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Juniper Refreshes Core Networking Suite

Juniper Networks is rolling out new routing, switching and software technology in an effort to help simplify enterprise network management.

The firm has announced a new datacenter switch, the EX4500, which will compete directly with Cisco's Nexus 5000 model. Additionally, Juniper is out with a new line card and router, as well as the new AppTrack software to improve network security.

Enterprise Networking Planet has the details on Juniper's new networking technology.


Juniper Networks is expanding its networking portfolio to help make networks flatter. The goal is to help minimize the number of layers required in a network, thereby maximizing server connectivity.

To help minimize networking architecture layers, Juniper (NYSE: JNPR) today announced the new EX4500 data center switch, which can leverage the company's Virtual Chassis technology to create a data center fabric across multiple networking devices. Juniper also announced new software offerings to manage, provision and secure networks.

"In a nutshell, the announcements we're making today, we think, are transformative in enabling virtualized data center computing paradigms and doing it in a way that allows us to simplify, automate and secure," Juniper CEO Kevin Johnson said in a live webcast launch event.

Read the full story at Enterprise Networking Planet:
Juniper Expands Routing, Switching and Software Portfolio