Juniper to provide Microsoft IPTV security

Posted by spy on June 6 2006, 6:22 AM. Posted in Microsoft TV.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Computer network equipment maker Juniper Networks Inc. will offer security services for Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Protocol television (IPTV) software, the companies said on Monday.Microsoft TV's IPTV Edition is software that help phone and cable companies deliver services such as interactive program guides, digital video recording, and on-demand programming.Juniper will provide firewall services that protect Microsoft's IPTV software from malicious traffic, viruses, and spyware, they said.