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VPNFilter router malware is a lot worse than everyone thought

Asus, D-Link, Huawei, Ubiquiti, UPVEL, and ZTE: these are the vendors newly named by Cisco's Talos Intelligence whose products are being exploited by the VPNFilter malware. As well as the expanded list of impacted devices, Talos warned that VPNFilter now attacks endpoints behind the firewall, and sports a “poison pill” to …
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Juniper revenue dries up, company says clouds to rain cash soon

Juniper turned in a loss for the first quarter of financial year 2018, but it performed ahead of its previous guidance for the quarter – and along with the usual explanations (customers replacing hardware with software, US service providers not spending, project delays and so on), a change of accounting standards was blamed for …
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Juniper admins: Pour that hipster gin and settle in for a session

Juniper Networks' bug-hunters have bagged a big haul and shown them off with this month's patch collection. Top of the Gin Palace's priority list is a fix for the critical-rated CVE-2018-0016. This bug affects devices running Connectionless Network Protocol (CLNP) routing on Junos OS 15.1: a crafted packet can “result in a …
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Juniper sharpens knife for the carrier network and boxes white boxes

MWC Juniper's following Cisco's lead into carrier network automation. The Gin Palace's Contrail automation environment will soon grow a Network SlicingBot, which is designed to give operators hands-off provisioning. The aim, according to Juniper, is to let operators build just one network architecture (based on the MX Router with …
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Juniper's 2018 spring collection: Switches, security, and subs

Juniper Networks has taken the tube labelled 'multicloud' out of the paint-box and applied a liberal coat to the latest updates to its switching products. The two legs the strategy stands on, Juniper reckons, are security and automation - which are where the company wants to take itself anyhow. Security was one of the company' …
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Pour yourself a tall one, Juniper investors. It's lost money again

Juniper Networks has announced a drop in revenue for Q4 2017 and predicted Q1 2018 will disappoint. In the fourth quarter, the company turned in a US$148.1 million loss on revenue of $1,239.5, which was down 11 per cent compared to a year ago. In a CFO commentary [PDF] the company's blamed “architectural shifts in the cloud” …
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Juniper squeezes vulns that allow total p0wnage

Juniper admins using the company's NorthStar WAN SDN Controller Application, hop to it: the company's just dropped fixes to 28 security vulnerabilities. The bugs apply to version 2.1.0 Service Pack 1 and newer versions of the application. With such a crop available, here are the most severe bugs, some of them internal to the …
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Juniper Contrail Cloud spotted heading for junior telco networks

Juniper Networks has enhanced its Contrail Cloud enhancements, in the hope it can put network function virtualization into the hands of more and smaller carrier. As explained to The Reg by lead architect James Kelly, the basic problem telcos are having – especially if they're not Tier 1-class – is that they want network …
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Sales bottlenecks gag Juniper's growth in Q3

Having a big deal go on hold doesn't just spoil your day, it can upend a whole quarter, as Juniper Networks has found. The Gin Palace today reported what it called “disappointing” numbers. As it warned earlier this month, its Q3 fell short of forecasts. Its revenue fell year-on-year by two per cent to US$1,257.8 million, well …
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Juniper warns of bitter 3rd quarter due to cloud sales crash

Juniper Networks has issued preliminary results for its third quarter and the news is bad: forecast revenue of between US$1,290m and $1,350m won't happen and the company instead believes it will score between $1,250m and $1,260m. We'll know just how badly the company has missed its targets and why on October 24th, the date of …
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The drinks are on Juniper: Revenue and profits up in Q2 2017

Juniper Networks has turned in a solid second quarter, reporting growth in revenue and profitability. Today the company reported revenue of US$1.3bn (all figures here are GAAP), and net income of $179.8m, better than Q2 2016 by a more-than-handy 28 percent. Switching was the company's engine room for Q2, piling on 32 per cent …
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Juniper puts an Enforcer on the door and adds Cisco to the guest list

Juniper Networks has announced an upgrade to its Software Defined Secure Networks (SDSN) platform, and among other things it's added cross-platform capabilities. The Gin-fuelled networking company has decided that its sworn enemy and nemesis, Cisco Systems, might conceivably have kit in its customers' sites, so its policy …
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Juniper's first quarter: Revenue and losses up. Business as usual, then

Correction Juniper Networks has slipped something of a surprise into its Q1 2017 financials, announcing that it's no longer going to break out service provider and enterprise verticals in its reports. The company reported 11 per cent year-on-year growth for the quarter, to US$1.221 billion, and while its $109 million loss for the quarter …
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Juniper emits heavy duty photonic interconnect with a cloudy tinge

In January 2016, Juniper Networks swallowed BTI Systems with the aim of bringing software defined network approaches to the optical sphere. One of the fruits of that acquisition has now landed, with the company announcing its Open Cloud Interconnect. Juniper says the new OCI is aimed at inter-data centre connections, with high …
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Juniper revenue up, but profit slips for Q3

Juniper's turned in a Q3 2016 quarter revenue of US$1.285 billion, up 3 per cent on the same period last year, but with GAAP profits down by 13 per cent to $172.4 million. CEO Rami Rahim picked out some bright spots in the numbers, saying that the cloud business has become the company's primary driver. Routing rose 3 per cent …

Junos OS CLI has a bad bug. So good luck applying its new patches

Juniper user? Feeling smug because you didn't have to race to download the latest Cisco patch round? Sorry: Juniper has just emitted eight vulnerability patches of its own. Let's start with this advisory, since it's rated critical. The Junos Space network management system has a crop of vulnerabilities, some of which are …
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Juniper Networks grabs silicon photonic developer Aurrion

Juniper Networks is jumping into the silicon photonics business, with the acquisition of fabless designer Aurrion. Founded back in 2008 by Intel/IBM alumnus Dr Alexander Fang, Aurrion has spent the last eight years developing and commercialising indium phosphide-based (InP) transceivers. Integrating InP into silicon …
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Services income helps Juniper keep Q2 from collapse

The tough networking market continues to make growth difficult for the big names: Juniper Networks has reported flat year-on-year Q2 2016 revenue and has warned of a flat outlook. Second quarter 2016 revenue was US$1.221 billion, and its operating margin fell year-on-year from 19.9 per cent in Q2 2015 to 16.7 per cent for the …

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