Big data is posing big challenges to almost every company around the world. To Infineta Systems, this provides a great juicy opportunity for business growth since they have manufactured a WAN optimization appliance that is specifically aimed at managing big data workloads.
Infineta has launched a Data Mobility Switch, a WAN optimizer, which is a fat pipe that can support even the biggest boxes. According to the Internet Research Group, which was commissioned by Infineta to study the effects of Big Traffic, the challenge will lie in the way in which data is staged when it goes into Hadoop clusters and then when it has been mapped and reduced. This will cause all the problems for the companies trying to manage big data. Companies will rely on data centers spread out in various geographical locations to deal with analysis.
The Data Mobility Switch developed by Infineta uses a multicore Octeon MIPS based processor. The DMS connects with core data center switches and WAN routers. It delivers a data reduction by five times over a WAN link. The processor, network protocols and an embedded Broadcom switch are some of the characteristic features of the Data Mobility Switch.