Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks continued to lead the router market despite an industry-wide slowdown in the first quarter, according to a report from Dell'Oro Group.
Juniper Networks' 6 percent gain in the service provider router and carrier Ethernet switch revenue market during the first quarter was promising, a Synergy report said, at a time when the overall market segment declined 6 percent.
Juniper Networks saw first-quarter 2013 results rise 3 percent year-over-year to $1.05 billion, as the vendor saw an uptick in orders from various segments of the service provider community.
The core and edge service provider router market will level off by 2017 as the market reaches maturity, says a new Dell'Oro report.
Juniper Networks on Tuesday reported that Q3 2012 earnings results surpassed Wall Street forecasts as revenues rose 4 percent sequentially, and 1 percent on a year-over-year basis, to $1.12 billion.
Juniper Networks beat Wall Street expectations as its second-quarter 2012 revenues rose 4 percent sequentially to $1.07 billion, but down 4 percent from the same period a year ago.
Telefonica is the latest service provider to start moving toward using control plane software in its network to automate service provisioning and restoration.
Andrew Bach, a name that's become synonymous with the low latency networking movement in the financial services industry, has joined Juniper Networks as the vendor's new chief architect for its Financial Services Team.
Telstra ( ASX: TLS.AX ) believes that it can provide an even better experience for its enterprise cloud and VPN customers so it has introduced its Application Assured Networking (AAN) service.
Juniper Networks ( NYSE: JNPR ) is feeling the pain of its major telco customers putting off their purchasing decisions for its routing products as the vendor reported that Q1 2012 net revenue declined