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Juniper Networks Names Thomas Kreidler as Vice President of Federal Systems

Federal Market Veteran Joins Networking and Security Leader

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 23, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR) today named Thomas Kreidler as vice president of Juniper Federal Systems. As the lead federal executive, Kreidler will oversee Juniper Networks efforts to provide secure and assured networking to the United States federal government.

Kreidler brings over 20 years of experience providing the government with information technology solutions. Prior to joining Juniper Networks, Kreidler served simultaneous roles as the Vice President of Public Sector and President of Sun Federal for Sun Microsystems. In both roles, Kreidler assumed business responsibility for federal, state, and local governments and government contractors, while also leading the company's international strategic sales and major government programs.

"Tom brings a wealth of knowledge that spans both technology and the Federal government," said Juniper Networks CEO, Scott Kriens. "I am confident Tom's extensive experience with defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies, as well as his ability to competently manage large, diverse teams will prove a great asset to the Juniper Federal Systems organization."

Serving the federal government, Juniper Federal Systems provides networking and security solutions and support to major defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies that require a superior alternative for secure and assured networking solutions. Juniper Networks M- and T-series routing platforms were the first IP routers to earn Common Criteria certification from the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP). Additionally, Juniper Networks offers security products that have been validated under Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS).

"Juniper Networks' reputation as a recognized global networking and security leader brings exceptional value and proven solutions to the government," said Kreidler. "I am excited to lead a team that offers best-in-class products solutions to a Federal market looking to improve security without sacrificing performance."

Kreidler is an active member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Security Affairs Support Association (SASA), and the Navy League. Further, Kreidler has served on the Boards of the Directors for the National and International Centers for Missing and Exploited Children, National Science Centre and St. Mary's College.

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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