Avi Networks Selected as a Gartner “Cool Vendor”, 2016

SANTA CLARA, CA—April 19, 2016 – Avi Networks, the leader in next-generation application delivery and services, today announced that it has been recognized as a “Cool Vendor” in the Gartner Inc. report, “Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, 2016” the report points out that, “changing application architectures and the proliferation of cloud services dramatically impact the way networks are designed, built and managed.”

Fortune 500 enterprises have adopted Avi Networks to deliver centrally managed, software-defined load balancers on commodity x86 servers and to gain deeper application insights through the platform’s unique analytics capabilities. In addition to cost-effective replacements for traditional ADC solutions, Avi Networks is well-suited for enterprises looking for application services in environments such as OpenStack, SDN, and container-based microservices architectures.

“Avi Networks is helping organizations overcome the complexity of legacy systems and inflexible ADC appliances. We are modernizing application services at the world’s largest technology, financial services, and media companies with a mix of traditional and forward-looking ADC needs,” says Amit Pandey, CEO of Avi Networks. “We believe that Gartner’s Cool Vendor recognition validates our unique software-defined strategy that goes beyond load balancing to help IT and application owners with analytics, automation, and self-service in the data center and the cloud.”

A complimentary copy of the Cool Vendors in Enterprise Networking, 2016, report is available at: avinetworks.com/GartnerCoolVendor

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About Avi Networks

Avi Networks delivers public-cloud-like agility for application services beyond load balancing including deep application analytics, predictive autoscaling, and security in any data center or public cloud. Unlike traditional ADC appliances, which are static and cause overprovisioning and overspending, the Avi Vantage Platform delivers elastic, software defined application services on commodity x86 servers, VMs, or containers. Avi Networks provides application services as a dynamic pool of resources that matches the automation needs of private or public cloud initiatives. Fortune 500 technology, media, and financial services companies use Avi Networks to accelerate application delivery, enable self-service for application owners, and lower their TCO.


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