CloudMax™ Open Switch

Our CloudMax™ Open Switch series can be integrated as part of a converged cloud infrastructure. As a software-agnostic networking switch that can support multiple network operating systems, Open Switch is the modern answer to eliminating the rigidity and vendor-lock in of legacy distributed network architectures.

Pica8 PicOS


PicOS is an open network operating system that allows customers to integrate networking and software-defined networking (SDN) using commodity switches. By facilitating all major routing and switching protocols on white-box switches, PicOS delivers flexible, hardware-agnostic networking options for companies that want to run differentiated networking applications and services.

Pica8 PicOS - PicOS Flowchart

Key Features

  • Layer-2 Protocol Stack Featuring MLAG
  • Layer-3 Protocol Support (OSPF, BGP, Multicast)
  • Support For Openflow, OVSDB, And Key SDN Protocols
  • Integration With Leading SDN Controllers (HP VAN, ONOS, Opendaylight, Ryu)
  • Simple Device Provisioning And Management

Configuration and Management

As a Linux-based OS with a feature-rich interface and flexible configuration options, PicOS makes it easy for users to develop and integrate their networking applications. Automation tools such as Chef, Puppet and Ansible run natively, and PicOS ensures rapid service provisioning through open programming interfaces and DevOps automation. PicOS is compatible with all AMAX networking switches. Contact Us at (800) 800-6328 for more information.

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