HPE To Acquire Juniper Networks: What You Need To Know

Hewlett Packard Enterprise kicked off 2024 by announcing plans to acquire Juniper Networks in a $14 billion deal that analysts and solution providers believe will set up a battle for network supremacy at a time where AI-powered networking reigns.

After the close of the deal, HPE will gain additional AI networking muscle that effectively doubles its networking business, according to the company.

CRN is providing full coverage about this potential blockbuster deal. Here's everything partners need to know about the pending acquisition.

Cisco Partners: HPE-Juniper Networks Tie-Up Could ‘Light A Fire’ Under The Networking Market Leader
“If HPE can deliver this cohesive, integrated, disruptive technology to the networking world and bring it to light faster than Cisco can, then yes, they will disrupt Cisco and Cisco should be concerned about that,” one HPE and Cisco partner tells CRN.

HPE’s Juniper Acquisition Could ‘Be Bigger Than HPE Is Imagining,’ Partners Say
While the combination of HPE and Juniper Networks will birth a new AI-powered networking giant with a strong wireless and data center story for enterprise customers, the success of the $14 billion deal will be heavily dependent on the integration between HPE, HPE Aruba and Juniper, partners tell CRN.

HPE Buys Juniper Networks In $14B Blockbuster Deal That Sets Up AI Networking Battle With Cisco
‘This is a bold $14 billion bet to take the networking leader crown away from Cisco,’ said Advizex CEO C.R. Howdyshell. ‘It sets up a battle of networking titans, with HPE going head-to-head with Cisco for dominance in the AI networking era.’

HPE’s $14B Juniper Networks Acquisition: 5 Things To Know
From networking and AI implications, to what the megadeal means for the competition, here are five things to know about the $14 billion HPE/Juniper Networks acquisition.

HPE-Juniper Networks Deal: 5 Crown Jewels HPE Will Gain From Juniper
From Mist AI capabilities to campus networking and service provider market share, here are a handful of the benefits that HPE will be coming into when it closes its $14 billion megadeal for Juniper Networks.

HPE CEO Antonio Neri: ‘Transformative’ Juniper Deal Creates ‘A New HPE’
‘Our acquisition of Juniper puts one powerhouse networking player together with another, creating an industry leader that will catalyze innovation across the entire networking stack,’ said HPE CEO Antonio Neri in an email to employees.

HPE’s Potential $13B Acquisition of Juniper Networks Would Set Up High-Stakes Networking Battle With Cisco: Partners
A potential Hewlett Packard Enterprise $13 billion acquisition of Juniper Networks sets up a battle for network supremacy in the AI era between HPE Aruba and networking powerhouse Cisco Systems, partners told CRN.

HPE In ‘Advanced’ Talks To Buy Juniper Networks For $13B: Report
HPE is reportedly nearing a $13 billion deal to buy fellow networking giant Juniper Networks at a time when AI-powered networking is a priority.