Big Switch Networks and Dell have announced a strategic agreement that will from its part; bring state of the art SDN solutions to an increasingly broad audience. Dell from its quarter will resell the Big Switch Big Tap application, as well as the Switch Light Operating System, running on Dell’s high performance Open Networking switches.
Big Switch braces Dell’s open networking initiative, offering customers compelling business case for adopting SDN technologies for needed agility to quickly deploy network services and business applications.
“The early adopters of SDN were largely the hyperscale players. But with the advent of initiatives such as Open Networking from Dell, the path for all enterprises to enjoy the benefits of SDN is getting easier,” alleged Douglas Murray, CEO of Big Switch Networks. Supplementing that – “The joint solutions coming from the Dell and Big Switch partnership will bring hyperscale data center design and choice to a broader audience.”
The partnership nevertheless comes in response to strong customer demand for a practical migration path to SDN.