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Juniper Networks Appoints Gerri Elliott as Executive Vice President, Strategic Alliances

New Executive Role to Drive Strategic Partnerships to Further Innovation, Win New Customers and Improve Customer Satisfaction

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 23, 2009 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced the appointment of Gerri Elliott to the role of executive vice president of Strategic Alliances. She will have responsibility for forging and fostering Juniper's strategic alliances globally. Elliott will report directly to Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson.

"Our focus on strategic partnerships that include collaborative innovation and aligned go-to-markets is an important element of our growth agenda," said Johnson. "Gerri's deep experience with customers, partners and global relationships position her well to drive impactful strategic alliances for Juniper. She will be a tremendous asset to our executive team."

"Juniper continues to be one of the world's most innovative companies with proven high-performance networking technologies," said Elliott. "They have been laser focused on their core expertise while partnering strategically to create value in the market. I look forward to driving the strategic alliances to enable the next wave of growth for Juniper."

Elliott joins Juniper Networks from Microsoft, where she was corporate vice president, Worldwide Public Sector organization, leading a team of more than 2000 sales and marketing professionals serving government, education and healthcare customers in more than 100 countries. At Microsoft, Elliott was also co-head of the company's North American subsidiary where she developed and implemented a global strategy to establish Microsoft's first industry vertical sectors including telecommunication, financial services, public sector, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, professional services, and media and entertainment.

Prior to Microsoft, Elliott spent 22 years at IBM, where she held several senior executive positions in the U.S. and internationally.

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