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Juniper Networks and Zenlayer partner for global edge cloud services upgrades

25 November 2020 | Abigail Opiah

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Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has announced that Zenlayer has selected Juniper Networks for data centre network upgrades to help drive its growth as a global edge cloud services provider.

Zenlayer has experienced growth to now offer its on-demand bare metal cloud, SD-WAN, cloud networking and managed services from a global footprint of over 180 nodes across six continents.

The company has identified the enablement of the rise of emerging markets as a key priority, having expanded and developed its operations across regions such as Southeast Asia, South America, Russia, the Middle East and North Africa.

By providing sustainable access to networking resources, Zenlayer helps enterprises across its markets to deploy applications near their users and improve the digital experience offered to their end customers.

“With our sharp focus on only providing top quality cloud services, Zenlayer has built a large customer base and developed a strong reputation in just six years,” said Ansan Chen, VP, Product and Platform, Zenlayer.

“Close cooperation with our technology partners has been essential and we are delighted to have been able to successfully upgrade and expand our global networking infrastructure to accommodate this growth.

“The strong hardware and technical support from Juniper Networks have been crucial toward reducing network transmission delays while maintaining high levels of performance and reliability. In addition, the rich routing features and powerful automation capabilities have also provided a strong foundation for agile operations and our continued business growth.

“We look forward to building on our deep and cooperative relationship with Juniper Networks, which will be a win-win result for our future development.”

Zenlayer required a significant expansion of its global networking infrastructure, according to the company.

Having forged a long-term relationship driving Zenlayer’s growth as its major network vendor over the years, Juniper Networks was selected again for Zenlayer’s latest upgrade and to further introduce AI-driven innovation across its network.

“In our increasingly cloud-first world, the demand for greater, faster and smoother global interconnectivity is rising by the day,” said Norman Lam, VP & GM, China, Juniper Networks.

“Zenlayer has grown rapidly as a leading edge cloud services provider in the span of a few short years, a strong testament to their customer-first focus of improving the digital user experience globally.

“It is a vision we are delighted to share and a continued growth journey we are excited to enable – especially with the next-generation segment routing traffic engineering deployed, driven by our automation and AI-driven capabilities.”