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 consumer to cloud, AI-driven networks supplier Juniper Networks has introduced the primary of its product launches after closing the acquisition of 128 Know-how.
Juniper has added WAN Assurance and the Marvis Digital Community Assistant (VNA), each pushed by Mist AI expertise, 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 area, Juniper has added a brand new cloud-native EX switching platform pushed by Mist AI.
By persevering with to increase its campus and department portfolio and bringing all of it underneath a typical Mist AI umbrella, Juniper mentioned clients 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 expertise set helps its means to ingest telemetry information from Session Good Routers into the Mist AI engine, enabling clients 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 right points earlier than they impression the person expertise. By including AIOps to the already differentiated capabilities of the Session Good SD-WAN, Juniper mentioned it affords a novel SD-WAN product, centered 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 might simplify deployment of those gadgets. It additionally notes that clients 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 change is optimised for the cloud and, by utilizing Mist AI expertise, is alleged to make it simple to arrange and handle wired entry networks and troubleshoot “needle-in-haystack” issues resembling misconfigured VLANs and dangerous cables.
This launch can also be mentioned to construct on Juniper’s development in its AI-driven enterprise enterprise in 2020, together with triple-digit wi-fi emblem development, file wi-fi bookings and file volumes for EX entry change bookings. Clients embrace quite a lot of marquee names in all verticals, together with 5 of the Fortune/International 10.
“Juniper is constantly recognised for our experience-first method to networking, the place AI-driven automation, perception and actions simplify operator experiences and optimise end-user experiences from client-to-cloud,” mentioned 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 means to quickly ship new options that drive actual worth to each clients and companions.”