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Juniper Networks J-series Named one of the 'Products of the Year' by CMP's VARBusiness Magazine

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 1, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR) today announced that the Juniper Networks J-series Services Router was named a mid-market "Product of the Year" by CMP Media's VARBusiness magazine. VARBusiness Magazine presented its first-ever list of the top 100 products best suited for the mid-market customers. The mid-market refers to companies with between 100 and 999 employees.

According to VARBusiness Magazine's research, mid-market customers are expected to spend more than $160 billion on IT products and services this year, with IT spending expected to reach 14 percent of revenue on average, up three percent points from 2004.

"Our readers tell us that the middle market is one of the fastest-growing IT categories today," says VARBusiness Publisher Robert C. DeMarzo. "Juniper Networks J-series router is one of the best products to meet that segment's needs."

Juniper Networks J-series Services Router

The Juniper Networks J-series Services Router was recognized by the magazine for the JUNOS operating system enabling higher uptime, more predictable performance, and reduced operation costs. With an ideal price point for the mid-market customer, the Juniper Networks J-series Services Router starts at $1,800.

The J-series Services Router delivers the advanced JUNOS modular operating system in a hardware platform ideal for smaller sites, including remote, branch, and regional offices. The J-series routers provide enterprises, government organizations, and research and education groups with a forward-looking platform to build converged IP and IP/MPLS infrastructures. The modular and coherent design of the JUNOS operating system is fundamentally different from legacy routing systems. By running multiple functions in parallel on assigned processing resources, JUNOS software delivers high stability with the flexibility to enable advanced routing, QoS, security, and management policies with predictable performance. The J-series product line includes the J2300, J4300, and J6300 Services Routers.

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About VARBusiness Magazine

For the past 18 years, VARBusiness' strategic resources have been the gateway to the solution-provider community. VARBusiness provides unique strategic business and technology insight for solution providers through industry-defining research, in-depth editorial, channel events and innovative Web services, enabling these IT professionals to make educated decisions for their businesses, partnerships and customers. VARBusiness has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for both editorial content and design.

Additional information about VARBusiness products, events and services, is available on the magazine's Web site at www.VARBusiness.com.

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.

This press release contains specialized projections, statements and data provided by third parties, including VARBusiness. Juniper Networks does not adopt these projections, statements or data, does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or completeness of such data or statements and does not undertake or assume any duty to update them in the future.

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