Media Coverage

Read from leading publications featuring Pluribus Networks and our open networking and next-generation SDN solutions

TechTarget - SearchNetworking
June 6, 2019

Pluribus Networks unveils edge router for service providers

"This is a cost-effective alternative to a traditional router, which is sort of a Swiss Army knife that can fit into many more applications." - Alessandro Barbieri, vice president of product management, Pluribus Networks

Comm & Tech Blog - Tehrani.com
June 6, 2019

Pluribus Networks Launches White Box Multi-Tenant Data Center Gateway Router

“The question of cost becomes an issue when thousands of locations or more need to be built by colos, CSPs and MSPS. Using a white-box approach may be the best way to achieve the cost-benefit analysis needed to justify these investments.”

Channel Futures
June 6, 2019

Pluribus Networks Intros Cost-Efficient Gateway Router

“It comes in at about one-fifth the cost of a traditional data center gateway router that you might get from the bigger vendors.” - Mike Capuano, CMO, Pluribus Networks

CRN Software-Defined Data Center 50 - 2019
June 5, 2019

2019 Software-Defined Data Center 50: Hot SDDC Vendors To Watch

Pluribus delivers network monitoring and SDN fabric solutions for enhanced insight, agility and security to data center infrastructure. The Pluribus Networks Adaptive Cloud Fabric delivers a controllerless SDN fabric that provides a virtual extensible LAN overlay to simplify networking for distributed clouds.

CIO Bulletin
June 1, 2019

10 Best CEOs to watch 2019

Pluribus CEO & President Kumar Srikantan is profiled by CIO Bulletin and named one of their 10 best CEOs to watch in 2019.

May 22, 2019

Exclusive: Pluribus Demos Low-Latency Networking Fabric at Kinetic Edge

“Pluribus Networks, working with Partners Vapor IO, Packet, and MobiledgeX, deployed its networking fabric across three Kinetic Edge sites in Chicago and says it achieved over six times lower latency with edge compute compared to cloud-based networking.”

Network World
April 16, 2019

What SDN is and where it’s going

Mike Capuano, CMO, Pluribus Networks, shares his perspective on trends in SDN in this feature story.

Embedded Computing Design
March 22, 2019

5G Adds Distributed Cloud Capability for Intelligent Edge

“In order to address challenges associated with a centralized cloud environment for IoT applications, there will be an explosion of mini and micro data centers,” said Mike Capuano, CMO, Pluribus Networks.

TechTarget - SearchNetworking
March 20, 2019

The campus edge switch market evolves, offers new innovations

Pluribus Networks is highlighted as an open networking player in this article on the evolution of the campus edge LAN switching market.

March 19, 2019

Why Controllerless Software-defined Networking for the Distributed Cloud?

Learn more about Pluribus’ controllerless approach that distributes the network intelligence into the switches themselves in this explainer video with Mike Capuano, CMO.

March 12, 2019

Lightboard Video: Why The Edge is Demanding Next Generation Network Fabrics

Watch Mike Capuano, Pluribus Networks CMO, describe challenges and solutions for distributed cloud and edge computing.

Light Reading
March 8, 2019

Delivering on Edge Compute

In this video, Pluribus Networks' executive Mike Capuano talks with Ray Le Maistre about the drivers of distributed cloud (a.k.a. edge compute).

March 7, 2019

Industry Voices—Raynovich: Winners and losers from Mobile World Congress

Pluribus Networks is recognized as a “winner” and considered among the players that “have a chance to flourish as the investment in infrastructure shifts to the edge and the cloud domain,” according to FierceTelecom.

February 28, 2019

Pluribus Networks Focuses on the Edge

Pluribus announced that version 5.0 of the Netvisor ONE OS has been optimized for edge computing. The latest version of Netvisor ONE OS doubles the number of containerized virtual router instances per switch to provide support for up to 2,000 virtual routing and forwarding instances (VRFs) per network slice, said Mike Capuano, Pluribus Networks’ Chief Marketing Officer.

February 27, 2019

Pluribus Networks makes a move to the edge with its network fabric

“Where we're headed with this announcement is we are stretching our fabric out to the edge for edge computing or what we call distributed cloud. That increases agility and reduces operational costs for folks who are deploying edge computing,” said Mike Capuano, Pluribus Networks’ Chief Marketing Officer.

Virtualization & Could Review
February 27, 2019

Pluribus Pivots to the Distributed Cloud Edge

Pluribus Networks, firmly ensconced in the next-gen networking camp with software-centric, open networking offerings on bare-metal (or white-box) hardware, has updated those offerings with a distinct focus on the edge of distributed cloud implementations.

February 27, 2019

Pluribus Networks announces next generation of its Adaptive Cloud Fabric extends support for the Edge

“Our 5.0 OS release is really about our expanded version into Edge compute environments, where our Adaptive Cloud Fabric really helps to increase agility and reduce operational costs,” said Mike Capuano, Pluribus Networks’ Chief Marketing Officer.

Network World
February 14, 2019

Vapor IO Heads New Edge Computing Alliance

The Kinetic Edge Alliance, a group of hardware, software and networking companies, will collaborate to accelerate the integration of edge solutions.

February 7, 2019

Pluribus Networks 2019 Predictions: 5 Trends to Watch in 2019

2019 is going to be truly exciting as we will see a confluence of various technologies, architectures and vendors coming together to solve a profound new class of edge use cases. Pluribus Networks CMO Mike Capuano offers his take on five trends picking up steam this year.

Mission Critical
February 4, 2019

Unifying Your Multisite Data Center With A Data Center Interconnect Fabric

Pluribus Networks CMO Mike Capuano shares perspective on best practices for approaching data center interconnect and considerations to factor in to ensure success.

IOT Evolution
January 25, 2019

Edging Closer to Interoperable, Linux Foundation Aims to Simplify Edge Computing

The mission for this new “umbrella organization” is to establish an open framework for edge computing independent of hardware, silicon, cloud, or operating system.

December 3, 2018

Pluribus Broadens Support for Edgecore White Box Switches

To address enterprises’ growing data center networking needs, Pluribus Networks will now support five additional Edgecore Networks switches on its modular network operating system.

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.

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.

The Network Stack
November 3, 2017

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
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

Gestalt IT
October 9, 2017

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...

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