Arista Networks was founded to deliver software-defined cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. With more than one million cloud networking ports beind deployed worldwide, Arista offers a broad portfolio of Gigabit Ethernet solutions including 1,10, 40 and 100 GbE switches that redefine network architectures, bring extensibility to networking and dramatically change the price/performance of data center networks. At the core of Arista’s platform is EOS (Extensible Operating System), the world’s most advanced network operating system, designed to build software defined cloud networks. EOS provides a single image consistency across hardware platforms and a modern core architecture enabling in-service upgrades and application extensibility.
Strong Management Team
Arista was founded in 2004, launched in 2008 and is led by Jayshree Ullal. The company was founded by industry luminaries Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Kenneth Duda. This seasoned management team has decades of deep experience in networking and innovation. They are globally recognized as respected leaders and visionaries in networking technology.
Arista has a prestigious set of customers, including leading global technology companies in financials, web 2.0 and cloud/service providers, building public and private cloud computing systems. Arista builds scalable data centers for many Fortune 500 companies and delivers products worldwide though distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers with a strong dedication to partner and customer success. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, Arista also has offices in Bangalore, India and London, United Kingdom.
Arista’s crown jewel, EOS, is the most advanced network operating system to enable open third party development. The award-winning software is built upon a stable, open source Linux core with a central state-oriented database that makes EOS inherently self-healing, in-service upgradeable and extremely robust. Arista EOS Central offers access to development tools, scripting examples, and support to deliver real-world solutions that bridge the gap between what vendors build and what users want. Arista actively shares code samples, engages in collaborative forums, and posts works in progress to get early insight into use cases.
Arista Networks is the leader in building scalable, high-performance and ultra-low latency cloud networks with low power consumption and a small footprint for modern data center and cloud computing environments. Purpose-built hardware with Arista 7000 family and Arista EOS, maximize system uptime, stateful fault repair, Advanced Event Management, Zero Touch Provisioning, latency analysis and a fully accessible Linux shell. Arista’s Ethernet switching solutions include native support for VMware, network-virtualization and hundreds of applications. Arista’s hardware platforms are designed to meet the stringent power and cooling requirements of today’s most demanding data centers, proven advantages already in use in many of the largest cloud data centers around the world.