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Juniper Networks Federal J-Partner Program Earns Top Honors at Government Solution Summit

Voted Best Federal Channel Strategy and Nominated for Best Government Vendor by Attendees

SUNNYVALE, Calif., December 15, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that its federal J-Partner Program was named Best Federal Channel Strategy at the Government Solution Summit™ in Bonita Springs, Florida. Additionally, Juniper was nominated for Best Government Vendor. The awards are the only channel awards voted on solely by the attending resellers and solution providers. This year's attendees included more than seventy five of the top federal solution providers.

"This recognition validates our position that the Juniper Networks federal J-Partner program offers superior opportunity for federal solution providers to provide best-in-class networking technology to federal customers, while sustaining a profitable business model," said Tom Gillman, director of federal channels, Juniper Federal Systems, Juniper Networks. "We are committed to engaging a limited number of partners in a strategic business relationship that proves beneficial for both the partner and for Juniper."

The federal J-Partner Program is designed to provide alternative best in class IP network and security solutions to federal government channel partners, consisting of systems integrators, resellers, and service providers. J-Partner segments partners into three tiers - Elite, Select and Reseller - with achievement of each tier depending on the Juniper Networks certifications they earn and the solutions in which they specialize. The federal J-Partner Program is by invitation-only and limits participation to systems integrators, resellers and solution providers who add strategic value to the federal end user.

"This award is an honorable distinction for Juniper Networks' federal partner program," said Tom Mannix, director, Government Solution Summit. "Juniper Networks' program clearly made an impact on the senior-level audience who attended the conference and subsequently voted Juniper Networks' program as Best Federal Channel Strategy."

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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