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GNi Secures Data Center with High-Performance Juniper Networks Firewalls

Leading Provider of Managed Services Deploys NetScreen-5400 Security Systems to Protect Hosted Applications and Services

SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 14, 2008 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced Global Netoptex, Inc. (GNi), a leading provider of customer-centric managed services, has deployed Juniper Networks NetScreen-5400 firewall/VPN security systems. GNi selected the NetScreen-5400 for its industry-leading scale and its high performance and availability, and the new security systems will help ensure GNi's network infrastructure, hosted applications and managed business services remain secure from attacks. By providing best-in-class protection, the Juniper security systems will enable GNi to accelerate the deployment of services and applications over a single network.

"GNi takes a no compromise approach to service quality, network uptime and protection, which is why our hosting and managed services exceed the services most competitors can offer," said Derek Wise, GNi CEO. "The high-performance security systems from Juniper Networks were the only solutions that delivered the levels of security, scalability and availability we need to continue to advance and grow our business."

The NetScreen-5400s will be deployed at GNi's largest data centers in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Singapore, which host content and applications for many leading web portals, online gaming companies and large enterprises. The NetScreen-5400 features innovative virtualization capabilities that will allow GNi to secure multiple customers or departments with a single system.

The Juniper Networks NetScreen-5400 is a purpose-built, high-performance firewall/VPN security system designed to deliver high-performance capabilities for large enterprise, carrier, and data center networks. The NetScreen-5000 series offers excellent scalability and flexibility, while providing a higher level security system through Juniper Networks NetScreen ScreenOS custom operating system. With the ability to support up to 500 virtual systems, more than 1,000 security zones and 4,000 VLANs, the NetScreen-5400 is ideally suited to address the high demands of large capacity data centers such as GNi.

"As the Web 2.0 generation of internet services and applications continues to evolve, innovative and reliable data centers and hosting providers such as GNi will play a key role in this growing market," said Judy Beningson, vice president of service provider strategy and planning, Juniper Networks. "Providing high-performance security solutions for these networks will be essential, and we are pleased to be working with GNi and many other leading data centers to deliver high-performance security solutions that scale to meet the demands of next-generation networks."

Juniper Networks provides high-performance network infrastructure to the top five web content providers, which include some of the world's largest data centers. Juniper routing, security and Ethernet Services platforms deliver the high-performance, scale and best-in-class security features in an array of form factors optimized for a range of data center environments.

About GNi

GNi is a leading provider of customer-centric managed services that extend customers' infrastructure while dramatically reducing their total cost of ownership (TCO). GNi provides the expertise, resources and solutions to meet and exceed customers' unique onsite and off-site requirements. Services include wired connectivity, world-class network security, disaster recovery, comprehensive server management and hosting, networking operations and management, and network consulting.

The company's Games and Digital Media division was formed from the recent acquisition of Online Game Services, Inc. and allows GNi to strengthen its game service provider business model with industry-leading, fully-managed dedicated games hosting environments and Internet transit around the world.

About Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks, Inc. is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper offers a high-performance network infrastructure that creates a responsive and trusted environment for accelerating the deployment of services and applications over a single network. This fuels high-performance businesses. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.

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