT) outlines Juniper Networks vision for transforming the business of networking. The MINT enables companies to transition from a commodity transport business model to a more lucrative, value-added services model. The four-layer framework, which includes a Bit Transport and Connectivity Layer, Resource Segmentation Layer, Packet Processing Layer and a Policy and Control Layer, optimizes a company's capital cost structure and reduces operational costs, while also enabling significant new services to be deployed with an assured user experience.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks transforms the business of networking by converting a commodity - bandwidth - into a dependable, secure, and highly valuable corporate asset. Founded in 1996 to meet the stringent demands of service providers, Juniper Networks is now relied upon by the world's leading network operators, government agencies, research and education institutions, and information-intensive enterprises as the foundation for uncompromising networks. Juniper Networks is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

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