20 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers - 2016

20 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers - 2016

With the advent of technologies such as NFV(Network Function Virtualization), OpenFlow, SDN(Software-Defined Networking) companies are recalibrating their traditional networking models. Networking terms were dictated by a combination of legacy hardware, today the model points to a network that is dynamic, transparent, and flexible.

 The key need for customers though is automation from the network solutions providers. Visibility across the networks at every node is a must have which provides real-time information about the events transpiring inside the network. They want their networks to be agile enough to be controlled from a single pane of glass. Softwaredefined networks yield significant cost benefits compared to legacy network deployment attracts customer attention.

 Building networks that cater for the needs and realities of today’s workspaces will be crucial. The right amount of flexibility is needed to ensure operations run smoothly. This is harder to do in a work environment that’s becoming more global and mobile by the day.

There are several innovative providers delivering cutting edge, policy-based network orchestration solutions. With a portfolio of products that deliver agility, transparency, cost savings, visibility, and automation in the networks, they are giving the networking juggernauts a run for their money.

To simplify and help CIOs navigate the networking solutions landscape, CIOReview is coming up with annual special edition on 20 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers - 2016.

A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts including CIO Review editorial board has selected the “20 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers 2016” in the U.S., listing the best vendors and consultants who provide key technology solutions and services related to Networking.

Company Name

Company Description

Arista Networks Delivers software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments
Art2Wave Provider of Wireless LAN as a service with Artificial Intelligence provided optimization and support
Aunigma Network Solutions Delivering next generation network security and connectivity
Barracuda Offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems efficiently and cost effectively
Brocade A provider of networking solutions that help organizations around the globe achieve their most critical business objectives
Cisco Designs, manufactures and sells Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and IT industry
Compsys A cloud-based managed services provider offering mail hosting services and support
Digital nGenuity Digital nGenuity provides a complete suite of network management services across all ecosystems
Extreme Networks A software and service led solutions company with advanced networking technology solutions and platforms
F5 Networks Helps organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software-defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, and at any time
gen-E Enables clients to dramatically reduce costs, improve efficiency and deliver higher quality service by providing greater insights, control and optimization of their operational systems
ITsavvy Provider of integrated IT products and solutions including Engineered Solutions, Managed Services, Cloud Solutions and Unified Communications
Lewan Technology Provider of business technology and managed service that manage organizations printing and IT services
Micro Focus Provider of cost-effective data migration, identification of relevant data on corporate networks, cloud-based file sharing solutions
Networking Technologies and Support A network system integrator that provides an extensive range of IT solutions including network infrastructure solutions, managed services and monitoring, and mobile device management
Quantea Corporation Provides a high performance solution to quickly solve any optimization/ security/Quality-of-Service issues within any network through full-payload packet capturing, high-speed search and analytics
Sirius Computer Solutions Offers integrated, multivendor technology solutions that meet the requirements of the full range of organizations
VCE Delivers fully integrated and virtualized cloud infrastructure systems, allowing customers to focus on business innovation
Verizon Enterprise Solutions Designs, builds, and operates the networks, information systems, and mobile technologies that help businesses and governments around the globe expand reach, increase productivity, improve agility, and maintain longevity
Ziften Provides continuous real-time visibility and intelligence, enabling incident prevention, detection, and response