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Juniper Networks to Build a Global Next Generation Enterprise Data Center Network Infrastructure for UBS

Global Financial Firm Partners With Juniper to Deploy High-Performance, Ultra-Scalable Next Generation Data Center Network Infrastructure to Enhance Flexibility, Ensure Resiliency and Improve Application Performance to Better Serve Clients Across Four Con

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/14 -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that global financial services firm UBS has selected the company to build a next generation enterprise data center network infrastructure.

Many financial service institutions face unprecedented pressures ranging from changing economic conditions to increased regulations and rapidly evolving technologies -- all while needing to optimize their cost structure. According to Gartner, sixty-eight percent of banking and investment institutions will change their technology and sourcing approach in the next two to three years.* It's apparent that financial firms are seeking IT solutions that will balance their need for increased flexibility and application performance with cost discipline. These institutions must implement a new set of principles to align IT infrastructure with business strategy, requiring an IT architecture and network that can react with speed, agility and at scale to guarantee performance and deliver competitive advantage while driving cost takeout.

News Highlights
UBS plans to implement key components of Juniper Networks® MetaFabric™ architecture, an open standards-based architecture with proven routing, switching, security, management and orchestration solutions, to support the bank's current and future business goals.

  • Juniper will build a carrier-class, ultra-scalable, network architecture for UBS.
  • Juniper's networking architecture will serve as the building block to help virtualize multiple UBS data center environments.
  • Juniper's solution will deliver a resilient and secure global infrastructure.
  • Juniper software will deliver advanced orchestration via automation, management, and data analytics.

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Banks are re-engineering their business models in light of changing market and regulatory conditions, changing customer behavior, and emerging technologies. Managing this transformation in financial services requires an intelligent High-IQ network infrastructure that knows how to fluidly adapt to business demands. It also requires building private clouds that deliver applications with high performance and agility," said Shaygan Kheradpir, chief executive officer, Juniper Networks. "Juniper's technologies enable financial services institutions to realize the benefits of carrier-class, ultra-scalable cloud data center solutions that are virtualized, secure, and flexible enough to accommodate the performance demands of their clients anywhere, anytime."

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About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) delivers innovation across routing, switching and security. From the network core down to consumer devices, Juniper Networks' innovations in software, silicon and systems transform the experience and economics of networking. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks (www.juniper.net) or connect with Juniper on Twitter and Facebook.

Juniper Networks and Junos are registered trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. The Juniper Networks and Junos logos are trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

Statements in this press release concerning Juniper Networks' prospects, future products and prospective benefits to customers are forward-looking statements that involve a number of uncertainties and risks. Actual results or events could differ materially from those anticipated in those forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors, including delays in scheduled product availability, the company's failure to accurately predict emerging technological trends, and other factors listed in Juniper Networks' most recent reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All statements made in this press release are made only as of the date of this press release. Juniper Networks undertakes no obligation to update the information in this release in the event facts or circumstances subsequently change after the date of this press release. Any future product, feature, enhancement or related specification that may be referenced in this press release is for information purposes only, is subject to change at any time without notice and is not a commitment to deliver any future product, feature, enhancement or related specification. The information contained in this press release is intended to outline Juniper Networks' general product direction and should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision.

*Gartner 2014 CIO Agenda: A Banking/Investment Perspective

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