There's also speculation that Juniper may divest its access routing portfolio and its Junos Pulse mobile security management product line as part of the IOP. Rahim wouldn't comment on company plans for these particular product lines but stressed that this assessment should be ongoing for any company.
"It's very healthy for a company like Juniper to constantly evaluate and make sure the products we're developing are aligned with our strategy and are meeting our financial objectives," Rahim says. "We will make adjustments. Our wireless LAN products are still getting sold. But Aruba gives us the ability to offer different options for our customers, it strengthens our overall solutions. Security is a fundamental importance to our strategy at Juniper. We absolutely believe that the products we can offer across routing, switching and security help us address our customers' most pressing requirements in the best possible way. Security is a critical ingredient of that."
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