Big Switch Networks vs. Plexxi

As of June 2019, Big Switch Networks is ranked 4th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) vs Plexxi which is ranked 12th in Software Defined Networking (SDN). Big Switch Networks is most compared with Gigamon, Cumulus Networks and VMware NSX. Plexxi is most compared with VMware NSX, Big Switch Networks and Cisco Cariden.
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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:

There is no reason why enterprises, of all sizes, cannot experience the performance benefits of the public cloud within the walls of their own data center. Plexxi removes the barriers of the legacy networks to meet and exceed the demands of today’s application and data workloads, through tight-knit integrations with the industry’s leading data center solutions, the simplicity of intuitive UI’s and the cost-effective use of commodity switch hardware. Plexxi scales your network with your business needs – where and when needed. With Plexxi HCN, your data center is ready for whatever the future may bring.

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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, RiverbedCloud Provider, IaaS provider
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