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Juniper Networks Announces Release of Instructional Guide "JUNOS for Dummies"

A Practical Approach to Learning and Using JUNOS Software to Manage High-Performance Networks

SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 6, 2008 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced the recent release of "JUNOS® for Dummies," (Wiley Publishing, Inc; ISBN: 9780470277966; $29.99) a practical guide to JUNOS software, the trusted network operating system driving Juniper Networks' high-performance network infrastructure. This latest "For Dummies" reference guide provides a practical, fast-track approach to learning and using JUNOS software to manage high-performance networks with Juniper Networks routers, switches, security appliances and other network components.

JUNOS software enables businesses to deploy switching, routing and security infrastructure with the power of a single network operating system. Delivering the power of one operating system, JUNOS software simplifies network operations and drives operational excellence to reduce the cost of innovation.

"JUNOS for Dummies" teaches administrators how to use JUNOS features and provides guidance for choosing the right hardware. It also teaches readers how to easily set up and connect, configure, manage, and troubleshoot a variety of Juniper appliances and routers of all sizes.

"Innovative businesses view the network as critical to their success and their IT teams are always looking for new ways to enable innovation while meeting demanding and changing requirements," said Scott Edwards, director, Education Services at Juniper Networks. "With JUNOS software and this friendly instructional book, our goal is to help network and security administrators ensure a fast, reliable, and secure converged network that supports rapid growth, while reducing operational cost, complexity and risk."

Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., "JUNOS for Dummies" is available worldwide wherever technical books are sold. For more information or to read a sample chapter, visit https://www.juniper.net/training/jnbooks/. Additional information from John Wiley & Sons can be found at http://www.wiley.com.

About the Authors

Michael Bushong is a senior product manager at Juniper Networks and manages JUNOS software. Cathy Gadecki is a senior product marketing manager at Juniper Networks helping customers to understand the differences and advantages of JUNOS software. Aviva Garrett wrote the original JUNOS manuals and oversaw technical documentation as the company expanded.

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.

About Wiley

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 350 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace.

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