Pluribus Networks Unveils First White Box Multi-Tenant Data Center Gateway Router

SANTA CLARA, CA – Pluribus Networks, a leader in open networking and next generation software defined networking, has introduced the industry’s first white box, multi-tenant data center gateway router. Optimized for public cloud interconnect, Pluribus is delivering a high-performance, multi-tenant solution at approximately one-fifth the cost of traditional data center gateway routers. Regional cloud service providers (CSP), managed service providers (MSP), and colocation/hosting providers are all investing heavily in private cloud infrastructure to support the migration of workloads from on-premises locations to hosted private clouds. According to IDC, the cumulative spend for 2019-2023 on hardware infrastructure (server, storage and networking) by the off-premises private cloud segment is estimated to be $50.7B. These service providers need a cost optimized solution that delivers high performance connectivity to the public cloud hyperscale providers while also offering deep network slicing for full isolation and security of each tenant. “Pluribus’ current MSP and CSP customers have asked us for a white box multi-tenant data center gateway router and we have delivered. This solution will help our customers deliver high performance public cloud connectivity more securely for their tenants, all while reducing the cost of private cloud infrastructure. As data centers become smaller and more distributed over the next few years this will become even more important,” said Kumar Srikantan, Chief Executive Officer, Pluribus Networks. While many CSP, MSP, and Colo providers have deployed white box leaf and spine networks to cost effectively deliver east-west traffic, they…