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Juniper Networks Accelerates Firewall Performance for Cloud, 5G, IoT

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced an upgraded services processing card that can deliver up to an 11x performance boost to its SRX5000 line of Services Gateways across a variety of key performance metrics. The new SPC3 Advanced Security Acceleration card is designed to help service providers, cloud providers and enterprises meet the diverse and high security demands of multicloud, internet of things (IoT), 5G and the enterprise edge while continuing to provide customers investment protection with their SPC2 installed base.

Mobile devices, IoT and media streaming are driving traffic to increase exponentially, requiring service providers, cloud providers and enterprise data centers to fortify their infrastructure with more powerful and efficient security platforms, helping them to better defend against the increasing volumes of cyber threats.

To address this need, Juniper's new SPC3 Advanced Security Acceleration provides protection that will grow with our customers as their traffic and security needs increase. A key component of Juniper's unified cybersecurity platform, the card is designed to allow customers to secure their networks without sacrificing performance or scale, delivering robust security gateway capabilities for service providers and proven VPN capacity for the largest enterprises. With SPC3, customers can also experience more efficient operations and power usage, in turn reducing their energy and cooling costs. SPC3's extensible, flexible and reliable architecture offers a modular design, enabling customers to upgrade without service interruptions.

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"With the rise of IoT, 5G and hybrid cloud network environments, many of our customers are faced with rapidly increasing bandwidth demands that necessitate a security platform that can scale while protecting the network against an advanced and high-volume cyberattack landscape. Juniper's SRX5000 line of firewalls with SPC3 Advanced Security Acceleration ensures our customers have powerful security without sacrificing the performance, scale and agility needed to stay aligned with changing business needs."
  -  Amy James, Director of Security Portfolio Marketing, Juniper Networks

"At Insight, our customers count on us to help them navigate complex IT challenges and optimize their business for digital transformation. The demands of multicloud, IoT and 5G not only require high-performing networks, but secured networks. By partnering with Juniper Networks, the opportunity to bring the SRX5000 line of firewalls with SPC3 Advanced Security Acceleration to our customers enables them to maximize their investments, while ensuring security, performance and scale." 
  -  Bob Kane, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing, Insight U.S.

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About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks simplifies the complexities of networking with products, solutions and services in the cloud era to transform the way we connect, work and live. We remove the traditional constraints of networking to enable our customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks that connect the world. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks (www.juniper.net) or connect with Juniper on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this press release concerning Juniper Networks' prospects, product availability, future products and expected performance, and expected benefits of our products to users, including performance and cost benefits, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act 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, incompatibility of technologies, the company's failure to accurately predict emerging technological trends, and other factors listed in Juniper Networks' most recent report on Form 10-K and 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 are for information purposes only, are subject to change at any time without notice and are not commitments 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.

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Media Relations:
Emily Scher
Juniper Networks
(408) 936-1226
escher@juniper.net

 

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