Juniper Jumps Off J20

CANNES, France -- 3GSM Congress -- Juniper Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR) has stepped away from the GPRS gateway service node (GGSN) product market, ending its joint agreement with Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERICY).

Launched at the Cannes bash in 2002, Juniper’s J20 product was marketed and sold by the Swedish vendor and has been deployed by the likes of Cingular Wireless LLC, Hutchison Telecoms (Australia) Ltd., and Telstra Corp. (see Juniper's J20 Is Jumping).

Despite the success, Juniper has now wrapped up its involvement in the project.

“We had a joint agreement, but we completed it and have now handed it over to Ericsson who will continue its development,” Juniper’s CTO and founder, Pradeep Sindhu, tells Unstrung. “Joint products in this industry do not have a history of success, but this one was completed on time and is a successful product..."

Read the whole story at Unstrung.

— Justin Springham, Senior Editor, Europe, Unstrung

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