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Profits diving? All part of the plan, says Juniper Networks beancounter

Juniper Networks' chief beancounter has told world+dog that he has a cunning "strategic" plan that explains precisely why both revenues and profits have been slipping downwards at the US networking kit firm. Speaking to CFO.com, Juniper's top counting chap, Ken Miller, insisted that the firm's 35.3 per cent year-on-year crash …
Gareth Corfield, 13 Sep 2018
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Juniper prepping for a 400 Gbps Ethernet world

Interview With vendors gearing up for the transition from 100 Gbps to 400 Gbps Ethernet in bit-barns, The Register's networking desk spoke to Juniper Networks' Manoj Leelanivas about what to expect. Leelanivas, EVP and chief product officer at the Gin Palace, said 400 Gbps take-up will likely be quite different to how 100 Gbps adoption …
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FreeBSD has its own TCP-queue-of-death bug, easier to hose than Linux's SegmentSmack

Hard on the heels of the Linux kernel's packets-of-death attack dubbed SegmentSmack, a similar vulnerability has been disclosed and fixed in FreeBSD. Attributed to SegmentSmack discoverer Juha-Matti Tilli of Aalto University in Finland, the FreeBSD TCP issue is related to how the operating system's networking stack reassembles …

Gin and bear it: Another tight quarter for Juniper, hopes berry high for growth by Q4

Juniper Networks' Q3 revenue is 8 per cent lower than last year, but at $1.2bn it came in ahead of the company's previous guidance, and CEO Rami Rahim now expects Juniper to return to year-on-year growth by the December quarter. GAAP net income was also down 35 per cent year-on-year, to $116.5m. The company warned investors …
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400GbE party. Loud knock at the door. Music stops. In jumps Juniper

The next round of bonkers-fast upgrades to data center networks is going to be 400Gbps Ethernet – and Juniper Networks has joined the party with a suitable roadmap. This year has been something of a Year Of 400 Gbps Announcements, with Arista saying in February it expects trial deployments of its 400Gbps kit to start next year …

Juniper pours a shot of its data centre juice into campus networks

Campus networks will get the same capabilities as data centre networks, after Juniper networks squeezed EVPN-VXLAN fabric functionality into campus-size implementations. The aim, the company said, is to help companies build an enterprise-wide fabric. In particular, the Gin Palace explained, the move means campus networks can …
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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 …
Simon Sharwood, 13 Oct 2017

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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