Big Switch Networks' Big Partner Program to Extend SDN Solutions for Next-Gen Transformation

By CIOReview | Wednesday, February 18, 2015

SANTA CLARA, CA: Big Switch Networks, a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) company, introduces its Big Partner Program to offer incentives, training and enablement and starter kits for SDN networking engagement to its company partners.

The Program focuses on enhancing of SDN solutions by providing Value-Added Resellers (VARs), system integrators to combine applications with new or existing hardware and consultant services. The program strengthens relationships between company and its partners by helping them expand data center footprints and generate new revenue.

Big Partner enables partners to increase production deployments by facilitating pre-configured starter kits such hardware, cables, optics and Big Switch software that increase pilot deployment success and minimize the Proof of Concepts (POCs) risk. The company therefore creates a laboratory environment where customers can access online to experience easy-to-use network operations through a centralized controller method.

The company also offers Big Cloud Fabric and Big Tap Monitoring Fabric solutions at compelling margin to differentiate network monitoring and switching solutions that help increase in Capital Expenditure (CapEx) savings and Operational Expenses (OpEx) benefits. This helps the company to enhance the profitability by providing discount and incentive structure for resellers/distributers.

“With Big Cloud Fabric and Big Tap Monitoring Fabric, partners can deliver solutions on par with those implemented by Google and Facebook, including bare-metal hardware, centralized software control with logical hardware abstraction, and scale-out design,” says Shaun Page, VP, Worldwide Sales, Big Switch Networks. “These solutions empower customers to drive new levels of business agility, flexibility, and reduced cost of ownership of network operations.”