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Juniper Networks Showcases High-Performance MPLS


Media Advisory – SUNNYVALE, Calif.- Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced its participation in the 10th annual MPLS 2007 International Conference in Washington, DC from October 28-31. Juniper Networks will demonstrate its continued leadership in MPLS-based solutions for service providers and enterprises in booth #202 and will be a key part of the conference speaking program.

Dr. Yakov Rekhter and Dr. Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Networks Fellows and key authors of many MPLS protocols, will be featured in the conference speaking program, each leading a tutorial on Sunday, October 28, as well as participating in other sessions throughout the conference. Dr. Rekhter is co-chair of the Inter-Domain Routing (IDR) Working Group in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and has authored or co-authored over 60 IETF Requests For Comments (RFCs), as well as numerous papers and articles on TCP/IP and the Internet. Dr. Kompella is the author of several Internet-Drafts and RFCs in the areas of CCAMP, IS-IS, L2VPN, MPLS, OSPF and TE. Several additional Juniper technology leaders will also be participating in the speaking program–please see full list below.

The Juniper booth (#202) at MPLS 2007 will highlight Juniper Networks long-standing role as an innovator and leader in the development and adoption of MPLS technologies. Juniper Networks routers and Ethernet Services Routers deliver industry-leading MPLS capabilities, enabling service providers and enterprises to meet next-generation demands for an expanding set of applications and services including video distribution, voice and data.
Speaking Sessions

Juniper technology leaders will be participating in several speaking sessions, including:

Multicast in MPLS/VPLS Networks
Dr. Yakov Rekhter, Juniper Fellow
Sunday, October 28, 11:00 - 12:45 p.m.

IP/MPLS for Next Generation Mobile Wireless Networks
Dr. Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Fellow;
Dr. Mallik Tatipamula, head of Mobile/FMC segment, Juniper Networks
Sunday, October 28, 2:00 - 3:45 p.m.

MPLS Scalability for Growing Services: Techniques for Scaling LDP
Dr. Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Fellow
Monday, October 29, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Deploying Resilient Business Services: Network Resilience, From Fast Failure Detection to Self Healing Networks
Ina Minei, network protocols engineer, Juniper Networks
Monday, October 29, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Challenges and Opportunities for Service Interconnection - Ready for “Next Generation?”
Ron Bonica, network engineer, Juniper Networks
Monday, October 29, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

MPLS & Carrier Ethernet: Towards MPLS/Ethernet-based Transport
Dr. Yakov Rekhter, Juniper Fellow
Tuesday, October 30, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Carrier Ethernet Services
Hidet Sugiyama, director of technical operations, Asia-Pacific, Juniper Networks
Tuesday, October 30, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.


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