Juniper Networks has been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2019 for Data Center Networking, just like last year. Juniper Networks has also been recognized as an April 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Data Center Networking. Based on feedback from 250 customers, Juniper has a 4.7 out of 5 average rating for that market, as of 17 July 2019.
Gartner positions market players for Data Center Networking in their Magic Quadrant to help quickly ascertain how well technology providers are executing their stated visions and how well they are performing against Gartner’s market view.
'This recognition is merely a reflection of things that we have known at Juniper for years', writes Juniper Network Chief Product Officer Manoj Leelanivas. 'Our commitment to improving networking for enterprises has resulted in more and more customers each year.'
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Developed with enterprise customers in mind, Juniper’s solutions aim to simplify operations across heterogeneous environments, focusing on infrastructure orchestration, automation, programmability, ease of management, visibility and analytics. Juniper’s breadth of portfolio includes Contrail Enterprise Multicloud, a purpose-built orchestration platform ideal for operating in the era of multi-cloud, as well as the full line of enterprise data centre switches, routers and security solutions. With the acquisition of Mist Systems’ AI-driven solution, the company also cemented its commitment to AI-driven IT operations across the enterprise – from the data centre to wireless access.
On Cisco Gartner writes that 'the vendor will continue to invest in its portfolio, with a focus on extending Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) to more cloud providers, 400G switches, and better analytics and visibility.'
'We anticipate that Arista will continue to invest in its portfolio, with a focus on automation, predictive analytics and delivering operational capabilities via “as a service” (aaS) consumption models', writes Gartner. 'Large enterprises should include Juniper Networks and Arista Networks on their shortlists for all data centre networking opportunities globally.'