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Juniper Networks Innovative Solutions Chosen by Italy's Leading Telecommunications and ICT Group Telecom Italia

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.  News Highlights      --  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.     Supporting Quotes  Telecom Italia  "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."  -- Paolo Fasano, Data Networks Innovation, Telecom Italia  Juniper Networks  "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."  -- Mike Marcellin, senior vice president of strategy & marketing, Juniper Networks        --  Juniper Networks Contrail homepage: Juniper Networks Contrail     homepage: --  Juniper Networks SDN homepage: --  More information on OpenContrail: --  Juniper.Net Community: --  Juniper on Twitter: --  Juniper on Facebook:     About Juniper Networks  Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) delivers innovation across routing, switching and security. From the network core down to consumer devices, Juniper Networks' innovations in software, silicon and systems transform the experience and economics of networking. Additional information can be found at Juniper Networks ( or connect with Juniper on Twitter and Facebook.  Juniper Networks and Junos are registered trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. The Juniper Networks and Junos logos are trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.  Media Relations:  Pelin Murphy  Juniper Networks  +44 (0) 1372 385 686     
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