Plexxi Recognized By CRN As A 2015 Emerging Vendor

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Jul 22, 2015, 09:00 ET from Plexxi

NASHUA, N.H., July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Plexxi, a pioneer of next-generation networking products, announced today it has been named to The Channel Company's exclusive 2015 CRN® Emerging Vendors List. The annual list features up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers. The vendors recognized this year have demonstrated a commitment to developing new technologies to meet growing market demands.

Plexxi delivers three market solutions for agile datacenters, scale-out applications and distributed cloud environments through a growing channel network. Plexxi's technology allows enterprises, service providers and government agencies to move beyond the static networks of the past to create the industry's first converged, agile and dynamic network fabric, lowering capital and operating expenses, reducing network complexity, improving security and increasing productivity.

Plexxi's products – Plexxi Connect (application integration ecosystem), Plexxi Control (dynamic network fabric fitting/rendering, centralized visualization and management software), and Plexxi Switch, form the industry's only truly single-tier, software-defined scale-out networking solution, to create an optimized network that dynamically helps applications perform better and meet business performance requirements.

"Solution providers continue to keep their finger on the pulse of emerging technology in order to stay ahead of customer needs. The exciting technology vendors recognized in this year's Emerging Vendors List don't disappoint—the innovative technologies they bring to the table provide channel partners with product options that will propel their success into the future," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "We congratulate 2015's Emerging Vendors for their outstanding efforts and for delivering cutting-edge technology solutions that will continue to evolve the IT channel." 

"We are honored to be selected to this year's 2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List," said Rich Napolitano, Plexxi's CEO. "We are entering the next great era of IT which will transform the datacenter as we know it. We envision an entirely new market opportunity for channel partners to bring exciting and disruptive technologies to support this datacenter and computing transformation."

Companies included in CRN's 2015 Emerging Vendors list were founded in 2009 or later and are actively working with channel partners in North America. The list, along with information about each vendor, will be published in CRN's August 2015 issue and will be available online at

About Plexxi Inc.
Plexxi is a pioneer of next-generation networking products and solutions that enable organizations to operate at the speed of business. Plexxi's products – Plexxi Connect, Plexxi Control and Plexxi Switches – and market solutions create an optimized application environment for agile data centers, scale-out applications like Big Data, and distributed cloud environments. Headquartered in Nashua, N.H., Plexxi has raised $48+ million in venture financing from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Matrix Partners and Northbridge Venture Partners. Plexxi, LightRail and Flexx ports are among the registered and unregistered trademarks of Plexxi Inc. in jurisdictions around the world. Other company names or product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @PlexxiInc

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