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PEER 1 Deploys New Global Backbone with Juniper Networks


Juniper M-series Enables Leading Internet Infrastructure Provider to Rapidly Introduce Secure Next-Generation Services

Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that PEER 1 Networks (TSX-V: PIX), a leading supplier of IT infrastructure for business in Canada, USA and Europe, has deployed Juniper’s M-series Multiservice Edge Routers in all its major points of presence globally. Built upon the Juniper Networks M120 Multiservice Edge Routers, PEER 1’s next-generation backbone network will enable them to quickly and cost-effectively introduce a range of new ultra high-speed Ethernet and SONET-based business-class services.

“Juniper’s architecture and proven JUNOS software provides our organization with the high-performance and reliability we require to address the ever-expanding requirements of our customers,” said Ted Smith, vice president of operations at PEER 1. “With the new global network based on Juniper’s M-series, our customers will experience increased application speed, performance and security, allowing them the flexibility and scalability they need to grow their businesses and online presence.”

The new Juniper infrastructure will also allow PEER 1 to seamlessly support existing SONET services alongside its new 10 gigabit Ethernet services, while offering the consistent levels of performance, security and reliability. Coupled with advanced QoS capabilities and excellent mitigation for DDoS attacks and threats, the M-series will enable PEER 1 to both scale and secure new application services for its business clients globally.

“PEER 1’s growing success offering a flexible range of hosted IT solutions to business clients demands a fast, secure and reliable network,” said Tim Lambie, vice president, Americas International, Juniper Networks. “The M120 offers multi-gigabit capacity, with advanced security features, giving PEER 1 the ability to offer award-winning services to their customers.”

Juniper Networks M-series Multiservice Edge Routing portfolio uniquely combines best-in-class IP/MPLS capabilities with unmatched reliability, stability, security, and service richness. The M120 Multiservice Edge Router is the newest addition to the Juniper Networks M-series product family. The M120 delivers support for 128 Gigabit Ethernet subscriber ports, with 10 Gigabit Ethernet or OC-192 uplink capability in an affordable, compact form factor. This approach allows PEER 1 Networks to deliver high-performance connectivity services with best-in-class application delivery and true service differentiation.


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