Big Switch Networks Adds Intel Capital as Series B Investor

Big Switch Networks, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of a virtualization and cloud architecture platform for enterprise networks, has raised an investment from Intel Capital as a part of its Series B round.

The transaction could amount to approximately $6.25m having the company announced a Series B round of $25m in October 2012 (read here) and closed a $13.75m Series A funding in 2011 (read here).

Led by Guido Appenzeller, CEO and co-founder, Big Switch Networks provides an Open Software-Defined Networking(SDN) product suite, which supports a broad range of networking applications, including network virtualization for public and private cloud data centers built upon OpenStack, CloudStack and other platforms
It includes:
– Big Network Controller (BNC), an Open SDN platform for network applications;
– Big Virtual Switch (BVS), a data center network virtualization application;
– Big Tap, a unified network monitoring application.



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