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We’re thrilled to represent New Hampshire in CB Insights’ The United States Of Startups: The Most Well-Funded Tech Startup In Every US State. CB Insights used their database to identify the most-well funded VC-backed technology startups by state based on disclosed equity funding. We’re in good company – other companies listed include Uber (CA), Datto (CT), Draft Kings (MA), Infor (NY), Domo (UT), and Vox Media (Washington, D.C.). CB Insights describes us as: Plexxi is a provider of next-generation networking products and solutions for agile data centers, scale-out applications and distributed cloud environments. Plexxi’s products – Plexxi Control and the Plexxi Switch – and market solutions create an optimized network that helps applications perform better and operate at the speed of business. For insights from the map above and for a complete list of the startups ... (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)

Plexxi Pulse—Get Ready for VMworld

Plexxi is busy gearing up for VMworld which takes place August 24 – 28, 2014 in San Francisco. Stop by booth 747 to talk with our team, view live demos, and pick up a pair of our infamous socks! We look forward to seeing you there. Big Data fabrics enable scalability and increased control in the datacenter. In this week’s PlexxiTube of the week, Dan Bachman explains Plexxi’s Big Data fabrics. To Scale Is the Answer. The Question Is How. Arthur Cole offered a sound perspective on scaling and flexibility this week in IT Business Edge. Simply stated, how you scale is as important ... (more)

Spotlight on SDN By @MatMathews | @CloudExpo [#SDN #Cloud]

Infonetics analyst Clifford Grossner recently released a SDN enterprise study which found that nearly 80 percent of medium and large size businesses plan to implement SDN technology in the data center by 2017. The survey of 153 businesses also revealed that 65 percent of respondents are currently conducting data center SDN lab trials or plan to do so in 2015. Marcia Savage of NetworkComputing cites the Infonetics data and names SDN as a top networking trend in a piece this week titled “What’s Hot In Networking: 7 Key Trends.” We’re excited to see SDN in the spotlight. Marcia’s pi... (more)

Don’t Be Spooked by the 'Internet of Things' By @PlexxiInc | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

We got into the Halloween spirit here at Plexxi—check out this Plexxi pumpkin carved by our talented marketing manager, Khoa Ma! Jack-o-lanterns aside, we know the thought of navigating trends like the Internet of Things and Big Data can be frightening, especially if you are unsure of how to approach them. As these trends gain popularity and deployments increase, IT architects often worry about increased activity on already taxed infrastructures. Our own Mike Bushong is our resident expert on this topic and he penned an interesting blog post this week on networking’s atomic unit ... (more)