Big Switch Networks vs. HPE SDN

As of June 2019, Big Switch Networks is ranked 4th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) vs HPE SDN which is ranked 8th in Software Defined Networking (SDN). Big Switch Networks is most compared with Gigamon, Cumulus Networks and VMware NSX. HPE SDN is most compared with Meraki SD-WAN, Cisco SD-WAN and Juniper Contrail Networking.
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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:

HPE Software Defined Networking gives network administrators the ability to pinpoint, diagnose, verify and solve network issues in real-time, from data centre to branch office. The SDN Software Developer Kit lets you create apps for any standards-based, SDN-enabled device by quickly setting up a developer environment and creating applications on the HPE VAN SDN Controller. SDN applications allows you to join the platform disccusion to learn and share your own apps with active SDN community then deploy directly to the enterprise-ready HPE VAN SDN Controller, the control point for your SDN-enabled network that simplifies management, provisioning and orchestration. Portfolio for SDN Transformation includes: SDN Insfrastructure, Network Virtualization and SDN Applications.
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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, RiverbedUBM Tech, The Via Group
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