Juniper Networks

The world’s biggest and busiest wired and wireless carriers, content and Internet service providers, cloud and data center providers, and cable and satellite operators run on Juniper Networks. As do major banks and other global financial services organizations, the world’s top-ten telecom companies, national government agencies and U.S. federal organizations, healthcare and educational institutions, and energy and utility companies.

Why Juniper Networks? Quite simply, because we provide the kind of innovative thinking, performance, automation, and commitment that enable the world’s best networks.

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Core2Africa Value Proposition for Juniper Networks

Core2Africa has been a Juniper Networks partner since 2010, having developed a high level of knowledge, skill and experience working a variety of customers in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. Multiple implementations across a variety of local and global service providers positions Core2Africa as the premier integrator for Juniper in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

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Solutions Matrix

Juniper Networks fits into all five pillars of the Core2Africa SNAAP Matrix, namely Subscriber, Networks, Analytics, Automation and Protection, aligning with the challenges that have arisen within the service provider environment, including:
• Network Performance and Dimensioning
• Visibility & Understanding of Subscriber Behaviour, Network Behaviour and Service Behaviour
• Quality of Service
• Price Compression
• Service Commoditisation
• Reduced Barriers to Entry for New Competitors
• Security
• Revenue Leakage

In line with these challenges Core2Africa has developed a structured approach to best manage them: S-N-A-A-P

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Core2Africa Product Focus

Core2Africa promotes, sells and implements Juniper Networks routers, switches, including software-defined networking, and firewalls. All implementations are conducted using Core2Africa Professional Services, following a Structured 7-Step End-to-End Approach, and supported by Core2Africa Maintenance & Support Services. 


A robust portfolio of SDN-enabled routing platforms that provide industry-leading system capacity, density, and performance with unparalleled longevity. Read more . . .

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MX Series 5G Universal Routing Platform

A robust portfolio of SDN-enabled routing platforms that provide industry-leading system capacity, density, security, and performance with unparalleled longevity. MX Series routers are the key to digital transformation for service providers, cloud operators, and enterprises in the cloud era. Read more . . .


PTX Series Packet Transport Routers

Forming the foundation of the IP transport architecture, PTX Series routers provide performance, optical transport integration, and elegant deployment. They support high-density 100GbE and 400GbE environments, with energy-efficiency of less than half a watt per gigabit. Read more . . .


ACX Series Universal Metro Routers

ACX Series Universal Metro Routers simplify network architectures and dramatically reduce CapEx and OpEx by eliminating network overlays. The MEF 2.0-compliant routers support use cases such as Ethernet business services, residential aggregation, mobile networking, and industrial networks with solutions that extend from provider edge to access network. Read more . . .



Improve the economics of networking with cloud-grade, high-density Ethernet switching across your data centre, campus, and branch. Read more . . .

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EX Series Ethernet Switches

Fixed configuration 1GbE and multigigabit access switches that deliver enterprise network access and are available with PoE and Media Access Control Security (MACsec) encryption. Read more . . .

QFX Series Switches

High-performance, high-density data centre switches. QFX Series switches secure and automate your data centre networks that build a strong underlay foundation for flexible and high-performance fabrics that improve network reliability and agility, helping to simplify the path to multicloud. Read more . . .

Data Center Switching Architectures

Juniper switching platforms provide a high-density, high-performance foundation for your most demanding data centre and cloud environments. As your business grows, your data centre must accommodate increased network traffic and users without compromising scalability, manageability, and sustainability. Juniper’s fabric architecture offerings support dozens to thousands of ports, scaling to address your evolving business needs while maximizing agility and investment dollars. Read more . . .

Software-Defined Networking

Future-proof for the multi-cloud era with open SDN solutions that provide abstracted control, automated workflows, and security. From network virtualization and automation to turnkey cloud management platform, Contrail delivers intelligent automation, application security, and always-on reliability for cloud and NFV. Read more . . .

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Contrail Networking

SDN-enabled management and control software for simplified service delivery. Contrail offers intelligent networking, increased security, and advanced analytics – all with automation -for multi-cloud and telco cloud. Read more . . .



High-performance security with advanced, integrated threat intelligence, delivered on the industry’s most scalable and resilient platform. SRX Series firewalls set new benchmarks with 100GbE interfaces and feature Express Path technology, which enables up to 2-Tbps performance for the data centre. Read more . . .

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SRX Series Services Gateways

The SRX line combines next-generation firewall and advanced threat mitigation with routing, switching, and WAN interfaces for distributed enterprise locations. Read more . . .


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Juniper Networks Product Updates and News

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2019.12.02 – Juniper – UPDATE: Juniper Networks Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

Raj Yavatkar will Lead Innovation and Technology Solutions Globally for the Company

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, announced that Raj Yavatkar will be named Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Rami Rahim. Mr. Yavatkar will be responsible for heading Juniper’s technology strategy and for leading and executing several of the company’s critical future-focused technology innovations. Mr. Yavatkar is anticipated to begin his employment at Juniper this month.

“Raj is a visionary who has been able to translate a deep understanding of customer and market needs into breakthrough products and solutions for the past fifteen years. I’m truly pleased and honored to have Raj help us in our strategy to change networking for the cloud era,” said Rami Rahim, CEO, Juniper Networks.

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NOTE: These product updates include ONLY those products sold and supported by Core2Africa.

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White Papers

Juniper Networks EVPN Implementation for Next-Generation Data Center Architectures

Traditionally, data centres have used Layer 2 technologies such as Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), multi-chassis link aggregation group (MC-LAG), and Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) for compute and storage connectivity. As the design of these data centres evolves to scale-out multitenant networks, a new data centre architecture is needed that decouples the underlying network from a tenant overlay network with technologies such as Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN). Using a Layer 3 IP-based underlay coupled with a VXLAN-EVPN overlay, data centre and cloud operators can deploy much larger networks than are otherwise possible with traditional L2 Ethernet-based architectures. With overlays, endpoints (servers or virtual machines) can be placed anywhere in the network and remain connected to the same logical L2 network, enabling the virtual topology to be decoupled from the physical topology.

Juniper Contrail Architecture

Juniper Networks® Contrail is an open-source software-defined networking (SDN) solution that automates and orchestrates the creation of highly scalable virtual networks. These virtual networks let you harness the power of the cloud—for applications and network services, increased business agility, and revenue growth. Contrail is a scale-out, standard-based virtual networking solution that seamlessly integrates with physical routers and switches to eliminate the challenges of private and public cloud networking.

This white paper introduces Contrail to datacentre/network architects and provides a comprehensive overview of the architecture, protocols, and technologies that are implemented in Contrail. Additionally, the document discusses enterprise and service provider use cases, and it details the advantages of Contrail when compared to some existing

Building Multi-Generation Scalable Networks with End-to-End MPLS

With the continued growth in demand for bandwidth-intensive services in mobile and wireline networks, service providers are looking for ways to build an infrastructure that will not only scale to meet today’s growing business needs, but also allow them to adapt and benefit from technology innovations for years to come. For both wireline and mobile networks, MPLS has become the platform of choice for packet transport and carrier Ethernet, the underlying media for service delivery. Some have even taken MPLS beyond the core to the aggregation and metro area network, and also want to deploy it in the access network to reap some of the same benefits that MPLS provides in the core. Taking MPLS to the access, and making MPLS the packet forwarding platform end-to-end across the network, requires new functionality and features and a systematic architecture that can scale to tens of thousands of nodes. Seamless MPLS addresses the need for extending MPLS to the access network and outlines the architectural framework to build scalable and resilient MPLS networks with a flexible services delivery model. This paper describes the benefits and requirements for seamless MPLS, along with the features and functionality supported by Juniper’s
comprehensive MPLS portfolio to deliver a complete and flexible solution.

Security Design Considerations and Next-Generation Firewall Deployment Strategies

The guidelines provided in this white paper make up some of the best practices entailed in creating an overall security policy for your enterprise campus or data centre that underlies the deployment of effective firewalls.

Five Steps to Firewall Planning and Design

The guidelines provided in this white paper make up some of the best practices entailed in creating an overall security policy for your organization that underlies the deployment of effective firewalls.

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