We’re thrilled to represent New Hampshire in CB Insights’ The United States Of Startups: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startup In Every US State. CB Insights used their database to identify the most-well funded VC-backed technology startups by state based on disclosed equity funding. We’re in good company – other companies listed include Uber (CA), Datto (CT), Draft Kings (MA), Infor (NY), Domo (UT), and Vox Media (Washington, D.C.).
CB Insights describes us as: Plexxi is a provider of next-generation networking products and solutions for agile data centers, scale-out applications and distributed cloud environments. Plexxi’s products – Plexxi Control and the Plexxi Switch – and market solutions create an optimized network that helps applications perform better and operate at the speed of business.
For insights from the map above and for a complete list of the startups featured in the map, check out the CB Insight’s blog, here.
Below please find a few of our top picks for our favorite news articles of the week.
Enterprise Networking Planet: The Network OS in a Software-Defined Enterprise
By Arthur Cole
As the enterprise becomes more steeped in software defined networking (SDN), the role of the network operating system is gaining importance. Software performance, after all, is only as good as its underlying support code, which in SDN’s case is the vital link between translating the queries and commands of network level services and applications to the hardware infrastructure on which the entire data environment is based. This has naturally led to a spurt of networking OS development, with both start-ups and long-time networking software vendors seeking support among commodity hardware designers.
Information Age: Hyperconvergence or how to optimally manage secondary data
By Nick Ismail
In the last five years, the number of mentions of and searches for hyperconvergence in the media and on search engines has sky-rocketed, driven by increased adoption rates and the controversy over its true meaning.Most recently, interest reached a new peak with the £3.9 billion IPO of Nutanix, an early pioneer in hyperconvergence, symbolising the trend around the concept. Hyperconvergence is commonly defined as a type of infrastructure system with a software-centric architecture that tightly integrates compute, storage, networking and virtualisation resources and other technologies from scratch in a commodity hardware box supported by a single vendor.
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