Big Switch Networks and Dell EMC Open Networking are excited to host a special pre-VMworld briefing for Expert/Elect community members about the combined Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) and Dell EMC Open Networking solutions, which enable agile networking at the speed of virtualization.The network layer has traditionally been the least agile part of data center infrastructure to design, configure and opera... Read more

Data center users have increasingly moved away from traditional 3-tier network architectures towards flatter, scalable designs that support virtualized environments and higher East-West traffic. Many users gravitated towards fabric-based switching because it can offer more reliable performance, greater agility and scalability, and enhanced integration with orchestration systems. As data centers ad... Read more

Organizations are undergoing major digital transformation driven by a massive shift in the application paradigm along with modernization of processes and infrastructure.Evolution of Microservices and ContainersThe digital transformation is driven by rapid evolution in:Applications  - new application architecture and agile approach to develop, deliver, and integrate applicationsProcesses  ... Read more

Every time you search on Google, friend on Facebook or start a VM session on Amazon, you are using the world’s most cost-efficient and most automated data center networks—those built via white-box hardware and SDN controllers.At Big Switch, our mission is to bring hyperscale-inspired network design to a broader audience, by removing the network as an obstacle for rapid deployment of new applic... Read more

We have come to another big milestone in the journey of our company, and of the next-generation data center networking movement at large. The latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking was just released, with Big Switch's debut as a “Visionary” alongside Cumulus, VMware and Dell EMC.Historically, most of the companies in this quadrant have gone on to double market share... Read more

May was a busy month for joint Big Switch Networks / Dell EMC activities. Early in the second week, thousands of IT professionals, press and analysts descended on Las Vegas for Dell EMC World, the newly merged mega-conference. This marked the first time all Dell Technologies’ brands (Dell, EMC, VMware, RSA) were under one roof at a tradeshow. While Dell was already seen as an important consum... Read more

What is your role at Big Switch, how did you end up at the company and what factors lead to you joining the company?I joined BSN about five months ago as a technical solution architect (SE).  I joined because I wanted to be part of a small company that is taking a fresh approach to networking, one that is open, easy, more cost-efficient, and provides out-of-the box integration with other majo... Read more

What is your role at Big Switch, how did you end up at the company and what factors lead to you joining the company?           I work as an Engineer in the Big Cloud Fabric team, which makes up about ¼ of the engineering team in total. Prior to Big Switch, I worked at Force10 and Brocade, in both roles I worked on their switches. I joined Big Switch about two years a... Read more

As data center modernization accelerates, new technologies continue to be introduced to support this innovation. Each with the promise to revolutionize the data center, by taking you to the promised land of private or hybrid cloud: agility and scalability. Enterprises face the challenge of how to reap the benefits of these technologies while working within brownfield environments. Practically, thi... Read more

What role(s) are currently open on your team and where are they based?Federal Regional Sales Manager roles for Federal - Civilian as well as Federal - DOD, providing sales support and direct customer engagement. Candidates should have a strong understanding of data center switching, SDN, NFV, cloud computing, SDDC, virtualization and the migration from legacy architectures into next-gen environmen... Read more

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