CityLink to deploy Juniper networking equipment, launch more services in 2014

17 Dec 2013

Source: Computer World 17 December 2013

CityLink, wholly owned subsidiary of the NZX publically listed TeamTalk group of companies, and operator of New Zealand’s Internet Exchange Points, is all set to move its routing and switching infrastructure to Juniper by the end of the first half of 2014.

The deployment, which will cover the company’s data centres in Auckland and Wellington, will see it replacing its current Cisco infrastructure with Juniper Universal Edge routers and Ethernet switches.

“This is more of a case of continuing investment in our networks to keep up with increasing demand and capacity requirements. The Cisco network was coming to its end-of-life, and we needed next stage of investment to support customers,” said Nick Willis, CEO at CityLink.

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