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Arista Networks
Arista Networks acquires Big Switch Networks, according to reports
January 2020
Arista Networks has reportedly purchased Big Switch Networks, a cloud-first networking provider with deep roots in the data center space.
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Converged Infrastructure
Hyperconverged infrastructure: Don’t assume the network will just work
August 2018
"The network has to scale and be resilient when it’s handling more traffic with different traffic patterns."
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Network Infrastructure
Big Switch Networks inks new Aussie distie agreement with Orca Tech
June 2018
Orca Tech will distribute Big Switch’s network packet broker, Big Monitoring Fabric (Big Mon), and its data centre switching fabric.
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Data analytics
Big Switch Networks rolls out new capabilities for app-level analytics and threat remediation
May 2018
Big Switch Networks has announced updates to Big Mon, or Big Monitoring Fabric, a next-generation network packet broker.
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Converged Infrastructure
Big Switch automates hyperconverged environments
January 2018
The introduction of HCI technology has fundamentally altered the enterprise storage landscape.
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Network Infrastructure
Big Switch unveils network visibility platform for 4G/5G LTE mobile networks
December 2017
Multiple Big Mon Service Nodes can be clustered to deliver multi-terabit performance, thus serving tens of millions of subscribers.
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Network Infrastructure
Software-defined networking: Moving from the slow to the fast lane
November 2017
Early adopters of next-gen data center networking technologies tend to be large financial institutions and enterprises and government departments.
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Partner Programmes
Big Switch Networks launch global channel program
November 2017
The new program will aim to continue Big Switch’s expansion into global markets and A/NZ more specifically.
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Distributed Denial of Service
Interview: Big Switch talks network security, data centres and DDoS attacks
September 2017
“It is no longer acceptable to have weak spots for low-value assets, as an attack will spread from low-value to high-value assets as it progresses."
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Cloud
HPE recruits data center company Big Switch for its Open Networking ecosystem
August 2017
HPE will now resell Big Switch’s SDN-based Big Monitoring Fabric (Big Mon) and Big Cloud Fabric (BCF).
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Big Switch Networks
Big Switch Networks secures $30.7M in funding to fuel geographic expansion
August 2017
“The industry is changing, and we are excited to be a part of this ecosystem of organizations that are driving the new model."
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Gartner
Visionaries: Big Switch Networks' data center fabric recognised in Gartner report
July 2017
Big Switch Networks has been included in the Visionaries Quadrant of Gartner’s report - 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Centre Networking.
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Big Switch Networks
New channel boss as Big Switch looks to expand channel program
June 2017
Big Switch Networks has appointed a new global channel manager as the vendor looks to expand its channel program.
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Big Switch Networks
Big Switch Networks appoints Steve Coad as A/NZ managing director
March 2017
The data centre networking company affirms this move reflects its ongoing investment and continued traction in the region.
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Hyperconverged infrastructure
Innovation velocity is imperative for next gen data centers, says exec
February 2017
“Interoperability in heterogeneous environments is mandatory for modern networks."
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Big Switch Networks
Big Switch Networks unveils cloud-native application traffic visibility
December 2016
“Our mission is to provide next-generation data center networking solutions."
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Cloud
Hyperscale networking vendor Big Switch Networks launches Aussie assault
August 2016
High local demand for SDN deployments has seen hyperscale data centre networking vendor Big Switch Networks launch locally with a new distie and MD.