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Media Advisory: Juniper Networks to Showcase Its Leading OpenStack SDN Controller, Security and Virtual Technologies at OpenStack Summit

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - April 20, 2016) - Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today released details regarding its upcoming participation at the OpenStack Summit Austin, one of the year's most important gatherings of IT leaders, telco operators, cloud administrators, app developers and OpenStack contributors building the future of cloud computing.

At the conference, Juniper will be included and participating in 12 insightful sessions, including discussions on broad and deep OpenStack integration and bridging various cloud technologies, with a focus on automation and security. Juniper will also be featured in a number of customer-led sessions, including AT&T, Workday, tcp cloud, Lithium Technologies and eBay Classifieds, amongst others.

Additionally, Juniper will have a 20-minute presentation featuring Juniper's software defined networking (SDN), security and virtual routing solutions, taking place at the Marketplace Theater, as well as Juniper Networks® Contrail demonstrations in partner and customer booths. Adding to the activity onsite at the show, Juniper will also host an OpenContrail User Group meeting and customer dinner event at the Iron Cactus Grill & Bar, registration is required. 

Session Highlights

Juniper-led Presentation Sessions

Winning Marketing Strategies for OpenStack
Speakers: James Kelly, cloud and SDN technologist for enterprise and IoT solutions, Juniper Networks; Kamesh Pemmaraju, vice president of product marketing, Mirantis; Joseph Sandoval, director of cloud engineering, Lithium Technologies; Heidi Joy Tretheway, brand, content and community marketing, OpenStack Foundation
When: Monday, April 25, 2016, 3:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 4 - MR 16 A/B
Details: A discussion on open source proven strategies that show you how to win the multifaceted marketing game, including weaving OpenStack into your company's story and content marketing strategy, integrating OpenStack into your product and business cycle, powering your marketing and social channels with cloud data and technology, and gaining support internally.

Building Secure Networks Across Cloud Boundaries
Speakers: Juniper Networks' Contrail and Security Team 
When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 4:25 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. CT
Where: Marketplace Theater
Details: Juniper will have a 20-minute featured presentation that will showcase how to isolate tenants and protect workloads, how to build IT as a service at any scale, and how to run applications on different compute environments.

Telco Cloud Requirements: What VNF's Are Asking For
Speakers: Marco Rodrigues, systems engineer, Juniper Networks; Tobias Ford, AVP of cloud infrastructure and platform architecture & strategy, AT&T
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 9:40 a.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 4 - Ballroom F
Details: This talk will focus on the evolving requirements of current and future telco cloud deployments.

Ceilometer, Nova and Neutron - Working together to provide a healthy network for your cloud
Speakers: Sriram Subramanian, software engineering director, Juniper Networks; Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, software engineer, Juniper Networks; Sarath Chandra Mekala, software engineer, Juniper Networks
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 1 - Ballroom B
Details: This presentation will discuss Nova to Neutron interaction for physical network details, use of Ceilometer to collect physical network stats, and network aware Nova Scheduler.

NFV for Enterprise - Are we doing enough?
Speakers: Scott Sneddon, senior director, Juniper Networks; Eric Hanselman, chief analyst, 451 Research; Jerrod Gerth, principal solutions architect, Nuage Networks; Neela Jacques, executive director, OpenDaylight; Pino de Candia, CTO, Midokura
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 4 - Ballroom D
Details: NFV and SDN technologies have great promise to address many of the opex and capex challenges in the carrier networking space, and there is a need to better bring these concepts and technologies to the enterprise network. This discussion will provide a view of the current carrier-focused NFV initiatives, share insight into the needs of enterprise network administrators, and discuss whether or not enough is being done to address these enterprise needs.

Customer-led Presentation Sessions

Using Open Source Security Architecture to Defend against Targeted Attacks
Speakers: Alexander Adamov, writer, security best practices for OpenStack engineers, Mirantis; Dan Lambright, principal software engineer, Red Hat
When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 5:30 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 1 - Ballroom B
Details: This session will demonstrate features and discuss security best practices.

OpenStack HA, or not HA: That is the Question!
Speaker: Edgar Magana, lead cloud architect, Workday
When: Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 5:30 p.m. - 6:10 p.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 4 - Ballroom G
Details: This session will discuss the Cloud Architecture of one of the world's SaaS leaders, with over 200 hypervisors deployed in multiple geographically distributed data centers.

Operators' Experience and Perspective on SDN with VLANs and L3 Networks
Speakers: Jakub Pavlik, CTO and chief architect, tcp cloud; Edgar Magana, lead cloud architect, Workday
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 2:40 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 1 - Ballroom B
Details: This presentation will cover architectural and performance characteristics of what an overlay network is compared to a straight VLAN-based environment on a cluster size of 100+ nodes. It will also cover best practices and experience obtained by running a full routable L3 network in a production environment with a high number of security policies enforced at port level.

Rocket Fuel for Networks: SDN Solutions with OpenStack Fuel
Speakers: Oleksandr Martsyniuk, team lead, partner integration, Mirantis; Andrian Noga, project manager, partner integration, Mirantis
When: Thursday, April 28, 2016, 11:50 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CT
Where: Austin Convention Center - Level 1 - Ballroom A
Details: Session will cover and demo Juniper Networks Contrail, how the Fuel Contrail plugin works, and DPDK with Contrail enablement.

External Presentation Sessions

OpenContrail User Group Meeting
Moderator: Nachi Ueno, distinguished engineer, Juniper Networks
Speakers: AT&T, Symantec, eBay Classifieds, Tieto, tcp cloud, Lithium Technologies, Workday
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CT
Where: Iron Cactus Mexican Restaurant, 606 Trinity St., Austin, TX 78701
Details: Limited seats. Attendees must register. This user group will include OpenContrail training and demos and there will also be presentations that focus on deployment and the design aspect of particular cloud deployments from select OpenContrail Project Adopters.

Brown Bag Tech Talk Session

Deploying Router Functionalities as VNF
Speaker: Ravi Jagannathan, virtualization & secure cloud computing principal engineer, Juniper Networks
When: Monday, April 25, 2015, 12:15 p.m. CT
Where: vBrownBag TechTalk Room 11a

Juniper Container SRX Intro and Use Case
Speaker: Shishir Agrawal, senior manager of product management, Juniper Networks; John White, vice president of product strategy, Expedient
When: Wednesday, April 27, 2015, 12:30 p.m. CT
Where: vBrownBag TechTalk Room 11a

Technology Demonstrations at Juniper Networks Marketplace Booth C4
Juniper will showcase its open source, SDN and Software-Defined Secure Networks (SDSN) technology demonstrations.

Executive Briefings:
Jennifer Blatnik, vice president of cloud, enterprise and security portfolio marketing, and other Juniper executives will be available for press interviews during the conference. Please contact Andria Barrera (abarrera@juniper.net) with any requests.

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Media Relations:
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Juniper Networks
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