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CITIC Telecom deploys Juniper Networks’ routers, switches

Juniper Networks has said that CITIC Telecom International Holdings (CITIC Telecom) has deployed routers and switches running the Junos OS to help address global market opportunities.

The company said that its M Series Multiservice Edge Routers and EX Series Ethernet Switches can improves the quality of service management, boost capacity, reliability and performance of CITIC Telecom.

CITIC Telecom has deployed additional Juniper Networks M120 routers at its core nodes in Hong Kong and Los Angeles with M10i routers deployed at other international points-of-presence (PoPs).

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In addition, within its Hong Kong PoPs, Juniper Networks EX4200 switches have been deployed to aggregate links with the customers of CITIC Telecom.

CITIC Telecom is a division of China’s CITIC Group and has been strengthening its position to compete in the global telecom market both through network expansion and acquisition.

CITIC Telecom International chief technology officer Sutton Cheung said they believe that provisioning of value-added IP-VPN services between China and the rest of the world will become one of their key growth drivers.

"To position ourselves to maximise market opportunities, we needed to strengthen our network infrastructure by adding points of presence, expanding capacity, increasing redundancy and improving control over quality-of-service," Cheung said.

"Juniper Networks’ offering meets all those needs while enabling us to streamline network operation by leveraging the power of Junos across our infrastructure."
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