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Data Center, Cloud, and NFV

Enterprises and service providers upgrading or re-architecting data centers will find that Juniper and its partners can provide them with interoperable, integrated, best-of-breed solutions, that will take them to the next generation while saving money through lower capital and operational costs.

Cloud and NFV Orchestrators
Compute and Storage
Network Analytics and Visibility
Physical Infrastructure
VNF Technology Developers

Cloud and NFV Orchestrators

Contrail Networking is a software-defined cloud networking and service orchestration solution that is simple, smart, agile, and open. Designed as scale-out, cloud-native software, Contrail Networking orchestrates virtualized networking in the most demanding elastic hybrid and public cloud environments. It also provides orchestration for service provider’s virtual network functions. Contrail enables secure multitenancy and automates dynamic policy enforcement for multi-hypervisor, bare metal, and container-based workloads.

Based on proven open networking standards and open APIs, Contrail Networking was developed directly in the OpenContrail open source project, and interoperates with cloud technology from leading companies and industry alliances. Delivering predictability, business agility, and a low cost of ownership, the Contrail Networking platform will enhance and future-proof your investment in IT-as-a-service and cloud-based application delivery with DevOps automation.

  • Amdocs

    For more than 30 years, Amdocs has ensured service providers' success and embraced their biggest challenges. To win in the connected world, service providers rely on Amdocs to simplify the customer experience, harness the data explosion, stay ahead with new services, and improve operational efficiency. This global company uniquely combines a market-leading BSS, OSS, and network control and optimization product portfolio with value-driven professional services and managed services operations.

  • Avi Networks

    Avi Networks delivers a software-defined, elastic application services fabric that is architected on software-defined, analytics-driven, elastic, infrastructure-independent principles. The elastic application services delivered by Avi go beyond load balancing to include application analytics, multi-cloud traffic management, predictive autoscaling, security, and container services for bare metal, VM, public cloud, containers, and PaaS environments. Fortune 500 companies use Avi Networks to deliver automated application services, enable self-service, and lower TCO.
    Automated L2-L7 Network and Application Services with Juniper and Avi Networks

  • Canonical

    Canonical, the commercial arm of Ubuntu, and Juniper have teamed up to deliver an integrated OpenStack cloud offering that pulls together the best-in-class capabilities of each party. More production OpenStack clouds run on Ubuntu than all other distributions combined. 9 out of 10 OpenStack clouds are built on Ubuntu OS, and Canonical has a strong presence across all global geographies providing services to the most recognized Telco brands in the world. Ubuntu OpenStack running on Ubuntu OS integrated with Juniper Networks Contrail Networking form Juniper Networks Contrail Cloud Platform. Contrail Cloud Platform is a Juniper Networks sold and supported OpenStack cloud solution for IaaS and NFV solutions.
    Juniper and Canonical Jointly Develop Converged Cloud and NFV Infrastructure

  • CloudScaling Technology

    Cloudscaling has partnered with Juniper to deliver software defined networking (SDN) solutions within OCS-based OpenStack clouds for enterprises and cloud service providers. Juniper Networks Contrail SDN Controller is now fully integrated with Cloudscaling OCS to enable Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networking.
    Juniper Contrail and CloudScaling

  • IBM

    IBM is a key strategic alliance partner for Juniper Networks across many technology areas. IBM and Juniper Networks have integrated the IBM Smart Cloud Orchestrator and Juniper's Contrail SDN solution.

  • Netcracker Technology

    Netcracker Technology is the proven partner for cable operators and CSPs in enabling product innovation and bringing IT and networks into the next generation. The end-to-end Netcracker 10 solutions and services portfolio combines comprehensive business and operations management offerings, big data analytics, service and network orchestration, and virtual functions management on a single, cloud-enabled platform.

    Netcracker’s in-depth technical and operational expertise, wide range of professional services, and unbroken track record for successful implementations enables operators of all sizes to deploy hybrid virtualized environments and establish end-to-end process visibility. Netcracker helps your cable business introduce critical new revenue opportunities and deliver personalized customer experience.
    Juniper Networks and NEC/Netcracker: Agility and Innovation for Cloud Transformation

  • OpenStack

    With one of the fastest-growing open source communities in the world, the OpenStack project is a global collaboration of developers and cloud computing technologists who are producing the open-standard cloud-computing platform for both public and private clouds. OpenStack is backed by some of the biggest names in the industry.


    OPNFV is a carrier-grade, integrated, open-source platform to accelerate the introduction of new Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) products and services. As an open-source project, OPNFV is uniquely positioned to bring together the work of standards bodies, open-source communities, and commercial suppliers to deliver a de facto standard open-source NFV platform for the industry.

  • RedHat

    Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform and OpenStack Platform deliver an alternative to proprietary solutions for multicloud. The partnership between Juniper and Red Hat brings new levels of simplicity for your journey toward secure and automated mutlicloud. Multicloud Enabler powered by Red Hat and Juniper combines Red Hat OpenShift Platform with Juniper Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, helping enterprise companies to navigate the complexities of deploying and operating applications in multicloud.

    Red Hat and Juniper also have integrated Red Hat OpenStack Platform into Juniper Contrail Cloud and Contrail Edge Cloud, combining high-performance NFV with always-on reliability. The joint solutions give service providers greater agility to deliver innovative services.
    Multicloud Enabler Solution Brief
    Contrail Cloud Simplifies Delivery of Reliable NFV Services
    Contrail Edge Cloud Solution Brief

  • SUSE

    SUSE provides reliable, software-defined infrastructure and application delivery solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. SUSE OpenStack Cloud delivers enterprise-ready technology for building public or private clouds, giving businesses access to automated pools of IT resources to efficiently develop and run applications and workloads. SUSE OpenStack Cloud closely integrates with SUSE Enterprise Storage, powered by Ceph, for highly scalable and resilient software-defined storage capabilities.

Compute and Storage
  • Chelsio Communications

    Working together, Juniper Networks and Chelsio Communications offer high-performance, low latency products that deliver a complete end-to-end Ethernet solution for the most demanding high-performance computing environments.

  • EMC

    EMC and Juniper Networks have worked together to establish formalized interoperability between our high performance networking solutions and EMC's industry leading storage portfolio. This technical foundation allows our joint customers to confidently build solutions to enable true networking convergence in today's highly virtualized data centers.

  • Emulex

    Emulex partners with Juniper to develop comprehensive converged networking solutions. Emulex's OneConnect family of single-chip, high-performance 10GbE multi-function adapters are ideal for Juniper's customers looking for a flexible, standards-based, fully optimized solution for enterprise, data center and low-latency data and storage networking applications.

  • Intel

    The combination of AppFormix orchestration and analytics software with the latest Intel Resource Director Technology (RDT) hardware features can yield substantial benefits in software defined infrastructure (SDI). It allows prioritization of important containers, VMs, or applications; detection of and mitigation of noisy neighbors; and improving the workflow between infrastructure maintainers and software developers in a modern collaborative DevOps environment. Benefits in the general data center and communications applications are possible as well.
    Optimize the Performance of Your Cloud Infrastructure

  • SolarFlare

    Juniper Networks and Solarflare's 10GbE data center switches and server adapters deliver an ultra-low latency, high-performance, low-power and highly scalable interconnect solution for application-layer environments ranging from dozens to thousands of compute nodes. Juniper Networks and Solarflare used in conjunction with Solarflare's OpenOnload® application acceleration middleware deliver a complete end-to-end 10GbE solution for the most demanding applications. Two important use cases are the high performance computing (HPC) and high-frequency trading (HFT) environments.

  • Tintri

    Tintri builds VM-aware storage specifically for your virtualized applications-with none of the limitations of traditional physical-first storage. When you store your virtual machines on Tintri, they perform 6x faster, pack 10x more densely and take 98% less management, saving you time, money and sanity.

  • Violin Memory

    Juniper Networks QFabric family of products and Violin Memory's high performance storage array offer a high-performance switch fabric and storage solution for the demanding applications of next-generation data centers.

  • Nutanix

    Nutanix Acropolis software integrates compute, storage, virtualization, networking, and data protection services, running on industry-leading servers. The partnership between Juniper and Nutanix brings new levels of simplicity for your journey toward secure and automated mutlicloud. The integration of Juniper’s Contrail Enterprise Multicloud and Nutanix Acropolis HCI Platform gives you the freedom to run your workloads in any environments, operating those environments as a single cloud by providing end-to-end policy and control.

    Additionally, you can now deploy the vSRX Virtual Firewall in Nutanix AHV Virtualization, securing your multicloud environments with advanced security, consistent management, automated threat remediation, and effective microsegmentation.
    End-to-End Policy and Control in Any Environment
    Advanced Security and Automation in Your Multicloud

Network Analytics and Visibility
  • ThousandEyes

    Juniper Networks is helping enterprises break connectivity barriers and realize the full potential of the cloud with a rich portfolio of WAN and Data Center Interconnect (DCI) solutions. ThousandEyes provides insight into key network services over the DCI, pinpointing problems and speeding up root cause analysis. Virtualized workloads and business critical applications need to seamlessly traverse the WAN and hybrid cloud environments. The combination of Juniper's enterprise WAN and DCI solutions with ThousandEyes' performance monitoring ensures continuous and optimal delivery of business-critical applications and services while remaining agile.
    Visualize Your Hybrid WAN with ThousandEyes for Juniper Cloud CPE

Physical Infrastructure

    Juniper Networks and ADVA Optical Networking together revolutionizes Junipers’ Cloud CPE solution to enhance traditional managed services, overcoming the challenges associated with service deployment, management, and evolution by simplifying and automating the creation and delivery of customizable services from a comprehensive, vertically integrated, open NFV solution. ADVA Optical Networking’s NFV optimized demarcation solutions seamlessly integrate into Juniper Networks centralized Cloud CPE solution. In addition, the secure and reliable customer connectivity enables mission critical service offerings that elevate customer satisfaction and ultimately lead to increased profitability.
    Juniper Networks-ADVA Cloud CPE Solution

  • Panduit

    Juniper Networks QFabric family of products and Panduit Unified Physical Infrastructure-based solutions help enterprises design and build the optimal physical infrastructure and take advantage of a switch fabric for the data center. For more technical details and customer scenario information, please view the joint technology brief on the Panduit Technology Briefs section.

  • RAD

    Juniper Networks and RAD have collaborated to provide solution that enables operators to offer managed services to enterprise customers over a common infrastructure. RAD’s flexible vCPE offering supports virtualization at the customer edge with a selection of virtual, physical, and miniaturized devices for full-featured network functionality, performance assurance and management system. As part of RAD’s award-winning Service Assured Access portfolio, these solutions deliver optimal QoE, unmatched service agility, and network visibility.
    Juniper Networks-RAD Joint Cloud CPE Solution

VNF Technology Developers
  • Accedian

    Accedian delivers exceptional end-to-end network performance visibility for control over the best possible user experience. Providing the most complete, current view of network health, Accedian dramatically improves visibility with actionable insights that providers use to reach peak reliability and significantly boost quality of service (QoS). The Juniper-Accedian Cloud CPE solution revolutionizes traditional managed services, overcoming the challenges associated with service deployment, management, and evolution by simplifying and automating the creation and delivery of customizable services from a comprehensive, vertically integrated, open NFV solution.
    Juniper Networks Cloud CPE Solution with Accedian
    Performance Assurance for Juniper Networks Virtual CPE Solution

  • Akamai

    Affirmed Networks has achieved significant attention as its Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution has become the standard for the world's top mobile operators. Currently, the company has been deployed commercially, including in Tier 1 and Tier 2 mobile networks, and is engaged in many trials worldwide. Together, Juniper and Affirmed Networks offer a complete, high-performance, and open virtualized mobile services solution that leverages best-in-class SDN and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) technology. The joint solution helps wireless providers deploy new services faster and at significantly lower cost than legacy solutions.
    Juniper Networks-Affirmed Networks Joint Virtualized Mobile Services Solution

  • Akamai

    Akamai® is the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications providing high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Together Juniper and Akamai are collaborating on an SDN/NFV enabled Elastic CDN to help service providers dynamically scale their IP-video delivery using Licensed CDN technology.

  • AudioCodes

    With over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications market, AudioCodes offers a broad range of solutions for both service provider and enterprise deployments. These solutions are built around the Company’s field-proven VoIP product range that includes session border controllers (SBC), digital and analog media gateways, IP phones, and a diverse suite of communications and management software applications. AudioCodes works jointly with Juniper Networks on providing join customers a superior Unified Communications experience with better utilization of network resources.
    The Juniper Networks - AudioCodes Solution

  • Cedexis

    “By combining Cedexis Radar and Juniper Networks Contrail, we are delivering on the SDN vision of web and mobile experiences that are uniquely optimized for actual end users. The ability to use real-time big data sets, such as Cedexis Radar real end-user telemetry to shape and control Contrail-enabled networks, will provide performance benefits for end users along with control, differentiation and costs benefits for enterprises,” said Marty Kagan, CEO of Cedexis, Inc.

  • CheckPoint

    “By integrating Check Point’s security services with Juniper Networks Contrail, our customers will have a more simplified solution that offers greater choice and flexibility in building highly secure and agile virtual networks. Check Point believes the time is right to move SDN toward widespread adoption and looks forward to participating in Juniper Networks’ SDN Technology Partner Program. Contrail’s service chaining capabilities allows our customers to automate service insertion in virtual networks to address the increasing demand for this important need.” Alon Kantor, Vice President of Business Development, Check Point Software Technologies.

  • Gencore Systems

    “Contrail is a proven SDN architecture that enables us to rapidly deploy next-generation software-based network functions and analytics services on our Gencore Scalanytics platform. The combined use of Scalanytics and Contrail allows for more agile network infrastructures, applications, and services that react quickly to reconfigure themselves dynamically,” said Dr. Boon Thau Loo, co-founder of Gencore and Associate Professor in the Computer and Information Science department at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Gigamon

    “Gigamon is committed to providing pervasive visibility into all networks and topologies including SDN architectures like that provided by Juniper’s Contrail platform. Operators will see greater provisioning ease and automation using Gigamon’s Visibility Fabric in conjunction with the Contrail service chaining feature. Our joint customers can look forward to greater value through this partnership to maintain traffic visibility as they evolve their networks from physical to virtual and SDN models,” said Peter Finter, Chief Marketing Officer at Gigamon.

  • Hitachi

    Hitachi Communication Technologies America, Inc., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., provides technology for advanced wireless networks, including components for Mobile Packet Core and small cell solutions. Hitachi partners with Juniper to provide technology for the MME and SGSN functionality for Juniper’s Mobile Control Gateway as well as a 4G Small Cell Gateway for 4G small cell deployments.

  • Lumeta

    “Juniper’s vision for SDN through the Contrail family embraces open standards-based IP solutions,” said Matt Webster, CTO at Lumeta. “We are looking forward to working with Juniper to expand options for our clients as they move to the open, cloud and virtualized network environments and to keep those clients in a state of continuous cyber situational awareness through the use of IPsonar ESI.”

  • Riverbed Technology

    Service providers are dealing with rigid service delivery infrastructures and escalating operating costs that seldom align with revenue, hindering their ability to quickly design and deploy new services. Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) on the Juniper Networks® NFX250 Network Services Platform, working in conjunction with Riverbed SteelHead WAN Optimization VNF, allows users to instantaneously provision new services at remote locations, improving the quality of service of data transfers between geographically dispersed cloud facilities at minimal operating expense.
    Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager Solution with Juniper Networks Contrail
    Juniper Networks Cloud CPE Solution with Riverbed SteelHead WAN Optimization VNF

  • Sandvine

    “As the only policy vendor with an announced SDN & Network Functions Virtualization [NFV] strategy for its platform, Sandvine has foreseen the need for application- and subscriber-aware feature sets in a Software-Defined Network, including Network Services Chaining. We see SDN as a means of continuing our innovation leadership into the next realm of policy control: virtualization.” said Don Bowman, Chief Technology Officer, Sandvine.

  • SevOne

    Casey Murray, Vice President of Global Strategic Alliances for SevOne, noted, “In working with the Juniper Networks Contrail solution, we address a primary concern of any customer considering the move to a SDN or Network as a Service deployment — how to leverage a SDN without losing real-time visibility of how things perform — which is the first step in quickly identifying and rectifying network service disruption.”

  • Silver Peak

    “As enterprises and service providers begin the transition to virtualized network infrastructure, Juniper’s Contrail Service Orchestrator will greatly simplify insertion and service chaining for solutions like Silver Peak virtual data acceleration,” said Fraser Street, vice president of technical alliances for Silver Peak. “Silver Peak is excited to join Juniper Networks NFV Partner Program with a focus on reduced cost and faster time to deployment for our mutual customers.”

  • Sonus Networks

    Sonus Networks, a global leader in SIP communications, is working with Juniper Networks Contrail Networking SDN Controller and NFX250, to jointly deliver integrated solutions designed to simplify the way service providers deliver differentiated Cloud-based Unified Communications (UC) and video experiences to enterprises. The combined Sonus and Juniper solution will enable service providers to simplify network design, reduce costs and effectively monetize networks through delivery of new tiered service offers.
    Juniper and Sonus Networks joint Cloud-Based UC Solution

  • Websense

    “Software defined networking makes it easy for enterprises and service providers to deploy Websense information security and threat intelligence solutions while reducing operational costs,” said Russ Dietz, Websense CTO. “Our partnership with Juniper Networks around Contrail supports our commitment to providing agile and efficient Websense® TRITON® security to protect organizations from the latest advanced threats and data theft.”