Enables iPhone and iPod touch Users to Easily Download and Enjoy Secure Remote Access to Enterprise Networks; Increases Productivity for the Mobile Workforce
SUNNYVALE, CA, Sep 13, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Juniper Networks(R) (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings) today announced that the JuniperNetworks Junos® Pulse App, that enables anytime, anywhere secureremote access and connectivity to iPhone and iPod touch, is nowavailable on the App Store. Using the Junos Pulse App, the industry'sfirst downloadable VPN app for the iPhone, coupled with the JuniperNetworks SA Series SSL VPN Appliances, users can now access anycorporate resource from the iPhone and iPod touch enabling the mobileworkforce to stay connected, productive and informed while on the go.
Juniper's Junos Pulse App offers a secure, remote access client thatallows enterprises to provide end users with secure access tocorporate resources, while simultaneously conforming to existingenterprise security policies. Today, Juniper is the leading securityvendor for mobility, secures the majority of smartphone traffic in the U.S. and has the industry's market-leading SSL VPN solution.1 This app extends Juniper's footprint for SSL VPN, which is alreadydeployed in tens of thousands of enterprises worldwide enabling morethan 25 million end users to remotely and securely connect theirdevices to corporate networks. The Junos Pulse App has been built forease of use and seamless deployment so enterprises can enable theiriPhone and iPod touch users to be as productive as possible.
Junos Pulse also provides full support for Apple's VPN on demand,enabling seamless VPN connectivity to iPhone users via certificateauthentication when accessing predefined domains. Junos Pulse isdesigned to provide battery-friendly connectivity by automaticallydisconnecting from the VPN when the iPhone is inactive while onWi-Fi, and re-establishing VPN connectivity when the device is wokenup. Similarly, when the iPhone is idle on 3G, VPN connectivity istemporarily suspended until traffic is sent from any application,such as Safari, at which time the VPN is re-established seamlessly.
"Instant and seamless secure access to corporate resources includingapplications, email, contacts and the intranet are all criticalelements demanded by employees of any successful organization," saidMark Bauhaus, executive vice president and general manager ofJuniper's Service Layer Technologies Business Group. "We worked withApple to ensure the Junos Pulse App enables the productivity thatenterprise users are demanding and are very excited that it is nowavailable on the App Store. Juniper's market-leading SSL VPN solutionwill keep any enterprise mobile, secure, empowered and working more efficiently."
The Junos Pulse App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 4.1 or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.
For more information on Junos Pulse for Apple iOS and Apple iPhoneplease refer to the following resources:
- Juniper Online Newsroom -- www.juniper.net/press
- The Network Ahead blog -- www.juniper.net/networkahead
- Juniper.Net Community -- www.juniper.net/community
- Juniper's Social Channels -- www.juniper.net/social
About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks is in the business of networkinnovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloudproviders, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon andsystems that transform the experience and economics of networking.The company serves customers and partners worldwide, generatingrevenues exceeding $3 billion over the last year. Additionalinformation can be found at www.juniper.net.
Juniper Networks and Junos are registered trademarks of JuniperNetworks, Inc. in the United States and other countries. The JuniperNetworks and Junos logos are trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc. Allother trademarks, service marks, registered trademarks, or registeredservice marks are the property of their respective owners.
(1) Source: "Network Security Appliances and Software Market Size, Share and Forecasts 2Q10," Infonetics Research