Juniper Alliance Partner Nokia Siemens Networks Provides Strategic Solution Integration
HONG KONG, March 29, 2011 — Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings) today announced that its new network architecture has been selected by New World Telecommunications Limited (New World Telecom) to provide the foundation for its next-generation of scalable and flexible Metro Ethernet services. In partnership with service provider technology alliance partner Nokia Siemens Networks, Juniper is enabling New World Telecom to meet the demanding expectations of its mobile service providers and business customers while improving the economics of scaling and managing the point-to-point, any-to-any connection network.
Over the last 15 years, New World Telecommunications has established a strong presence in the Hong Kong market for its Metro Ethernet and International Ethernet Private Line services. Its next-generation of Ethernet-based services, built on the reliability and resiliency of the Juniper Networks® MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers powered by the Junos® operating system, are being developed to meet customer demand for high-capacity links and to support the requirements of new 4G mobile services.
"Backhaul is a very important segment of our Metro Ethernet market and Hong Kong's mobile operators are already planning their network migration to LTE," said Johnny Cheung, Executive Vice President, Networks and IT of New World Telecom. "Our next-generation of Metro Ethernet provides high bandwidth and clocking synchronization features compliant for LTE build outs, and Juniper's MX Series proved to be highly efficient and the highest performing solution optimized to meet our requirements."
The Juniper Networks MX960 and MX480 3D Universal Edge Routers selected by New World Telecom are high-throughput, fully redundant platforms providing high port densities in a compact, energy-efficient form factor. Modular Port Concentrators (MPC), Juniper's advanced line modules based on the Junos Trio chipset that will enable New World Telecom to mix-and-match interfaces to create customized, service-specific chassis configurations.
"New World Telecom has to conform to some very stringent service level agreements with its mobile network customers that will become even more demanding — especially in terms of latency — as they migrate their networks to LTE," said Mike Marcellin, vice president, product marketing and business strategy, Platform Systems Group, Juniper Networks. "The selection of Juniper by New World Telecom affirms the flexibility and scalability of the MX Series and Junos OS in next-generation Metro Ethernet deployments."
Junos Trio, Juniper Networks' next-generation silicon technology, is a suite of service-specific Network Instruction Set Processors that together deliver advanced forwarding, queuing, scheduling and services with the capacity to scale beyond 100 Gbps per MX Series slot. Junos Trio also enhances the MX Series with support for inline services without compromise, allowing customers to cost-effectively add services simply by "turning on" the service via the Junos operating system.
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