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Big Switch Extends Network Innovations to Automate Hyperconverged Environments

Big Cloud Fabric Expands Support for Nutanix Enterprise Clouds, Dell EMC ScaleIO and Increases Enterprise Customer Deployments with VMware vSAN SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 24, 2018 -- Big Switch Networks ® , The Next-Generation Data Center Networking Company, today announced Big Cloud Fabric™ (BCF), an SDN-based data center network switching fabric, now supports a robust ecosystem of the leading hyperconverged (HCI) solutions, including: VMware vSAN™, Dell EMC ScaleIO and Nutanix. The introduction of HCI technology has fundamentally altered the enterprise storage landscape by offering increased performance, enhanced data services, lower CapEx, and simplified operations. The network simplicity and automation introduced via Big Cloud Fabric, which leverages an SDN-based leaf/spine Clos fabric and open networking hardware to enable rapid provisioning of networks for HCI scale-out deployments and high performance for large clusters, is ideal for HCI environments. Big Cloud Fabric automates the provisioning of network resources through seamless integration with HCI...
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Slow, expensive legacy network? Time to make the switch!

Are you looking for a more cost-effective alternative to your legacy network technology vendors? Our customers are implementing next-gen SDN strategies with Big Switch solutions. Big Switch Networks was named a visionary in Gartner's 2017 Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant. Big Switch Networks offers two main solutions: Big Monitoring Fabric: A next-generation network packet broker, delivering pervasive visibility and security for today’s data centers. Big Cloud Fabric: Is the next-gen data center switching fabric delivering operational velocity, network automation and visibility for cloud-native applications and software-defined data centers, while staying within flat IT Budgets. Companies such as Dubai Municipality, Intuit, U2Cloud, F500 financial services company, F20 oil & gas corporation and many others are using Big Switch technologies to scale their business infrastructures. The results are compelling: Implementing Big Mon Fabric, the speed of standard network operations at a largest enterprise telecom company improved by 51-75%. Making the switch reduced appliance costs by 50%...
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Ethos Technology and Big Switch Networks team up

Ethos Technology, a leading value-added distributor specialising in converged technologies throughout the United Kingdom and Europe, has signed a new distribution agreement that adds Big Switch’s data centre networking and monitoring solutions, Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) and Big Monitoring Fabric (BMF) to its portfolio. Through this partnership, Ethos will distribute both Big Monitoring Fabric (BMF) and Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) products. By combining open networking hardware, with an intelligent SDN-based data centre switching fabric, Big Switch is bringing unmatched intelligence, agility, and flexibility to data centres that enable network owners to quickly deploy, automate, scale-out, and monitor and secure their networks, while optimising OpEx and CapEx. ”Our vision is to bring transformative technologies to the UK and Europe, offering businesses of all sizes the type of optimisation and efficiency that Google, Facebook and Amazon use in their infrastructures,” says Ethos CEO, Omar Galbraith. “Our CTO, Adam Worthington, was a network...
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