Juniper networks wins big at interop tokyo 2013

Juniper Networks PTX3000 Packet Transport Router and EX9208 Ethernet Switch Recognized for Technology Innovation and Industry Leadership in Service Provider and Enterprise Markets

 SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 17, 2013) - Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that it has captured top honors in two award categories at Interop Tokyo 2013, further demonstrating the company's commitment to delivering innovative networking technology for service providers and enterprise customers. The Juniper Networks® PTX3000 Packet Transport Router received the Best of Show Award Special Prize in the Carrier/Service Provider Networking category while the EX9208 Ethernet Switch, one of three switches within EX9200 line of Ethernet switches, has won the Best of Show Award Grand Prix in the ShowNet Product category.

Juniper Networks PTX3000 Packet Transport Router is a groundbreaking Converged Supercore™ that sets the benchmark for size, performance and efficiency, addressing the infrastructure and energy barriers that service providers face in today's networks.

The programmable, flexible and scalable design of the EX9200 Ethernet Switches simplifies the deployment of cloud applications, server virtualization and rich media collaboration tools in campus and data center core and aggregation environments. As a recipient of the Grand Prix award within the ShowNet Product Category, the EX9208 Ethernet Switch was actually used to power the high-speed network for exhibitors and attendees of Interop Tokyo 2013. Created as a way to demonstrate in real-time the interoperability of the latest technologies featured at the event, this year's showcase focused on solutions for cloud computing within the data center.

Each year at Interop Tokyo, one of Asia's largest network computing trade shows, the awards recognize the most innovative products, solutions and services among hundreds of nominated submissions. This year, the event attracted more than 140,000 attendees and featured keynote addresses, a conference program and an expo area for vendor showcases.