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Juniper Networks Positioned In Leaders’ Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm’s Enterprise Network Firewalls Magic Quadrant


Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that the company continued to be positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner’s recently published Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls, 2H07.1 The report evaluates vendors based on the company’s ability to execute and completeness of vision.

“The Leaders quadrant contains a mix of large and midsize vendors, with the common element of making products that are built for enterprise requirements,” as stated in the Gartner Enterprise Network Firewall report. “Vendors in this quadrant lead the market in offering new safeguarding features, providing expert capability rather than treating the firewall as a commodity and having a good track record of avoiding vulnerabilities in their security products. Common characteristics include handling the highest throughput with minimal performance loss and options for hardware acceleration.”

“We are pleased to be recognized in the Leaders Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls,” said Hitesh Sheth, executive vice president and general manager of Services Layer Technologies, Juniper Networks. “Juniper is committed to delivering high-performance network security solutions to businesses to power and protect their networks.”

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About the Magic Quadrant
The Gartner Magic Quadrant is copyrighted Sept. 13, 2007 by Gartner, Inc., and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


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