Leiden, February 24, 2009 — Juniper Networks, the leader in high-performance networking, today announced the expansion of its Ethernet switching product portfolio with the EX2500 line of 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch. The EX2500 line will be targeted at high-density 10GbE deployments where high-performance networking with low latency, high availability and energy efficiencies are key requirements for enterprise and service provider data center networks. The EX2500's advanced networking functionality and increased performance will enable customers to accelerate the deployment of business-enabling applications and services across the network.
"Customers need switching solutions that deliver speed, high availability, unified communications, integrated security and operational excellence in unison — our EX Series fulfills these needs," said Hitesh Sheth, EVP and GM of the Ethernet Platforms Business Group at Juniper Networks. "The addition of the EX2500 line was driven by our on-going collaboration with our customers, especially those with data center projects who want to achieve increased performance and decreased operating expenses. The EX2500 is the ideal high-density 10GbE, top-of-rack switching solution to meet their business, economic and technical requirements of a service-enabling network infrastructure."