Open Networking Software Makes Your Enterprise Net Work

Campus

Pica8 understands your operation challenges to develop dynamic and secure networks through high-performance connectivity. Pica8’s AmpCon Network Controller and PicOS Software Switches create an open networking solution that displaces Cisco DNA Center and Catalyst switches for enterprise campus networks.

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Simplified GUI-based Automation

  • Automate switch provisioning, deployment, and error-free configuration at scale
  • Offload routine tasks from network operators to do more with less
  • Flexible to customize or extend with Ansible Playbooks

Zero Trust Security

  • Integrate with Network Access Control (NAC) Policy Engines, such as Cisco ISE and Aruba ClearPass
  • Full featured implementation to secure enterprise access layer for IoT, authorized users and guests
  • Secure access switching compatible with production Cisco and Aruba WiFi networks and future proof for WiFi-6E migration

Network Virtualization

  • Extend virtualization with EVPN/VXLAN from the data center to the access switches
  • Integrate with existing Cisco Software-defined Access (SD-Access) infrastructure
  • Use an open solution with spine-leaf arrays to support flexible and scalable virtualization architectures without Cisco chassis solutions

Analytics

  • Network information is readily available from PicOS Software Switches
  • Streaming telemetry continually updates networking data

Build Next-gen Enterprise Campus
and Data Center Networks

Pica8 software runs on the industry’s broadest choices of multi-gig and PoE hardware from Dell and Edgecore, and it enables users to build high-powered, next-gen campus networks with open networking methodologies.

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Hardware Compatibility

Data Center

Pica8 understands your operation challenges to make sure your data center services are constantly up and running. Pica8’s PicOS Software Switches have successfully replaced Cumulus Linux for data center customers that want to keep their open networking strategies on Broadcom-based hardware. Pica8’s AmpCon Network Controller offers progressive upgrade strategies for management automation.

Simplified GUI-based Automation

  • Automate switch provisioning, deployment, and error-free configuration at scale
  • Offload routine tasks from network operators to do more with less
  • Generic Ansible implementation allows customers to use the same Ansible Playbooks on their servers and networks

Network Virtualization

  • Extend virtualization using EVPN/VXLAN from the data center to the access switches
  • Integrate with existing Cisco Software-defined Access (SD-Access) infrastructure
  • Use an open solution with spine-leaf arrays to support different virtualization architectures without Cisco chassis solutions

Analytics

  • Network information is readily available from PicOS Software Switches
  • Streaming telemetry continually updates networking data

Pica8 software runs on the industry’s broadest choice of multi-gig and PoE hardware from Dell and Edgecore to build high-powered, next-gen data center networks using open white box networking methodologies.

See our list of supported hardware

Hardware Compatibility

Need a replacement for Cumulus Linux to stay on Broadcom-based switches?

Distributed Sites

Whether retail sites, branch offices or other remote locations, Pica8 understands your challenges to simplify deployments and automate remote operations. Pica8’s AmpCon Network Controller and PicOS Software Switches have replaced thousands of Cisco Catalyst PoE switches across distributed sites.

Simplified GUI-based Automation

  • Automate switch provisioning, deployment, and error-free configuration at scale
  • Remote management for thousands of switches with the click of a button
  • Run daily or hourly audit reports for security, operations, and policy compliance

Zero Trust Security

  • Integrate with Network Access Control (NAC) Policy Engines, such as Cisco ISE and Aruba ClearPass
  • Full featured implementation to secure enterprise access layer for IoT, authorized users and guests
  • Secure access switching compatible with production Cisco and Aruba WiFi networks and future proof for WiFi-6E migration

Network Virtualization

  • Extend virtualization using EVPN/VXLAN from the data center to the access switches

Build Next-gen Access Networks

See our list of supported hardware

Hardware Compatibility

Pica8 software runs on the industry’s broadest choice of multi-gig and PoE hardware from Dell and Edgecore to build next-gen 1U access switches using open networking methodologies.

Top 3 Telecom Provider with a Heavy Retail Presence Selects Pica8 over Cisco