Computerworld Honors Enlists Juniper Networks Chairman and CEO to Chairmen’s Committee
FRAMINGHAM, MA – MAY 30, 2006 – Bob Carrigan, Chairman of the Computerworld Honors Program Chairmen's Committee and President of IDG Communications, has announced that Scott Kriens, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:JNPR), a leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network, has joined its prestigious Chairmen's Committee.
Comprised of an elite group of top technology executives, the committee strives to recognize IT companies that have leveraged technology through the betterment of society.
"Scott Kriens and other members of the Chairmen's Committee are chosen for their unmatched awareness of how technology can be implemented to achieve the organization's greater goals," said Carrigan. "Kriens and his peers will be fundamental in helping to recognize those individuals that truly embody the spirit of the program."
"I am looking forward to contributing to the committee in identifying the very best in information technology deployments," said Scott Kriens, chairman and CEO of Juniper Networks. "The Computerworld Honors Program has recognized those customers who depend on Juniper Networks for the highest degree of network security and assurance, as well as the efforts of many others, and highlighting these achievements is invaluable to us all in solving such rigorous security and networking challenges."
The Computerworld Honors Program (http://cwhonors.org) unites Chairmen and CEOs of the world's foremost information technology companies to recognize the most outstanding user achievements in technology each year. The process culminates with an awards ceremony, which will take place on June 5, 2006 in Washington, D.C., with a guest list that represents a who's who in IT. The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over 250 universities, museums and research institutions throughout the world.
About Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company's purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks' portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world's most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at http://www.juniper.net.
About the Computerworld Honors Program
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, the Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. In its 18th year, Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to benefit society.
Each year, the program's Chairmen's Committee, a group of 100 Chairmen/CEOs of global technology companies, nominates individuals and organizations around the world whose visionary application of information technology promotes positive social and economic progress. Nominations are evaluated by an independent board of CIO-level judges who select laureates, finalists and award winners, in 10 industry-related categories, to be honored at a Laureate Medal Ceremony. This year's ceremony and accompanying Gala Awards Evening will take place on June 5, 2006 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
The technology achievements honored by this program are preserved and protected in national archives, and in over 250 universities, museums and research institutions throughout the world. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past laureate case studies and oral histories can be found at the Computerworld Honors website: http://www.cwhonors.org.