PlexxiPulse – Meet our management team

The Plexxi family has a rich IT, networking, and data center history. With backgrounds in finance, manufacturing, marketing, and coding (and more!), as well as experience at well known companies such as EMC, Sun, 3Com, and Nortel, our team is a strong balance of inventor and practitioner. Visit our management team page to learn about […]

PlexxiPulse – ESG Lab Review of Plexxi HCN

Recent ESG research revealed that most organizations it surveyed are embracing the concept of the private cloud and are about to or have deployed some sort of private cloud: 33% employ a basic internal cloud 46% report using an advanced internal cloud 20% selected a complete IT-as-a-service operating model So, what does this mean for […]

PlexxiPulse – Plexxi offers technical validation for hyperconverged networking

“Pressure is mounting for companies to increase business agility and improve efficiencies by adopting advanced IT models to deliver new applications to both customers and internal departments. Given this reality, we now see many firms turning to hyperconverged technologies for help in moving beyond their traditional legacy IT infrastructure. So how does this sector of […]

PlexxiPulse – A hot networking product for the summer

Last month, our Plexxi Switch 3eq product was named as one of “12 hot networking products for the summer” by CRN. We were in good company, alongside Juniper Networks and Cisco. You can check out the full list of hot networking products here. The Plexxi Switch 3eq offers a solid foundation for high-performance storage and […]

PlexxiPulse – .NEXT highlights

In case you missed it, last month we had the privilege of sponsoring the .NEXT Conference in Washington DC, hosted by Nutanix. The conference was an outstanding event. Between the continuously crowded Plexxi booth where we demoed our seamless Nutanix integration and automation, to Yuan and Mat’s excellent presentation and demo on Plexxi HCN for […]

PlexxiPulse – Let’s talk about network awareness

Awareness. By definition, it means understanding one’s environment, its variables, its dynamics, and its current and potential future state. It’s safe to say awareness is essential to successfully achieving your goals in most endeavors. Plexxi HCN is what we call “Nutanix aware.” In other words, Plexxi HCN is not just a collection of pipes for […]

PlexxiPulse – No, you haven’t landed on the wrong page

While browsing the Plexxi website recently you may have discovered our new featured customers page. Debuted this week, it highlights a select handful of the many organizations that have embraced our Hyperconverged Network solutions. On the page you’ll find information on our customers such as Kronos, MIT, Perseus, Washington State University, Iron Mountain and more […]

PlexxiPulse – Hyperconvergence? We’ve got you covered

Let’s talk about the network. Today, we are relying increasingly on the network to connect both servers and storage elements to servers. But for decades the network was used to connect client desktops to servers. The question remains if the networking we knew back then can handle today’s challenges. With the emergence of hyperconverged infrastructure […]

Is Your Network Aware of Your Infrastructure – It Should Be…

In a previous blog post, I talked about Plexxi’s network awareness of applications and infrastructure. I talked about how this awareness can make many network operations dynamic and transparent to the IT administrator. I also discussed how awareness can enhance infrastructure agility by making it easier to recognize and quickly respond to events. Awareness, by […]