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Juniper Networks


October 26, 2011  8:36 PM

Amazon earnings disappoint, Juniper opens OpenFlow



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Amazon, Amazon EC2, cloud provider, cloud revenue, EC2, Juniper, Juniper Networks, OpenFlow, QFabric, quarterly reports

Amazon's third quarter earnings disappointed almost everyone, and the fact that there were so many different views about just what was disappointing makes it all the more challenging to analyze. Many...

March 3, 2011  3:27 PM

Juniper’s PTX MPLS-optical supercore switch — completing a cloud play



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Cloud computing, data center, Juniper Networks, PTX MPLS-optical supercore switch, QFabric

Juniper made its second major announcement in two weeks, this time its PTX MPLS-optical supercore switch. The product’s roots probably lie in early interest (“early” meaning the middle of the last decade) by...


October 26, 2010  4:45 PM

Juniper suite creates network-wide mobile security ecosystem



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Juniper, Juniper Networks, Junos, Junos Pulse, mobile devices, mobile security, Security

Juniper announced a mobile security suite, building on its Junos Pulse agent/client software that operates across a wide variety of mobile and PC platforms. The elements of the suite (the...


December 17, 2008  2:30 PM

Cisco and blade server plans



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Juniper Networks, Network equipment, service delivery platform, Web 2.0

Cisco has not been shy in pushing the envelope of what a networking company does, and one extension that’s been rumored for quite a while has now appeared in public—though still as a rumor. Cisco is said to be working on a blade server product family, something that would extend the company’s...


November 26, 2008  5:06 PM

Cisco’s four-day holiday: Signaling stability?



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Cisco, Juniper Networks, Network equipment, Networking, Next Generation Networks

Cisco plans an unprecedented shutdown for four days during the holiday period, part of a plan to achieve over a billion dollars in cost savings to help counter the impact of the downturn in IT and networking spending.

We believe the step is a kiss blown at Wall Street, something Cisco...


September 16, 2008  1:52 PM

Juniper continues software transformation



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Cisco, Juniper Networks, Routers, Security, Switches, Virtualization

Juniper has announced the first major innovation in its Service Layer Technology area, something it calls the Dynamic Services Architecture. This is a new product set, the first of which is the SRX Services Gateway, built on a platform that tightly couples service feature hosting and both...


July 24, 2008  6:01 PM

Juniper exec changes could indicate software emphasis



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Carrier Ethernet, Ethernet, Juniper Networks, Microsoft

Microsoft executive Kevin Johnson, president of the Platforms and Services division that was working for the Yahoo acquisition, is leaving Microsoft to run Juniper Networks. Juniper issued a press release indicating that Johnson will become CEO and Scott Kriens will become the chairman and will...


July 7, 2008  12:46 PM

Emerging economies create emerging vendors



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, Juniper Networks, Routers

Emerging economies’ telecom deals may be creating a new wave of key players, absent some of the usual names. The recent action in China and India show that where an emerging economy invests in telecom infrastructure, the deals are weighted toward access, metro and fiber, and less to the...


June 6, 2008  5:57 PM

Router sales up…an IP economic indicator



Posted by: Tom Nolle
Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Juniper Networks, Routers

Infonetics reports that router sales in the first quarter rose sharply, further validating the notion that the IP infrastructure market is more immune to economic problems than the enterprise. Both Juniper and Cisco gained market share, apparently in part at the expense of Alcatel-Lucent, whose...


May 19, 2008  2:07 PM

Juniper announces IPsphere implementation



Posted by: Tom Nolle
IPsphere, Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks and Net One Systems have announced the CONTENTsphere Field Trial Cookbook, a collaboration between the two companies to generate an implementation of IPsphere's content distribution field trial, authorized by the body in the plenary meeting last September. A contribution on the...


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