Juniper Networks Receives “INNOVATION ALL-STAR” Awars From California Innovation Corridor Partners
Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that it has been named a California Tech 100 “Innovation All-Star” award winner for its commitment to innovation, entrepreneurship and workforce competitiveness. The distinction, awarded by the California Innovation Corridor and the California Commission on Jobs and Economic Development, was presented to Juniper Networks and fourteen other Innovation All-Stars at the California Tech 100 Conference.
“Juniper Networks is pleased to be recognized in the California Tech 100 Innovation All-Star award’s inaugural year for our significant contributions to California’s leadership in IT innovation and entrepreneurship,” said Haywood Talcove, vice president, U.S. Public Sector, Juniper Networks. “Juniper Networks’ long-standing and ongoing commitment to delivering best-in-class networking, application acceleration and security solutions ensures that we will continue to push the bounds of IT innovation.”
The California Tech 100, a California Innovation Corridor project endorsed by Governor Schwarzenegger’s distinguished California Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth, selected Juniper Networks from more than 325 competitors nominated across nine high technology sectors.
“We believe innovation and entrepreneurship are the drivers of economic growth in California,” added Mark Mosher, executive director for the California Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth, a nonprofit corporation whose members are chosen by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to advise him on how to expand jobs and economic growth in the state. “These Innovation All-Stars are models for our state.”
Managed by the California Space Authority, and administered through the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency, the California Innovation Corridor is one of the state’s initiatives to foster innovation and includes more than 60 partner organizations throughout 13 counties. Corridor partners reviewed nearly 300 nominees before reducing the list of 75 Innovation All-Stars.
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