Press Releases

  • June 19, 2018

    Barefoot Networks and FOX Networks to Demonstrate the Power of Programmable Forwarding for Professional Broadcast Networks

    Programmable forwarding plane technology is the ultimate development of Software-Defined Networking (SDN), allowing complete flexibility with what a switch can do in manipulating packets and making forwarding decisions.

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  • June 19, 2018

    Barefoot Networks to Present the Power of P4-Programmability with Barefoot Tofino™ and Barefoot Deep Insight™ at HPE Discover 2018

    At HPE Discover 2018, taking place June 19-21, 2018, Barefoot Networks will showcase P4-programmability with its Barefoot Tofino series of Ethernet switch ASICs and Barefoot Deep Insight scale-out software application, which provides real-time, per-packet visibility at nanosecond granularity.

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  • June 12, 2018

    Barefoot Networks to Showcase Revolutionary Programmability and Visibility for Data Center Networks at Cisco Live

    P4-Programmable Barefoot Tofino™-powered switches provide visibility with support for Barefoot SPRINT™ and Barefoot Deep Insight™ to yield unrivaled control and insights into every packet in the network

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  • June 12, 2018

    Barefoot Networks Announces General Availability of Deep Insight™ Bringing Real-time, Per-packet Visibility to Networks Worldwide

    Multiple trials of Barefoot Deep Insight completed by key customers and partners; now deploying in production

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  • March 21, 2018

    Barefoot Networks and Netronome to Deliver Unprecedented Visibility for Data Center Network Solutions

    Barefoot Networks, the creator of Barefoot Tofino™ and Barefoot Deep Insight™, and Netronome, a leading provider of high-performance intelligent networking solutions, are partnering to offer an optimized solution that combines the unique capabilities of Netronome SmartNIC solutions and Barefoot’s Tofino-based Wedge 100BF switch solution for enhanced, end-to-end visibility. Specifically, the solution combines the Agilio CX 25/40/50GbE SmartNIC platform from Netronome with Barefoot Smart Programmable Real-time INT (SPRINT™) and Deep Insight Analytics Engine to deliver comprehensive, packet-level visibility and real-time network telemetry needed to detect, root-cause and correct network problems causing applications outages.

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  • March 20, 2018

    Barefoot Networks Brings the Power of P4 Programmability to Open Compute Project’s SONiC

    Barefoot Networks, the creator of Barefoot Tofino™, the world’s fastest P4-programmable Ethernet switch ASIC family, and Barefoot Deep Insight™, the world’s first network monitoring and analytics system that relies on the Smart Programmable Real-Time INT (SPRINT) to see what is happening with every packet to the nanosecond, today announced the availability of Open Compute Project’s (OCP) Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) on multiple Barefoot Tofino-based bare metal switching platforms.

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  • February 26, 2018

    Barefoot Networks and Netsia Demonstrate Real-time Visibility and Analytics for Subscriber Traffic in 5G Networks

    Barefoot Deep Insight™, Barefoot Tofino™ and Netsia Network and Customer Analytics Enable Better Application Performance by Providing Real-time Detection of Network Issues Like Packet Drops and Latency Issues Taking Advantage of P4 Programmability and In-band Network Telemetry (INT).

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  • February 22, 2018

    Barefoot Networks and Xilinx to Showcase Unprecedented Programmability and Visibility for 5G Networks

    Barefoot Tofino™ switch ASICs and Xilinx® FPGA-based SmartNICs deliver full visibility into every packet at nanosecond granularity using P4 and In-band Network Telemetry (INT), conveniently analyzed and visualized by Barefoot Deep Insight™, giving network operators the ability to pinpoint and fix trouble spots in the network in real-time.

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  • February 21, 2018

    Barefoot Networks to Showcase Cutting-edge Innovations in Network Performance and Visibility for 5G Networks at Mobile World Congress

    Barefoot Networks today announced several ground-breaking technology demonstrations that will be shown at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb. 26-March 1.

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  • December 5, 2017

    Barefoot Networks Launches Deep Insight™, Enabling Network Owners to See What Every Packet Is Doing. To the Nanosecond.

    Deep Insight monitors every packet, at line-rate, without generating extra network traffic. Uses big data analytics to detect failures in real-time

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  • November 27, 2017

    Barefoot Networks Begins Transformation of Technology Industry by Achieving Production Qualification of Tofino™ in Record Time

    Multiple Customer Trials Completed with Barefoot Tofino™ Programmable Ethernet Switch Family of ASICs, Now Deploying in Large Scale Production

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  • November 10, 2017

    Barefoot Networks Collaborates with Cisco to Demonstrate In-situ Operations, Administration and Management (IOAM) Showcasing the Power of Programmable Forwarding Plane Technology

    Barefoot Networks and Cisco Champion IOAM Technology at IETF 100 Hackathon in Singapore Demonstrating Hardware and Software Implementations of Latest IOAM Internet-Drafts

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  • October 3, 2017

    Barefoot Networks, Google Cloud, ONF and P4.org to Showcase P4 Runtime-based Control of Network Switches

    P4 Runtime, a silicon-independent and protocol-independent API for control plane - forwarding plane communication, to be demonstrated at the upcoming SDN NFV World Congress

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  • May 7, 2017

    China's Internet Giants Look to Leverage Barefoot Networks to Gain Unrivaled Visibility and Efficiency from Their Next-gen Networks

    Leading Chinese Networking Equipment Manufacturers To Build Systems Using Barefoot's Tofino To Deliver New Features Enabling Revolutionary Visibility, Operational Efficiency And Scale To Meet Surging Customer Demands

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  • February 27, 2017

    Barefoot Networks and Netronome Demonstrate End-to-End In-Band Network Telemetry for 5G NFV Deployments

    DevOps-friendly P4-based Implementation Instantly Detects Performance Anomalies across Network, Server and VM Infrastructures; Enables Reliable and Secure Applications at Significantly Higher Speeds and Lower Latencies

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  • February 7, 2017

    Barefoot Networks Appoints Craig Barratt as Chief Executive Officer

    Former Google SVP and CEO of Alphabet's Access Business Joins Barefoot as Global Demand Grows for Its Breakthrough Programmable Forwarding Plane Technology

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  • January 23, 2017

    Barefoot Networks Shares Tofino™-based Wedge 100B Switch Designs with the Open Compute Project (OCP)

    Innovator of the world's fastest and user programmable Ethernet switch chips to speak at Disaggregate: Networking event on January 24, 2017

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  • January 17, 2017

    Barefoot Networks Adds Go-to-Market Partners to Growing Ecosystem

    Company Announces Partnerships with Top Networking Systems Providers -- Each Developing Systems Based on Tofino™, Barefoot's Breakthrough Ethernet Switch Chip

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  • November 22, 2016

    Barefoot Networks' Ecosystem Attracts New Investors

    Additional Funding of $23 Million Led by Two Major Chinese Internet Companies, Bringing Series C Funding to $80 Million and Total Investment in Barefoot to over $150 Million

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  • June 14, 2016

    Barefoot Networks Unveils Breakthrough Switching Technology: the World's First Fully Programmable Switches That Also Happen to Be the Fastest Switches Ever Built

    Barefoot Networks First to Make Networks Fully Programmable All the Way Down to the Wire

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