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Pica8’s PicOS Supports Dell’s 100G White Box Switch

Pica8 said its PicOS OpenFlow-based network operating system (NOS) now supports Dell’s Z9100-ON 100G Ethernet switch. That brings the total number of 100G white box switches supported by PicOS to five, including switches from Edge-Core Networks, HPE, and Inventec. Customers have a choice of two models of Edge-Core switches, one powered by Broadcom’s Tomahawk chip or one powered by Cavium’s XPliant chip...

By Sue Marek, April 3, 2017

Pica8 Extends 100G White Box Switch Portfolio With Dell

Pica8 Inc., the one-stop source for white box networking, today announced that it has extended its white box switch portfolio with the addition of Dell's Z9100-ON (News - Alert) 100-Gigabit Ethernet switch. This brings to five the number of 100-Gigabit white box and "brite box" switches supported by Pica8's PicOS™, including...

March 31, 2017

Pica8 Helps Organizations Become More Agile, Open

A wide array of businesses and other organizations are moving to consolidate their data centers and otherwise update their infrastructures for more efficiency and scalability. The U.S. government is among them. But, like many organizations, the government is challenged because it has legacy software in place...

By Paula Bernier, March 31, 2017

The future of networking: It’s in a white box

The days of vendors dictating what networking equipment you should buy are numbered thanks to the work of the Open Compute Project...

By Mike Sheldon, March 20, 2017

Luxar Tech Delivers the First Open-Networking 100G Network Packet Brokers to extend its Scalable Network Monitoring Solution

a leader in hyperscale networking monitoring solutions, today announced that it has extended its leadership in its scalable SDN-based solution with the first OpenFlow-powered 100G network packet brokers (NPBs). The new NPBs are powered by Pica8’s PicOS, a proven SDN-enabled network operating system (NOS) for white box switches...

Henry Fung, February 8, 2017

Six SDN Technology Predictions for 2017

The software-defined networking (SDN) technology market is expected to hit $12.7 billion by 2020. SDN technology growth will remain slow and steady in the coming year, with different deployments and use cases dominating the enterprise...

By Jacqueline Lee, January 4, 2017

Executive Viewpoint 2017 Prediction: Pica8

It’s time to look to 2017, and in SDN, there are certainly some exciting times ahead. Here are five predictions about what will happen in the coming year...

By James Liao, December 8, 2016

Pica8, Cloudistics Step Up Open Networking

Sometimes open networking projects don't turn out the way we'd like. These projects can sometimes take up a lot of resources and not deliver the kind of impact we'd expect for all those resources demanded...

By Steve Anderson, December 06, 2016

News Bits: Zephyr, SwiftStack, Avere, Cloudistics, Pica8, & Datrium

Cloudistics, an enterprise cloud-computing company, has partnered with Pica8, a network operating system vendor, to take Cloudistics existing virtual network capabilities...

By Adam Armstrong, December 5, 2016

Cloudistics, Pica8 Partner On New Cloud-Managed Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Sometimes when looking at new enterprise IT products, it’s important to remember how we derive meaning from words. If we look back to the work of Ferdinand de Saussure, we of course know that the spoken or written word, the actual word itself, is a signifier...

December 5, 2016