Pica8 PicOS | Network Operating System (NOS)

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Pica8 PicOS 1G, 10/25/40G or 100G Switch Network OS

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Innovative Open Networking OS for Enterprise and Campus Networks
PICOS is a holistic network operating system designed for enterprises of all sizes, enabling non-disruptive control, deep and dynamic traffic monitoring, and attack mitigation in real time. It runs on white box switches as well as on legacy hardware, increasing performance and reliability, scalability, agility and security of the network environment, while reducing acquisition cost and operational expenses. PICOS® comes in two versions (PICOS® Enterprise Edition and PICOS® SDN Edition) and features valuable add-ons, such as PicaPilot™, CrossFlow™ and Nymble™, to enable simplified and accelerated deployment, expansion, management and automation across the complete infrastructure.

Why Choose Pica8 PICOS

One-of-a-kind Open Networking OS, leveraging full control and efficiency of disaggregated white box networks

Disaggregation and Customization
PICOS Enterprise enables a simplified deployment and operation of a leaf-spine architecture across the complete network infrastructure. It brings ease of use, innovation and business agility to various market segments, avoiding vendor lock-in
Programmability and Analytics
PICOS SDN includes an unmodified kernel for maximum programmability. It also offers support for all major OpenFlow controllers. OpenFlow 1.5’s User-Defined Fields allow PICOS SDN to look deep into the packets for real-time analytics, security and remediation
Automation and Orchestration
The automation framework Nymble™ enables operators to automate tasks including switch software configuration, licensing, and performing health checks even without programming skills. PicaPilot provides virtually unlimited network expansion capability and flexibility
Security and Network Control
CrossFlow controls media servers and switching networks via a centralized OpenFlow-based control plane. It enables updates in real time while remaining in operation, and performs security operations such as monitoring, error detection and performance optimization

How Pica8 PICOS Works

Learn how PICOS increases flexibility, capability, stability and expansion of your network at the lowest operational cost.



STORDIS LABS runs two of the most advanced technical laboratories for Open Networking technology in Europe. Proficient network engineers are continually testing the latest hardware and software configurations, and also provide remote access for customers to test specific use cases. Feel free to contact us if you would like to test your configuration with Pica8 PICOS.

Ordering Information

Part Number Variant
P-OS-1G-EE PicOS Enterprise Edition (Enables all functions of PicOS) for 1G switch
P-OS-1G-OF PicOS OpenFlow Edition (Base Linux + Layer 2 + OpenFlow) for 1G switch
P-OS-10G-EE PicOS Enterprise Edition (Enables all functions of PicOS) for 10/25/40G switch
P-OS-10G-OF PicOS OpenFlow Edition (Base Linux + Layer 2 + OpenFlow) for 10/25/40G switch
P-OS-100G-EE PicOS Enterprise Edition (Enables all functions of PicOS) for 100G switch
P-OS-100G-OF PicOS OpenFlow Edition (Base Linux + Layer 2 + OpenFlow) for 100G switch
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