Big Switch Networks 3-Tier Open SDN architecture enables seamless integration for Technology Alliance Partners to deliver robust and innovative networking solutions. Big Switch Networks and the Technology Alliance partners provide customers with a broad range of choices in joint applications and technology solutions. Our joint solutions offer our customers the broadest range of deployment options to drive new levels of business agility, flexibility and reduced cost of ownership of network operations.

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A10 Networks

A10 Networks was founded in Q4 2004 with a mission to provide innovative networking and security solutions. A10 Networks makes high-performance products that help organizations accelerate, optimize and secure their applications. A10 Networks is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Germany, Brazil, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore. For more information, visit www.a10networks.com


Accton Partner LogoAccton Technology

Accton Technology is a global premier provider of networking and communications solutions for top tier networking, computer, and telecommunications vendors. Leveraging its advanced software applications and design capability, Accton collaborates with its strategic partners to design, develop and manufacture innovative, leading-edge technologies in Zero Time. The company’s constantly-evolving core technology and its highly-qualified global workforce make it possible for Accton to deliver superior distributed virtual networks solutions that are affordable and robust. For more information about Accton and its subsidiaries, please visit http://www.accton.com


 Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a FORTUNE 500® company, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Broadcom® products seamlessly deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile environments.  With the industry's broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art system-on-a-chip and embedded software solutions, Broadcom is changing the world by Connecting everything®. For more information, go to www.broadcom.com.


Canonical

Canonical provides engineering, online and professional services to Ubuntu partners and customers worldwide. As the company behind the Ubuntu project, Canonical is committed to the production and support of Ubuntu – an ever-popular and fast-growing open-source operating system. It aims to ensure that Ubuntu is available to every organization and individual on servers, desktops, laptops and netbooks. For more information, visit www.canonical.com 


Citrix

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) transforms how businesses and IT work and people collaborate in the cloud era. With market-leading cloud, collaboration, networking and virtualization technologies, Citrix powers mobile workstyles and cloud services, making complex enterprise IT simpler and more accessible for 260,000 organizations. Citrix products touch 75 percent of Internet users each day and it partners with more than 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2011 was $2.21 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com

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Coraid

Coraid redefines storage with its breakthrough line of EtherDrive and EtherCloud solutions. Coraid delivers scale-out performance, Ethernet simplicity, and an elastic storage architecture to handle massive data growth. Designed from the ground up for virtualization and cloud architectures, Coraid's platform has been deployed by more than 1,500 customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.coraid.com

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Dell

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them power to do more. Dell Software helps customers of every size take advantage of new technologies and address organizational challenges to grow their businesses and remain competitive. For more than a decade, Dell has been making strategic software acquisitions and partnering in the industry to support and enable the hardware and services solutions it provides to customers. In 2012, Dell formed a dedicated software division to extend its capabilities in software IP and total solutions offerings. Dell security, systems management, business intelligence and application software draw on the strength of Dell’s distribution capabilities and reputation to help clients in every industry achieve better business outcomes. For more information, visit www.dell.com.

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Endace

Endace provides network visibility infrastructure trusted by some of the world’s largest organizations to accelerate their response to network and security problems. Endace Intelligent Network Recorders guarantee to capture, index and record 100-percent of network traffic while scaling from 1 Gbps to 100 Gbps.  EndaceVision is Endace's proprietary web-based application that enables engineers to visualize, search and retrieve network traffic from any Endace Recorder anywhere across the network. Endace's marketing headquarters is in Sunnyvale, California. R&D is in Auckland, New Zealand. Sales offices across the US, in Reading, UK and Sydney, Australia provide support for customers. Quoted on London's AIM, the stock code is LSE: EDA.L. For more information, visit www.endace.com  


Extreme Networks


Extreme Networks, Inc. is a technology leader in high-performance Ethernet switching for cloud, data center and mobile networks.  Based in Santa Clara, CA, Extreme Networks has more than 6,000 customers in more than 50 countries.  For more information, visit www.extremenetworks.com 

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F5 Networks

F5 Networks, Inc., the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), helps the world’s largest enterprises and service providers realize the full value of virtualization, cloud computing, and on-demand IT. F5® solutions help integrate disparate technologies to provide greater control of the infrastructure, improve application delivery and data management, and give users seamless, secure, and accelerated access to applications from their corporate desktops and smart devices. An open architectural framework enables F5 customers to apply business policies at “strategic points of control” across the IT infrastructure and into the public cloud. F5 products give customers the agility they need to align IT with changing business conditions, deploy scalable solutions on demand, and manage mobile access to data and services. Enterprises, service and cloud providers, and leading online companies worldwide rely on F5 to optimize their IT investments and drive business forward. For more information, visit www.f5.com

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 Fortinet LogoFortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2011 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet's flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet's broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise - from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.fortinet.com


Infoblox

Infoblox (NYSE:BLOX) delivers Automated Network Control solutions, the fundamental technology that connects end users, devices and networks. These solutions enable more than 5,400 enterprises and service providers to transform and scale complex networks. Infoblox helps take the burden of complex network control out of human hands, reduce costs, and increase accuracy and uptime. Infoblox is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. and has additional operations in 30 countries. For more information, visit www.infoblox.com

 

 


  

Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. For more information, visit www.microsoft.com

 

 


Mirantis

Mirantis is an engineering services company delivering expertise in open source application infrastructure and OpenStack. Clients include Cisco, Dell, GE Money and Agilent. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, CA and currently houses one of the largest groups of experts in OpenStack under a single roof. Mirantis works with middleware vendors, compute infrastructure companies, and Fortune 1000 enterprises, helping them to extract value from OpenStack. For more information, visit www.mirantis.com

 


Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks is the network security company. Its next-generation firewalls enable unprecedented visibility and granular policy control of applications and content – by user, not just IP address – at up to 20Gbps with no performance degradation. Based on patent-pending App-ID™ _technology, Palo Alto Networks firewalls accurately identify and control applications – regardless of port, protocol, evasive tactic or SSL encryption – and scan content to stop threats and prevent data leakage. Enterprises can for the first time embrace Web 2.0 and maintain complete visibility and control, while significantly reducing total cost of ownership through device consolidation. For more information, visit www.paloaltonetworks.com

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Quanta

Quanta QCT provides a comprehensive line of server, storage, network switch, and rack solution products for cloud datacenter customers that demand the engineering and manufacturing capabilities provided by one of the world's largest hardware companies, but require hardware tuned and optimized to their unique workload specifications. Headquartered in Fremont, Calif., the company's parent is Quanta Computer, Inc., a $34 billion FORTUNE® Global 500 company with more than 100,000 employees located at engineering, manufacturing, sales and support facilities worldwide. http://www.QuantaQCT.com

 


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Ubuntu is the leading platform for open source cloud deployment.  It is the reference operating system for OpenStack and the basis for most OpenStack deployments. With its regular release cycle and its wide range of cloud partners, it’s not surprising that Ubuntu is the preferred cloud platform for HP, Rackspace, Amazon and many others. For more information, visit www.ubuntu.com

 



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Mellanox Technologies

Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency, delivering data faster to applications and unlocking system performance capability. Mellanox offers a choice of fast interconnect products: adapters, switches, software and silicon that accelerate application runtime and maximize business results for a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise data centers, Web 2.0, cloud, storage and financial services. For more information, visit www.mellanox.com


 

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Overture

Overture is the preferred provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions for the metro edge. Known for innovative solutions that enable high-capacity Ethernet services over any media including fiber, copper and TDM, Overture has extended its commitment to innovation with Ensemble OSA™. Ensemble OSA is the industry's first open architecture that brings the benefits of the cloud, Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and open innovation to the metro edge. By leveraging Overture’s Carrier Ethernet expertise and this new open architecture for software-defined services, providers can maximize operational efficiencies and introduce new revenue-generating services on a scale never before possible. Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with sales offices around the globe. For more information, visit http://www.overturenetworks.com 


Radware

Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.  Radware's solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more information, visit www.radware.com 

 


Threat STOP LogoThreatstop

ThreatSTOP was founded to bring the benefits of dynamic threat source detection
and blocking to enterprises and government agencies. Based on experience using 
the Internet Storm Center's DShield project, and with encouragement from Marc
Sachs and others, Tom Byrnes founded ThreatSTOP to make threat data actionable,
automatically, in real time. ThreatSTOP's patent-pending technique using DNS
allows ThreatSTOP to be used on a wide variety of devices from different
vendors. For more information, visit www.threatstop.com


vAmour LogovArmour

vArmour is the pioneer of software defined security, SDsec. vArmour’s SDsec brings a scalable, flexible, programmable, network security enforcement layer to the highly virtualized computing environment in a way that fits; the security now works like the environment, rather than limiting and contorting the environment to fit the security. vArmour’s innovative solution enables service provider and enterprise cloud operators to insert security and application policy inline wherever needed within network, with high performance. Though the company delivered the industry’s first SDN-enabled security solution, SDsec’s benefits are realized equally in both physical and virtual networking environments, to improve network security, intelligence and dramatically reduce IT administration. For more information, visit www.varmour.com

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