Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Tiscali International Network Scales High-Performance Infrastructure with Juniper Networks T1600 Core Router

Company to Deploy T1600 in European Points of Presence for Performance,Scale and Service Control

MILAN, Italy & SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 14, 2008 " Tiscali
International Network (TINet), the wholesale carrier division of the
Tiscali Group, and Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in
high-performance networking, today announced that TINet is scaling its
core infrastructure to support the growing demand for multiplay
services with the Juniper Networks T1600 multi-terabit core router.

As a major independent global carrier, TINet has one of the largest and
most interconnected IP networks in the world. The company exclusively
focuses on serving wholesale customers with high capacity IPv4 and IPv6
Transit, layer 2 MPLS services for IPTV and data transport and with its
global Ethernet private lines service. TINet currently serves a large
number of leading Telcos, ISPs and Content Providers in four
continents. TINet will deploy the T1600s in several Points of Presence
throughout Europe and America, to accommodate its fast traffic growth
and to support the latest 40 Gbps technologies. Capable of delivering
an industry-leading 1.6 Tbps (Tera bytes per second) of throughput in a
single half-rack chassis, the service-aware T1600 core router will
enable TINet to scale-up the delivery of multiple high capacity
services over its global MPLS infrastructure.

Our commitment is to anticipate and satisfy our wholesale customers
for whom a scalable and reliable IP Transit solution is a critical
building block for their service to end users, said Maurizio
Binello, COO, TINet. Our innovative business model relies on highly
scalable and highly flexible multi service infrastructure and
Juniper's equipment has played a paramount role. It is for this
reason that we operate a network exclusively based on Juniper
routing equipment.

Our advanced services are simple and fast to deploy. Our clients
have come to expect a reliable service that is backed up with expert
support made available right throughout the entire network. With the
addition of the T1600, we can increase network capacity in line with
our escalating service demands around the world, whilst maintaining our
value proposition of high quality service on streamlined costs.

As a leading IP/MPLS carrier who differentiates from its competition
with innovative services, the service-aware T1600 will deliver
high-performance at scale with the reliability that TINet requires to
help accelerate service revenue opportunities, said Kim Perdikou,
executive vice president and general manager, Infrastructure Products
Group, Juniper Networks. TINet's decision to upgrade to T1600s
with JUNOS software underscores Juniper's commitment to technology
excellence and innovation that protects customers investments as
they scale their networks to support the demands of high-performance
services and applications.

The Juniper Networks T1600 Multi-terabit Core Router The T1600 features
the JUNOS operating system, Juniper's single-source core operating
software, which helps to ease the ongoing burden on network
administrators, can lower operating costs and enables consistent
operations throughout the network, offering scale without disruption.
All JUNOS routing features are supported on the T1600, including
point-to-multipoint (P2MP) MPLS that delivers efficient core video
distribution. The T-series routers also include optical network
integration via10GE optical interfaces and 40 Gbps interface cards that
deliver exceptional interoperability and service agility over optical
transport and IP infrastructures.

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