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Social Media Release: Juniper Networks Introduces Distributed Enterprise Solutions with New SRX Services Gateways and EX Series Ethernet Switches

May 4, 2009 – Sunnyvale, Calif. - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:JNPR):

Highlights / Key Facts

Juniper Networks announced its next generation network infrastructure for the distributed enterprise, including new SRX Series Services Gateways and a new line of EX Series Ethernet Switches.

  • Industry's only multi-service network infrastructure based on a single OS to enable enterprises to reduce OPEX by 41 percent*
  • Combines Network and Security Manager (NSM) and JUNOS® Software to help customers design and deploy efficient networks that provide industry leading performance and security at lower operational costs across locations of all sizes
  • Leverages Advanced Insight Solutions (AIS) intelligence built into JUNOS Software
  • New SRX240 can deliver up to five times security performance at half the cost of competitive alternatives
  • New EX Series delivers enterprise-class gigabit access connectivity at a lower list price than equivalent devices

The new additions to the SRX Series family are based on the industry's first Dynamic Services Architecture, an extensible approach that simultaneously scales integrated services and network capacity to reduce the escalating demands and risks placed on the network.

  • Supports a complete suite of unified threat management and intrusion prevention capabilities
  • Select SRX models feature hardware based Content Security Acceleration for high-performance inline anti-virus and intrusion prevention services (IPS) as well as Power over Ethernet (POE) and standards-based SIP voice gateway capability
  • Four models are announced today: the SRX100, SRX210, SRX240 and SRX650
  • All models have integrated security, routing and switching

The new EX2200 line of fixed-configuration Ethernet switches will offer an economical, plug-and-play, high-performance, low-power solution for access-layer deployments in branch offices and campus networks.

  • Featuring JUNOS Software-based Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching capabilities, the EX2200 Ethernet Switches satisfy the access connectivity requirements of today's high-performance businesses
  • Consumes less than two Watts per port at a lower price than competitive Fast Ethernet enterprise access switches
  • Four models are announced today: the EX2200-24T-4G and EX2200-48T-4G offer 24 and 48 10/100/1000BASE-T ports respectively, while the EX2200-24P-4G and EX2200-48P-4G offer similar configurations with full IEEE 802.3af PoE to support converged network devices such as telephones, video cameras and wireless LAN (WLAN) access points


Distributed Enterprise Solutions Executive Launch Video
Distributed Enterprise Solutions Navigator
Distributed Enterprise Solutions Information
SRX Series Product Information
EX Series Product Information
The Network Ahead Blog
Architecting the Network Blog
Networking Now Blog
Juniper Networks J-Net Community Discussion Boards (SRX) 
Juniper Networks J-Net Community Discussion Boards (EX)

Quotes (Contact Juniper directly for additional Commentary)

"We believe that the Juniper Networks Distributed Enterprise Solutions and JUNOS provide us the consistency in modularity and life-cycle management across our portfolio, and it gives us the scalability, flexibility and efficiency we require to support our strategic goals and objectives." - Steven Graves , Director, IT Technical Services, EXPRESS

"Juniper Networks Distributed Enterprise Solutions enable us to improve employee performance, build revenues, and reduce total cost of ownership to drive a sustainable competitive advantage. JUNOS provides us the consistency in performance across our portfolio and gives us the choice, flexibility and efficiency we require to expand and grow our business. Because we can maintain a highly available network with existing IT staff, we can meet our operational cost control goals." - Scotty Bevill, IT Project Manager, Intermatic, Inc.

"Organizations must deliver a complete set of business services to their geographically dispersed workforce without limiting options, increasing risk or degrading the user experience. A carrier-class infrastructure that includes integrated security, routing and switching running on a single operating system with common management, and that offers a uniform approach from the largest to the smallest sites, is a great benefit to IT organizations as they tackle the challenges of deployment across an increasingly decentralized landscape." - Andrew Braunberg, Research Director, Enterprise Security & Networks, Current Analysis

"Customers rarely see this kind of breakthrough in increased performance, integrated features, and improved total cost of ownership. Juniper Networks Distributed Enterprise Solutions use high-performance network infrastructure to shatter traditional quality of service boundaries imposed by rigid, complex, and aging networks. By ensuring consistent enterprise-wide performance, security and manageability, customers can count on exceptional user experiences that can increase the productivity and profitability of their distributed enterprises." - Mark Bauhaus, EVP and GM, Services Layer Technologies, 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.

Juniper Networks, JUNOS, and the Juniper Networks logo are registered trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.


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* Source: Forrester Consulting: Total Economic Impact of Juniper Networks JUNOS Network Operating Systems: Multi-company Analysis, 2009