October 02, 2019
Networks are often seen as a bottleneck due to legacy box-by-box complex workflows that includes hop-by-hop troubleshooting, high resolution time for issues and manual change management operations. Traditional norms of managing data centers isn’t enough anymore. Network teams managing on-premise data centers are burdened by operations that are slow, complex and are unable to keep up with 24x7... Read more
September 18, 2019
While our customers have validated that Big Switch’s Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) is the best automated (underlay) fabric for VMware SDDC use cases, including vSphere, NSX-v/NSX-T, vSAN, VxRail and VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF), it’s exhilarating to witness BCF being awarded the Best of Networking honor at VMWorld 2019.   What is unique about the Big Cloud Fabric architecture?Let’s face it – many of... Read more
August 22, 2019
In this blog, we will highlight why Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) is the ideal underlay fabric for VMware NSX-T, and provide useful insights for admins looking to maximize benefits from your NSX-T deployment.NSX-T is the networking and security component of the VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) stack. Using NSX-T manager, admins can set up logical networks to enable communication between... Read more
August 08, 2019
Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) is an ideal underlay fabric for a VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) driven software-defined data center (SDDC). If you are an admin looking to deploy VMware Cloud Foundation, this blog will provide useful insights in how Big Cloud Fabric uncomplicates underlay operations for maximizing benefits from your VCF deployment.VMware Cloud Foundation is an integrated software stack... Read more
July 17, 2019
July 3rd, 2019 marks the culmination of the efforts of some of the most talented people I have ever worked with. We at Big Switch just launched our first ever product on the AWS marketplace called 'Big Cloud Fabric for AWS' (BCF-AWS). I am extremely proud to have been a part of this effort in designing and implementing this solution. Why am I proud about this? It represents a milestone where we... Read more
June 25, 2019
As adoption of Amazon Web Services (AWS) is accelerating at a dizzying pace, it is becoming critical for IT organizations to gain visibility into application traffic on the AWS infrastructure. For most organizations this means both flow-level intelligence and deep packet-level monitoring for security, troubleshooting, and application performance of their AWS workloads. AWS and Big Switch Networks... Read more
June 18, 2019
We’re excited to share that Erik Papir has been appointed VP of WW Systems Engineering & Technical Sales at Big Switch.Erik brings to Big Switch more than 25 years of experience in the networking and telecommunications industries, as well as extensive experience leading global technical organizations.Erik’s own words, on why he has joined us on our journey:My entire networking career I have... Read more
June 05, 2019
A revolution is underway. Nearly every automotive company is developing autonomous self driving vehicles. In fact, not long ago, an autonomous taxi service (Waymo), launched in Arizona. During the last few years, IoT applications have become increasingly commonplace across several industries, from retail to logistics to transport/automotive. According to various forecast models, the number if IoT... Read more
March 01, 2019
At the start of 2019, Big Switch welcomed networking industry veteran Paul Unbehagen to our team, as Chief Technology Officer for Big Cloud Fabric. Paul brings to Big Switch nearly 25 years of expertise in the development, deployment and operations of enterprise, government and service provider networking products and technologies. Paul’s own words, on why he has joined us on our journey:The... Read more
December 20, 2018
The power of public cloud has transformed many industries. Many innovative startups may not have ever seen light of day if they could not harness the power of public cloud. Public cloud providers such as AWS, Azure and GCP have made it much easier to start a business as infrastructure is ubiquitously available in the cloud. Not only have new startups taken advantage of the unlimited computing... Read more