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Press Release -- June 23rd, 2010
Source: IO

Juniper Networks Positioned in Challengers Quadrant of Leading Analyst Firm's Enterprise LAN Magic Quadrant

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 23, 2010 — Juniper Networks® today announced it has been positioned in the “Challengers” quadrant of Gartner’s recently published Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN (Global).1 A leading worldwide IT research and advisory firm, Gartner evaluated vendors based on the company’s ability to execute and completeness of vision in the LAN switching market.

“Juniper is one of the fastest growing enterprise vendors to enter the LAN switching market,” said David Yen, executive vice president and general manager of Fabric and Switching Technologies at Juniper Networks. “We believe being positioned in the Challengers quadrant is a testament of our ability to execute in the marketplace. Juniper has a long history of delivering innovative and competitively disruptive solutions that have shaped and transformed the market. Juniper’s EX Series switches are part of our arsenal of solutions that make it easier for customers to flatten the network and transform the economics and experience of the data center and campuses.”

To view a copy of “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN,” compliments of Juniper Networks, go to

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2010 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Juniper Networks

From devices to data centers, from consumers to the cloud, Juniper Networks delivers innovative software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. The company serves more than 30,000 customers and partners worldwide, and generated more than $3 billion in revenue over the last year. Additional information can be found at

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1 Gartner, Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise LAN (Global)” by Mark Fabbi, Tim Zimmerman, June 10, 2010.

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