Like other software defined initiatives, software defined networking (SDN) abstracts the networking operating environment from the hardware switches and controller. The SDN promise is to reduce cos…
The move to commodity hardware changed the way data centers scale compute and storage resources. The network, for the most part, is being left out of the movement. Once an organization makes a network…
This white box networking review sheds some light on the variations, as it's all too easy to confuse the intricacies of white boxes, universal CPEs and brite boxes.
On day two of Networking Field Day, Pluribus Networks gave us a rundown on what is possible with their Netvisor OS, whitebox hardware, and a distributed architecture.
It's no secret that network analytics is quickly becoming the Golden Goose of IT. There are no shortage of players in this important segment, largely because no one has a perfect option. Do analytics need to be integrated into hardware or a pure software play? Should the goal of analytics to be an aggregated abstraction...
Here are five companies that cybersecurity professionals should consider in their quest to keep their organizations secure.
The software-defined data center is the next evolution for infrastructure and automation with promises of lower costs, greater agility and increased scalability. Here is CRN's list of the 50 vendors leading the development of the software-defined data center.
An IDC report named Apstra, Big Switch Networks, Plexxi and Pluribus Networks as SDN providers to watch; Martello aims to validate Elfiq-based SD-WAN; and Aryaka extends to China.
Check out the top SDN and SD-WAN news and trends stories from 2017 to prepare for what comes next in 2018.
What does it take to truly be software defined? Tom Hollingsworth takes a quick look at the journey of Pluribus Networks from hardware and software vendor to a networking and analytics software company.
Ericsson reportedly has a second major carrier going live with cloud and NFV infrastructure, but the company snaring bragging rights out of the deal is SDN startup Pluribus.
Ericsson’s recent deal with Swisscom in launching a cloud platform for the Swiss telecommunication operator involved network components from Pluribus Networks.
SDN startup has a big NFV role
Pluribus Networks has partnered with D-Link to put the Netvisor OS on D-Link’s DXS-5000 open networking switch series. Please note: Link is to a page with audio.
I was privileged to visit Pluribus Networks as a delegate at Network Field Day 16 a couple of weeks ago.
D-Link announced the new DXS-500-54S can now come pre-loaded with Pluribus' network operating system.
IT organizations should expect to see D-Link expand its portfolio of bare-metal switches to compete more aggressively against incumbent networking vendors in the data center.
Netvisor gets a crack at the consumer and SME channel in new 54-port switch
D-Line has already certified a Pluribus OS to run on the open hardware.
CRN looks at 10 of the coolest and most-sought-after SDN technologies in the market during the first half of 2017.
"In short, it’s the same old, but yet all new, Pluribus Networks. Nice to have a familiar blip reappear on my radar. I’ll be watching them over 2017 to see what comes next."
Check out these IT products that are pushing the envelope in cloud, infrastructure, and more.
SDN controllers introduced undesired complexity and limit interoperability.
Pluribus replaces current SDN software with Adaptive Cloud Fabric.
Transitioning to software-defined data centers is made easier with Pluribus Networks virtualized switches, the company says.
Pluribus Networks announced a Netvisor SDN upgrade with its adaptive cloud fabric that replaces controller SDN architecture.
Pluribus replaces current SDN software with Adaptive Cloud Fabric.
Pluribus is reaching out to partners for help rebooting its Adaptive Cloud Fabric vision.
Pluribus Networks today announced a major evolution to its Software-Defined Networking (SDN) strategy with the introduction of the Adaptive Cloud Fabric™ virtualized architecture.
Pluribus Networks today announced a major evolution to its Software-Defined Networking (SDN) strategy with the introduction of the Adaptive Cloud Fabric virtualized architecture.
Pluribus Networks announced an Adaptive Cloud Fabric architecture that enables virtual networks to be extended across multiple data centers.
Organizations are going to the cloud, be it private, public or hybrid—a notion recently reinforced by Pluribus Networks. Officials with Pluribus, a player in the fast-growing and crowded software-defined networking (SDN) space, surveyed 134 IT technical professionals at the recent VMworld 2016 event to gauge their thoughts on important emerging technologies and how ready their companies are to embrace them.
A new survey from Pluribus Networks shows an increasing role in the datacenter for software-defined networking (SDN), cited by respondents as one of the more impactful technologies that will affect their companies.
According to the latest research from Pluribus Networks, building private clouds is of “critical importance” to effectively utilising public cloud services. The research, which polled 134 IT professionals and business decision makers who attended this year’s VMworld, found that there was nothing to split public and private clouds among respondents as technologies which will impact their company the most in the future.
A new survey by Pluribus Networks highlights the importance of building private clouds as a precursor to effectively utilizing public cloud services.The company surveyed 134 IT technical professionals and business decision makers attending VMworld 2016 U.S., and found that public and private clouds tied as the leading technologies that will impact their companies the most in the future.
A survey released this week provides insight into what some IT pros and business managers are focused on -- and worried about -- as their organizations plan for digital transformation.
It’s still a significant challenge to connect multiple networks because any configuration change in one environment needs to be reflected across all the other networks. The more networks that become connected, the more that complexity exponentially increases.
As businesses rethink their IT infrastructures, vendors are looking to software and open source solutions. Find out which are on the forefront.Enterprise infrastructure is going through one of the most dramatic periods of change in the history of computing. The rise of digital business, open source technologies, and services-based IT is changing the game for everyone, requiring IT organizations and professionals to adapt the way they implement and operate technology.
Pluribus Networks announced on Tuesday new hardware certified for its Open Netvisor Linux (ONLV) operating system, designed to run on whitebox switches. Whitebox hardware has come a long way thanks to improvements in commodity switch silicon, reference hardware designs and open source software. Open Compute Project Platinum members range from AT&T and Rackspace to Facebook and Google, and even Microsoft is in the open switch business with its Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) components to build network devices.
Pluribus Networks has added certified support for the Open Compute Project (OCP)-compatible 10G/40G AS5712 and AS6712 white box switches from Edgecore Networks Corp., further building out the ecosystem around its Open Netvisor Linux (ONVL) operating system.
Pluribus officials say the company is adding the ODM's 10GbE and 40GbE switches to the list of open network systems certified for its ONVL OS.
At Intel Developer Forum (IDF) this week, Microsoft Azure General Manager Kushagra Vaid mentioned using silicon photonics for software-defined networking (SDN) but didn’t elaborate.Elsewhere at IDF, Ericsson was showing off something that might hint at what he meant.
VCFcenter is a single pane of glass that combines a big data approach to network visibility with web-scale analytics to offer a business-level network analytics solution.
An enterprise's network infrastructure has become the critical success factor for business in the era of Digital Transformation. Everything relies on the network. Every line of business and every revenue stream revolves around how well the network performs.
In theory at least, the network is the perfect place to gather analytics about every aspect of the business because it touches everything. In practice, converting all those bits and bytes into actionable intelligence has been both expensive and challenging to accomplish.
With the enhanced platform in place, Pluribus is able to offer a monitoring solution where the analytics are integrated directly into the network for $75,000 plus support for 100 million flows, with a billion flow bundle coming later this summer.
Pluribus this week added a key piece to its virtual network management portfolio – a central management console and framework for helping customers better see and control their virtual network environment.
Twenty four candid, personal questions into the work of Pluribus Network's CEO, Kumar Srikantan ranging from daily work habits to advice he'd give his younger self.
Pluribus partnered with both Dell and Nutanix a year ago, and is benefiting from being the software-defined networking element in joint deals. They also believe the upcoming Dell-EMC merger will help their business.
Pluribus Networks has named two new channel leads in the United States as the company looks to expand its burgeoning partner program.
Pluribus Networks announced it is expanding its channel program by adding new territories and more dedicated resources to keep up with demand for its software-defined networking and network performance monitoring services.
Ready to pounce on the growing software-defined networking market, Pluribus Networks has hired a pair of channel veterans to lead its North American sales charge as it strives to become a 100 percent channel company.
We all hear about running IT strategically, but few of us have stopped to consider exactly what that means. For the past 25 years, IT professionals have been focused on automating the business processes that have been in place for years, and the vast majority of all IT infrastructure in place today does just that.
Pluribus VCF-IA has been featured in CRN’s 15 hot networking products to watch for in 2016. The slideshow features the VCF-IA V1.5 image and a brief description of increased capabilities like metadata tagging.
Software-defined networking (SDN) is beginning to be adopted in nearly every industry. SDN is a critically strategic business agility weapon that I believe must be deployed right away to remain competitive in today’s digital world.
Interop Las Vegas 2016 Announces Leading IT Services Across 10 Categories as Best of Interop Award Finalists
Interop Las Vegas, produced by UBM Americas, today announced 30 finalists for the 2016 Best of Interop Awards. The awards recognize the event's exhibitors that have made significant technological advancements in core areas of IT.
Pluribus Networks: Optimized Networking for Accelerated Results. (An interview with Kumar Srikantan)
Pluribus Networks, the data center network solutions provider that allows your business to run unconstrained, today announced VCF Insight Analytics (VCF-IA), its revolutionary new flow-based, client-server oriented business intelligence solution for the data center.
Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance
Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance.
Pluribus Networks, founded in April 2010, is a leader in performance-oriented network virtualization for enterprise and cloud datacenters.
The concept of transformation in the business environment is exciting for some and anxiety creating for others.
Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell, Pluribus Networks and MapR.
Pluribus Networks announced on Tuesday that it has added a new software-defined networking (SDN) element to its Netvisor platform.
Here are eight technology predictions for 2016 that Pluribus Networks believes will drive this next era of computing.
Silver Peak, Viptela, VeloCloud and Glue Networks were among the vendors demonstrating their platforms at the open networking event.
Some interesting data came out this week regarding the deployment of converged infrastructure (CI) in the enterprise, and while it is too early to say that CI is “taking over” the data center, it certainly is shaping up to be a significant growth area.
This featured interview with Pluribus Networks President & CEO, Kumar Srikantan, is a part of the ONUG CEO Corner Series.
Hyperconvergence means fewer appliances and simpler datacenter networking.