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Seventh-generation Mist AI is three years ahead of competition, providing anomaly detection, service levels, and event correlation with the only Virtual Network Assistant in the industry. 

The #1 cloud-native platform.

Juniper Mist is the only cloud-native wireless solution. It’s also the first to manage microservices in the cloud for agility and scale. With our wireless, you get weekly updates with no downtime — unlike some vendors we know.

The best Wi-Fi experience. Period.

3x Leader in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ 

We’re excited to announce that Gartner has recognized Juniper as a Leader — highest on execution and furthest on vision across all vendors — in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure.

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Deployment Flexibility and Cloud Management
Deployment Flexibility and Cloud Management

- Scale from the largest to the smallest enterprise businesses for rapid updates
- Single click activation for streamline rollouts
- Wired, Wi-Fi and WAN Assurance for full lifecycle management
- ZTP Configuration across AP, Switch and WAN gateway
- Template Driven
- Use Site variables to easily customize as neede

- Virtual controllers hosted in co-located data centers
- Catalyst persona APs can be switched to Meraki persona only through a time consuming manual process
- Meraki persona APs can be switched back to Catalyst persona only through a time consuming manual process

- On-premises with no cloud offering for SDA
- Uses a centralized, proprietary controller
- Are you going to use Meraki to monitor your Catalyst AP’s?
- Expensive DNAC or DNAS licensing required for


- Elastic vertical and horizontal scale
- No expensive hardware required

- Complex and non-elastic
- Virtual controllers (Containers) hosted in co-located data centers
- Requires separate servers to scale (Aruba Clearpass, etc)

- Non-elastic with more controllers required as you add APs or require redundancy

End-to-End Visibility
End-to-End Visibility

- Client visibility across wired, wireless, and NAC
- Complete visibility from onboarding to sequences of events


- No end-to-end client-event visibility and no sequence of events across wired, wireless, and NAC.
- When troubleshooting client connectivity experience issues, customers need to look into debug Live Logs on ISE for authentication failures and troubleshoot network separately in a different product (WLC, DNAC, etc.)

AI-Driven RF Optimization (RRM)
AI-Driven RF Optimization (RRM)

- Based on reinforcement learning:
- Optimizes channel/power with AI-based reinforcement learning
- AI continuously maximizes User experience (SLE) and minimizes interference in real-time
- Adapts dynamically on an ongoing basis while network under load learning from client experience
- Learns and deprioritized triggered DFS channels to boost network uptime
- Coverage SLE is an ongoing 'Site Survey'

- Basic RRM
- will monitor DFS failure patterns
- AP's remember their settings through power failures
- Won't make changes in 'busy hours'

- Basic RRM. No AI/ML, requires several days of tuning.
- 15-year old algorithm
- Based on how APs hear each other
- Optimizes channel/power based solely on AP interference graph
- RRM is performed on a static, periodic basis when the load is low

Root Cause Identification
Root Cause Identification

- Automated event correlation using machine learning across wireless/wired device domains
- Provide real actionable intelligence

- Basic root cause analysis (suggestions) based on event logs

- Limited RCA
- Requires expensive DNA appliances

Dynamic Packet Capture
Dynamic Packet Capture

- Proactively captures packets when an error event occurs in real-time
- Eliminates need to reproduce issues as every failure has a PCAP starting before the failure and playing though it
- No more sending out tech folks with sniffers *after* the problem has happened


- Intelligent Packet Capture
- First a client needs to file a ticket
- Then the client will be tagged to collect data going forward
- Not at all automatic

Anomaly Detection
Anomaly Detection

- Proactively identifies anomalies and uses data science tools to determine root cause
- Leverages both Wired and Wireless SLEs for anomaly detection
- 3rd generation algorithm with ARIMA boosts efficacy
- Anomaly detection performed across Wi-Fi, LAN, WAN, Security

- 1st generation anomaly detection algorithm
- Will go through a weeks worth of data to find some basic anomaly

- 1st generation anomaly detection algorithm
- Limited anomalies detected
(DHCP, AAA, Association, Throughput)
- Requires Cisco DNA appliances (3+)

Cloud Native NAC
Cloud Native NAC

- Juniper Mist Access Assurance provides automatic scaling, service geo-affinity for optimal latency and service redundancy. In addition, periodic hitless feature and security updates to Access Assurance happen automatically and do not require downtime. Customers need not worry about client scale, redundancy, geographic redundancy and affinity.

Not available

- Customers need to design and deploy NAC infrastructure depending on the number of client devices, design and deploy NAC and network infrastructure for redundancy, geo affinity. Furthermore, any feature or security update requires downtime planning and manual execution for every server in the cluster.

Virtual Network Assistant
Virtual Network Assistant

- Continuous learning through Supervised Machine Learning
- Performs root cause analysis for most detected network issues
- Supports wireless, wired and WAN at a site level
- Troubleshoot issues instead of pulling logs
- Can be accessed through WebUI or API
- Built on 6 years of continuous learning and rich data science toolbox

- Dashboard
- No virtual assistant

- Dashboard
- Chatbot rumored but not productized nor available to customers in beta

Get industry-best AI for your entire network. 

Finally, an AI-driven enterprise suite for wireless, wired, SD-WAN, and security. Discover how Juniper’s Unified Stack vastly simplifies IT operations and delivers a superior network experience.

It’s never been easier to switch from your legacy network.

See why 5 of the Fortune 10 just switched to Juniper Mist™ Wireless.

Multiple networks, managed.

Juniper works on top of and alongside your current wireless investments.

Simplified cloud configuration.

Easily handles the most complicated and highly regulated environments.

Easy installation.

Can roll out across hundreds of sites in record time. Our APs even fit right into other vendors’ brackets.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure, Mike Toussaint, Christian Canales, Tim Zimmerman, December 21, 2022.

Gartner Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Wired and Wireless LAN Infrastructure, published 4th January 2023.

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