Edge Virtual is a virtualized edition of the Big Network Edge Pro hardware platform designed to provide Cloud Network connectivity in virtualized environments. By utilizing a virtualized edition of the Big Network NodeOS, Edge Virtual allows any Cloud Network to be extended into environments inside virtualized cloud, bare metal, and on-premise environments.
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Edge Virtual packages Big Network’s proprietary network operating system, NodeOS, for use on top of VMware ESXi and Linux KVM hypervisors, allowing for a more flexible deployment model where traditional hardware isn’t desirable. Edge Virtual supports Big Network’s full feature set: Cloud Networks, Local Breakout, DHCP, Internet Failover, SD-WAN, Remote Access VPN, Cloud Orchestrated and Software Updates. Edge Virtual exposes a two-port network appliance as a virtual machine and supports VLAN tags, providing solutions for a wide array of use cases.
Edge Virtual supports Routing and Gateway throughput and Cloud Network throughput that is limited only by the underlying hardware, offering you unparalleled flexibility.
With Edge Virtual and Big Network’s other components, network managers can now flatten their network topology to deploy a Cloud Network across any number of locations, enabling more efficient communication between devices and significantly removing complexity and management.
Supports a wide range of virtual environments including VMWare ESXi, Linux KVM for flexible deployment into almost any environment.