David Varnum of Overlaid writes:
There are two components to Big Switch Networks – Big Cloud Fabric (BCF) and Big Monitoring Fabric (BMF). Big Cloud Fabric is the meat of the solution. So what is it? It’s an SDN technology for the data center built using Open Ethernet switches (aka whitebox/bare metal). From a highly available, single interface you can control a massive leaf-spine clos fabric comprised of both physical and virtual workloads, effectively turning your data center into one big switch.
A great look at the Big Switch Networks presentation from Networking Field Day 10!
Read more: Big Switch Labs – A Playground for Big Minds