NIKE SELECTS JUNIPER NETWORKS TO BUILD GLOBAL NEXT-GENERATION DATA CENTER CLOUD AND NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

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NIKE, Inc. Intends to Deploy New, High-IQ Network for Enhanced Flexibility and Improved Application Performance

SUNNYVALE, CA – August 14, 2014Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE), the global leader in athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories, has agreed to work with Juniper to co-create a new highly scalable next-generation data center cloud and retail network infrastructure.

As part of its ongoing work to meet the changing needs of its business and customers globally, NIKE intends to deploy key components of Juniper Networks® MetaFabric™ architecture to support current and future business goals. Additionally, MetaFabric will serve as the basis for virtualizing multiple NIKE data centers around the world.

Through the open standards-based architecture of MetaFabric, comprised of proven routing, switching, security, management and orchestration solutions, NIKE can expect to realize improved application performance across the company as well as advanced network orchestration via automation and data analytics.

Juniper Networks will work with NIKE to provide:

  • A carrier-class, ultra-scalable, secure network architecture, providing a foundation upon which to virtualize multiple NIKE data centers globally.
  • Advanced orchestration via automation, management, and data analytics across all domains
  • Co-creation on future developments for NIKE’s network

Supporting Quotes:

“NIKE is focused on elevating and accelerating innovation in our products, services and our digital ecosystem. This requires progressive and agile technology solutions that keep pace with our growth, which is what Juniper’s solutions offer.”

- Anthony Watson, chief information officer, NIKE

“Enterprises are re-engineering their business models in light of changing customer behavior and emerging technologies. Managing this transformation requires an intelligent and comprehensive, High-IQ network infrastructure that seamlessly adapts to business demands. It also requires building private clouds that deliver applications with high performance and agility. Juniper’s technologies enable customers to realize the benefits of carrier-class, ultra-scalable cloud data center solutions that are virtualized, secure and flexible enough to accommodate the performance demands of their clients anywhere, anytime.”

- Shaygan Kheradpir, chief executive officer, Juniper Networks

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