Juniper Networks Innovative Solutions Chosen by Italy's Leading
Telecommunications and ICT Group Telecom Italia
Juniper's Open Virtualization and SDN/NFV Technology Will Allow
Italy's Leading Telecommunications and ICT Group to Offer
Differentiated, Customizable Services to Their Customers Faster
SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/14 -- Juniper Networks
(NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today
announced that Telecom Italia, a leading infrastructure
telecommunications company, offering fixed, mobile and Internet
services and solutions in Italy with operations also in South
America, has adopted Juniper Networks(R) MX Series 3D Universal Edge
Routers on its service point of presence (PoP) infrastructure.
Juniper's MX Series acts as an edge services aggregation node -- or
"Service hub" -- for Telecom Italia's PoP infrastructure; the
solution will also be used as a universal software defined networking
(SDN) gateway to seamlessly connect physical and virtual networks.
-- Telecom Italia is currently trialing Juniper Networks(R) Contrail
SDN and NFV controller with OpenStack to transform its service
creation complexity by integrating virtual and physical network
functions as well as creating flexible, dynamic service chains.
-- Juniper's open approach to SDN/NFV networking enables Telecom Italia
to integrate physical and virtual network functions from Juniper
Networks as well as third party vendors, enabling a true ecosystem of
best-of-breed solutions to achieve differentiated services and
subscriber value faster and at lower operating cost.
-- Telecom Italia's "Service hub" is a point of flexibility for inserting
physical and virtual appliances. The Contrail technology could be used
as an enabler to deliver a SDN model of dynamic service-chaining
capabilities including flexibility and improved time to market.
"The integration of Juniper Networks high performance
technology as a "service hub" brings increased flexibility to
introduce new service features to our customers. We leverage
Juniper's expertise to make SDN/NFV technologies the key to
shortening time-to-market and improve cost effectiveness."
Fasano, Data Networks Innovation, Telecom Italia
"Telecom Italia's selection of Juniper's MX Series
to evolve the service PoP will help provide a High-IQ network that is
massively scalable and automated to enable rapid service
provisioning. We're thrilled they chose to test Juniper Networks
Contrail to help create a dynamic services environment."
Marcellin, senior vice president of strategy & marketing, Juniper
-- Juniper Networks Contrail homepage: Juniper Networks Contrail
-- Juniper Networks SDN homepage: http://www.juniper.net/us/en/dm/sdn/
-- More information on OpenContrail: http://opencontrail.org/
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