Juniper's End-to-End Data Center Infrastructure Significantly Reduces Complexity and Total Cost of Ownership
SUNNYVALE, Calif., February 25, 2010 — Juniper Networks® (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings) today announced that John C. Lincoln Health Network is building an end-to-end integrated network infrastructure that includes Juniper's switching, security technologies and network management solution in order to support its new data center that connects more than 3,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians in Phoenix.
To remain competitive, John C. Lincoln needed to provide a growing number of users with robust applications and services while lowering costs. The Juniper solution—composed of Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Switches, IDP Series Intrusion Detection and Prevention Appliances, SA Series SSL VPN Appliances, SRX Series Services Gateways and SSG Series Secure Services Gateways—provides a fast, reliable and secure environment that paves the way for consolidation and automation of the organization's business processes. John C. Lincoln Health Network expects the Juniper solution to deliver significant cost savings and long-term investment protection via a simplified infrastructure that can scale with increased information processing demands and energy requirements.
"With Juniper, we can drive down the complexity of managing a data center network," said Rob Israel, CIO of John C. Lincoln Health Network. "By building a high-performance network architecture that provides operational simplicity, agility and efficiency, we can increase the speed and lower the cost of application and service deployment, which ultimately enables us to deliver a better quality experience to our greatest resource: our people."
John C. Lincoln Health Network is an acclaimed health system that includes two hospitals, physician practices, community outreach programs and the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation. Its physicians and staff use state-of-the-art medical technology and innovative approaches to achieve superior clinical outcomes and patient experiences.
"Healthcare providers are thinking about their data centers in a new and innovative ways as escalating information processing and privacy requirements continue to put pressure on budgets while caregivers and patients simultaneously expect an improved user experience," said Mike Banic, vice president of enterprise marketing at Juniper Networks. "Juniper's new network innovations enable organizations such as John C. Lincoln to transform their mission-critical data centers to fuel operational innovation and improve the business of healthcare."
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