EPIK Picks Juniper

Florida carrier is using Juniper Networks' M160 and M20 Internet routers to run its IP-on-Wave OC192c backbone

July 12, 2001

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ORLANDO, Fla., and SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- EPIK Communications Incorporated (EPIK), the telecommunications subsidiary of Florida East Coast Industries Inc. (NYSE: FLA, FLA.b) (FECI), and Juniper Networks (NASDAQ: JNPR), a leading provider of next-generation Internet protocol (IP) infrastructure systems, today announced that EPIK is using Juniper Networks M160(tm) and M20(tm) Internet routers to run its IP-on-Wave OC-192c backbone, providing a comprehensive platform for EPIK's enlightened IPSM services. The latest member of the enlightened IP services family - Ethernet Transport - is powered by EPIK's high performance network, which utilizes Juniper Networks technology. "Our goal is to continually improve EPIK's value proposition to customers by expanding our suite of enhanced IP services through a state-of-the-art, highly scalable network," said Ken Stauffer, director of product innovation, EPIK Communications. "EPIK utilizes best-in-class technologies to provide reliable leading edge services at competitive prices. Juniper Networks helps us achieve these goals and it was one of the very few vendors at the time who could deliver IP-on-Wave at 10G line rate. Overall, implementing Juniper Networks solutions has helped us enhance our service offerings and reduce operating costs." EPIK Communications Inc. Juniper Networks Inc.

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