IT Pros Vote 2019 Networking Brand Leaders

IT Pros Vote 2019 Networking Brand Leaders


Cisco named Market Leader in three product categories; F5 tops two; Mellanox, Broadcom/Emulex, Broadcom/Brocade, SolarWinds, Dell EMC, Big Switch, Riverbed, and VMware also take Market titles


SAN CLEMENTE, CA—March 6, 2019IT Brand Pulse, a trusted source for research, data and analysis about data center infrastructure, today announced the 2019 Networking Brand Leaders, voted by IT professionals from around the world. The independent, non-sponsored annual survey asked which vendors are perceived to be the market, price, performance, reliability, service, and support, and innovation leader for thirteen product categories—including coverage of 400Gb Ethernet Switches and Network Virtualization for the first time.


“This round of surveys was highlighted by some changing of the guard” said Frank Berry, CEO and Sr. Analyst, IT Brand Pulse. “Ethernet pioneer Broadcom is now the brand leader for both Fibre Channel HBAs and switches, F5 unseated Citrix as the brand leader for ADCs, and Big Switch displaced Cumulus as the market leader for Open Switch Operating Systems.”






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