As a part of its plan to execute on its imaginative and prescient of end-to-end synthetic intelligence (AI)-driven automation, perception and actions from shopper to cloud, AI-driven networks supplier Juniper Networks has introduced the primary of its product launches after closing the acquisition of 128 Expertise.
Juniper has added WAN Assurance and the Marvis Digital Community Assistant (VNA), each pushed by Mist AI know-how, to its Session Good networks portfolio, and has enhanced the deployment and administration of the SRX safe department gateway utilizing Mist AI. Additionally, constructing on its expertise within the wired/wi-fi entry house, Juniper has added a brand new cloud-native EX switching platform pushed by Mist AI.
By persevering with to develop its campus and department portfolio and bringing all of it underneath a standard Mist AI umbrella, Juniper stated prospects can profit from totally built-in AIOps, safety and troubleshooting throughout the WLAN, LAN and WAN sectors for decrease prices and optimised end-user experiences.
The brand new know-how set helps its capacity to ingest telemetry knowledge from Session Good Routers into the Mist AI engine, enabling prospects to set, monitor and implement service ranges throughout the WAN, proactively detect anomalies and achieve enhanced perception into WAN situations to guarantee optimum person experiences.
The Marvis VNA, pushed by Mist AI, can troubleshoot SD-WAN environments utilizing pure language queries and take proactive actions to appropriate points earlier than they impression the person expertise. By including AIOps to the already differentiated capabilities of the Session Good SD-WAN, Juniper stated it provides a singular SD-WAN product, targeted on delivering the most effective person experiences.
The transfer additionally means safe department gateways can now be onboarded and configured utilizing Mist AI and the cloud. With zero contact provisioning (ZTP) and automatic workflows, Juniper believes it may simplify deployment of those units. It additionally notes that prospects can now carry out easy department router and safe connectivity configuration capabilities by way of the identical platform as wired and wi-fi entry, which streamlines operations, lowers prices and minimises complications.
Additionally, the brand new EX4400 safe entry swap is optimised for the cloud and, by utilizing Mist AI know-how, is alleged to make it simple to arrange and handle wired entry networks and troubleshoot “needle-in-haystack” issues similar to misconfigured VLANs and unhealthy cables.
This launch can be stated to construct on Juniper’s progress in its AI-driven enterprise enterprise in 2020, together with triple-digit wi-fi brand progress, file wi-fi bookings and file volumes for EX entry swap bookings. Clients embrace quite a lot of marquee names in all verticals, together with 5 of the Fortune/International 10.
“Juniper is persistently recognised for our experience-first strategy to networking, the place AI-driven automation, perception and actions simplify operator experiences and optimise end-user experiences from client-to-cloud,” stated Jeff Aaron, VP enterprise product advertising and marketing. “These newest product enhancements underscore our sustained dedication to executing on this imaginative and prescient, in addition to our distinctive capacity to quickly ship new options that drive actual worth to each prospects and companions.”