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Arrow Electronics to Distribute Plexxi Products

PRESS RELEASE — NASHUA, N.H. –July 28, 2015 — Plexxi, a pioneer of next-generation networking products, today announced a distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc. Under this agreement, Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business will distribute Plexxi’s next-generation networking products and solutions for scale-out applications, agile datacenters and distributed cloud environments.

The agreement represents a vision that a new generation of Third Platform applications, including Internet of Things, Big Data, social, mobile and distributed apps, require a new software-defined infrastructure to meet the demands for scale-out, virtualized computing.

“Plexxi’s ‘Third Platform’ vision and Arrow’s ‘Five Years Out’ vision emphasize a major transformation in next-generation datacenter abilities and requirements,” said Rich Napolitano, Plexxi’s CEO. “We are excited to have Arrow distribute Plexxi products and services to help accelerate the growth of our channel in the United States and Canada. This agreement opens the door to the next great era of IT for businesses to leverage and gain significant efficiencies and market growth.”

The partnership allows Arrow to make Plexxi products available to its resellers including:

  • Plexxi Switch –The industry’s only truly single-tier, scale-out networking solution, it integrates the power and flexibility of high-density optical multiplexing technology to create rich-bandwidth, low latency and dynamic networks for scale-out applications, agile data centers and distributed cloud environments.
  • Plexxi ControlPlexxi’s software solution gives users a real-time, comprehensive view of network resources and capacity. It determines the most efficient path for application traffic flow in real time, and directs the Plexxi Switch to accommodate dynamic business application requirements.

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 www.plexxi.com or follow us on Twitter @PlexxiInc.


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