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Juniper Networks High-Performance Network Infrastructure to be Deployed at Heart of Military Interoperability Demonstration

Routing, Security and WAN Acceleration Solutions Enable Fast, Reliable and Secure Communications

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 12, 2008 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that it will be participating in the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (CWID) 2008. Juniper is providing network infrastructure including routers, application acceleration and security technology to QinetiQ, one of the world's leading defense and security technology companies, for the core networking infrastructure it is deploying within the U.K. portion of this year's CWID trials.

CWID is an invitation-only, unique annual event staged by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. Combatant Commands, the British Ministry of Defense (MOD) and other international military bodies to test strategic communications technologies in a controlled operational environment. Each year the aim of CWID U.K. is to demonstrate, assess and leverage the interoperability of new and emerging technology, enabling the MOD and its coalition partners to mitigate risks associated with the development and planning of future defense technology solutions.

"The 21st century battlefield is the ultimate "mission-critical" application, where speed, reliability and security are crucial to the network and compromise cannot be tolerated," said Tim Hearn, Head of Public Sector Business, U.K., Juniper Networks. "CWID is an ideal opportunity for Juniper to showcase its high-performance network infrastructure in this multi-vendor, standards-based environment."

The core network infrastructure created and deployed by QinetiQ will include Juniper Networks M-series multi-service edge routers. These routers enable consolidation of multiple network functions (e.g. voice, video, data) onto a single IP/MPLS infrastructure, in a highly-scalable, reliable way. Juniper Networks Secure Services Gateway (SSG) and Juniper Networks Integrated Security Gateway (ISG) integrated firewall/VPN platforms, plus standalone intrusion detection and prevention platforms, are being deployed to provide comprehensive, high-performance protection and Unified Threat Management (UTM) at both the network and the application level. The Juniper security solution, certified through Common Criteria* and FIPS* programs, will also provide access and policy enforcement, plus threat and vulnerability analysis. Elements of the security deployment will also be managed by Juniper Networks NetScreen-Security Manager (NSM).

Juniper Networks WXC application acceleration platforms are being deployed to optimize the performance of numerous defense applications running across the CWID network, which are dependent on fast, reliable and secure data throughput at all times. The WXC optimizes traffic through compression and acceleration and also shapes the traffic through Quality of Service and prioritization techniques. Juniper Networks WX CMS management software is deployed, enabling QinetiQ to provide the MOD with comprehensive performance data for each application running over the network.

This year the WXC deployment is being formally assessed by the MOD against some challenging performance criteria. At a previous CWID event the Juniper Networks WXC solution achieved application optimization in excess of five times during the three-week exercise, increasing the effective bandwidth by a factor of more than six.

"Juniper Networks is working closely with the QinetiQ team which is responsible for optimizing the supplied platforms and supporting the CWID 2008 event," said Tim Crouch, head of information services and assurance for QinetiQ's Integrated Systems business. "Based on performance at previous CWID events, we are confident that Juniper will continue to prove its ability to provide the highest level of performance and networking capabilities that are sure to yield outstanding results."

About CWID

CWID provides a robust opportunity for the international military community to evaluate command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions by creating realistic combat and terrorist threat scenarios. Accredited IT vendors deploy their equipment within these scenarios over a two-week period, with more than 20 international participants involved at 13 sites globally. A full report on this year’s assessments will be issued by the CWID team later in the year.

About QinetiQ

QinetiQ is a leading international defense and security technology business that was formed in July 2001 from the UK Government's Defense Evaluation & Research Agency (DERA). QinetiQ has approximately 13,500 employees, who deliver technology-based services and exploit QinetiQ's strengths in technology research by selling systems solutions, products and licenses to government and commercial customers in a spectrum of defense, security and related commercial markets. In February 2006, QinetiQ Group plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange (main market) and joined the FTSE250 in June 2006. Additional information can be found at www.qinetiq.com.

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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* Common Criteria: EAL2: IDP 50, IDP 200, IDP 600 and IDP 1100, EAL4/EAL 4+: ISG 1000, ISG 2000; EAL4: SSG 5, SSG 20, SSG 520M, SSG 550M
* FIPS: ISG 1000, ISG 2000, SSG 5, SSG 20, SSG 520M, SSG 550M