Juniper Networks Wins “Best of Show” Award at Interop Tokyo 2022

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in AI-powered secure networks, today announced that it has received multiple accolades at Interop Tokyo 2022, building on its long tradition of major awards at the prestigious trade conference. This recognition demonstrates Juniper’s commitment to creating innovative products and solutions that simplify networking and security while providing customers with experience-driven networking.

Juniper continued its winning streak at the influential show this year, receiving awards in three categories:

The “Best of Show” awards regularly receive hundreds of nominations from across the industry, judged each year by a top-tier judging panel of industry experts and executives.

Interop Tokyo has become one of Asia’s largest networked computing exhibitions and is renowned as a premier global showcase for the most advanced networking products, solutions and services from vendors around the world. Like last year, Interop Tokyo ran as a hybrid event, featuring a virtual exhibit as well as live and recorded streams of speeches and content.

Product Highlights:

Juniper Cloud Native Router (J-CNR)

  • J-CNR is a high-performance software router using Juniper’s proven routing technology with cRPD forwarding plane and Contrail DPDK vRouter for x86 and ARM processors.

  • When deployed in cloud-native environments, the J-CNR seamlessly leverages the Kubernetes Operator and Controller framework, exposing comprehensive networking capabilities through a Kubernetes Container Network Interface (CNI) taking full take advantage of the container economy and operational efficiencies inherent in these environments.

MX304 Universal Routing Platform

  • Powered by Trio 6 Silicon and the Junos operating system, the MX304 Universal Routing Platform is a compact multi-service edge router specifically designed for environments where space and power are at a premium. The MX304 provides a very compact 2RU platform with the flexibility to scale services with 3.2 Tbps and 4.8 Tbps, in redundant and non-redundant configurations, respectively.

  • It redefines economy per rack unit, enabling support for a wide range of demanding edge requirements anywhere in the network. The MX304, like other Juniper Trio 6-based platforms, offers exceptional power efficiency. The platform’s capabilities simplify network design, reduce operating expenses, and enable the cost-effective delivery of commercial, residential, mobile, cable, data center, and cloud services.

In addition to the “Best of Show” Grand Prix award, the MX304 Universal Routing Platform also won the “Best of ShowNet” Grand Prix award for its successful proof of concept in support of ShowNet’s SRv6 backbone. and its suitability for the Japanese market. market due to its excellent ability to support network redundancy and robustness.

Last year, Juniper’s “Best of Show” winners included the ACX7100 Series Cloud Metro Platforms, PTX10001-36MR Packet Transport Router, EX4400 Ethernet Switch, and Juniper Apstra.

Supporting citation

“It is an honor to be recognized again at Interop Tokyo, continuing our proud awards tradition that spans more than a decade. Our experience-driven networking foundation plays a vital role in how we develop our products and how we deliver enhanced user experiences to our customers. These awards are the result of that commitment, and we look forward to providing our customers and the industry with the most innovative products for many years to come. years to come.”

Tomohiro Furuya, Vice President and Country Manager, Japan, Juniper Networks

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