Consider the Human Side of IT

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, software-defined networking, Hyperconverged Infrastructure, the cloud. These are all technological advancements intended to improve how IT systems and operations work, to give the business better agility and reduced costs, and ultimately to give end-users a new and better experience.  Quite often, however, IT’s creators and consumers alike lose sight of the […]

Video: Plexxi HCN for HCI

Remember the good ole days when there was no traffic and it took you less than 1 hour to get to/from work? Me neither. I remember bad traffic on highways with construction because they were being widened to accommodate more traffic and increased population (hello Boston Big Dig that never seems to end). But now […]

Analysis, Insight & Control – Three Keys to Network Optimization

“Set-it-and-forget-it.”  We hear this phrase all the time. In consumer land, the phrase is used extensively to promote product simplicity and reliability. But ask yourself, “is there anything in the world of IT that is truly set-it-and-forget-it?” With all of the complexity, variables, and churn inherent in IT infrastructure, how can you simply put your […]

Plexxi Co-Founder, Mat Mathews to Speak at Nutanix .NEXT Conference

Nashua, NH – June 20, 2017 – Plexxi, a pioneer of hyperconverged networking (HCN), today announced that Plexxi Co-Founder and VP of Product Management, Mat Mathews, will be a featured speaker at the Nutanix .NEXT Conference on June 28. Mathews, an industry-recognized networking veteran and thought-leader, has been instrumental in driving Plexxi’s strategy of tight […]

Hyperconvergence is Hot – Can Your Network Take the Heat?

Sometimes it seems that the more things change, the more they remain the same.  Back in the day, when Sun Microsystems was flying-high selling leading-edge, distributed computing solutions, the company’s tagline was, “The Network is the Computer.” To many at the time, this was a foreign concept (wasn’t the network just a set of wires […]

The Network Knows – Let It Help You

  Hey, Brian here. In my inaugural blog, I talked about the technology trifecta of hyperconverged compute, storage, and networking, and how I think Plexxi represents a critical next phase of networking. That discussion, as well as my occasional dabbling in autonomous robotics, got me thinking about the accelerated pace of change in automation technology, […]

Plexxi Drives Network Innovation with New Switch and Software Releases

NASHUA, N.H. – June 13, 2017 – Plexxi, a pioneer of Hyperconverged Networking (HCN), today announced the introduction of its new Switch 3eq Ethernet (for 25/50/100 GbE) switches, and the latest versions of its Plexxi Control (software-defined network fabric control) and Plexxi Connect (integration and workflow automation) software, including an enhanced Nutanix Integration Pack. Now Nutanix customers can […]

PlexxiPulse – Check Out our CEO Blog!

For all you Plexxi blog fans out there, make sure to check out our CEO blog, where Plexxi CEO Rich Napolitano sheds light on advancements and recent announcements in networking and at Plexxi. With more than 30 years of IT experience, most recently as the head of EMC’s Unified Storage Division, Rich brings a unique […]