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Juniper Networks Appoints Stephen Elop as Chief Operating Officer

New Executive to Focus on Execution and Operational Excellence

SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 8, 2007 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced the appointment of Stephen Elop to the newly created role of chief operating officer (COO). Elop will report directly to Chairman and CEO Scott Kriens, and reporting to Elop will be the leaders of Juniper Networks' enterprise and service provider business teams, corporate development, global sales and service, marketing and IT organizations.

Elop brings to this role a wealth of execution experience and possesses a strong complement of operational and leadership skills. Most recently, he served as president of worldwide field operations at Adobe Systems, Inc. Responsible for Adobe's global sales organization and all customer-facing functions, Elop oversaw sales, field marketing, partners, customer care and professional services. He joined Adobe through the company's 2005 acquisition of Macromedia where he was president and CEO. During his seven-year tenure at Macromedia, he held many senior positions including COO, EVP of worldwide field operations and general manager of the company's eBusiness division. Earlier in his career, he served in a number of CIO and executive positions.

"I am very excited to welcome Stephen to Juniper and we all look forward to his contributions," said Scott Kriens, Juniper Networks' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "By expanding the executive leadership team with a COO of Stephen's caliber, we will enhance our ability to focus and execute on a global scale. His energy, talent and alignment with our culture make Stephen an excellent fit for Juniper."

"Juniper is one of the world's most innovative companies, with a proven portfolio of products, outstanding people and an enviable market position," added Elop. "I believe in Scott's vision for the company's future and am eager to contribute everything I can to achieving those goals, starting today."

Chairman and CEO Kriens will continue to be responsible for the company's overall business performance as well as focusing on the company's strategy, communication and talent development. Reporting directly to Kriens will be CFO Bob Dykes, COO Stephen Elop, EVP of HR Steven Rice and Founder and CTO Pradeep Sindhu.

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.

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