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PlexxiPulse – Plexxi Partners with Decision Lab to Provide Real-time Network Analytics

With today’s distributed, scale-out applications and Hyperconverged Infrastructures (HCI) placing new challenges on the network, real-time visualization of the current and potential future state of the network is vital to maintaining a reliable and performant solution. Last week we were thrilled to announce a partnership with Decision Lab that will extend Plexxi’s HCN™ software to include real-time analytics for the Plexxi network fabric. The partnership will enable us to co-develop an integrated set of software tools to provide users with analytics dashboards that will in turn present customers with critical insights into their Plexxi datacenter network.

You can check out the full press release for more details here.

Below please find a few of our top picks for our favorite news articles of the week.

IT Business Edge: Plexxi Partners with Decision Lab on Machine Learning for Networks
By Mike Vizard
Aiming to inject machine learning technologies into its networking platform, Plexxi announced this week that it is partnering with Decision Lab. Mat Mathews, vice president of product management for Plexxi, says the fruits of that partnership will result in a new product that Plexxi will add to its portfolio that will embed machine learning algorithms into the networking software that gets deployed on a Plexxi switch in the data center.

SDxCentral: Plexxi Hyperconverged Networking Fabric Integrates Real-Time Analytics
By Jessica Lyons Hardcastle
Hyperconverged networking company Plexxi partnered with big data firm Decision Lab to embed real-time analytics into Plexxi’s platform. A single product integrating the companies’ technologies will be available in upcoming months, said Mat Mathews, co-founder and VP of product management at Plexxi. “Customers want to have customized telemetry solutions, and we’re leveraging the experience Decision Lab has in that space,” Mathews said. “We are also working with them to turn that into a product offering.

NH Business Review: Tech Tidbits From Across New Hampshire
By Staff Writer
Plexxi, a Nashua-based self-proclaimed pioneer in Hyperconverged Networking, has partnered with Decision Lab, a big data and engineering firm in Columbia, Md., to extend Plexxi’s HCN software to include real-time analytics. Through the partnership, the companies will co-develop an integrated set of software tools that collect fabric data path and control path statistics to provide users with analytics dashboards that will present customers with critical insights into their Plexxi datacenter network.

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Visionary solutions are built by visionary leaders. Plexxi co-founder and Vice President of Product Management Mat Mathews has spent 20 years in the networking industry observing, experimenting and ultimately honing his technology vision. The resulting product — a combination of traditional networking, software-defined networking and photonic switching — represents the best of Mat's career experiences. Prior to Plexxi, Mat held VP of Product Management roles at Arbor Networks and Crossbeam Systems. Mat began his career as a software engineer for Wellfleet Communications, building high speed Frame Relay Switches for the carrier market. Mat holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.