400thumbnail.png2018 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking

Big Switch Networks is positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2018 Data Center Networking Magic Quadrant, authored by Andrew Lerner and Joe Skorupa.

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"As enterprises scale digital business initiatives, they must balance refreshing equipment and expanding capacity, while improving agility and maintaining uptime in their data center networks. I&O leaders can use this research to identify which vendors best fit their requirements."

*Gartner - Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking, Analysts: Andrew Lerner, Joe Skorupa, 11 July 2018.

Big Cloud Fabric is a next-generation data center switching fabric inspired by the design principles hyper-scale operators like Facebook and Google have developed to build intelligent, agile and highly flexible network architectures. Customers benefit from unprecedented application agility due to automation, order-of-magnitude operational simplification due to SDN management, and significant cost reduction due to hardware/software disaggregation. Big Cloud Fabric supports all workloads (physical, virtual machine, and container) and choice of orchestration software. It provides L2 switching, L3 routing, and L4-7 service insertion and chaining. The scalable fabric is fully resilient, with no single point of failure, and supports headless mode operations. Big Cloud Fabric is available in two editions: 

  • P Fabric — Leaf-spine physical Clos fabric controlled via SDN Controller
  • P+V Fabric — Leaf-spine physical Clos fabric plus virtual switches controlled by SDN Controller

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