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Sunay TripathiSunay Tripathi is the CTO and a Co-Founder of Pluribus Networks. Prior to Pluribus, Sunay was a Senior Distinguished Engineer for Sun Microsystems, and was the Chief Architect for Kernel/Network Virtualization in Core Solaris OS. Sunay has an extensive 20+ year software background, and was one of the top code contributors to Solaris. Sunay holds over 50 patents encompassing network and server virtualization.

Virtualization Centric Fabric (VCF): Netvisor Unifies the Physical and Virtual Network

Just over a year ago we announced Virtualization Centric Fabric (VCF™) as the architecture underneath our family of Netvisor OS offerings. Pluribus…

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Network Analytics that tracks every packet, every application flow

As the business world re-tools itself to become dramatically more digital-centric, and their adoption of leading edge technology such as…

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Building 5G Cloud with Netvisor

The 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was a very exciting show for the TELCO industry in general, and Pluribus…

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Open Netvisor for Ericsson’s Hyperscale Data Systems and Intel’s new Rack Scale Architecture: The Next Generation Data Center has Arrived

At the Intel Developer Forum being held in San Francisco, Ericsson is showcasing their brand new Hyperscale Data Systems (HDS8000)…

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Pluribus Open Netvisor Linux: Marrying SDN Automation with Server Style Management

Today we announced Open Netvisor Linux (ONVL) on Dell Open Networking Platforms like the S6000-ON and S4010-ON. Netvisor itself is…

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Final Results: ONUG 3rd Party Network Overlay Testing

We just came back from ONUG, the Open Networking Users Group Spring 2015 event at Colombia University in New York…

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Netvisor Demonstrates Dynamic Tunnel Orchestration

Open Networking User Group (ONUG) test drives Netvisor through 3rd party testing, validating 100k VMs in a leaf/spine server pod…

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First Facebook and Now Juniper – High Level Validation for the Pluribus Approach

Pluribus was founded on a pretty simple concept – the idea that networks would be better if they were more…

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Netvisor Analytics: Securing the Network/Infrastructure

We heard President Obama declare cyber security as one of his top priorities and we saw in recent time major…

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Pluribus Takes SDN Mainstream with $50M Series D

We closed our Series D financing right before Christmas. This is a $50M round lead by Temasek and Ericsson. Ericsson,…

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Cisco Lawsuit against Arista – Driven by SDN?

It’s already old news that Cisco filed a patent and copyright infringement lawsuit against Arista. While this is unfortunate, it…

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Pluribus Netvisor Spreads its Wings with New Release

It was only three quarters ago when we launched Netvisor to the world, alongside our F64 Network Computing Appliance and…

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Reasons why everyone wants to buy a SDN company

Craig Matsumoto of SDN Central just posted an article around  Could Big Switch or Pluribus Be on the Verge of Getting…

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Netvisor: the Pluribus Network Hypervisor Deconstructed

Netvisor – Type 1 Distributed Switch Hypervisor The question often comes up around what is Netvisor so lets try and…

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Pluribus Networks Server-Switch – The Industry Catches Up

After years of talk and speculation, we are beginning to see the first concrete moves to fundamentally change network economics…

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Rackscale Networking with Pluribus Netvisor on Supermicro

Learn more about Pluribus Netvisor in this whitepaper. On May 5th, 2014, we announced that Pluribus Networks Netvisor OS is…

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Open Compute Summit theCUBE SilconANGLE Interview Highlights

John Furrier and Dave Vellante interviewing Sunay Tripathi, CTO and CoFounder Pluribus Networks, about the Open Compute Summit.   John Furrier:…

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The Battle for the Top of the Rack

The Battlefield between Sysadmin and Netadmin The fight for control between sysadmin and network admin has been going on for…

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Netvisor: Crossbow on Big F#@!ing Webtone Switch

Back in the days of SUN Microsystem, Scott McNealy asked us to build a big F#@!ing Webtone Switch. At that…

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Of Controllers and Why Nicira had to do a deal (Part III: SDN And Openflow – Enabling Network Virtualization in the Cloud)

The challenges faced by Openflow and SDN This is the 3rd and final article in this series (Click for Part…

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SDN and Openflow- Enabling Network Virtualization in the Cloud: Part II

Using Openflow – state of the ART In an earlier article, we discussed the components of Openflow and building blocks…

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SDN and Openflow- Enabling Network Virtualization in the Cloud: Part I

[Admin note: Sunay would be posting a three part series on SDN and Openflow where he would explain why the…

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Network 2.0: Network Virtualization without Limits

So the theme of the day is Network Virtualization, software defined networks (SDN) and taking virtualization to its logical conclusion…

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