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Juniper Networks' Frank Vitagliano Named as Industry Leading Channel Chief by CRN

Recognized as One of the Most Influential Channel Leaders in 2008

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 12, 2008 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that Frank Vitagliano, senior vice president of Worldwide channels, has been named a 2008 Channel Chief by Everything Channel's CRN magazine. The annual listing of CRN Channel Chiefs recognizes influential IT channel executives who consistently defend, promote and execute effective channel partner programs and strategies.

This is the sixth consecutive year that CRN has developed the Channel Chief list and the second year in a row Vitagliano has been named to the list since joining Juniper Networks in March 2006. CRN's Top Channel Chiefs were selected based on criteria including policy and program innovations made during the past year, the amount of revenue their company generates through partners, their willingness to speak out publicly on behalf of the channel, and the number of years they have dedicated to channel activities.

"Frank's leadership and his team's commitment to building successful channel relationships that lead with the partner's brand has set Juniper apart from its competitors and creates real value to being a J-Partner," said Phil O'Reilly, CEO of Solunet. "Frank is a true force of nature for those who know what he has done so well and so quickly. It's great that he and the Juniper team have been recognized for their world-class performance."

"Successful channel programs and strategies are what fuel the growing solution provider ecosystem," said Dan Dignam, senior vice president and publisher of Everything Channel. "We applaud each of this year's CRN Channel Chiefs for their efforts in building and advocating the industry's most successful channel programs and strategies."

"Being named a Channel Chief by CRN is an important honor that I share with our entire channel organization," said Vitagliano. "Our team is focused on providing partners with high-performance networking solutions that are required by today's innovative businesses. We have a deliberate dependence on partners and continually look for ways to help them differentiate their business and fuel their growth and success."

To view the full list of the 2007 CRN Channel Chiefs, please visit www.crn.com.

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