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National University of Singapore Secures Online Examinations with High Performance Network from Juniper Networks

Secure Access SSL VPN Platforms Enable Faculty to Assess Students Online

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 10, 2007 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that the National University of Singapore (NUS) has deployed Juniper Networks market-leading Secure Access SSL VPN platforms to securely deliver online examinations to its students. The University relies on the Juniper Networks Secure Access 6000 to facilitate a fully electronic examination portal, allowing security policy-controlled access to exams and assessments while cutting costs for printing, manual processing and classroom space.

"The online examination system would not be feasible without a delivery technology that was completely secure, user-friendly, and easy to manage," said Roland Yeo, Manager, Network Group, NUS Computer Centre, NUS. "Fortunately, the Juniper Networks SA platform delivers on all these fronts and we are very excited to be the first education institution in Singapore to offer the next generation of this assessment system."

As part of the NUS Integrated Virtual Learning Environment (IVLE), the secure online examination system allows lecturers to conduct online examinations and assessments from a secure desktop environment. The IVLE system can deliver online multimedia as part of the examination process - a feature not available with manual paper exams - and, coupled with the SA platforms, ensures students are not able to access unauthorized online resources outside of the examination scope.

"The Juniper Networks solution is highly flexible, allowing us to easily and dynamically scale to meet our needs in a cost effective manner," added Yeo. "Our staff can easily conduct secure online assessment of students without fear of data theft, man-in-the-middle interception or other forms of network attacks."

The Juniper Networks Secure Access series of SSL VPN appliances enables organizations of all sizes to deploy cost-effective secure access for mobile and remote users. 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, making it ideal for the NUS environment. The Secure Access platform's browser-based approach enables NUS to quickly deploy its secure desktop environment to any personal computer without requiring pre-installation of a VPN client. In addition, the Secure Access SSL VPN solution authenticates each user's identity and verifies the health of the endpoint device before network access is granted, enforcing access to specific resources at a per-user level.

"The ability to rapidly and effectively deliver education is crucial to the Asia Pacific region as it moves towards becoming a knowledge-based economy," said Brad Gray, vice president of Asia South Pacific for Juniper Networks. "We are pleased that the best-in-class features of our Secure Access SSL VPN platform are enabling higher learning institutions, such as the NUS, to provide quality education to a new generation of future leaders."

About National University of Singapore (NUS)

The National University of Singapore (NUS) is a multi-campus university of global standing, with distinctive strengths in education and research and an entrepreneurial dimension. A growing university, NUS now spans three locations - its principal 150-hectare Kent Ridge campus, Bukit Timah campus and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore. It has an enrolment of 22,000 undergraduate and more than 9,000 graduate students from 80 countries.

NUS offers a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. There are 14 faculties offering courses from architecture to medicine to music. A special feature of NUS education is the global dimension of its courses in partnership with some of the world's best institutions. NUS also enjoys a close teaching-research association with 13 national-level, 11 university-level and 80 faculty-based research institutes and centres.

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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