Microsoft contributed the open source Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) to OCP in 2016. It uses the Linux kernel, and it allows cloud operators to share the same software stack across multiple switch vendors’ hardware.
Both companies are betting big on an open, integrated platform approach. Their investments appear to be paying off as the two vendors look to have crossed the chasm from old-school security to next-gen infrastructure.
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Juniper CEO called the purchase an "offensive move" against its networking competitors, namely Cisco and Aruba.
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Separate reports from Synergy Research and 650 Group pegged the market at between $44 billion and $49 billion last year.
The vendor also remains committed to open source, and believes it will be key to advancing edge computing, Bikash Koley says.
The duo claims 20 contract wins since the partnership was announced last September. This includes a trio of service providers.
The new products include a pair of routers that expand Juniper’s Metro Fabric line and a new edge line card offering a three-fold increase in card and system capacity using its Penta chip.
Vendors including Cisco, Juniper, and Arista all recently introduced merchant silicon chips into the mix.
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Rami Rahim said new products, including an MX line card targeting carrier 5G deployments, a new 400G platform, and silicon photonics capabilities, will return Juniper to growth during the second half of the year.
The new organization, co-led by Vodafone and IBM, will provide European companies with technologies that integrate and manage multiple clouds.
The deal will use IBM Watson’s cognitive capabilities to help with the operation of Juniper’s cloud and data center environments.
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