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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:

IBM Networking Services for SDN help you design, deploy and manage virtualized, software defined networks for better agility, security and cost efficiency. IBM Networking Services for Software-defined Networks (SDN) help you transform your hardware and device-centric network to a virtual, software-defined network for improved agility, security and cost efficiency. It offers an unbiased approach to network transformation across multiple SDN technologies with network design, deployment and management services to build networks that support your application requirements and business needs. Key features include the following: Assess your network and develop a SDN strategy, Monitor and manage your network proactively, Deploy virtualized software-defined networks and Build, integrate and test SDN solutions.
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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, Riverbed
Sin Chew Media, Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company20%
Retailer5%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company24%
Media Company13%
Financial Services Firm8%

Big Switch Networks is ranked 5th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while IBM SDN is ranked 14th in Software Defined Networking (SDN). Big Switch Networks is rated 0.0, while IBM SDN is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Big Switch Networks is most compared with Gigamon, Cumulus Networks, Arista Data ANalyZer, Ixia Network Packet Brokers and VMware NSX, whereas IBM SDN is most compared with Aviatrix, VMware NSX, Juniper Contrail Networking, Meraki SD-WAN and DriveNets Network Cloud.

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