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Read from leading publications, journalists and authors mentions and reviews of Pluribus Networks and our SDN solutions

November 15, 2018

Pluribus Networks is 58th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™

SAN JOSE, CALIF. – November 15, 2018 – Pluribus Networks today announced it ranked number 58 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.

May 21, 2018

What is Software Defined Networking?

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…

May 20, 2018

Why Has SDN Adoption Been So Slow?

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…

May 1, 2018

A refresher course on white box networking equipment

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.

The Network Stack
April 29, 2018

Pluribus Networks – Whtebox Fabric #NFDD16

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.

Gestalt IT
April 28, 2018

E Tu Pluribus Networks UNUM?

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...

April 23, 2018

RSA roundup: 5 security vendors CISOs need to be aware of

Here are five companies that cybersecurity professionals should consider in their quest to keep their organizations secure.

April 16, 2018

2018 Software-Defined Data Center 50

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.

April 4, 2018

IDC names four SDN providers to watch

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.

December 20, 2017

Biggest SDN and SD-WAN news and trends of 2017

Check out the top SDN and SD-WAN news and trends stories from 2017 to prepare for what comes next in 2018.

Gestalt IT
November 2, 2017

Pluribus Networks Is the Definition of “Software Defined”

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.

Light Reading
October 27, 2017

Ericsson Cloud Blossoms, as Telstra NFV Goes Live

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.

October 18, 2017

Pluribus Sees Validation in Ericsson Cloud Deployments

Ericsson’s recent deal with Swisscom in launching a cloud platform for the Swiss telecommunication operator involved network components from Pluribus Networks.

October 12, 2017

What’s Behind the Ericsson Swisscom Deal? Pluribus

SDN startup has a big NFV role

Packet Pushers
September 26, 2017

Briefings in Brief 001: Pluribus Partners With D-Link

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.

Fragmentation Needed
September 26, 2017

Pluribus Networks… Wait, where are we again?

I was privileged to visit Pluribus Networks as a delegate at Network Field Day 16 a couple of weeks ago.

Enterprise Networking Planet
August 28, 2017

D-Link Adds Pluribus Networks’ Netvisor OS Support to Open Networking Hardware

D-Link announced the new DXS-500-54S can now come pre-loaded with Pluribus' network operating system.

August 24, 2017

D-Link Unveils Bare-Metal Switch

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.

The Register
August 23, 2017

D-Link in Pluribus-powered white box play to target enterprise sales

Netvisor gets a crack at the consumer and SME channel in new 54-port switch

August 22, 2017

D-Link Brings Bare Metal Switches to Enterprise Applications

D-Line has already certified a Pluribus OS to run on the open hardware.

July 31, 2017



July 17, 2017

The 10 Coolest Software-Defined Networking Technologies Of 2017 (So Far)

CRN looks at 10 of the coolest and most-sought-after SDN technologies in the market during the first half of 2017.

May 23, 2017

Pluribus Networks Gets Back On My Radar With Adaptive Cloud Fabric Announcement

"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."

NETWORK Computing
April 28, 2017

Meet the Best of Interop ITX 2017 Finalists

Check out these IT products that are pushing the envelope in cloud, infrastructure, and more.

Virtualization & Could Review
April 25, 2017

Pluribus Evolves SDN Strategy by Killing the Controller

SDN controllers introduced undesired complexity and limit interoperability.

Network World
April 25, 2017

Pluribus recharges, expands software-defined network platform

Pluribus replaces current SDN software with Adaptive Cloud Fabric.

April 25, 2017

Virtual Switches Promise Simpler Software-Defined Data Centers

Transitioning to software-defined data centers is made easier with Pluribus Networks virtualized switches, the company says.

April 25, 2017

Pluribus replaces controller SDN architecture with adaptive cloud fabric

Pluribus Networks announced a Netvisor SDN upgrade with its adaptive cloud fabric that replaces controller SDN architecture.

April 25, 2017

Pluribus recharges, expands software-defined network platform

Pluribus replaces current SDN software with Adaptive Cloud Fabric.

Channel Partners
April 25, 2017

Pluribus Networks: Budget SDN Without Aggressive Discounting

Pluribus is reaching out to partners for help rebooting its Adaptive Cloud Fabric vision.

April 25, 2017

Pluribus Networks Simplifies the Software-Defined Data Center

Pluribus Networks today announced a major evolution to its Software-Defined Networking (SDN) strategy with the introduction of the Adaptive Cloud Fabric™ virtualized architecture.
April 25, 2017

Pluribus Networks Simplifies the Software-Defined Data Center

Pluribus Networks today announced a major evolution to its Software-Defined Networking (SDN) strategy with the introduction of the Adaptive Cloud Fabric virtualized architecture.

IT Business Edge
April 25, 2017

Pluribus Networks Extends SDN Reach

Pluribus Networks announced an Adaptive Cloud Fabric architecture that enables virtual networks to be extended across multiple data centers.

November 3, 2016

Clouds, Networks Are Keys to IT’s Future, Pluribus Survey Finds

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.

November 3, 2016

Survey Shows Increasing Role for SDN

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.

November 3, 2016

Why the private cloud is still needed to better utilise the public cloud

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.

Channel Partners
November 2, 2016

Successful Public Cloud Starts With Private Cloud

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.

November 2, 2016

Prepping For The Digital Transformation

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 Business Edge
October 24, 2016

Pluribus Networks SDN Spans Multiple Data Centers

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.

InformationWeek Top 125 Vendors to Watch
September 27, 2016

Who’s Hot In Infrastructure? 25 Vendors To Watch

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.

Channel Partners
September 20, 2016

Pluribus Networks Adds to Whitebox Lineup

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.

September 20, 2016

Pluribus expands hardware support for open switching OS

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.

September 20, 2016

Accton/Edgecore Switches Certified to Run Pluribus Network OS

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.

August 19, 2016

Ericsson Uses Silicon Photonics to Virtualize Physical Ports

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.

Network World
July 18, 2016

Network World New Products of the Week

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.

July 15, 2016

Pluribus Networks: Network Visibility and Analytics for Everyone (pg.31)

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.

July 14, 2016

Pluribus Networks Advances Application Visibility into the Network

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.

July 11, 2016

Pluribus Networks expands analytics range in its network monitoring solution

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.

July 11, 2016

Pluribus enriches virtual management system with central console, apps

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.

July 11, 2016

Typical 24: Kumar Srikantan, Pluribus Networks

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.

June 21, 2016

Pluribus Networks leveraging Dell, Nutanix connections to drive SDN solution

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.

The Var Guy
June 9, 2016

Pluribus Networks Appoints Eastern, Western US Channel Leads

Pluribus Networks has named two new channel leads in the United States as the company looks to expand its burgeoning partner program.

Channel Partners
June 2, 2016

Independence IT, Pluribus Networks Name New Channel Execs

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.

May 31, 2016

Arista, Talari Channel Leaders Jump Ship To Pluribus Networks

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.

May 16, 2016

Making IT A Strategic Choice

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.

May 5, 2016

15 New Networking Products To Watch For In 2016

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.

April 14, 2016

SDN: Your weapon for business agility

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.

April 7, 2016

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.

April 5, 2016

Top 10 Network Infrastructure Solution Providers – 2016

Pluribus Networks: Optimized Networking for Accelerated Results. (An interview with Kumar Srikantan)

February 2, 2016

Pluribus Networks Announces VCF Insight Analytics

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.

February 2, 2016

SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

February 2, 2016

SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance.

IS 50 Most Valuable Tech Companies
December 22, 2015

Pluribus Networks: Next-generation Fabric-based Network

Pluribus Networks, founded in April 2010, is a leader in performance-oriented network virtualization for enterprise and cloud datacenters.

December 21, 2015

Demand to Merge Physical and Virtual Environments Creating Opportunities in SDN

The concept of transformation in the business environment is exciting for some and anxiety creating for others.

December 14, 2015

New products of the week 12.14.2015

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell, Pluribus Networks and MapR.

December 8, 2015

Pluribus Networks Debuts Virtualized Networking Fabric

Pluribus Networks announced on Tuesday that it has added a new software-defined networking (SDN) element to its Netvisor platform.

November 10, 2015

8 information technology predictions for 2016

Here are eight technology predictions for 2016 that Pluribus Networks believes will drive this next era of computing.

November 7, 2015

SD-WAN Comes to Forefront at ONUG Show

Silver Peak, Viptela, VeloCloud and Glue Networks were among the vendors demonstrating their platforms at the open networking event.

IT Business Edge
October 23, 2015

Converged Infrastructure Is on the Upswing

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.

October 1, 2015

Interview with Pluribus Networks President & CEO, Kumar Srikantan

This featured interview with Pluribus Networks President & CEO, Kumar Srikantan, is a part of the ONUG CEO Corner Series.

September 16, 2015

Bringing Networking Back Home

Hyperconvergence means fewer appliances and simpler datacenter networking.

January 22, 2015

The Daily Startup

January 22, 2015

The billion-dollar club

December 16, 2014

Cisco Just Killed the CLI