Arrcus named Leader and Outperformer in all three GigaOm Radar Reports for Network Operating Systems


Arrcus' innovative software-driven approach to network operating systems receives top ranking in GigaOm's 2023 annual reports for Cloud, Managed and Network Service Providers as well as Enterprises.

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 23, 2023 – Arrcus, the hyperscale networking software company and a leader in core, edge and multi-cloud network infrastructure, today announced it has been recognized as a leader and outperformer in the latest GigaOm Radar Reports for Network Operating Systems, across multiple customer segments including Cloud, Managed, and Network Service Providers as well as Large Enterprises. The reports evaluate vendors’ Network Operating Systems (NOS) based on their ability to provide innovative and disaggregated solutions that meet the evolving needs of customers in datacenter, wide area network, metro cloud and edge cloud deployment use cases.

The Arrcus ArcOS NOS was recognized as a leader and outperformer for comprehensive evaluation criteria that includes innovation, vision, flexibility, and total cost of ownership. This report evaluated a range of deployment models across datacenter, wide area networks, metro cloud, and edge cloud. Arrcus was rated exceptional for outstanding focus and execution across all deployment models. ArcOS is an integral part of the Arrcus Connected Edge (ACE) Platform, which is designed to deliver a comprehensive, high-performance network infrastructure solution for edge-to-multicloud connectivity. With ArcOS at its core, the ACE Platform provides organizations with a software-driven approach to 5G networking that is highly flexible, scalable, and reliable, enabling them to build and operate the networks of the future. This recognition combined with Arrcus’ growing customer base and recent successful series D funding round solidifies the company’s accelerated momentum as an established 5G networking solution and disruptor to legacy industry incumbents.

GigaOm’s report cites Arrcus’ microservices-based software architecture and ability to scale to the maximum capacity in terms of ACLs, routes, tunnels, and VxLAN that a given ASIC can support. ArcOS offers a simple single architecture with pay-as-you-grow operations, making it easier for customers to scale up their networks. One of Arrcus’ success factors has been its ability to get through the qualification process and to market with new merchant silicon faster than its competitors, including incumbent switch vendors.

"We are honored to be recognized as a leader and outperformer in all three Gigaom Radar Reports for Network Operating Systems,” said Shekar Ayyar, chairman, and CEO of Arrcus. “This recognition is a testament to our commitment to delivering innovative software-driven network infrastructure solutions for routing and switching that enable our enterprise, cloud and Telco/5G customers to build and operate the networks of the future in a cost-effective and programmable manner.”

"Our research underscores the innovation of Arrcus ArcOS and its ability to deliver the flexibility, scalability, and performance that organizations require to meet the demands of modern applications and services," said Ivan McPhee, Senior Industry Analyst at GigaOm. "ArcOS' programmable, cloud-native and microservices-based software architecture, combined with its ability to deliver a unified architecture for multiple use cases from core to multi-cloud, secures Arrcus' position in the leader’s circle for delivering innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of customers."

With its innovative platform, Arrcus is helping organizations across industries to transform their networks and stay ahead of the competition.

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About Arrcus

Arrcus was founded to enhance business efficiency through superior network connectivity. The Arrcus Connected Edge (ACE) platform offers best-in-class networking with the most flexible consumption model at the lowest total cost of ownership. The Arrcus team consists of world-class technologists who have an unparalleled record in shipping industry-leading networking products, complemented by industry thought leaders, operating executives, strategic partners and top-tier VCs. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. For more information, go to or follow Arrcus LinkedIn and @arrcusinc.

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