Juniper Networks Deploys S&OP Solution

Steelwedge Software, supplier of Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) solutions, announced that Juniper Networks has adopted the Steelwedge OnDemand (Software-as-a-Service or SaaS) solution as the platform for a global S&OP process to leverage its investment in Oracle/Siebel ERP and CRM systems.

The Steelwedge OnDemand solution supports Juniper's global requirements to reduce the total cost of ownership, leverage new technology available to support contract manufacturer collaboration and demand planning and expand support for revenue and margin analysis of demand and supply balancing as part of the S&OP process.

"Juniper has used Steelwedge solutions to improve sales forecast accuracy for its complex, configured products," said Steelwedge CEO Glen Margolis, "and now Juniper is expanding its adoption of Steelwedge across other Business Groups to automate their integrated business planning and S&OP processes."

Juniper Networks is the leader in high-performance networking. Juniper offers a high-performance network infrastructure that creates a responsive and trusted environment for accelerating the deployment of services and applications over a single network.

"Steelwedge has been a key business partner for five years and supports our complex product configurations and our ability to expand the existing model for our business," said Barry Hills, vice president of Operational Excellence at Juniper Networks. "As we began to implement our new S&OP strategy, we turned to Steelwedge's OnDemand solution to meet our business critical objectives."

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