Juniper Networks, Inc., was incorporated in California in 1996 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1998. The Company designs, develops and sells products and services for high-performance networks, which combine scale and performance w...ith agility and efficiency. The Company’s routing, switching and security products address the high-performance networking requirements of global service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations. Its software, silicon, and systems represent innovations that transform the experience and economics of networking, helping customers achieve superior performance, greater choice, and flexibility, while reducing overall total cost of ownership. The Company operates in two business segments: Platform Systems Division and Software Solutions... Division. The Company does its business in geographic regions: Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Asia Pacific. The Company’s PSD segment primarily offers scalable routing and switching products that are used in service provider, enterprise, and public sector networks to control and direct network traffic between data centers, core, edge, aggregation, campus, Wide Area Networks ("WANs"), and consumer and business devices; while its SSD segment offers solutions focused on network security and network services applications for both service providers and enterprise customers. Both segments offer worldwide services, including technical support and professional services, as well as educational and training programs to its customers. The Company consolidated operational oversight and management of all security products within the SSD segment. As of this product realignment, security products previously reported in the PSD segment, including the Branch SRX, Branch Firewall, and J Series product families are now reported in the SSD segment. The Company’s PSD, Routing Products includes, ACX Series, MX Series, M Series, PTX Series & T Series; and its Switching Products includes EX Series, Wireless Local Area Network & QFX Series. The Company’s SSD Segment, Security Products include; SRX Series Services Gateways for the Data Center, Secure Access and Access Control Appliances & SG Series, ISG Series, and NetScreen Series. The Company also provides Junos OS, application-specific integrated circuit technology, and network-optimized product architecture. The Company also conducts Research and Development in the fields of high-end computing, network system design, ASIC design, security, routing protocols, software applications and platforms, and embedded operating systems. The Company’s principal competitors also include Alcatel-Lucent, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., Extreme Networks, Inc., Hewlett Packard Company, and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. The Company is subject to regulations that have been adopted with respect to environmental matters, such as the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (“WEEE”), Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (“RoHS”), and Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals (“REACH”) regulations adopted by the European Union and China.