Top 10 Networking Companies - 2018

As a basic component of IT infrastructure, networking holds keys to success for service delivery and communication. With the cutting-edge networking solutions, businesses can eliminate the reliance on the conventional networking practices and reduce expenditure on IT infrastructure. As these solutions allow to monitor the network in real-time and control every node, enterprises can thwart attacks like Equifax breach. Additionally, organizations can automate the network controls and inject agility into operations.

Networking solutions built on modern technologies like NFV (Network Function Virtualization), OpenFlow, SDN (Software- Defined Networking) power these modern networking solutions. Using these technologies, the solution providers have been connecting businesses with the power of virtualization and programmed networking algorithms.

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 the annual special edition on 10 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers 2018.

A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts including CIO Review editorial board has selected the “10 Most Promising Networking Solution Providers - 2018” in the U.S., listing the best vendors and consultants who provide key technology solutions and services related to Networking.

    Top 10 Networking Solution Companies

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    Acalvio provides Advanced Threat Defense (ATD) solutions to detect, engage, and respond to malicious activity inside the perimeter. Acalvio’s Autonomous Deception solution, ShadowPlex is anchored on patented innovations in Deception and Data Science. This enables a DevOps approach to deploying enterprise-scale pervasive deception, with low IT administrative overhead

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    To provide software powered network transformation for the interconnected world

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    Provides actionable security solutions and services that can be customized to best meet the unique requirements of organizations

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    Provides a complete solution for business transformation to autonomous IT operations

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    Offers a network service platform that streamlines the deployment and management of network functions in multitenant, at-scale environments

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    Array Networks

    Array Networks

    Develops purpose-built systems for hosting virtual networking and security functions with guaranteed performance

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    Provides a comprehensive deception platform that in real-time detects inside-the-network intrusions in networks, public and private data centers, and specialized environments such as Industrial Control System (ICS) SCADA, Internet of Things (IoT), and Point of Sale (POS) environments

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    Provides cloud and software platforms, systems and services required to deliver the unified access network and smart premises of tomorrow

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    Provides real-time IT Analytics for the accurate and timely insight that enables teams to reduce risk and task data-driven action

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    Nutanix's enterprise cloud platform leverages web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution with rich machine intelligence