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Big Switch Networks Customer Testimonial

Big Mon has added scale and usability to our tap aggregation strategy while keeping costs down.

Brian Lubelczyk, IT Director, Athena Health

Big Switch Networks Customer Satisfaction Rating

Big Switch’s technology and UI are the best around. They also have the ability to leverage multiple low cost/high quality hardware vendors.

Big Monitoring Fabric has added scale and usability to our tap aggregation strategy while keeping costs down.

Big Switch Networks Customer Fact

The drivers for an SMB telecommunications services company to chose BCF/Big Switch as part of its NFV solution:

  • Automation
  • Ease of use
  • Enhanced visibility
  • Security
  • Scalability

Big Switch Networks Customer Fact

An SMB telecommunications services company rates BCF as best in class for scalability when compared to the competition.

Big Switch Networks Customer Fact

An SMB telecommunications services company rates BCF as best in class for agility when compared to the competition.

Big Switch Networks Customer Fact

A SMB telecommunications services company rates BCF as best in class for automation when compared to the competition.

Big Switch Networks Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Chief Technology Officer at a small business telecommunications services company would be very likely to recommend Big Switch Networks for this reason:

The technical knowledge of the engineers and overall experience has been the best that I can recall in my 20+ years in IT.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Testimonial

Controller configuration & programmability were the “killer” BCF features our team was most excited about.

Sr. MTS, Director - Systems Architecture, Tier-1 Telco

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

Tier-1 Telco cites the deployment of BCF was 76% – 100% faster and easier to deploy (Best-in-class) compared to its previous (non-BCF) solution

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

Tier-1 Telco cites that service delivery would be most impacted due to poor network performance.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

A Tier-1 telco considered Cisco ACI/Nexus and Arista before choosing BCF.

Big Monitoring Fabric Inline Customer Fact

An Electric Car & Autonomous Driving Company experienced the following improvements with its Big Mon Inline deployment

  • Scale-out security tool chaining
  • Simplified security policy deployment
  • Ease of management due to intuitive drag and drop GUI
  • Optimized data flows with their Big Monitoring Fabric Inline deployment

Big Monitoring Fabric Inline Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Architect at an Electric Car & Autonomous Driving Company would be likely to recommend Big Mon Inline for this reason:

BMF Inline is a great product that utilizes very modern SDN architecture and framework. It has set itself apart from other NPB’s with its next-gen approach.

Big Monitoring Fabric Customer Fact

A global 500 transportation services company chose to replace Gigamon with Big Mon for the following reasons:

  • The primary reason was BMF’s handling of policy overlap – when two or more policies are associated with the same filter, BMF assures that both policies will receive all matching traffic with no hassle
  • Cost management
  • Product functionality and performance

Big Monitoring Fabric Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Professional at a global 500 transportation services company who used Gigamon prior to deploying Big Mon, would be likely to recommend it for this reason:

From our perspective, it functions as well as traditional competing solutions and it offers some features that they lack (primarily it handles overlap between policies better).

Big Monitoring Fabric Customer Testimonial

When asked what challenge it experienced with its prior solution, a Global 500 Transportation Services Company stated:

Our primary challenge was that Gigamon’s product did not allow us to define overlapping maps (policies) that matched the traffic we wanted them to match without configuring complicated, unscalable rules.

IT Professional, Global 500 Transportation Services Company

Big Monitoring Fabric Customer Fact

A global 500 transportation services company achieved the following goals with its Big Mon deployment:

  • Greater network visibility
  • Cost management (monitor more while spending less)
  • More effectively leverage existing monitoring infrastructure for troubleshooting purposes

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

A Broadcast & TV Network provider considered Cisco Nexus, Cisco ACI and HUAWEI CE, but ultimately chose BCF for its superior technical architecture and internal / operational efficiencies.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

Electric Car & Autonomous Driving Company currently using BCF with Containers decided against using Cisco ACI and Juniper Contrail for the sake of driving innovation and improving product functionality and performance.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

Since deploying BCF, a Broadcast & TV Network has experienced no configuration errors.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

Configuration errors have been reduced significantly since Tier-1 Telco deployed BCF.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

Tier-1 Telco selected BCF for its OpenStack environment to drive innovation and improve business process agility.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Satisfaction Rating

The co-founder of an SMB securities organization would be likely to recommend BCF for the following reasons:

Flexible product and responsive support.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Testimonial

What Impact has BCF had on your organization?

Improved performance at a reduced cost.

Enterprise Architect, Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

A Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company

Selected BCF over Arista due to BCF’s functionality & performance.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Testimonial

A Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company

Modernized its data center with BCF, which replaced legacy infrastructure from Cisco.

Enterprise Architect, Fortune 500 Manufacturing Company

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

An SMB securities organization that considered Cisco ACI, Arista, Juniper and others cited superior technical architecture as a leading driver in selecting BCF.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Fact

An SMB securities organization services company rates BCF and Day Zero Provisioning as Significantly Better, compared to its prior solutions.

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Testimonial

An SMB securities organization modernized its data center with BCF, which replaced infrastructure from Cisco and Brocade.

Co-Founder, Small Business Security Products & Services Company

Big Cloud Fabric Customer Testimonial

BCF is our introduction to SDN. With the vSphere integration it has made managing our data center network much easier.

Storage Administrator, Educational Institution




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