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Big Switch Networks  Acquired by Arista Networks (2020  amount undisclosed )

100 West Evelyn Ave., Suite 110
Mountain View, CA 94041
USA
650.322.6510
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Bruce W Armstrong (Khosla Ventures Operating Partner) Daniel J Warmenhoven (NetApp Former CEO) Gary Morgenthaler (Morgenthaler Ventures Partner) William F Meehan (Stanford University Graduate School of Business lecturer) Mike Volpi (Index Ventures Partner)
Former outside board: Mark Leslie (Veritas Technologies Former CEO/Chairman) Shirish Sathaye (Khosla Ventures General Partner)
Company

Business description: Big Switch Networks is the market leader in bringing hyperscale-inspired networking technologies to a mainstream data center audience. The company is taking three key hyperscale technologies -- OEM/ODM bare metal and open Ethernet switch hardware, sophisticated SDN control software, and core-and-pod data center designs -- and leveraging them in fit-for-purpose products designed for use in enterprises, cloud providers, and service providers. The company's Big Monitoring Fabric is a feature-rich next-generation Network Packet Broker to monitor and protect existing networks, and Big Cloud Fabric is the industry's most advanced open networking switching fabric intended for new data center pods such as OpenStack private cloud, VMware NSX, big data, and VDI.
Customers include: DeNAIntuit;  CleanSafeCloud;  Clemson University;  Dubai Municipality;  U2 Cloud
Partners include: A10 NetworksBroadcomCheck Point Software TechnologiesCitrixInfobloxIntelMicrosoftMirantisNexentaNutanixPalo Alto NetworksRiverbed TechnologySymantecVMware;  Accton Technology ;  BlueData ;  F5 ;  Quanta;  SS8
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Jul 2017   Jan 2016
Capital raised: 119.5M
Last Round: 30.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Arista Networks (2020  amount undisclosed )
Corporate investors: Dell Technologies Capital

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Overview
Record updated: Jul 2018
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2010
Headcount: 201-300 as of Jan 2019
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Jul 2017   Jan 2016
Capital Raised: 119.5M
Last Round: 30.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Arista Networks (2020  amount undisclosed )