Crescendo Networks Offers Aggressive Product Replacement Program for Discontinued Juniper DX Acceleration Product Line: Juniper Announces Termination of "Insufficiently Distinguishable" DX Application Acceleration Product Line

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Crescendo Networks, a leader in application optimization and acceleration, today announced an aggressive global replacement program for customers who have purchased Juniper DX acceleration equipment. The replacement program will allow qualified customers to replace their existing Juniper DX products with a Crescendo Networks application front end solution. The program, which offers aggressive pricing and incentives, is scheduled to run from January 28th through March 28th, 2008. For more information on the Crescendo Networks' DX Replacement Program, visit or send an email to

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    Juniper recently announced that it would discontinue the DX application acceleration product line because it regards it as "insufficiently distinguishable" from competitive solutions, Network World Magazine - juniper-app-acceleration-gear.html. (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.) Juniper acquired the DX product line through the acquisition of Redline in 2005. In head to head testing conducted by Network World Magazine, a four box Juniper DX solution failed to match the application acceleration delivered by a single Crescendo Networks Maestro AFE acceleration appliance,

"Leading analysts predict that the application delivery controller market will exceed three billion dollars in end user spending by the year 2012," said Adoram Ga'ash, CEO of Crescendo Networks. "Juniper's termination of the DX product line, only three years after they acquired this technology from Redline demonstrates a lack of long term commitment to the evolving application acceleration needs of their customers. Crescendo Networks recognizes that this product termination will place existing Juniper customers in a difficult position, and we are confident that our worldwide product replacement program will allow organizations to migrate seamlessly and painlessly from the DX solution to the best of class Maestro AFE platform."

About Crescendo Networks

Crescendo Networks, a leader in the Application Acceleration Market, is the only vendor that offers both a multi-gigabit, and a multi-tier acceleration and optimization solution. Crescendo currently offers two product families, both enabled on its award winning, purpose built, Maestro Platform. The AFE (Application Front End) product line accelerates application delivery, intelligently managing, protecting and optimizing web based applications. The ALP (Application Layer Processing) product line offers sophisticated acceleration capabilities to inner application tiers (including the Web tier) within the data center. Crescendo Networks is positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant in Gartner's(TM) 2007 report on Application Delivery Products. Independent testing conducted by Network World Magazine, demonstrates that Crescendo Networks is the undisputed performance leader in the Applications Acceleration Market. Crescendo's awards include "Best of Interop Grand Prize Winner" and "Best of Interop" in category at Interop 2006 as well as Red Herring's "Top 100 Innovators." Crescendo Networks products are installed in hundreds of customer data centers worldwide. Crescendo Networks Inc., is located at 633 Menlo Avenue, Suite 230 Menlo Park, CA. Crescendo Networks LTD., is located in Tel-Aviv, Israel. For more information on Crescendo's award winning application acceleration solutions visit -

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