Juniper Initiative Looks to Simplify Data Center Networking

By eWEEK Staff

Juniper Networks officials plan to continue flattening the data center networking infrastructure as they move toward a single-tiered offering starting sometime in 2011.

During a news conference and Webcast May 17, Juniper executives outlined the company's 3-2-1 strategy, saying they are anticipating the collapse of the networking infrastructure to a single layer in 2011 through the company's Project Stratus effort, introducing such features as greater automation and virtualization capabilities.

However, for now, Juniper is unveiling a host of new products and services designed to help businesses reduce the number of networking layers in their data centers from three to two. 

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This article was originally published on 2010-05-17