2019 Networking Leaders: Open Networking Switch (Bare Metal Switch)

Commercially-available bare metal switches with choice of merchant switch chip from Broadcom, Intel, or Mellanox; plus choice of merchant switch OS from Arista, Cumulus, Big Switch, or Pica8.

Dell EMC headed up all six leader categories in Open Networking Switch for the fifth time: Market, Price, Performance, Reliability, Service & Support, and Innovation. HPE concluded second for Market leader followed by D-Link.

Market Leader: Dell EMC

Price Leader: Dell EMC

Performance Leader: Dell EMC

Reliability Leader: Dell EMC

Innovation Leader: Dell EMC

Service & Support Leader: Dell EMC