Arbor Networks is a software development company which specializes in network security applications. Founded in 2000. Headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts, the United States. Arbor Network solutions are deployed in 107 countries worldwide.
The main directions of development of equipment includes corporate networks security protection solutions from denial-if-service (DoS) attacks and botnets.

The well-known solutions by Arbor Networks are PRAVAIL (solution for corporate network), PEAKFLOW (complex protection from network attacks), ARBOR CLOUD (denial-of-service attacks protection using cloud technologies), ATLAS 2.0 (network monitoring system).

On 2010 Arbor Networks was acquired by Tektronix Communications which is a member of Danaher Corporation`s Test & Measurement solutions division.

On 2015 Netscout Systems acquired Arbor Network as well as Tekronix Communications, Fluke Networks Enterprise (former Danaher Corporation`s business unit) and VSS Monitoring. Upon completion of the acquisition, Arbor Networks joined the security devision of Netscout Systems.

Arbor Networks has strategic partnerships with Cisco, Juniper Networks and IBM.

Website: http://www.arbornetworks.com/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/arbor-networks
Facebook profile:     https://www.facebook.com/ArborNetworks

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enerprise company (formerly Aruba Networks, Inc). is a networking vendor focusing its sales on enerprise market. Founded in 2002. Headquarters in  Sunnyvale, California, the United States. Number of employees is 1,200 (2012) people.
The main directions of development of products are an enterprise wireless LAN and edge access. Products includes access points (APs), mobility controlles and network management system (Airwave). Network equipment by Aruba Networks run ArubaOS operating system.

On 2015, Aruba Networks was acquired by Hewlett-Packard and joined the HP Networking business within HP’s Enterprise Group organization. The name after acquisition changed to  "Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enerprise company".

Website: http://www.arubanetworks.com/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aruba-networks
Facebook profile:      https://www.facebook.com/arubanetworks

Cisco Systems, Inc. is a multinational company founded in 1984. It is the worldwide leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer. It keeps #1 and #2 in most market segments for years. Headquarters in San Jose, California, the United States. Number of employees exceed 70,000 (2015) people of which 35% are engineers. Representative offices opened in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Nearly 70,000 channel partners worldwide.Eequipment manufactured by Cisco Systems, Inc marketed in 165 countries worldwide.

The main directions of product development includes solutions for high-speed datanetworks, video and audio processing, data storage and security.

Since 1993 Cisco Systems inc. did more that 170 acquisitions. The largest acquisitions are StrataCom ($4B), Cerent ($6.9B), Arrowpoint Communications ($5.7B), Scientific-Atlanta ($6.9B), NDS Group ($5B).

Website:  http://www.cisco.com/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cisco
Facebook profile:    https://www.facebook.com/Cisco

D-Link Corporation is a well-known multinational networking equipment manufacturing corporation. Founded in 1986 as Datex Systems Inc. and in 1994 changed its name to D-Link Corporation. Headquartes in Taipei, Taiwan. Company employes more than 2,700 (2015) people.

Company mainly serves the small and midsize business (SMB) market. Products by D-Link Corporation marketed in more than 100 contries using a broad network of distributors and retailers.

Main directions of product development inclues solutions for wired and wireless packet transmission, IP video surveillance and IP voice processing.

Website:    http://www.dlink.com/
Linkedin page:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/d-link
Facebook:      https://www.facebook.com/DLinkEU

Dell is a multinational technology company founded in 1984. Company is known worldwide for its wide range of IT products. Dell develops, produces and sells personal computers, data storage devices, networking equipment, computer peripherials and software.

Dell headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, the United States. Company employs 101,800 (2016) people and is #4 America's Largest Private Companies (Forbes, 2016).

On September, 2016 Dell acquired the enterprise software and storage company EMC Corporation. A new holding company named Dell Technologies was created, with subsidiaries named Dell and Dell EMC. Dell as a subsidiary company continue developing and producing computer technology products while Dell EMC focuses on data storage products and solutiuons.



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Ekinops is one of the leading supplier of next generation optical transmission network equipment for carriers and service providers. Founded in 2003. Headquarters in Lannion, France. Representative offices are in Europe, North America and Asia.

Main directions of product development are the wavelength-division multiplexing systems (CWDM, DWDM). Based on the  company`s innovative, programmable T-Chip® (Transport on-a-Chip) Ekinops provides flexible transport solution for CWDM and DWDM networks. Using carrier-grade Ekinops 360 system a telecommunications service providers can quickly  increase transport capacity of their networks including CWDM, DWDM, Ethernet, ESCON, Fiber Channel, SONET/SDH, uncompressed video (HD-SDI, SD-SDI, ASI) through the efficient aggregation of services.

Website:    http://www.ekinops.net/en
Linkedin page:   https://www.linkedin.com/company/ekinops

Extreme Networks is one of the leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world. Founded in 1996. Headquarters in San Jose, California, the United States. Number of employees is more than 1,300 (2015) people. Main directions of development of the equipment include switching, wireless transmission, SDN.

The well-known products by Extreme Networks are Summit series and Black Diamond series switches that run self-developed ExtremeXOS operating system

Website:   http://www.extremenetworks.com/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/extreme-networks
Facebook profile:   https://www.facebook.com/extremenetworks

F5 Networks, Inc. is one of the leading manufacturer of the solutions based on Application Delivery Networking (ADN) technology that optimizes the delivery of network-based applications and network resources availability. Founded in 1996. Headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States. The company employs more than 4,000 (2015) people. Representative offices opened in South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

Main directions of product development include delivery of web-based applications, acceleration of web-services, security, load balancing, high availability solutions, network traffic management, virtualization, cloud technologies.  

The well-known solution is BIG-IP series equipment ensures throughput up to 320 Gbit/s and offers a broad range of web-based applications acceleration capabilities.
Equipment by F5 Networks run the F5 TMOS operating system

Website https://f5.com/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/f5-networks
Facebook profile:     https://www.facebook.com/f5networksinc

Fortinet, Inc is a multinational corporation founded in 2000 that specializes in network security solutions. Headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, the United States. The company employs more than 4,000 people.

On 2015, IDC reported that Fortinet, Inc. took the fourth place on security appliance market after Cisco, Check Point, Palo Alto. The main directions of development of the equipment are the network security solutions. The well-known products are the Fortigate series that offers service providers a broad rage of security services including protection from network attacks, protection from unathorized access, network applications contol, web-content filtering, data leak prevention, anti spam.

Security equipment produced by Fortinet Inc. run the self-developed FortiOS operating system

Website:      http://www.fortinet.com/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fortinet
Facebook profile:    https://www.facebook.com/fortinet

Grandstream Networks is one of the leading manufactures of IP voice, video and video surveillance equipment. Founded in 2002. Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, the United States. Company mostly serves the small & midsize business (SMB) market.

Main directions of product development includes IP voice, IP video, voice gateways.

Website:    http://www.grandstream.com/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grandstream-networks
Facebook profile:    https://www.facebook.com/GrandstreamNetworksInc

Hewlett-Packard Company (commonly referred to as HP) is one of the largest IT-solutions company. It developes and produces a wide range of hardware components as well as software applications. Founded in 1939. Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, the United States. Company employes more than 300,000 (Q2, 2015) people. Since 1986 HP has made more than 100 acquisitions in a variety of specializations from hardware components manufacturing to cloud computing software.

On 2014, Hewlett-Packard decided to split the PC and printers business from its enterprise business. The split closed on 2015 and resulted in two publicly traded companies: HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

IP Inc. is now a successor of former Hewlett-Packard Company inlcuding its ticker symbol of HPQ. HP Inc. develops hardware, such as personal computers (PC) and printers.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (uses new ticker symbol of HPE) is an enterprise-oriented company. It has three divisions: Enterprise Group (develops and produces servers, storage, and networking equipment), Enterprise Services, Software and Financial Services.

Website: http://www.hp.com/
Linkedin page:   https://www.linkedin.com/company/hewlett-packard
Facebook profile:    https://www.facebook.com/HP

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is a multinational company founded in 1987. It is one of the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturers worldwide. Headquarters in  Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Representative offices opened in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Number of employees exceed 170,000 (2015) people. Nearly 50% of employees are involved in research and development (R&D). In 2014, Bloomberg reported that equipment manufactured by Huawei Technologies is delivered to more than 140 countries worldwide. 45 of 50 top largest carries deployed equipment by Huawei Technilogies on their networks.  Products by Huawei Technologies covers all the carrier`s areas of interests including  solutions for transmission networks (SDH, WDM), solutions for wireless networks (GSM, UMTS, CDMA, LTE, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, Microwave), solutions for datanetworks (Switches, Routers, BRAS), solutions for voice networks (IMS, Softswitch, NGN), solutions for data storage (datacenters, servers, storages) and equipment management systems as well.

Website:  http://www.huawei.com/en/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/huawei
Facebook profile::    https://www.facebook.com/huawei

International Business Machines (commonly referred to as IBM) is a multinational technology and consulting corporation founded in 1911. It is one of the top largest suppliers of IT-technologies solutions including computer hardware, middleware and software as well as research and development of semiconductors and chips.  

Headquarters in Armonk, New York, the United States. The Company employs nearly 400,000 (2014) people. IBM has 12 research laboratories worldwide.  The company spends more than $6 billion of its revenue in research and development and of the 2013 held the record for most patents generated by a business for 22 consecutive years.

In 2015 IBM was ranked as №5 "Best Global Brands" and took 13th position of 100 Brands Ranking

Website:     http://www.ibm.com
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ibm
Facebook page:     https://www.facebook.com/IBM

Juniper Networks is one of the leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer worldwide mostly for large service provides. Headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, the United States. More than 9,000 (2014) people are employed in 46 representative offices worldwide. Annual revenue (2014) of $4.6 billion. Solutions by Juniper Networks are serving in more than 100 countries.
Since it was founded in 1996 Juniper Networks specializes in solution development for highspeed networks. Main directions fo development of equipment includes routing (ACX series, MX series, M series, PTX series, T-series), switching (EX series, QFX series), network security (SRX series). Products by Juniper Networks  run the self-developed Junos operating system.

Website:        http://www.juniper.net/
Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/juniper-networks
Facebook profile: https://www.facebook.com/JuniperNetworks

ZyXEL Communications Corp is a well-known vendor of carrier and enterpirse network equipment. Founded in 1989. Headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Representative offices are in North America, Europe and Asia.
Company employs more that 2,000 people.  

Equipment by ZyXEL marketed in more than 150 countries worlwide.

Main directions of product development includes network solutions, wireless network solutions, IP video surveilance and voice packets transmission.

Website:    http://www.zyxel.com
Linkedin page:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/zyxel
Facebook profile:      https://www.facebook.com/zyxelfan