SUNNYVALE, CA — Juniper Networks, a leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced the company will acquire AppFormix, an innovator in cloud operations management. AppFormix’s platform for cloud operations is built on big-data analytics and machine learning, putting self-driving infrastructure at the core of every cloud.
The deal price was not disclosed. AppFormix is based in San Jose and was founded in 2013.
The acquisition by Juniper is expected to bring the power of analytics through machine learning and telemetry to Juniper’s customers.
AppFormix is redefining telemetry and operations management across software-defined infrastructures and application software layers. AppFormix’s technology is designed to provide public, private and telco cloud operators in both OpenStack and Kubernetes environments, real-time and historic monitoring, visibility, and dynamic performance optimization. When paired with Juniper’s Contrail product line, AppFormix improves cloud orchestration, security, accounting and planning.
“The networking industry is accelerating at an unprecedented rate, and new technologies like analytics and machine learning are enabling companies to have more insight into their network than ever before,” said Pradeep Sindhu, founder, vice president and CTO at Juniper Networks. “We recognize our customers’ needs and desires for a self-driving infrastructure; one that is optimized, secure and automated. With the acquisition of AppFormix, we’re accelerating our vision to use software automation and intelligence to deliver a smarter network and more simplified operations for our customers around the world.”