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Overview

Big Switch Networks is at the forefront of the next-generation of networking technologies. By combining industry standard switch hardware (“white box / branded white box “brite box”) with intelligent SDN control software, the company is delivering next-generation data center networking fabrics for the world’s most advanced data centers looking to achieve unmatched degrees of network automation at cloud-competitive price points.

Big Switch Networks has two data center networking solutions: Big Cloud Fabric, a data center switching fabric for OpenStack clouds or VMware virtualization environments, and Big Monitoring Fabric, a network packet broker that enables pervasive security and security, monitoring data center traffic for inline or out-of-band deployments. Big Switch is taking three key technologies: vendor agnostic switch hardware, SDN control software, and core-and-pod data center designs –and leveraging them for use in next-generation data center switching and monitoring solutions designed for use in enterprises, cloud providers, and service providers.

All Big Switch solutions run on high-performance open networking switches from Accton or Dell Technologies and leverage centralized SDN controller software for fabric-wide control and management. Big Switch Networks has two solutions:

cPacket’s cVu Monitoring nodes provide the monitoring layer within your Intelligent Monitoring Fabric. They provide advanced analytics and complete packet inspection across your entire network, give you proactive visibility using custom key performance indicator (KPI) metrics. Powered by our patented Algorithmic Fabric chip, cVu is able to deliver complete packet inspection at full line-rate. By the moving intelligence of your network monitoring closer to the wire, you are able to eliminate bottlenecks, dropped packets and increased latency.

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A10 Networks, Edge-Core Networks, Blue Coat Systems, BlueData, Broadcom Corporation, Canonical, Check Point Software Technologies, Citrix, Dell, FireEye, Garland, Hortonworks, Mirantis, Nexenta, RiverbedVodafone
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Big Switch Networks is ranked 4th in Network Packet Broker while cPacket cVu Monitoring Nodes is ranked 11th in Network Packet Broker. Big Switch Networks is rated 0.0, while cPacket cVu Monitoring Nodes is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Big Switch Networks is most compared with Gigamon, Cumulus Networks, Arista Data ANalyZer, VMware NSX and Ixia Network Packet Brokers, whereas cPacket cVu Monitoring Nodes is most compared with Gigamon and Ixia Network Packet Brokers.

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