Trapeze has more than 6,000 customers, including OEM relationships with 3Com, Enterasys and Nortel.
Belden acquired privately held Trapeze in 2008 for $133 million in cash to add a controller-based WLAN product line to its existing copper and fiber-optic cabling, cable management and connectivity products. Belden attempted to position itself as a supplier of unified wired and wireless products buts sources say Belden has done little to capitalize on the acquisition.
Juniper will inherit 127 employees from Trapeze. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of the year.
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