Juniper is about to make a strategic blunder

It's my opinion that Juniper is prematurely ending its 100% off certification exam promotion.

Two months ago, I blogged that Juniper was promoting vouchers offering 100% off its certification exams until the end of 2009. Well, Juniper is now advising that its ending the 100% off promotion on October 9, 2009. So why is Juniper ending the promotion so early? It's my understanding the promotion has been too successful, too quickly! Perhaps having too many Cisco certified engineers becoming newly certified on Juniper is too costly. Now we know why Cisco's the leader in networking, its competitors are milquetoasts!

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