SUNNYVALE, Calif., December 6, 2007 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that the Juniper Networks Integrated Security Gateway (ISG) 1000 received Network World's prestigious Clear Choice designation in the Unified Threat Management (UTM) Firewall review tests category. The Juniper Networks ISG 1000 is featured in the November 12, 2007 issue of Network World and on Network World Online, at http://www.networkworld.com/reviews/2007/111207-utm-firewall-test.html.
"Overall, we found that the ISG 1000 was the best general-purpose firewall in our tests when we coupled it with intrusion prevention system (IPS) coverage," wrote Joel Snyder, a security analyst with Opus One and the author of the Network World Clear Choice Test article. At another point in his test report, Snyder noted that "Juniper Networks' ISG 1000 includes great IPS catch rate and performance, and a good high availability and routing feature set."
"We are honored to receive the Network World Clear Choice designation for our UTM firewall," said Doug Dooley, director of marketing, High End Security Systems, Service Layer Technologies, Juniper Networks. "This achievement validates the functionality and performance of Juniper's ISG 1000 and our leadership position to deliver high-performance network security products to the market."
Juniper's ISG family of products which includes the ISG 1000 and ISG 2000, are purpose-built, high-performance integrated security gateways designed to deliver scalable, reliable connectivity and advanced network and application-level protection for the most demanding networks. Providing multi-gigabit performance, a modular architecture, rich virtualization features and optional full IPS protection, the ISG family of products is ideally suited for securing enterprise, carrier and data center environments where scalable performance and depth of security coverage is a must.
About Network World's Clear Choice Designation
The Network World Clear Choice honor is bestowed upon the highest scoring product in a comparative test when that product scores a 3.7 or higher out of a possible 5 points. Additionally, a product featured in a single-product test is given a Clear Choice designation if it achieves a minimum of a 4.5 score as determined by testers.
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About Juniper Networks
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