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This week, the Plexxi team was thrilled to announce our partnership with CyberNorth, Northern New England’s premier enterprise IT infrastructure provider. Our partnership will focus on the transition from traditional SAN architectures to modern day hyperconverged infrastructure. We understand that hyperconverged infrastructure is the driving force in data center consolidation initiatives to simplify IT.  Plexxi Switch, Plexxi Control and Plexxi Connect will deliver end-to-end hyperconverged solutions for building software-defined data centers for CyberNorth’s converged IT solutions portfolio, while ensuring high performance, reliability and service quality. As Tim Lieto, Senior Vice President of Sales and Support at Plexxi, said, “We share a fundamental vision for moving beyond traditional SAN architectures to converged infrastructure that delivers on the promise of ... (more)

Plexxi and CyberNorth Partner to Simplify IT Infrastructure through Data Center Consolidation, Converged Infrastructure and Rapid Application Deployments

NASHUA, NH – January 10, 2016 — Plexxi, a pioneer of software-defined data center infrastructure, today announced a partnership with CyberNorth, Northern New England’s premier enterprise IT infrastructure provider. The companies are focused on the transition from traditional storage area network (SAN) architectures to modern day hyperconverged infrastructure that is the driving force in data center consolidation initiatives to simplify IT. Virtualization and the deployment of modern day ‘third platform’ applications require flexible architectures that improve IT agility. The need ... (more)

PlexxiPulse – Ice Fishing & Winter Games

If you happen to find yourself in the Lake Minnetonka, MN area on January 26, then bundle up and join us for a fun day on the lake! We’re co-sponsoring Deltaware Data Solutions Ice Fishing & Winter Games. Don’t miss out on the Bloody Mary Bar, heated tent, hot food, cold beverages, and a good time while ice fishing and playing an array of winter games. Check out all the details and register for this free event here. We’d love to see you there! Thu, January 26, 2017 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM CST Agenda 10:00 am – Registration 10:30 am – Presentations 11:30 am – Ice Fishing, Winter Games, a... (more)

PlexxiPulse – CEO Blog

Great news – you can now find the collection of our CEO Rich Napolitano’s blog posts in one spot. Keep an eye on our new CEO Blog for Rich’s insights into the latest networking trends. From hybrid cloud to next-gen data centers, there are a lot of moving parts in our industry and Rich has his finger on the pulse. Start with his latest piece, HP Enterprise Acquires Simplivity – The Coming Hybrid Cloud Wars. Below please find a few of our top picks for our favorite news articles of the week. Data Center Frontier: The Power Paradox of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure By Jake Ring, CEO... (more)

PlexxiPulse – LightRail

Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) has enabled networking vendors to push more data through fiber optics. There are two major variations of WDM: Dense (DWDM) and Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM). CWDM uses fewer wavelengths with more space between the wavelengths, whereas DWDM uses more wavelengths with very small spaces between each, but comes with a significantly higher price point. The Plexxi CWDM solutions are versatile enough to be deployed in either greenfeld and/or brownfeld installations where the number of fibers between data centers is limited. Regard... (more)