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Juniper Networks Announces Federal J-Partner Program

New Program Rewards Partners Delivering Secure and Assured Networking Solutions to Federal Customers

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 21, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced the Federal J-Partner Program designed for systems integrators, resellers and service providers serving the government market. The program provides U.S. federal government channel partners, who meet certain criteria, with the company's full suite of best-in-class IP networking and security solutions. Juniper Networks products provide the performance, reliability, security and scale required by systems integrators, resellers and government departments and agencies.

"We're partnering with the federal channel to help provide secure and assured networks to the U.S. government," said Tom Gillman, director of federal channels for Juniper Networks. "Rewarding partners who deliver value to customers building mission-critical networks, the Federal J-Partner Program provides solutions, services, financial incentives and educational offerings designed to make it easier for channel partners to capture and profit from new business opportunities."

"Vigorous competition is vital in any market, but especially in the federal IT marketplace," said Luis Laranjeira, vice president of business development for SMS Data Products Group, a government-focused IT solutions provider. "The Juniper Networks Federal J-Partner Program gives companies such as SMS a proven, superior alternative as a networking and security products partner."

Ingram Micro, the world's largest IT distributor, supports the expansion of the J-Partner Program to federal partners. "Juniper Networks' new federal program and the J-series products not only expand Ingram Micro's networking and security solutions offerings, but also offer additional options for solution providers serving the vital needs of homeland security," said Bob Laclede, Ingram Micro's vice president and general manager for government and educational sales. "Ingram Micro is excited about the possibilities and increased choice that the J-Partner Program brings to our GovEd Alliance partner's networking and security capabilities."

Juniper Networks is a leader in IP networking and security solutions for defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. The company offers secure and assured networking to support the federal government. For more information, visit www.juniper.net/federal.

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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