Juniper Networks inks deal with Zenlayer for datacenter upgrades

Juniper Networks announced its deal with Zenlayer for datacenter network upgrades to drive its growth as a global edge cloud services provider.
Juniper Networks for enterprise technologyZenlayer, a leading global edge cloud services provider, has expanded and developed its operations across regions such as Southeast Asia, South America, Russia, the Middle East and North Africa.

Zenlayer helps enterprises to deploy applications near their users, expand their global presence and improve the digital experience offered to their end customers.

Zenlayer will deploy Juniper Networks MX Series Universal Routing Platforms as backbone routers in Zenlayer’s initial phase of upgrades. It has plans for the potential replacement of other vendor backbone routers in later phases, Norman Lam , VP & GM, China , Juniper Networks, said.

Zenlayer will use a variety of other Juniper platforms from the QFX Series of data center switches and the SRX Series of next-generation firewalls also sits across the rest of Zenlayer’s network.

Zenlayer will utilize segment routing traffic engineering to schedule traffic, with the full-featured support of SR-TE and multiprotocol label switching from Juniper’s solutions key to addressing Zenlayer’s capacity demands.

Leading telemetry capabilities, better routing and forwarding table support, as well as stronger access control lists and physical interface device resources also addressed Zenlayer’s priority of forward-looking scalability.

Juniper’s automation capabilities allow Zenlayer to explore the increased adoption of agile, automated and AI-driven innovation across its network.

“The strong hardware and technical support from Juniper Networks have been crucial toward reducing network transmission delays while maintaining high levels of performance and reliability. The routing features and automation capabilities have provided a strong foundation for agile operations and our business growth,” Ansan Chen, VP, Product and Platform, Zenlayer, said.