SAN JOSE, CALIF. – April 16, 2018 – Pluribus Networks announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its 2018 Software-Defined Data Center 50 list. The list recognizes companies that are teaming with solution providers to provide dramatic advances in data center compute, storage and network automation and intelligence. The 2018 Software-Defined Data Center 50 is based on ongoing feedback throughout the year from solution providers on the strength of the vendors’ technology portfolio, channel influence, effectiveness, and visibility, along with business and sales impact on the channel. 2018 CRN Software-Defined Data Center 50“CRN’s 2018 Software-Defined Data Center 50 are being singled out for innovative software that is automating and simplifying compute, storage and networking," said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “These software-defined data center leaders are working hand in hand with partners to deliver intelligent applications and automate once-labor-intensive infrastructure management. We congratulate them for their innovative products and for their commitment to delivering more intelligent and dynamic infrastructure for customers transforming their businesses. These vendors are making the promise of the autonomous data center a reality.” “We are honored to be recognized by CRN as one of the top software-defined data center vendors for the second year in a row,” said Steven Shalita, vice president of marketing and business development at Pluribus Networks. “This recognition acknowledges our focus on building strong relationships with channel partners and highlights the increasing market adoption of our Netvisor ONE® Operating System and the Pluribus Adaptive Cloud Fabric, which greatly simplify software-defined architectures, enabling a higher adoption and a broader range of deployments across enterprise networks.” Pluribus Networks will be at RSA in North Hall booth 4542 to highlight how to leverage SDN for data center security. The Software-Defined Data Center 50 list is featured online at  

About Pluribus Networks

Pluribus Networks is simplifying the software-defined data center with its simple, dynamic and secure Adaptive Cloud Fabric architecture, enabling organizations to build scalable private and public clouds that improve service velocity, performance, and reliability. The innovative Netvisor software virtualizes open networking hardware to build a holistic, distributed network that is more intelligent, automated and resilient. The company’s Insight Analytics platform leverages embedded telemetry and other data sources to enable pervasive visibility across the network to reveal network and application performance that speeds troubleshooting and improves operational and security intelligence. Pluribus Networks has received venture funding from Temasek Holdings, NEA, Menlo Ventures, and AME Cloud Ventures. Pluribus Networks is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with development and support centers in Bangalore, India; Phoenix, AZ; Dallas, TX; and Hong Kong, PRC. For additional information contact Pluribus Networks at or visit Follow us on Twitter @pluribusnet.  

About the Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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