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Pica8 Appoints Kelly LeBlanc Chief Marketing Officer and Mike Hoffman Chief Revenue Officer

Pica8 Appoints Kelly LeBlanc Chief Marketing Officer and Mike Hoffman Chief Revenue Officer

Pica8, an open networking software company, today announced the appointments of Kelly LeBlanc as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Mike Hoffman as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Kelly and Mike both join Pica8's executive leadership team, reporting directly to Founder and CEO James Liao. The announcement follows news of Pica8's recent close of Series C funding...
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Pica8 Announces Record Investment Round, Names New Board Members

Pica8 Announces Record Investment Round, Names New Board Members

Pica8, the original open networking software provider, now setting its sights on meeting F500 enterprise customer demands for software defined networking (SDN) solutions not offered by legacy vendors such as Cisco, announced today that it has raised over $20 million in Series C funding. WI Harper Group and Aspiro Capital Management led the round, with...
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Pica8 Survey Shows Broad Engagement with IT Automation, with Data Center and Cloud Automation Leading the Way

Pica8 Survey Shows Broad Engagement with IT Automation, with Data Center and Cloud Automation Leading the Way

A new Pica8 survey of 200 North American senior IT managers studies engagement with automation of a variety of IT domains, including the data center, cloud, remote offices and mobility. The survey finds automation to be one of the most important IT initiatives, ahead of AI-Ops, Edge computing and RPA. In fact, 88 percent said...
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Pica8 Launches Threshold™, Achieving Five Industry Firsts to Deliver the Only End-to-End Open Networking Replacement Architecture for Legacy Campus Networks

Pica8 Launches Threshold™, Achieving Five Industry Firsts to Deliver the Only End-to-End Open Networking Replacement Architecture for Legacy Campus Networks

Pica8, the leading provider of automated open networking software for enterprise campus and access networks, today announced Threshold™, the industry's first-ever white box- and brite box-based replacement architecture capable of displacing an entire legacy enterprise network infrastructure. Running on open switching hardware, such as Dell EMC's family of open access and campus switches, Threshold includes...
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City of Hoover, Alabama, Simplifies Network Management and Increases Bandwidth with Pica8 PICOS® NOS

City of Hoover, Alabama, Simplifies Network Management and Increases Bandwidth with Pica8 PICOS® NOS

Pica8, the leading provider of automated open networking software for enterprise campus and access networks, today announced that the City of Hoover, Alabama, has opted to replace their legacy data networking switching infrastructure with an open networking solution from Pica8 run by the company's Linux-based network operating system, PICOS®. In deploying the Pica8 PICOS NOS,...
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Pica8’s PICOS® Enables Automated Policy Enforcement with New Round of Network Access Control Solution Integrations

Pica8’s PICOS® Enables Automated Policy Enforcement with New Round of Network Access Control Solution Integrations

Pica8, a leading provider of advanced, open networking software for enterprise campus and access networks, today announced enhanced capabilities for PICOS®, the company's flagship Linux-based network operating system. Effective immediately, PICOS supports a range of leading industry NAC solutions, including Aruba ClearPass and Cisco ISE as well as the open-source software NAC project, PacketFence. These...
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Pica8 Expands Global Footprint to Middle East and Africa; Signs MEA Distribution Agreement with Dubai-based Distilogix

Pica8, a leading provider of advanced, open networking software, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Dubai-based VAD (value-added distributor) Distilogix that licenses them to sell Pica8’s PICOS® Linux-based network operating system (NOS) and PicaPilotTMwhite box switch automation and management software in the Middle East and Africa. Distilogix specializes in bringing a variety of software-defined...
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Pica8 Teams with Dell to Add 1G Brite-Box PoE Networking Option for Legacy Enterprise Access-Edge Switch Stack Replacements

Pica8, a leading provider of advanced, open networking software, today announced that the company’s PICOSÒnetwork operating system (NOS) has been ported to the Dell N3048EP-ON 1G PoE Ethernet switch and is now available for immediate deployment in enterprise campus, branch and remote office networks.  The addition of the 48-port Dell N3048EP-ON to Pica8’s growing hardware compatibility...
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