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KDDI Europe Launches Managed Security Service Built on Juniper Networks SSL VPN Platforms

Solution Creates Secure Remote Access for Protection, Compliance and Crisis

SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 23, 2006 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that KDDI Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Japan's second largest full service telecommunications operator KDDI, has selected its Secure Access SSL VPN appliances to launch a managed service providing secure remote network access. The Juniper Networks Secure Access appliances provide comprehensive virtualization enabling service providers to deliver network-based SSL VPN services to multiple enterprises of any size from a single appliance and/or cluster. The new service also deploys Juniper's integrated Firewall/IPSec VPN platforms to protect the underlying network infrastructure in KDDI's London data centre (a facility provided by KDDI Europe's sister company, Telehouse Europe). The service is initially available in the UK with plans to extend across Europe in the future, and targets enterprises in the financial services, manufacturing and automobile, travel agency, and airline sectors

KDDI's Managed SSL/VPN service provides easy-to-use secure access to corporate network resources for home-workers and traveling employees. Customers of the service are able to protect valuable assets from hackers, worms, viruses and other threats, and can also leverage the service to help meet regulatory compliance requirements. KDDI also expects customers to extend use of the service during "emergency curfew" situations, such as bird 'flu outbreaks or extreme weather, when entire workforces are prevented from attending the office but still need to be productive.

"KDDI's Managed SSL/VPN service offers a premium secure remote access managed service for mission-critical and IT-dependent businesses, based on the pedigree of our parent company," said Akihiko Yamaguchi, sales director of KDDI Europe. "Evaluation of SSL VPN vendors quickly brought us to Juniper, the established market leader and the brand most readily associated with first-class SSL VPN solutions by our target audience. Its browser-based solution is simple yet highly effective, and is ideal for the managed services environment because it can be deployed immediately per user from a central location, and managed easily without any client software or license overhead."

Juniper Networks is the worldwide market leader in SSL VPN solutions. The Juniper Networks Secure Access series of SSL VPN appliances enable organizations of all sizes to deploy cost-effective secure access, extranet and intranet security. The use of SSL, the security protocol found in all standard Web browsers, eliminates the need for client-software deployment and costly ongoing client maintenance/support when compared to traditional IPSec solutions for remote access. The Secure Access SSL VPN also provides a cost-effective alternative to traditional extranets, enabling granular access for business partners, contractors or customers on the same platform used to provide remote access for mobile employees.

"Juniper's SA SSL VPN solution authenticates the user's identity and verifies the health of the endpoint device before network access is granted, and also enforces the access to specific resources each user is permitted to have." said Gert-Jan Schenk, vice president of operations, EMEA, Juniper Networks. "A managed service offering based on our technology gives the enterprise a flexible, cost-effective and highly granular answer to the security risk versus productivity challenge."

About Juniper Networks, Inc.

Juniper Networks develops purpose-built, high performance IP platforms that enable customers to support a wide variety of services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions rely on Juniper to deliver a portfolio of proven networking, security and application acceleration solutions that solve highly complex, fast-changing problems in the world's most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

About KDDI Europe Ltd

KDDI Europe is a wholly-owned subsidiary of KDDI Corporation who is the second largest telecommunications carrier in Japan. KDDI and KDDI Europe provide their customers with integrated "global" and "seamless" services as a comprehensive telecommunications provider under the "KDDI" corporate brand. Additional information can be found at www.eu.kddi.com.

About Telehouse Europe

Telehouse Europe provides secure data centre facilities and connectivity for businesses, and a resilient platform for telecoms operators and service providers. Established in 1988, Telehouse became Europe's first co-location business in 1990 and today has over 500 major customers worldwide covering every major business sector. It is a subsidiary of Japanese corporation KDDI, a Global 300 company.

Telehouse Europe operates its own facilities in London and Paris, providing high quality data centre services which are cost effective and reliable with superior power and cooling. Customers can take advantage of 30,000 square metres of highly secure co-location space; a dedicated power supply, high level security, engineers on site 24/7 and business continuity solutions to ensure your data and business are fully supported. For more information see: www.telehouse.net.

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