Free download trial now available
Users can download to evaluate AmpCon ™ Network controls, PicOS-V Virtual Switch software
PALO ALTO, California, July 6, 2022 / PRNewswire / – The Pica8 network platform is now available for download and evaluation from pica8.com. The Pica8 Network platform is a turnkey software solution for distributing and managing white-box network switching software. The platform consists of two products: AmpCon™ Network controls and PicOS-V replacement software.
AmpCon™ Network Controller is an application developed by Pica8 to automate the distribution, preparation and lifecycle management of switches. AmpCon™ can be installed on a physical server or a virtual machine.
PicOS-V Switching Software is a free virtual machine from Pica8 that can help you get acquainted with the features of PicOS® Software switch, without the need for a bare metal switch or specialized hardware. PicOS-V runs on VMware, GNS3 and VirtualBox hypervisors.
“AmpCon™ Network Controller is a feature-rich automation platform that can be used to manage both PicOS and PicOS-V software switches, “according to Pica8 Senior Technical Marketing Manager Mani Subramanian. “AmpCon™ can be used to simplify and automate business workflows, and reduce network operating costs. “
Large use cases for Pica8 AmpCon™ include:
- Switch implementation: Automate the distribution of metal-only switches to reduce costs and complexity.
- Security and network compliance: Enforce daily guidelines for safety and network compliance on groups of switches with ease.
- Scheduled backups and upgrades: Leave long night / weekend upgrades behind with automated upgrades and backups.
- Custom automation: Use Ansible Playbooks to create custom workflows.
Network professionals who are currently evaluating network switching software, from the data center to the enterprise, will appreciate this no-obligation product download. Product documentation and distribution instructions are also available.
To register for AmpCon™ and PicOS-V products download, please visit:
Pica8 is the industry’s open network software alternative to Cisco, Juniper and Arista for the enterprise. Pica8s AmpCon™ Centralized Administration and Automation Network Controls and PicOS® Software Switches for Network and Security have replaced Cisco DNA Center and Catalyst Switches and competing Juniper and Arista solutions for campus, data center, and distributed Web sites within Fortune 500 companies. The Pica8 software is distributed to over 1000 customers in over 40 countries. For more information, visit www.pica8.com.
Joseph Kwak for Pica8