bare-metal switch

bare-metal switch

An Ethernet switch designed for software control. See software-defined networking and bare metal.
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Cambridge, MA, August 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Brain4Net, in cooperation with leading server and bare-metal switches hardware vendors, offers enterprises a comprehensive SDN and NFV-based solution for building Next Generation WANs.
B4N SD-WAN Transport utilizes B4N Service Platform components and approved bare-metal switches by Brain4Net Partner Ecosystem members, including Edge-Core Networks, Noviflow, Centec, Corsa, and more.
A pioneer in software-defined networking (SDN), Pica8's PicOS, its externally programmable switching operating system runs on commodity, bare-metal switches made by ODM partners to provide cost savings.
Liao added that the economics of SDN will also soon move beyond mere intrigue to real operations as more cloud providers, data centers and Web services organizations begin to report on the ROI resulting from deploying open platforms that leverage Debian Linux and programming APIs for use across commoditized bare-metal switches.
A pioneer in the software-defined networking (SDN) revolution, Pica8's PicOS, its externally programmable switching operating system runs on commodity, bare-metal switches made by ODM partners to provide the ultimate in cost savings.