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Remote Office Branch Office

With hundreds or thousands of locations to be connected, managing network services in remote or branch offices can be a significant challenge.

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White Box Networking offers a new approach to branch office networking

FREEDOM

Freedom from Vendor Lock-In, high support & product cost, planned obsolescence and slow responses.

COST-EFFECTIVE

Cost Reduction of over 50% by combining Edgecore switches and PicOS, with TCO savings of 50% over 3 years.

robo bundles

Network Operating Software, Switches, servers, optics, and cables bundled for hassle-free, consolidated shipments.

challenges in retail networks

With hundreds to thousands of stores in diverse locations either regionally or worldwide, the challenges to retail network uptime are many. When the network is hacked or unavailable for any reason, revenue stops cold. IT Apps serve and support every aspect of operations, from marketing products and services, to sales, production, delivery, inventory, collections, payments, accounting and communications with customers and there is constant pressure on IT to reduce costs by taking advantage of the electronics, compute and networking innovation.

  • Networks span hundreds to thousands of stores 

  • Limited IT CapEx and OpEx budgets 
  • Branch network that are complex and fragile
  • Constant security threats
  • Threat mitigation and network changes taking store networks out of service 
  • Deployment or changes requiring on-site IT visits at high cost

IT productivity enhancements led by centralized security, outage and ongoing network management are paramount and fully addressed by white box networking and surrounding network management tools.

No one wants to send IT personnel to remotely located stores or distribution centers - rolling an IT truck to each location is prohibitively expensive - when centralized management and on-site personnel are sufficient in  most situations.

ROBO PRODUCT SET

Edgecore 1G, 10G, 25G, 40G & 100G Switches

High-performance and cost-effective bare-metal switches ready to be loaded with PicOS.

Finisar Optical Transceivers

We can also provide transceivers compatible with the switches you opt for for your ROBO network.

Open Network Operating System

Automated Provisioning

Pica8’s remote and branch office switch software delivers key benefits that provide IT operational productivity, accelerate deployment activation, improve network security and raise uptime reliability.

Supporting White Box Switches in the Enterprise Branch Office

PicOS is compatible with white box switches from Edgecore. While some enterprises may still be reluctant to deploy generic ODM hardware without a major networking equipment vendor’s brand name, PicaOS provides high-quality software support to its customers in order to alleviate these fears. PicOS generates diagnostic messages, allowing remote diagnosis of hardware failures and software issues.


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Changing Environment

Whether it's data, voice, video or emerging WAN strategies, Pica8 network operating software includes many features which have been developed to support this challenging environment.

AUTOMATE BRANCH OFFICE NETWORKING
OVER 50% CAPEX AND OPEX SAVINGS TYPICAL
SEAMLESS REPLACEMENT OF LEGACY POE
MORE EFFICIENT PROVISIONING AND OPERATIONS
EASY CUSTOMIZATION BY IT STAFF

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