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Juniper Networks Wins Best of Interop Award

SRX650 Services Gateway Tops in Infrastructure Category

LAS VEGAS and SUNNYVALE, Calif. - May 20, 2009 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced it has been recognized for its innovation by InformationWeek Analytics, the premium content service for business technology leaders, and Interop, the leading global business technology event series, as winner of the 2009 Best of Interop Awards in the Infrastructure category during Interop Las Vegas 2009.

The Juniper Networks SRX650 Services Gateway, which delivers 20 times the security performance of the leading competitive alternative, was selected by InformationWeek's panel of expert judges who believe the product has the greatest potential to impact and advance business technology efficiencies. More than 160 companies submitted products for consideration.

"Every year, Best of Interop highlights important technology that is ready for enterprise use," said Art Wittmann, managing director, InformationWeek Analytics. "The Best of Interop continues to showcase the industry's most innovative technologies."

By leveraging the industry's first Dynamic Services Architecture to build high-performance security, routing, and switching services, the SRX650 achieves the versatility and scale to meet the infrastructure needs of large branch offices, regional sites, small data centers, server farms and mid-sized enterprise core site applications. The SRX650 can also fulfill mid-range multi-gigabit firewall appliance roles.

By combining a single source network operating system - JUNOS® Software - with a unified management environment, customers can enjoy tremendous operational cost advantages. The SRX650 joins the company's other SRX Series Services Gateways to offer the broadest portfolio of single-OS solutions in the category. As a result, customers benefit from a consistent network foundation at locations of every size for reduced complexity and better risk mitigation.

"Organizations are challenged with meeting the complex IT needs of an increasingly distributed workforce without limiting options, increasing risk or degrading the user experience," said Alex Gray, senior vice president and general manager, Branch Solutions Business Unit, Juniper Networks. "Juniper's SRX Series Services Gateways enable the delivery of IT services without the constraints and outdated cost structures found in traditional networks. With the SRX650 and our other services gateways for the distributed enterprise, customers can design and deploy efficient networks that provide industry leading performance and comprehensive security at lower operational costs across locations of all sizes."

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