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Neo Telecoms Deploys Juniper Networks MX960 to Create New High-Performance Carrier Ethernet Network


Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that Neo Telecoms, a leading French IP services operator, has deployed Juniper Networks MX960 Ethernet Services Routers to create a new high-performance European IP backbone. Neo Telecoms’s IP transit network interconnects its regional data centers in major cities across Europe and is a critical component of its hosting, IP and MPLS-based connectivity services. The MX960 platforms deliver industry-leading scale, reliability and operational efficiency, enabling Neo Telecoms to quickly and cost-effectively scale its network and accelerate the delivery of innovative new services that can attract and retain subscribers.

“Neo Telecoms aims to provide its customers with a first-class, fully managed IP infrastructure from a single source. Our customers can rely on our high-performance network services that are critical to their business” said Didier Soucheyre, chief executive officer at Neo Telecoms. “Juniper Networks MX960s enables us to reach this goal with a next-generation network backbone that has the scalability and capacity to support these advanced services, as well as new services and customers, to follow our fast annual business growth.”

Juniper Networks MX960 ESR is the largest capacity Ethernet platform available on the market today, delivering up to 960 Gbps of switching and routing capacity, and optimized for emerging Ethernet network architectures and services. The MX960 combines the established reliability and service flexibility of JUNOS software with a best-in-class, purpose-built hardware platform. The MX960 has been purpose-built for the most demanding carrier applications. It offers support for high-performance multicast, unmatched scalability, and stability in the core network for service providers delivering multiplay services to subscribers. The MX-series leverages the proven JUNOS software as its operating system, and also includes the MX240 and MX480 platforms, which provide high-quality Carrier Ethernet performance in smaller form-factors that enable providers to extend the range and reach of Ethernet services.

“Service providers face extreme pressure to deliver fast, and reliable IP services as a differentiator in a highly competitive market,” said Gert-Jan Schenk, senior vice president of operations, EMEA, Juniper Networks. “The technical superiority of the MX960 coupled with the proven reliability and operational simplicity of JUNOS has provided Neo Telecoms with an elegant, cost-effective Ethernet solution to its high-performance networking requirements.”


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