Juniper At 17: Ups And Downs And In Betweens

January 2008: Juniper Enters Ethernet Switching

By the time Juniper confirmed it was entering the Ethernet switching space with its EX series, it was the worst-kept secret in the networking industry. Although Juniper's share of the Layer 2/Layer 3 switching market -- about 3 percent according to research firm IDC -- is still quite small in the kingdom of Cisco, it's gained enough year over year to have convinced initially skeptical Juniper partners that it was the right move.


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