Vyatta, provider of open networking and network virtualization solutions, is partnering with value-added distributor Zycko to provide a scalable, flexible and affordable network and routing software alternative to the existing proprietary routing and security solutions in the EMEA market.
Vyatta provides a software-based, open-source, network operating system with a complete enterprise-class routing and security feature set, capable of scaling from DSL to 20Gbps performance at a fraction of the cost of existing solutions.
As a software solution, Vyatta delivers a single, portable network operating system that is optimized to connect and secure physical networks, virtual servers and applications and cloud computing environments.
As well as supplying Vyatta software, Zycko will also offer Vyatta alongside Riverbed, using the Riverbed Services Platform (RSP) that is powered by VMware. Vyatta, a member of the Riverbed Technology Alliance (RTA), delivers a certified RSP Ready software package.
Vyatta is already well established in North America and boasts a range of government departments, universities, SaaS providers, VoIP suppliers and Fortune 500 companies among its customers. Recently, Vyatta was named to CRN‘s 2010 Emerging Vendors list for the networking sector and ranked no. 15 in The VAR Guy’s Open Source 50.
Zycko is a value-add distributor of best-in-class convergent IT infrastructure solutions through a channel of resellers, systems integrators and service providers.
Zycko is privately held and has been profitable since inception in 2000, when the company’s original charter was to market data networking accessories to resellers as a wholesale distributor. Zycko now employs over 275 staff, serving over 2000 resellers around the world from twelve offices on four continents. The company enjoys an annual turnover of $198m.
Zycko’s strategic partner base includes world-class companies such as, Aastra, Asigra, Eaton, ExaGrid, FalconStor, Force10, Hitachi Data Systems, Huawei Symantec, Intransa, Isilon, LifeSize, PowerDsine, ProLabs, Riverbed, SmartOptics, Spectra Logic, Talari Networks, USystems, Virtensys and Xsigo.