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Postal Savings Bank of China Keeps an Eye on Business with Juniper Networks

Core Switches at Provincial and Municipal Main Offices Provide Platform for Future Network Service Innovation

BEIJING, China, Feb. 28, 2012 - Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC) has deployed a switching system running on the Juniper Networks® Junos® operating system to support a new, nationwide video surveillance system. The new infrastructure enables PSBC to centralize recording of video surveillance from its branch network at main provincial and municipal offices as well as supporting inter-branch video conferencing.

News Highlights

  • Juniper Networks EX8208 Ethernet Switches have been deployed in 36,000 of PSBC’s provincial and municipal main branch offices, servicing SMEs and rural and low-income customers.
  • The new infrastructure provides PSBC with a zero-downtime core for its campus networks.
  • The Juniper Networks EX8208 switches are massively scalable, featuring eight slots with 320 Mbps of I/O capacity each, wire-rate forwarding performance of 960 million packets per second, and a built-in migration path to 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE).

Supporting Quotes

“As a relatively new financial institution, Postal Savings Bank of China doesn't have a deeply entrenched legacy infrastructure and so has more freedom to innovate. Leveraging the power of networking to centralize and automate security surveillance is a significant step forward and with a powerful switching infrastructure from Juniper now in place, the bank has a strong foundation for further network service innovation.”

- Douglas Murray, Senior Vice President, Juniper Networks Asia Pacific

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