The Networking and Security category recognizes hardware and software that enhances networking and security in virtual or cloud infrastructures. The products entered into this category can help optimize virtual networks, monitor or protect virtual environments, or enforce security best practices.
Winner: Nvidia, ConnectX-6 Dx
What the judges said: "Smart [network interface cards] are the future. They're incredible, and they support more speed. That's all there is to it."
Finalist: Men&Mice, Men&Mice DDI Suite