Juniper Networks (ticker: JNPR, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
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Major Quick-Service Restaurant Chain Securely Connects Locations with Juniper Networks High-Performance Security Solutions
Firewalls and SSL VPNs Unite Tim Hortons' Employees and Business Partners Across More Than 3,000 Locations
Sunnyvale, Calif., Feb 4, 2010 - Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced that Tim Hortons, one of North America's largest quick-service restaurant chains, has deployed solutions from Juniper's security network infrastructure portfolio. With the Juniper deployment, Tim Hortons is able to connect more than 3,000 stores across Canada and the United States with the ability to support Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance, provide business continuity and transfer high volumes of information through a fast, reliable and secure environment for its business operations and retail transactions.
"Our Juniper network infrastructure unites our business community and provides a framework to address the security, data integrity and privacy requirements of the retail industry," said Gordon Phillips, Director of Store Technologies and Research, Tim Hortons Inc. "Specifically, we are able to comply with the PCI standards that were created to prevent credit card fraud, hacking and various other security vulnerabilities and threats. We also improved application availability and increased operational efficiency by leveraging the capabilities of Juniper's offerings."
Juniper's firewall/VPN security platforms deliver a solid mix of high performance, security and LAN/WAN connectivity for all store locations, providing anytime, anywhere secure access to corporate information and applications for Tim Hortons' remote users, mobile employees, store owners and partners.
"Our high-performance security solutions allow Tim Hortons to manage its business content, transactions, and information efficiently and reliably," said John Dathan, Enterprise General Manager, Canada, Juniper Networks. "Each retail location can now enable new applications to support its ongoing business and customer initiatives."
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