Networking Experts to Supply Pica8 Solutions for SDN
PALO ALTO, Calif. – August 25, 2016 – Pica8 Inc., the one-stop source for white box networking, today announced that it has named STORDIS, Europe’s leading distributor of open networking solutions, as its pan-European distributor. STORDIS, based in Stuttgart, Germany, will supply a growing customer base with Pica8’s software-defined networking (SDN) and white box networking products.
“We pride ourselves on delivering best-of-breed products for networking, computing and storage, and Pica8 leads the industry in providing open SDN software and switches,” said Alexander Jeffries, CEO of STORDIS. “By offering solutions like Pica8’s PicOS™ network operating system, we can put our customers, particularly in the broadcast media, security, and monitoring markets, at the forefront of open networking.”
“In looking for a European partner, we wanted a company that has experience with using OpenFlow for monitoring, converged infrastructure, and broadcast network solutions, and STORDIS is emerging as a leading player in these areas,” said Niraj Jain, vice president of business development at Pica8. “There’s a strong and rapidly-growing market for open networking solutions in Europe, and we believe STORDIS will help us reach it.”
About Pica8, Inc.
Pica8 is breaking barriers to truly customizable application performance through open networking. With its Linux-based PicOS™ network operating system, Pica8 enables custom traffic engineering and empowers white box and brite box switches to integrate easily with existing Layer 2/Layer 3 networks and deliver unlimited SDN scalability through OpenFlow. Since 2009, Pica8 has pioneered new open networking technologies such as Linux-based networking, CrossFlow networking, vASIC® and Table Type Patterns. Through ongoing innovation, Pica8 is a trusted brand that unlocks the potential of made-to-order networking, offering a mainstream alternative to legacy proprietary systems. For more information, visit www.pica8.com or follow us on Twitter @pica8.
STORDIS is the leading independent distributor of Open Networking Infrastructure and Storage Solutions. For resellers across Europe and beyond, STORDIS offers peerless expertise on combining the next generation of bare-metal hardware, together with software defined networking and storage technologies that are built on open source and open standards.
The dedicated research and testing team at STORDIS LABS provide the cornerstone of the company’s success. Superior market knowledge means that STORDIS is consistently first to market with working solutions built on the hottest new technologies. Unrivalled product knowledge enables staff to excel in pre- and post-sales technical support and to offer training capabilities.
Pica8 is the industry’s open networking software alternative to Cisco, Juniper and Arista for the enterprise. Pica8’s AmpCon™ Network Controller for centralized management and automation and PicOS® Software Switches for networking and security have successfully replaced Cisco DNA Center and Catalyst Switches and competing Juniper and Arista solutions for campus, data center and distributed site networks within Fortune 500 enterprises. Pica8 software is deployed at over 1,000 customers in over 40 countries. For more information, visit www.pica8.com
Joseph Kwak for Pica8 Inc.
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