Big Switch Networks

  • Open Network Linux Simplifies Open Compute Project Switch Configuration

    Open Network Linux Simplifies Open Compute Project Switch Configuration

    Big Switch Networks, Facebook and NTT, announced today that they have come together to create a unified operating system called Open Network Linux for Open Compute Project‘s (OCP) switch hardware. While the name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, the project is designed to help companies, whether web scale-type companies like Facebook or others looking to take advantage of the… Read More

  • Reimagining The Network For A Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Crunch Network

    Reimagining The Network For A Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

    You’re only as strong as your weakest link, and that’s the Internet’s biggest problem today. For more than two decades the very backbone of theInternet — the network — has subsisted in the shadows, pinned beneath the weight of a fast-growing Internet economy and a powerful cohort of incumbents with much to lose. Since the early days of SaaS, the tech world has set… Read More

  • OpenFlow Startup Big Switch Raises $13.75M From Index, Khosla Ventures

    Exclusive – Big Switch Networks, a fledgling company building a platform for virtualizing enterprise networks based on the OpenFlow standard, has raised $13.75 million in Series A financing in a round led by Index Ventures and Khosla Ventures. The startup also announced that it has joined the newly formed Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit group on promoting OpenFlow and… Read More