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nLayer Scales Global IP Network with Juniper Networks High-Performance Ethernet Infrastructure

Network Service Provider Deploys MX960s to Deliver High-Capacity IP Transit and Transport Services

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 5, 2008 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that nLayer Communications, a leading provider of high-performance Internet connectivity and wholesale bandwidth solutions, has deployed the MX960 Ethernet Services Router (ESR) in key facilities across its global IP network. The MX960s will support a range of high-capacity wholesale IP transit and MPLS transport services, supporting nLayer's media streaming and content delivery customers.

"nLayer selected the Juniper MX960 platform for its unparalleled ability to deliver carrier-class features and reliability while leveraging the economics of Ethernet technology," said Richard Steenbergen, CTO of nLayer Communications. "As a launch customer of the Juniper MX-Series platform, we found that it aligned perfectly with our strategy to provide feature-rich services via a high-density 10 Gigabit Ethernet based platform."

By leveraging the MX960's optimum combination of scale and efficiency, nLayer was able to quickly and efficiently deploy the platform in ten markets across North America and Europe. The energy efficient operation of the MX960 allows nLayer to minimize power and cooling costs, as well as its overall carbon footprint. Compared to competitive platforms, the MX-series enables customers to increase the energy efficiency of their networks by reducing power, space and cooling costs by up to 60 percent.

Juniper Networks MX960 ESR is the highest capacity carrier Ethernet platform on the market today, delivering 960 Gbps of throughput capacity. Including the MX240, MX480 and MX960, Juniper's MX-series combines the established reliability and service flexibility of JUNOS software with a range of best-in-class, purpose-built hardware platforms optimized for emerging Ethernet network architectures and services. The MX-series provides maximum flexibility and performance, enabling customers to optimize deployments for a range of applications in service provider, data center and content provider networks - from the world's largest to emerging market entrants.

"Leading network service providers such as nLayer help their customers accelerate the growth and innovation occurring in emerging Web 2.0 applications and services," said Judy Beningson, vice president of service provider strategy and planning, Juniper Networks. "Juniper Networks high-performance network infrastructure products enable customers such as nLayer to build scalable, efficient and flexible networks that will drive the next-generation of applications and services."

About nLayer Communications, Inc.

nLayer Communications is a leading provider of global high-performance wholesale Internet connectivity solutions. nLayer owns and operates its own diverse global OC-192 infrastructure, and maintains over 600 Gigabits of edge capacity to other Internet networks. nLayer's customers include high-profile web properties, content delivery networks, hosting and dedicated access providers. nLayer currently provides service in 14 markets across the U.S., Europe and Canada. For more information, please visit: www.nlayer.net.

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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