Internet2 Deploys Juniper

Juniper Networks announces router deployments in Internet2 network GigaPoPs (Gigabit Points of Presence)

November 11, 2002

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:JNPR - News), a leading provider of trusted infrastructures for the New Public Network, today announced new M-series and T-series router deployments at four Internet2 GigaPoPs (Gigabit Points of Presence). Internet2, led by more than 200 U.S.-based universities working in partnership with industry and government, is developing and deploying advanced network applications and technologies for accelerating the creation of tomorrow's Internet. Juniper Networks partners with Qwest Communications to provide research and education customers with a single point of purchase for both leading-edge services and routers, along with several service and support programs for the Internet2 community. With Juniper Networks routers deployed in the Abilene Network backbone, GigaPoPs, and individual campuses, researchers have access to a nationwide network that is capable of supporting cutting-edge research applications, such as HDTV over IP, data mining, 3D visualization, and telemicroscopy. The GigaPoP router deployments being announced today include: the Front Range GigaPoP in Colorado, the New York State Education Research Network (NYSERNet), the Pacific Northwest GigaPop and the Texas GigaPoP. These GigaPoPs serve the university and research members in their respective regions. "We selected Juniper Networks routers for the reliability of the JUNOS Operating System, as well as its superior IPv6 and IP multicast support," said Bill Owens, network development manager at NYSERNet. "Our routers have been amazingly stable, while running protocols that are at the cutting edge of Internet development." Juniper Networks Inc. Internet2

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