SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 27, 2014) - RSA® CONFERENCE 2014 - Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings), the industry leader in network innovation, is honored to announce it was selected as a Reader Trust award winner in the Best Cloud Computing Security Solution, Best Network Access Control Solution and Best Unified Threat Management Security Solution categories at the 2014 SC Awards. Juniper Networks® Firefly Host, Juniper Networks Unified Access Control and Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateway for the Branch were selected from a group of finalists representing the best the information security industry has to offer. The Juniper Networks solutions were recognized by a panel of readers, representing the audience of SC Magazine, as the top product in the Reader Trust award competition. The announcement was made Feb. 25, 2014 at the SC Awards ceremony held in conjunction with the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco.
"We're honored to receive these awards from SC Magazine readers who are using our solutions on a daily basis. This achievement is further proof that Juniper's innovative cloud computing, NAC and UTM security solutions are serving our customers' needs and helping them protect their networks from an onslaught of evolving cyber attacks with Active Defense techniques," said Michael Callahan, vice president of product marketing, Security Business Unit, Juniper Networks.
Hundreds of vendors and service providers entered the Reader Trust Award category. Juniper Networks Firefly Host, Juniper Networks Unified Access Control and Juniper Networks SRX Series Services Gateway for the Branch were selected as the winners by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, which is composed of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets, including financial services, health care, government, retail, education and other sectors.
"The Reader Trust category is one of the most highly anticipated awards at the SC Awards ceremony because it represents the voice of the people who are really using the products -- SC Magazine's readers," said Illena Armstrong, vice president, editorial, SC Magazine. "Juniper Networks can be very proud of this achievement and what it represents."
The SC Awards, now in its 17th year, is recognized as the most prestigious mark of achievement for information-technology (IT) security professionals and products. The annual awards showcase the best solutions, services and professionals working to fend off the myriad security threats in today's corporate world. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the field, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities, and the dedicated work of government, commercial and nonprofits. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit www.scmagazineus.com/awards.
About Juniper Networks in Security
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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 (www.juniper.net) or connect with Juniper on Twitter and Facebook.
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SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. Besides the monthly print magazine and vibrant daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Congress and Expo series (Chicago, London, New York, Toronto), SC Awards (U.S. and U.K.), SC Marketscope, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executive Forums.