Juniper Networks, the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that IBM Research Accelerated Discovery Lab is using Juniper Networks® QFabric™ System, SRX Series Services Gateways and MX Series routers, to deliver massive scale and high-performance network connectivity. Supporting IBM Research's initiative to accelerate the insight discovery process and research timeline for Big Data analytics projects, Juniper's solutions provide a solid networking foundation that delivers the immense computing capacity and advanced analytics capabilities necessary to tackle some of the most perplexing challenges in the scientific and business worlds.
Supporting Quotes: "The Accelerated Discovery Lab brings clients and IBM researchers together to quickly transform Big Data into actionable insights when tackling some of world's biggest challenges in the areas of genetic research, public health and energy conservation. It would be difficult to handle the sheer volume of complex data if not for the speed and scalability of Juniper's QFabric solution. This solution, integrated with Juniper's security and routing, enables high-performance access to applications and virtualized workloads, regardless of where the data resides." - Laura Haas, IBM fellow and director, Technology and Operations, Accelerated Discovery Lab, IBM Research "From smart grid development to artificial intelligence and genome sequencing, a high-performance network is critical to accelerating business and scientific discovery. We value our long-standing partnership with IBM and this latest deployment is a great example of how Juniper's innovative technology helps enable Big Data analytics to solve some of the toughest health and scientific challenges of our day." - Mike Marcellin, senior vice president, strategy and marketing, Platform Systems Division, Juniper Networks