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Sri Lanka Telecom Upgrades Network with Juniper Networks Routing Platforms


M-series Multiservice Routing Platforms Key to Enhanced Services for Premium and Corporate Customers.

SUNNYVALE, December 7th, 2005 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has deployed Juniper Networks M-series multiservice routers to enhance its network and to provide advanced IP services to SLT’s premium and corporate customers. The Juniper Networks M-series has replaced the legacy gateway routers in SLT’s network, enabling SLT to achieve significantly higher performance and reliability.

“This will further strengthen the value we offer our customers” said Kapila Chandrasena, chief marketing officer, Sri Lanka Telecom. “SLT’s continuous technology upgrade has always been focused on providing superior service to our customers, especially premium business customers, enabling them to gain a competitive advantage over their competitors.”

The M-series multiservice routing platform supports a full range of advanced IP services for SLT’s premium and business customers, including ADSL, Voice over IP (VoIP), and IP VPN services. The M-series provides line-rate performance at high speeds-even with advanced quality (QoS) and class of service (CoS) filters-enabling SLT to offer assured performance for its advanced services as new services are added.

The Juniper Networks M-series multiservice edge routing platform supports the industry’s most comprehensive VPN portfolio, enabling service providers to rapidly and efficiently deploy new, revenue-generating services to their customers. The M-series high-performance platform supports rich Layer 2 services including ATM, Frame Relay, and Ethernet, comprehensive Layer 3 services and integrated firewall and data encryption protection.

“We’re pleased that Sri Lanka Telecom chose the Juniper M-series for its superior performance and reliability,” said Java Girdhar, country manager for India and SAARC, Juniper Networks. “Our M-series will enable SLT to enhance the services it offers to its business customers, further increasing the value SLT provides.”

About Sri Lanka Telecom
Sri Lanka Telecom ( ranks high among the country’s vital utility companies with an annual turnover in excess of Rs. 22 billion. The company has a customer base of 860,000 including multinational corporations, large and small corporations, retail and domestic customers. With NTT of Japan as a strategic partner, today SLT provides a wide range of facilities and services to its customers, which are unmatched in scope and accessibility. These range from domestic and international voice, advanced data transmission services which include internet services on leased lines, broadband (ADSL) and dial up, data circuits, frame relay solutions, IP based services such as IP-VPN, total solutions of a combination of multiple services, satellite uplink services, mobile telephony through its fully owned subsidiary Mobitel, and other customer oriented services. The company was also awarded an AAA (sri) rating by a Fitch Ratings Lanka followed by a B+ international rating by Fitch International and Standard & Poor’s.

About Juniper Networks, Inc.
Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company’s purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks’ portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world’s most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at

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