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Citylink Deploys Juniper Networks J-series to Upgrade Premium Managed Services

J-series Services Router Enables Swedish Service Provider to Deliver Assured End-to-End Quality of Service

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 2, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that Citylink, Sweden's fastest growing alternative service provider in the corporate segment, is upgrading its customer premises equipment with the Juniper Networks J-Series Services Router. Working with local channel partner, Imtech Sweden, the upgrade will enable Citylink to deliver premium managed IP services, including voice, video and virtual private networks (VPNs), with assured quality of service (QoS) from the core of the network to the customer premise.

Citylink's core IP/MPLS network was built using Juniper Networks M-Series routing platforms in early 2003, and because the J-Series uses the same modular JUNOS operating system, this deployment will greatly simplify network operations, while improving QoS and performance throughout the entire network. The J-Series also enables Citylink to deliver a full range diverse IP services from a single, cost-effective platform.

"With the J-Series at the customer premises and the M-Series in the core, we now have a single, consistent operating system end-to-end across the entire network, enabling us to deliver the reliable services our customers require cost-effectively," said Ove Ericsson, Citylink's chief executive officer. "We needed to replace the customer premise routing platform provided to our customers, re-aligning its capabilities with the best-in-class performance of our IP network. The Juniper Networks J-Series platform enables us to deliver consistent quality of service, line-rate traffic classification and forwarding - exactly what our customers require for their businesses".

Citylink serves hundreds of Swedish business customers with LAN to LAN interconnectivity, Internet access and voice services. Companies such as the Swedish brewery Spendrups, the leading risk management consultant DNV (Det Norske Veritas), and a large number of county and local government organizations, depend on Citylink for their voice and datacom services.

"This deployment is about enabling our customer to provide secure and assured networking solutions for its customers," said Eddie Minshull, vice president of operations in EMEA for Juniper Networks. "Citylink's choice highlights the economic and operational benefits of deploying a single, consistent operating system throughout its IP network from the core to the customer."

More about Citylink

Citylink is the fifth largest Swedish alternative operator providing data communication and telephony services to the Swedish Corporate market. With 306 MSEK revenues during 2004, more than double compared to 2003, Citylink is the fastest growing amongst the infrastructure based operators within the corporate segment. Citylink was founded in 2001 by Industrikapital and six local energy companies, Lunds Energi, VEAB in Vaxjo, Tekniska Verken i Linkoping, Borlange Energi, Umea Energi and Skelleftea Kraft. Additional information can be found at www.citylink.se.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company's purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks' portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world's most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

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