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Eastern Asia Commercial Bank Secures and Assures Network with Juniper Networks

Leading Vietnamese Bank Deploys NetScreen-5GT for Secure Remote Connections to ATM Locations

SUNNYVALE, Calif., August 16, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that Eastern Asia Commercial Bank (EAB), one of Vietnam's leading banks, is deploying the Juniper Networks NetScreen-5GT best-in-class remote office firewall/VPNs at each of its ATM locations to deliver secure and assured WAN connectivity and VPN access between its central office and ATM locations. By providing the ability to centrally manage each NetScreen-5GT firewall/VPN, the Juniper Networks solution enabled EAB to reduce the complexities of deployment and setup, while keeping total costs of ownership at a minimum.

"Network-based intrusions and other threats have increased in Vietnam, as they have throughout Asia Pacific," said Mr. Cuong Do, EAB. "As a responsible financial institution, it is imperative we implement the most stringent security measures at all levels of our business, including our communications infrastructure. We have now completed evaluation of the Juniper Networks NetScreen 5GT solution and are scheduling its implementation for all of our ATM locations."

The Juniper Networks NetScreen-5GT series are cost-effective, integrated firewall/VPN security appliances for enterprise remote sites and telecommuters. The products offer integrated Deep Inspection firewall, VPN, Denial of Service protection and antivirus functionality with enterprise-level performance, high availability and network segmentation capabilities, rapid deployment, and resiliency features. The NetScreen-5GT ADSL also provides a backup dial-up modem, so EAB can retain connectivity even in the event of outages in the broadband network.

"As a leading financial institution, EAB is very committed to the security of its customers and their financial records," said Ha-Huy Hao, country manager, Vietnam, for Juniper Networks. "By deploying the NetScreen-5GT, EAB gains the connectivity they require, while ensuring their network and their customers' information remains secure."

About EAB

Established in 1992, EAB is one of Vietnam's leading banks. It is highly dependent on secure communications infrastructure. EAB leverages the VNBC national inter-bank network to provide Automated Teller Machine services to its customers, and in 2005, it launched the Flexcube core banking network to facilitate online banking and interconnection with other regional banks, including financial institutions in China, Laos, and Thailand.

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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