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Big Switch Networks

April 13, 2015 11:30 ET

Big Switch Networks Named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking

The Software Defined Networking Pioneer Is Included for Being Innovative, Intriguing and Impactful

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2015) -  Big Switch Networks®, the leader in bringing hyperscale networking to data centers worldwide, announced that it has been selected as a 2015 Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking by Gartner, the leading information technology and advisory firm.

Since launching its flagship product, Big Cloud Fabric™ in July 2014, Big Switch has continued to make significant strides in networking, including notable partnerships with Dell and VMware; opening a Japanese subsidiary; signing several $1 million plus customers; and securing customer wins across the US, APAC and EMEA regions and in verticals that include financial services, government, service providers, tech, and higher ed.

"Big Switch is proud to be recognized by Gartner as a Cool Vendor in Enterprise Networking. In our industry, this is incredibly meaningful recognition," said Douglas Murray, CEO, Big Switch Networks. "We feel being selected further validates our approach to an open networking ecosystem and the advances we have made during this past year. In our opinion, Big Switch has emerged as a key SDN vendor and we believe this is a testament to the hard work of the entire Big Switch team."

For more information on Gartner's Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, 2015, published April 2, 2015, Gartner subscribers can access the report at http://www.gartner.com/resId=3021217

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About Big Switch Networks®
Big Switch Networks is the market leader in bringing hyperscale data center networking technologies to a broader audience. The company is taking three key hyperscale technologies -- open Ethernet switch hardware, sophisticated SDN control software, and core-and-pod data center designs -- and leveraging them in fit-for-purpose products designed for use in enterprises, cloud providers, and service providers. The company's Big Tap Monitoring Fabric is an advanced SDN fabric solution to monitor existing networks, and Big Cloud Fabric is the industry's most advanced bare metal switching fabric intended for new data center pods such as private cloud, big data, and VDI. For additional information, email info@bigswitch.com, follow @bigswitch, or visit www.bigswitch.com.

Big Switch Networks, Big Cloud Fabric, Big Tap, Switch Light OS, Switch Light vSwitch, and BSN Labs are trademarks or registered trademarks of Big Switch Networks, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, registered marks, or registered service marks are the property of their respective owners.

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