Cloud is not a location. It’s a series of design principles.

Our cloud-first networking solutions uncomplicate networking for hybrid cloud, extending the speed, agility, reliability, and experience of the cloud to your enterprise. By building your on-prem network with the same techniques mastered by public cloud operators, your enterprise can design, build and operate the data center of tomorrow, today.
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With Big Switch, your stakeholders get the best of the public cloud, on-prem. Our approach prevents unbalanced cloud affinities – rather than the de facto deployment of applications to public-cloud first that your organization has been burdened with until now – applications reside where it makes the most sense for your business.

Operate Like a Cloud
Offer Like a Cloud

Cloud-First
EXPERIENCE
App teams get the same “as-a-Service” network experience on-prem that they get in a public cloud
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Cloud-First
CONSISTENCY
IT team gets the same tool chain to manage both on-prem and public cloud networks
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INFRASTRUCTURE
Network team delivers a resilient, scale-out, commodity-based design across your enterprise cloud deployments.
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“I chose Big Switch because it was the closest we could get to Amazon networking on-perm.”
SENIOR DIRECTOR OF NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE

With cloud-first networking, your organization is no longer forced to make trade-offs.

Your operations team gains visibility and your application teams get the agile, Network-as-a-Service environment on-prem that until now, they have had to go to the public cloud to get. The result, your entire organization benefits from enhanced productivity, ensuring your business can compete in the digital age.
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YOUR APP TEAMS
As-a-Service Experience
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YOUR OPERATIONS TEAM
Visibility & Consistency

Explore our CFN Portfolio

Hybrid IT that starts with the best of public cloud networking delivered on-prem, and scales to VPC Networking and Analytics everywhere.
MCD
Cloud-based service delivering control, insight & governance for hybrid cloud networking
BCF
Automated fabric delivers Network-as-a-Service with VPCs on-prem
BMF
Predictive, app-aware, flow intelligence for pervasive analytics in hybrid cloud

Seven Principles of Cloud-First Networking

Learn about the seven proven principles of cloud-first networking. Each of these principles is based on innovations by Cloud Giants that are being adopted by mainstream enterprise and service provider organizations.

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Seven Principles of Cloud Innovations