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NASHUA, N.H., February 26, 2018 – Plexxi, the leader in Hyperconverged Networking (HCN), announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Plexxi to its 2018 Data Center 100 list. This annual list recognizes technology suppliers that excel at powering, supporting and protecting the complex and demanding data centers on which today’s businesses rely. This is the second time Plexxi has been named to the CRN Data Center 100 list. Once again, Plexxi was recognized on the list of top Software Defined Data Center companies.

CRN editors select companies for the Data Center 100 list on the basis of multiple criteria, including each company’s overall impact on the market, its influence on the channel as a whole, and the types of technology and services it makes available to its partners.

As a leader in HCN for data center fabrics, Plexxi’s offers an optimized and workload driven network operating environment for agile data centers. The Plexxi fabric concurrently optimizes for classic client-server and modern scale-out applications enabling customers to run any workload anywhere in the data center. Thanks to Plexxi’s unique, distributed virtual spine technology, customers can now build truly flat, large scale cloud fabrics with the agility, performance and low linear port costs.

In addition to recognizing technology suppliers for outstanding products and services, the Data Center 100 serves as a valuable guide for solution providers looking for best-in-class vendors providing data center infrastructure, data center management tools, software-defined data center technology and data center services.

“CRN’s Data Center 100 vendors are aptly recognized for their best-in-class technologies and services, which enable solution providers to drive greater innovation, efficiency and profit in the data center,” said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. “The 2018 list identifies the current top vendors in this vital market, helping solution providers find proven data center experts who can deliver the depth and breadth of materials, services and expert guidance required to meet their customers’ needs.”

“There is no doubt that Plexxi is setting a new standard for data center network technology and application awareness,” said Denis Vilfort, Vice President of Marketing at Plexxi. “Plexxi’s innovative HCN strategy empowers companies to leverage a true public cloud experience in their private data center cloud, and increase business agility, efficiency and automation. While network innovation from traditional vendors has been stalling over the last decade, Plexxi’s new vision for the modern data center fabric is now accelerating how quickly companies deploy applications and draw business value from their data.”

The Data Center 100 list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at

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About Plexxi
Plexxi leads the industry in hyperconverged network infrastructure (HCN) for data center fabrics. Plexxi HCN™ leverages fabric path diversity to build dynamic and robust networks that are finely tuned for mixed workloads. Plexxi’s unique distributed virtual spine technology enables customers to build truly flat scale-out data centers fabrics at predictable low cost with the agility and performance of the cloud. Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., Plexxi investors include GV (formerly Google Ventures), Lightspeed Venture Partners, Matrix Partners and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @PlexxiInc.

Plexxi and Plexxi HCN are trademarks or registered trademarks of Plexxi, Inc. All other company and product names are the trademark and copyright of their respective owners.

About the Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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