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Juniper Networks to acquire WANDL

Juniper Networks, a manufacturer of networking equipment announced
it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WANDL, a provider of
software solutions for advanced planning, management, design and optimization
of next-generation multi-layer networks.

Juniper Networks, a manufacturer of networking equipment announced
it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WANDL, a provider of
software solutions for advanced planning, management, design and optimization
of next-generation multi-layer networks.

Under the terms of the agreement, Juniper Networks plans to
acquire WANDL for a purchase price of approximately $60 million. With this acquisition,
Juniper Networks gains proven technology and deep experience in traffic
engineering, multi-layer optimization and path computation, which will help its
service provider customers optimize the performance and cost of their networks.

“WANDL is a long-time Technology Alliance partner that
brings to Juniper a track record of innovation and extensive experience in
optimizing network infrastructure. As our service provider customers continue
to focus on finding ways to address the proliferation of mobile, video, cloud
computing and other data-intensive services, they will benefit from WANDL’s
capabilities to design and manage networks more easily and cost efficiently, at
any scale. We look forward to working together to grow WANDL’s core business
and continue offering enhanced value for our customers,” said Daniel Hua,
senior vice president and general manager, Routing Business Unit, Juniper
Networks.

“WANDL offers a diverse portfolio of best-in-class solutions
for advanced network analysis, simulation, optimization, capacity planning and
management that provide improved network performance, reduced network costs,
increased productivity and highly accurate demand forecasting,” the company
said in a press statement.

By CIO staff

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