SouthEast Telephone Upgrades Core Network with Juniper Networks Routing Platforms
Juniper Networks M-Series Enables Kentucky Provider to Deliver High-Quality Voice over IP Services.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., February 8th, 2006 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR) today announced that SouthEast Telephone (SE Tel), Kentucky’s community-focused telecommunications provider, has deployed Juniper Networks M-series multiservice routing platforms to upgrade its core IP network. The new routing platforms, supplied by local Juniper Elite partner Solunet, will enable SE Tel to support a growing number of customers for its DSL, telephone, and web-hosting services, while providing the advanced capabilities necessary to support high-quality Voice over IP services.
“Our industry is changing rapidly, and as a leading competitive provider in Kentucky, SE Tel needed to provide reliable, affordable and compelling product enhancements,” said Wes Maynard, the Network Services Manager of SouthEast Telephone. “The Juniper Networks solution enables us to reliably support our existing services, while providing the advanced features that ensure we can continue to keep pace with a changing industry by introducing innovative services and exceeding our customers’ expectations.”
SouthEast Telephone is a community-focused telecommunications provider offering local telephone service, long distance, Internet and paging products for residential and business customers throughout Kentucky. SE Tel also offers a range of Kentucky-focused community Web sites and web cams, including www.setel.com, www.kyfestivals.com and www.kywebcams.com.
Juniper Networks M-series combines best-in-class IP/MPLS capabilities with unmatched reliability, performance, and service flexibility. With the ability to support both existing and emerging Layer 2 and Layer 3 services simultaneously, the M-series offers a long term strategic investment for any network operator looking to benefit from the increased reliability, efficiency and flexibility of a multi-service IP/MPLS network without obsolescing existing networking equipment.
“SE Tel provides much of Kentucky with reliable telecommunications, data and web services,” said Kim Perdikou, executive vice president and associate general manager, Infrastructure Products Group, Juniper Networks. “Juniper Networks is committed to delivering networking solutions that enable telecom providers of all sizes to secure and assure their network, and we’re pleased SE Tel has chosen the M-series to upgrade and scale its core network, and to form the foundation for future service offerings.”
About SouthEast Telephone
SouthEast Telephone, with corporate headquarters in Pikeville, provides local and long distance telephone service, Internet, Digital Subscriber Line (DSL), broadband wireless, and paging services to customers in more than 60 counties in Kentucky. For more information, please visit: www.southeasttelephone.com or www.setel.com.
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 www.juniper.net.
About Solunet, Inc. (Solunet)
Solunet, with corporate headquarters in Florida, is a national total network solutions provider and value-added network integrator. For more information, please visit: www.solunet.com or email email@example.com
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