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David Yen, he who fled from Sun, has been taken on by Juniper as its EVP for emerging technologies. Both Juniper and Yen talk of a ’paradigm shift in the global information infrastructure’ at the intersection of high-performance computing and networking.
Here is the Juniper statement:
SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 26, 2008 — Juniper Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: JNPR), the leader in high-performance networking, today announced the appointment of David Yen, Ph.D. to the position of executive vice president, emerging technologies.
Dr. Yen joins Juniper Networks from Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he served in a number of executive assignments over the course of his nearly 20 year tenure. Most recently, Dr. Yen served as executive vice president of the Microelectronics group at Sun overseeing the company’s developments in network, cryptography and high-performance computing.