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:
Big Switch Networks is ranked 5th in Software Defined Networking (SDN) while Cisco Cariden [EOL] is ranked unranked in Software Defined Networking (SDN). Big Switch Networks is rated 0.0, while Cisco Cariden [EOL] is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Big Switch Networks is most compared with Gigamon, Cumulus Networks, VMware NSX, Arista Data ANalyZer and Ixia Network Packet Brokers, whereas Cisco Cariden [EOL] is most compared with Cumulus Networks, Megaport and Pica8.
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