PlexxiPulse – Not All Workloads Are Created Equal

Networks carry traffic, similar to the way planes carry passengers, but the similarities don’t end there. The process of “deadheading” (as it’s known in the airline circles) is about leveraging existing routes to re-position crew for free; basically, piggybacking on an already incurred cost. At first, it sounds like a perfect optimization that should make […]

Your Packets will be Re-accommodated

I normally hate tortured metaphors, especially in IT; but this one has been stuck in my head even before the dreadful UA passenger incident, so here we go… Unfortunately, it took the horrid and avoidable treatment of a fellow human being for United to finally figure out something they (and other airlines) should have figured […]

PlexxiPulse – Plexxi HCN™ for Nutanix™

If you read our blog regularly (or talk to anyone that works at Plexxi), you know that hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is all the rage these days. According to a Gartner survey, 74% of businesses use or are piloting or actively researching hyperconverged infrastructure solutions. But many organizations fail to consider the networking implications of hyperconvergence. […]

PlexxiPulse – Focused on HCI & HCN

This week we added a few new faces to the Plexxi executive team – Mitch Breen and Mark Wright. In an article published by CRN, Plexxi Nabs Former SimpliVity Sales Leader To Drive Hyper-Convergence Growth, Mike Gregory, founder and CEO of CloudGov Technologies, a Rockville, Md.- based Plexxi partner, hit the nail on the head […]

Welcome Mitch Breen and Mark Wright

Plexxi is doubling down on its focus on hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) and hyperconverged networks (HCN). Two industry veterans have joined our executive team to help guide and drive our momentum in that space- Mitch Breen is our new SVP of Enterprise Sales and Mark Wright is our new VP of Sales Operations. Breen will run […]

PlexxiPulse – AHA

In Plexxi CEO Rich Napolitano’s career as a tech executive, entrepreneur, and investor, he’s had his fair share of “enlightening” moments. But the one that really struck him happened last summer when Rich was listening to one of Plexxi’s largest customers play back the value of our product in their rather large and complex environment. […]

PlexxiPulse – Plexxi HCN for SimpliVity

The Plexxi HCN™ solution for SimpliVity™ tightly integrates Plexxi’s award-winning network fabric with VMware vSphere and SimpliVity OmniCube or OmniStack to create a complete compute, storage, and network infrastructure stack for SimpliVity customers. The Plexxi HCN solution leverages Plexxi Switch, Plexxi Control, and the Plexxi Connect Open Integration Platform to build a network fabric that […]

PlexxiPulse – Dynamic Infrastructure

“Just as there are tremendous benefits in terms of cost, reliability, and flexibility when power and cooling infrastructure are adaptive, the same benefits can be realized when network infrastructure is adaptive.” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. This week, Aligned Data Centers’ Chief Information Officer, Rajendran Avadaiappan, explained the role and responsibilities of the […]

PlexxiPulse – 2017 Software-Defined Data Center 50

We’re excited to report we have been named to CRN’s 2017 Software-Defined Data Center 50, a list of 50 companies on the forefront of the development of the software-defined data center (well, technically 49 companies, with VMware included separately from Dell EMC). We’re in good company, alongside Big Switch Networks, Brocade, Cisco, Citrix and Nutanix. […]

PlexxiPulse – Plexxi Compatibility Matrix

The Plexxi Compatibility Matrix defines compatibility between released versions of Plexxi Software; both across the various Plexxi software components as well as for each specific Plexxi software component. Plexxi software is made available in three different packages, with each package including versioned Plexxi software components. The Plexxi Compatibility Matrix considers the following separately released Plexxi […]

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