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 […]

PlexxiPulse – The United States Of Startups

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 […]

PlexxiPulse – Switch 3

The next generation of innovative networking solutions is here: Plexxi Switch 3 Entry Series. Plexxi’s Entry Series Switches are designed to meet the growing needs of today’s virtual and highly dynamic data center and cloud environments. Specifically designed to support scale-out applications with high performance east/west traffic needs, Plexxi provides a scaled out and automation […]

PlexxiPulse – CEO Blog

Great news – you can now find the collection of our CEO Rich Napolitano’s blog posts in one spot. Keep an eye on our new CEO Blog for Rich’s insights into the latest networking trends. From hybrid cloud to next-gen data centers, there are a lot of moving parts in our industry and Rich has […]

PlexxiPulse – LightRail

Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) has enabled networking vendors to push more data through fiber optics. There are two major variations of WDM: Dense (DWDM) and Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM). CWDM uses fewer wavelengths with more space between the wavelengths, whereas DWDM uses more wavelengths with very small spaces between each, but comes with a […]

PlexxiPulse – HCN

What is a hyper-converged network you ask? Look no further, I answer all of your burning questions in my latest blog, What is a hyper-converged network (and why do you need one?). In short, HCN is purpose-built network fabric to support the unique needs of HCI clusters. It’s fool-proof, integrated, automated, removes the need for […]

What is a Hyper-Converged Network (and why do you need one)?

Certainly by now everyone in IT has heard of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI). In the case that you were abducted and held by aliens for the past two years, let me explain. HCI is loosely defined as the close coupling of virtualized compute and virtualized scale-out storage, typically mated to a server platform to create an […]

PlexxiPulse – What’s All The Fuss About HCI?

In case you hadn’t heard, HP Enterprise announced this week that it is set to acquire Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) vendor Simplivity for $650M. Big news? Well, it depends on how you look at it. Plexxi CEO Rich Napolitano gives his two cents in his latest blog, HP Enterprise Acquires Simplivity  – The Coming Hybrid Cloud […]

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