Juniper Networks awards Source Photonics hyperscale data center, IP network supplier, vendor of the year honors

May 30, 2018
Source Photonics executives received the 'Supplier of the Year' and 'Components Vendor of the Year' awards from Juniper's leadership team during the company's Supplier Summit on May 3, 2018, in Sunnyvale, CA.

On May 3, 2018, Source Photonics (SP), a foremost supplier of optical connectivity products for hyperscale data center and IP network applications, was awarded top honors from Juniper Networks for being the company's Supplier of the Year and Component Supplier of the Year.

According to a press release, SP is the first optical component vendor to receive Juniper’s Supplier of the Year award. SP says that "during the industry’s rapid migration to the cloud over the last several years, [the company] has been partnering with customers to bring leading edge technology and innovative products to market for data center and IP applications. Coupled with aggressive expansion of capacity and a strong quality record, the company is well positioned to continue serving key partners like Juniper."

“Source Photonics is proud to partner with Juniper to serve our markets with leading edge technology,” commented Doug Wright, CEO of SP. “On behalf of the entire Source Photonics team, we would like to thank Juniper for recognizing the value of our partnership and the technology and investments we have made in support of our most recent generation of network upgrades. We will continue to invest in leading products and our support of partners like Juniper to deliver the next generation of disruptive network upgrades enabling a wide range of new applications in 5G, AI, IoT and many others.”

Notably, SP was the most-nominated supplier with nominations in four (4) out of the (7) categories being awarded by Juniper Networks. Source Photonics was nominated for the following categories and won two (2) awards including Juniper's: Component Supplier of the Year (winner); Quality Supplier of the Year; Technology and Innovation Award; and Supplier of the Year (winner).

The awards ceremony was attended by Doug Wright, CEO of SP; Jimmy Tate, VP of global sales for SP; and Robin Crandell, regional sales director for Juniper Networks, who received the honor on behalf of Source Photonics. For more information, visit

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