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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:

We build optimized network operating system software for white box switches. Our software is designed with rich Layer-2, Layer-3, OpenFlow, and SDN features, making it ideal for tailoring to your network environments.

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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
Factual Inc., University of Illinois
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company20%
Retailer5%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company24%
Media Company7%
Wholesaler/Distributor5%

Big Switch Networks is ranked 5th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while Pica8 is ranked 11th in Software Defined Networking (SDN). Big Switch Networks is rated 0.0, while Pica8 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 APCON, whereas Pica8 is most compared with Cumulus Networks and Cisco Cariden.

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