Largest Canadian Pizza Retailer Cooks Up Secure and Assured Networking with Juniper Networks
Firewall/VPN and IDP Products Secure Point of Sale and Surveillance Systems Across 350 Corporate and Retail Locations
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 7, 2006 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR) today announced that Pizza Pizza, the number one pizza delivery chain in Canada, has deployed the Juniper Networks intrusion detection and prevention (IDP) and firewall/virtual private network (VPN) solutions to secure and assure its networked resources across more than 300 restaurants and 3,500 employees throughout Canada.
“As a leading retailer, it is essential that our networked applications including point of sale and remote security camera surveillance systems are secure and remain in constant operation,” said Dan Vukovich, chief operating officer for Pizza Pizza. “Juniper Networks firewall and IDP appliances are providing us with increased levels of network and physical security across all of our locations. We are extremely satisfied with the results.”
With more than 350 corporate and franchise outlets sharing a central ordering telephone number for pizza pickup and delivery, it was imperative for the pizza chain to have a secure network that was reliable. Juniper Networks IDP 100 and NetScreen-204 firewall/VPN appliances are deployed at Pizza Pizza’s Toronto headquarters to provide threat and delivery control over data traversing the entire network. Located at the edge of the network, the IDP 100 allows for comprehensive management capabilities and custom signature creation with minimal false alarms and greater threat control across the Pizza Pizza network.
Together, the IDP and VPN/firewall appliances secure data traversing the network while providing protection against worms, trojans, spyware, keyloggers and other malware, preventing malicious attacks in real-time.
Additionally, the Juniper Networks NetScreen-5GT appliances are located at all Ontario Pizza Pizza stores and offer firewall and route-based IPSec VPN access for store managers to upload point of sale data back to corporate headquarters.
About Pizza Pizza
The Pizza Pizza story began in December 1967, in a 300 square foot Restaurant located at the corner of Wellesley and Parliament Streets in Toronto. The initial take-out and delivery restaurant prospered because of the company’s commitment to quality, freshness, service excellence, customer satisfaction, and innovation. Pizza Pizza continues to be dedicated to these values, with a mission to make each and every occasion with us an enjoyable and memorable experience by offering the highest quality fresh products and exemplary service, guaranteed! The driving force behind the company’s success today is rooted in an ongoing commitment to these principles.
Pizza Pizza Royalty Income Fund
The Fund is an open-ended trust established under the laws of Ontario. The Fund makes monthly distributions of its available cash to holders of units. The Fund indirectly owns the trade marks, trade names and other intellectual property used in connection with the Pizza Pizza restaurants in Canada, and has licensed these rights to Pizza Pizza Limited (“Pizza Pizza”) in consideration for a royalty equal to 6% of system sales from the Pizza Pizza restaurants included in the royalty pool from time to time.
About Juniper Networks, Inc.
Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company’s purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks’ portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world’s most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.
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