Press Releases

Arista Introduces EOS+: Platform For Software Driven Cloud Networking

Robust Partner Ecosystem Integration Fuels Business Agility

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- December 10, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET) announced today the addition of EOS+, a software platform for network programmability and automation as an evolution of Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System). EOS+ provides an advanced level of programmability, allowing customers to take advantage of pre-built and custom EOS applications as well as integration with a wide range of technology partner solutions from A10 Networks, Ansible, Aruba, Cloudera, Nuage, Palo Alto Networks, Puppet Labs, Pure Storage, Red Hat, Splunk, VMTurbo, VMware and Zscaler. This platform allows for rapid deployment using DevOps models and integration with the network as a whole, for reduced operational costs and deployment timeframes.

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Arista Networks, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Continued Industry Movement to the Cloud Drives Growth

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- November 6, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET), an industry leader in software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014.

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Arista Networks to Announce Q3 Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results on Thursday, November 6th

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- October 27, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET) will release its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 after U.S. markets close on Thursday, November 6th. The results will be included in a press release with accompanying financial information that will be posted on the Investor Relations section of the Arista website at

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Arista Expands Leaf Switch Product Portfolio

VXLAN Enhancements for Cloud Networking

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- October 22, 2014 -- Arista Networks today announced an expansion of its leaf switch portfolio that includes the highest density leaf switches with integrated optics and high performance, VXLAN support. Enhancements to Arista EOS® (Extensible Operating System) include VXLAN for simplified deployments, by eliminating the need for multicast support in the underlay network and increased control plane scale to support the largest cloud networks. These additions in Arista’s portfolio continue Arista’s tradition of disruption within the cloud networking industry.

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Arista Networks Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Events for September

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- August 29, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET) today announced participation in the following events with the financial community:

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Arista Networks and VMware Enter Strategic Relationship to Advance Adoption of Network Virtualization

PALO ALTO, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- (August 8, 2014) -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET), a leader in software driven cloud networking, and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced a strategic relationship to enable customers to accelerate adoption of network virtualization in the software-defined data center (SDDC). This new collaboration agreement builds on the companies’ four year relationship in developing innovative, integrated SDDC solutions, and focuses on development and joint marketing of the generally available Arista and VMware integrated networking solution for VMware NSX™.

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Arista Networks, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Continued Industry Movement to the Cloud Drives Growth

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- August 7, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET), an industry leader in software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments, today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Arista Networks to Announce Q2 Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results on Thursday, August 7th

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- July 28, 2014 -- Arista Networks (NYSE: ANET) will release its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 after U.S. markets close on Thursday, August 7th. The results will be included in a press release with accompanying financial information that will be posted on the Investor Relations section of the Arista website at

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Arista Unveils Industry’s First Leaf Switch With 100GbE Uplinks

EOS Smart Systems Upgrade Offers Hitless Network Upgrade

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- July 15, 2014 -- Arista Networks (NYSE: ANET) today announced the 7280E Series fixed leaf switches, along with monitoring and automation enhancements to Arista EOS®, continuing the evolution of software driven cloud networking. This new family of switches with its ultra-deep packet buffers and 100GbE uplinks enhance application performance, while providing resiliency, programmability and visibility into the network.

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Open Industry Consortium to Bring 25 and 50 Gigabit Ethernet to Cloud-Scale Networks

Arista Networks, Broadcom, Google, Mellanox and Microsoft Collaborate on New Ethernet Specification to Drive Greater Performance and Cost Efficiency for Next Generation Data Centers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- July 1, 2014 -- A consortium of companies including Arista Networks (NYSE: ANET), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL), Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) today announced the availability of a specification optimized to allow data center networks to run over a 25 or 50 Gigabit per second (Gbps) Ethernet link protocol. This new specification will enable the cost-efficient scaling of network bandwidth delivered to server and storage endpoints in next-generation cloud infrastructure, where workloads are expected to surpass the capacity of 10 or 40 Gbps Ethernet links deployed today.

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Arista Networks Joins AVnu Alliance

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- June 16, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET) is pleased to announce it is the newest member to join AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium that certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for interoperability. Arista’s membership marks the growth of AVnu Alliance in the professional audio video industry and helps push momentum for the growing ecosystem of interoperable AVB devices through AVnu-certification.

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Arista Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- June 5, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,250,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $43.00 per share. In addition, Arista has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 787,500 additional shares of common stock at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any. The shares are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on June 6, 2014 under the symbol “ANET.”

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Arista Networks and FOX Networks Engineering & Operations Showcase Next-Generation Broadcasting Technology at NAB 2014

Booth SL12707

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- April 2, 2014 -- Arista Networks announced today a new demonstration of next-generation broadcasting technologies at the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. The demo, a joint effort with FOX Networks Engineering & Operations (FOX NE&O), will showcase technology to support the migration of legacy broadcast plants to packet-based Ethernet networks, allowing broadcasters to benefit from Ethernet and Data Center economics.

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Arista Networks Expands Cloud Platform with New 100 Gigabit Options

Customer Adoption Demonstrates Versatility of Spine, Spline™ and Programmable Arista EOS

Interop Booth #1151

SANTA CLARA, CA-- March 26, 2014 -- Arista Networks today announced two new 100GbE modules that, with Arista EOS, provide scalability, multi-tenancy, and network virtualization through open and programmable overlays, helping customers achieve seamless workload and VM mobility. Automated provisioning, combined with the new products, gives customers greater flexibility, scale and density for the most demanding cloud networks. Additionally, the 7300X Series with 10GBASE-T modules are gaining adoption among customers deploying cost-effective single tier and two tier networks.

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Arista Delivers Two Millionth High Speed Cloud Networking Port

EOS Enhancements Enable Network Automation and Programmability

SANTA CLARA, CA-- February 4, 2014 -- Arista Networks, Inc. today announced the crossing of another major milestone, shipping its two millionth, high speed, 10/40/100Gb Ethernet port for data center and cloud applications. This is being fueled by the increased acceptance of cloud computing and services, causing significant growth since the internet boom of the 1990s.

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Arista Redefines Cloud Networking with 7000 X Series

Aruba, F5, Microsoft, Riverbed, Palo Alto Networks, SAP, Splunk, and VMware Support Arista’s Open Platform

SANTA CLARA, CA-- November 4, 2013 -- Arista Networks, Inc. today introduced its newest member to its software defined cloud network: the Arista 7000 X Series with the Arista 7300 and Arista 7250 delivering a resilient architecture, enhanced programmability, control of virtualized networks, improved power efficiency, and price/performance optimized for universal cloud and data center deployments. Powered by Arista EOS® the Arista 7000 X Series optimizes costs, automates provisioning, and builds more reliable scale-out architectures endorsed by an open ecosystem of partners.

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Arista Networks and Fox NE&O Debut Network Integrated IP-Video Processing Proof of Concept

SMPTE Annual Technical Conference, LOS ANGELES, CA-- October 21, 2013 -- Arista Networks announced today a joint proof-of-concept with FOX Networks Engineering and Operations (FOX NE&O), a division of Fox Networks Group, to be debuted at the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, demonstrating how Media & Entertainment industry-specific functionality can be implemented on Arista’s networking devices at wire rate. FOX NE&O pinpointed a need in the broadcast industry for frame-accurate switching of uncompressed HD-SDI video over IP (SMPTE 2022-6) using Arista technology.

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Arista Introduces Next Generation 7050X Products Provides Telemetry and Cloud Network Leaf

Booth #138
October 2, 2013

INTEROP, New York City, N.Y.-- October 2, 2013 -- Arista Networks today announced two new additions to the Arista 7000 family of switches, offering new levels of density, performance and scalability. The new Arista EOS applications, Path Tracer and MapReduce Tracer, give customers deeper visibility for big data and cloud network applications while maintaining the open, standards-based, consistency for which Arista EOS is known.

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Arista Introduces Network Applications with VMware and Microsoft

Booth #1045
August 26, 2013

VMWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.-- August 26, 2013 -- Arista Networks today announced three new network applications that integrate with Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS), the world’s most advanced network operating system, to simplify IT operations: OpenWorkload, Smart System Upgrade and Network Telemetry. Leveraging the industry’s only fully programmable network operating system, Arista EOS, these network applications and associated partner ecosystems bring a new level of awareness to critical applications in the data center.

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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) Enlists Arista Networks for Vast Entertainment Media Industry Projects

July 18, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- July 18, 2013 -- Arista Networks announced today that its Arista 7048T switch has achieved quality assurance and certification for Studio Network Solutions, LLC (SNS) EVO Shared Storage Solution. The Arista 7048T was chosen by SNS due to its high performance, low latency and best-in-industry buffer capacity, all crucial elements for the high-level file-based media creation and editing that SNS is revered for.

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Arista Expands Leadership Team with Two New Board Members

July 16, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- July 16, 2013 --Arista Networks today announced the appointment of two additional independent board members to Arista’s existing board of directors, Charles Giancarlo and Ann Mather.

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Arista Networks Delivers Open Management Infrastructure API Support for Microsoft

June 3, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- June 3, 2013-- Arista today announced full support for Microsoft Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) across all Arista platforms through Arista EOS (extensible operating system) software version 4.12. This expands Arista’s offerings in Software Defined Networking (SDN) by continuing to provide the broadest set of interfaces to management platforms for open programmability and orchestration.

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Arista Networks Named Grand Winner for Best of Interop 2013

May 8, 2013

Las Vegas, NV, May 8, 2013 – Arista Networks was named the Best of Interop 2013 winner and the Arista 7500E Modular Data Center Ethernet Switch has won both the Grand Prize and the Networking category, recognizing innovation and technological advancements. This is the second Interop award for Arista’s flagship 7500 Series, originally selected as Best of Interop in 2010.

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Arista Introduces The Industry’s Fastest Data Center Switch

May 1, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 1, 2013 – Arista Networks today announced significant enhancements to its flagship Arista 7500 modular switching platform that enables Cloud Networks to scale to over 100,000 servers and millions of virtual machines while delivering the first network architecture that can concurrently support Cloud, Big Data, Storage, Web2.0, and Virtualization. With the fully programmable Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System) software, customers can now achieve the level of automation necessary to build true Software Defined Networks.

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EditShare Deploys Arista Networks for Collaborative Workgroup Editing in Media and Entertainment

April 8, 2013

Las Vegas, NV- April 8, 2013 –– Arista Networks today announced that EditShare, Inc. will incorporate Arista 7050T-52, 10GBASE-T, low-latency switches for its networked shared storage architecture and collaborative editing solutions. The combination of Arista and EditShare enables unprecedented agility and collaboration across tapeless, end-to-end workflows in post-production, TV and film industries.

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Arista Delivers the Next Phase of Software Defined Networking

March 27, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 27, 2013 – Arista Networks today announced the next phase of its Software Defined Networking (SDN) offerings by integrating Arista EOS™ (Extensible Operating System) natively with OpenStack, the leading open-source cloud provisioning and orchestration system. Arista EOS is also delivering enhanced OpenFlow extensions via direct flow based configuration interfaces and data-plane programmability. This combined with Arista’s programmatic interfaces showcases a broad array of multi-vendor network monitoring and cloud integration with technology partners such as NEC, NetScout Systems, Palo Alto Networks, SolarWinds, Splunk, Big Switch, Cloudera, Cloudscaling, Corvil and ExtraHop Networks.

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Arista Networks Brings New Level of Precision Data Analysis: Redefines TAP Aggregation Applications for Software Defined Networking

February 13, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., February 13, 2013 – Arista Networks today announced new EOS (Extensible Operating System) capabilities for advanced data analysis for the SDN (Software Defined Networking) market. Arista’s data analyzer, named Arista DANZ, brings an advanced suite of TAP Aggregation functions integrated into the Arista 7000 series, providing IT departments the data they need at a fraction of the cost of competitive solutions.

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Arista Networks Achieves Certification for Rackspace® Private Cloud

January 30, 2013

SANTA CLARA, Calif., January 30, 2013— Arista Networks today announced that its Arista 7050 Series switches have achieved quality assurance and certification for Rackspace Private Cloud. The Arista 7050 Series enables wire speed, 10 GbE and 40 GbE switching, powered by Arista (Extensible Operating System) EOS for software defined networking applications. As a part of The Rackspace Open Cloud™ platform, the company launched the Rackspace Private Cloud Software in August 2012, with thousands of organizations in over 125 countries spanning all continents downloading the product.

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Arista Networks Appoints Worldwide Senior Vice President of Sales Operations

December 11, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif., December 11, 2012– Arista Networks today announced that Mark Smith has joined the company to lead field and sales operations, business development and overall sales of products and services. Mark is an industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in sales, security, software and high technology expertise.

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Arista Broadens Cloud Networking Solutions for the Data Center

Second Generation 10GBASE-T Switches Address Growing Market

Booth #737

December 3, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV, December 3, 2012– Arista Networks today announced an addition to its 7050 Series, providing customers with another option for migrating data centers to 10GbE driven by growth in big data and virtualization. The Arista 7050T-36 is the newest addition to the industry’s lowest power and most flexible series of purpose built 10GBASE-T switches, designed to accelerate customer migration to 10GbE.

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Arista Networks Receives Honors in 2012 HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Annual HPCwire Awards Demonstrate Achievements of Excellence Within the HPC Community

November 13, 2012

Arista Booth 3621
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah November 13, 2012 – Arista Networks has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2012 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC12), in Salt Lake City, Utah. The list of winners were announced live from the HPCwire booth at the event, and a complete listing is available on the HPCwire website, located at

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Arista Networks Launches New EMEA Partner Programme

The Ampito Group, Quanza and Xantaro named as first Elite Partners

November 13, 2012

London, UK - November 13, 2012 – Arista Networks today announced the launch of its new EMEA channel programme – the Arista Networks A-Plus Partner Programme. Building upon its existing US initiative, Arista’s new EMEA programme has been designed to engage and reward partners who drive demand for Arista’s solutions and who bring value-add services to the market.

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Arista Expands Leadership Team – Names New CFO

October 2, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 – Arista Networks Inc., the leader in software defined cloud networks, today announced the appointment of Michael Lehman to the position of chief financial officer. Michael is a well-recognized leader with more than 30 years of financial and business experience in both private and public high technology companies.

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Arista Networks Unveils Versatile Software Defined Switching Platform for Demanding Applications

September 19, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sep.19, 2012 – Arista Networks today announced the Arista 7150 Series of switches, offering a flexible forwarding path that supports advanced functionality through Software Defined Networking. These products enable architectures well suited to interoperate with SDN controllers for network-wide virtualization, virtual machine(VM) mobility and network services, without compromising performance.

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Avid Certifies Arista Networks for Media and Entertainment Content Creation

September 12, 2012

Arista Networks today announced that Avid Technology has qualified Arista Networks switches for ISIS media network deployments. The Arista 7048T-A switch was selected because of its high performance, low latency and industry-best buffer capacity - all critical attributes for file-based media creation and editing.

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Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Selects Arista Networks Switches for New Data Centre

September 5, 2012

Arista Networks has today announced that the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) – the country’s principal trading exchange and one of the world’s top-10 listed exchange groups as measured by market capitalisation – has completed the deployment of the Arista 7100 Series ultra-low latency switch at its newly built data centre in Sydney. The 68 units of the now installed Arista 7124SX 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch with SFP+ connectors are capable of forwarding packets in under 500 nanoseconds, irrespective of packet size.

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Arista, F5, VMware and EMC Isilon Demonstrate Multi-Vendor Software Defined Cloud Networking at VMworld® 2012 Showcases VXLAN Network Virtualization Interoperability

August 24, 2012

Arista Networks today announced Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology innovations that demonstrate the first multi-vendor programmatic automation with solutions from F5 Networks, VMware and EMC Isilon that enable end-to-end network virtualization from physical, to virtual, to cloud networks. The joint demonstration of the Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) specification by Arista and others has created a common network foundation that enables seamless interoperability across ecosystems.

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Arista Networks Showcases Software Defined Cloud Networking With SDN Controllers from VMware, Big Switch Networks and Nebula

May 2, 2012

Arista Networks will be demonstrating Software Defined Networks (SDN) with key partners, built on Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System), the world’s most advanced network operating system. The programmability inherent in EOS is being demonstrated in conjunction with strategic partners at Interop in Arista booth #1539.

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Arista Unveils Application Switch

March 27, 2012

Arista Networks, Inc. announced today the Arista Application Switch, the first in a new category of switches, enabling customers to run their own applications directly inside the network. With latency improvements up to 10x compared to traditional server based implementations, the Arista Application Switch enables increased profitability and boosts competitive advantage.

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Arista Enables Automated Cloud Networking with Advanced Event Management Capabilities

January 31, 2012

Arista Networks, Inc. today announced Advanced Event Management (AEM), a suite of new capabilities in Arista's Extensible Operating System, the world's most advanced network operating system, that enables increased and unprecedented levels of network automation while improving overall system uptime.

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Arista Networks Expands Cloud Networking Portfolio

November 15, 2011

Arista Networks today announced four new switches to its 7050 Series family and Arista EOS software enhancements that address the most demanding needs in cloud computing environments. The products are an expansion of Arista’s cloud networking portfolio and provide the scalability, resilience and density customers with mission-critical data centers and cloud computing facilities require.

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Arista Bolsters Leadership with Board of Directors Expansion

November 1, 2011

Arista Networks, Inc., the leader in next-generation cloud networking, today announced the appointment of two additional independent board members to Arista’s existing board of directors, Laura Conigliaro and Dan Scheinman.

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Arista Networks Celebrates 1000 Customers Worldwide

October 11, 2011

Arista Networks today surpassed a major customer milestone with the announcement of 1000 customers in only three years. The widespread deployment of Arista EOS software and data center switches has resulted in significant momentum among leading global technology companies such as Verizon, MIXI, Chicago Board Options Exchange, SingTel and StumbleUpon.

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September 6, 2011

Arista Networks, Inc. the leader in next-generation data center switching for cloud networking, today announced that it has been recognized by VMworld and TechTarget’s as the Best of VMworld 2011 in the Hardware for Virtualization category.

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CBOE Holdings Chooses Arista Networks and Solarflare to Enhance Network Infrastructure

August 2, 2011

Arista Networks and Solarflare today announced that CBOE Holdings, Inc., home of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and other exchange subsidiaries, chose Solarflare and Arista to support next-generation technology for high frequency trading on its CBOEdirect platform.

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Whiskytree Selects Avere and Arista to Dramatically Improve Rendering Performance and Simplify Management

June 28, 2011

Avere Systems today announced that Whiskytree Inc, a Northern California-based visual effects provider, has implemented a clustered solution of Avere FXT 2300 appliances to scale its rendering performance by 700 percent, while reliably consolidating SAN and NAS data into a single storage pool and simplifying management. The storage fabric selected for the render farm is based on Arista Networks high performance 10 GbE switches and Arista EOS™ switch software that provides exceptional reliability and unique features for provisioning, scaling and managing networks.

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Arista Advances Extensible Operating System for Cloud Networks and Creates Open Developer Community

May 03, 2011

Arista today announced the expansion of Arista EOS™ – the world’s most advanced network operating system. Building upon the open, widely deployed, and resilient foundation of Arista EOS this adds an open development platform, a developer support site, multi-system management capabilities, and new operational features for cloud networking.

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Arista Networks Announces A-Plus Partner Program

April 19, 2011

Arista Networks, Inc., the pioneer of next-generation data center switching for cloud networking, today announced the A-Plus Partner Program targeted at Resellers and Systems Integrators who strive to bring the best-in-class solutions to their end users. The A-Plus Partner Program is designed to reward partners who drive demand and bring value-add services to the market.

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Arista Networks Introduces World's Most Power Efficient 10/40Gb Ethernet Switch

March 28, 2011

Arista Networks, Inc., Arista Networks today introduced the Arista 7050 Series, a 10 and 40 Gigabit Ethernet switching system that delivers wirespeed performance at 2 watts per 10Gb interface – making this the most efficient Ethernet switching system ever.

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Arista Networks Advances Race to Zero with Sub 500 Nanosecond Latency Switch

March 15 2011

Arista Networks, Inc., the pioneer of next-generation data center switching for cloud networking, today announced the Arista 7124SX, the fastest switch in the world with standard SFP+ interfaces. With sub-500 nanosecond latency, the Arista 7124SX is ideal for financial trading and ultra low latency applications as a leaf or access top-of-rack 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switch.

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Arista Unveils Powerful Automation Capabilities for Cloud Networking

Arista Unveils Powerful Automation Capabilities for Cloud Networking

February 15, 2011

Arista Networks, Inc., the pioneer of next-generation data center switching for cloud networking, today announced breakthrough network automation capabilities that simplify and accelerate the creation, migration and deployment of multi-tier network infrastructures.The Arista Zero Touch Provisioning capability empowers IT organizations to rapidly expand the capacity of a public or private cloud – adding thousands of servers and storage devices to the network in a matter of minutes

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Arista Networks Expands Modular Switching Portfolio With Introduction of the Arista 7500 4-Slot Data Center Switch

January 18, 2011

Arista Networks, Inc., the pioneer of next-generation data center switching for cloud networking, today announced the Arista 7500 4-slot modular data center switch, continuing to increase the performance, reliability, and scalability of the data center network. Consolidation of storage and virtualization of servers has created demand for a new class of modular device for space and power constrained environments.

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Arista Networks inaugurates R&D center in Bangalore, India

December 14, 2010

Arista Networks, a US based company and the leader in 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches for Cloud Networking, announced the opening of an engineering centre in India. The Bangalore R&D centre will focus on expanding Arista’s Extensible Operating System (EOS) which is purpose-built for large data centre and cloud scale deployments.

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European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts selects Fujin Systems to deploy UK's first Arista 7500 series switch

October 12, 2010

Theale, Berkshire, UK, 12th October 2010 - Fujin Systems, a system integrator specialising in advanced Ethernet and next generation security and availability services, has successfully completed the first UK sale of an Arista Networks 7500 switch to the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF).

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Mellanox and Arista Deliver Breakthrough 10GbE Latency for Financial Services Applications

September 20, 2010

High Performance Computing Financial Markets, New York City, NY – September 20, 2010 - Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX; TASE: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, and Arista Networks , a leading provider of low latency 10GigE Ethernet switches for enterprise data centers, today announced that IBM WebSphere MQ Low Latency Messaging maintained a latency of 4μs at rates up to 100K messages/second and 6μs at one million messages/second using Mellanox ConnectX-2 EN NICs with RoCE (RDMA over Converged Ethernet) and Arista 7100 10GigE switch.

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Arista Teams with VMware to Develop Adaptive Network for Public and Private Clouds

August 24, 2010

Menlo Park, CA – August 24, 2010 - Arista Networks today introduced an extension of its EOS (Extensible Operating System) software capabilities with Arista VM Tracer™. This new capability uniquely bridges the gap between the physical and virtual networks within a VMware environment through a set of software features that run on the Arista 7000 Family of Cloud Networking Switches. Arista VM Tracer™. provides networking operators new levels of visibility into the virtualization layer while enabling VMware administrators to have seamless control through the VMware vSphere™ interface.

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Joyent and Arista Networks Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Programmable Network Management

April 25, 2010

Las Vegas, NV – April 25, 2010 - Joyent, a pioneer in cloud computing, and Arista Networks, the pioneer of 10 GbE cloud networking, announced today at Interop that the two companies have joined forces to enable the automated management of network infrastructure using Joyent cloud computing infrastructure. The collaboration will provide users of Joyent infrastructure with unprecedented flexibility in network provisioning and improved manageability, scalability and security.

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Arista 7500 - Sets New Standard for 10 Gigabit Ethernet Networking

April 19, 2010

Arista Networks today introduced the Arista 7500, a revolutionary switching platform for maximizing data center performance, efficiency, and overall network reliability. The Arista 7500 is the highest performance and most power efficient 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) switching platform available. It was specifically designed to address the most demanding customer requirements for cloud computing, virtualization, and mission-critical data centers.

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iStreamPlanet, Switch Communications, Intel, Arista Networks and Juniper Networks partner for key piece of delivery for

February 9, 2010

iStreamPlanet announced today that it has partnered with Switch Communications, Intel, Arista Networks and Juniper Networks to create a fully redundant, cloud based content origination service that is hosting all video and high resolution photo content on through the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Arista Networks provided the Ethernet network to interconnect the streaming servers which require high-performance 1/10Gb switching with very large packet buffering. This is perfectly suited to supporting high-bandwidth video streaming and storage interconnection while maintaining the highest levels of system availability with both device and system level resiliency designed into the iStreamPlanet infrastructure. As reliability and resilience is important Arista EOS with In-Service Software Upgrades and Stateful Fault Repair proved invaluable in maintaining service level agreements and overall uptime.

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Panasas and Arista Networks Partner To Optimize High-Performance Ethernet Storage at Los Alamos National Labs

December 8, 2009

Panasas, Inc., the leading provider of high-performance storage for the world's most performance-intensive applications, and Arista Networks, the leader in non-blocking 10-Gigabit Ethernet switches, today announced that they are working together to optimize non-blocking 10-Gigabit Ethernet as the network of choice for high-performance storage systems. The two companies agreed to test and optimize their currently shipping systems to ensure that customers receive maximum performance and reliability when their systems are installed together. In addition, Panasas and Arista have agreed to enhance future systems to take best advantage of high-performance Ethernet-based storage.

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Arista Networks Expands Portfolio with new Gigabit Ethernet Switch integrating Citrix NetScaler VPX

December 1, 2009

Arista Networks, today announced an innovative data center class Gigabit Ethernet switch positioned for server access in the “leaf” layer of the network. The new Arista 7048 is a wire-speed multi-layer switch with forty-eight RJ-45 gigabit Ethernet ports and four 1/10Gb Ethernet uplinks delivering up to 40 gigabits of interconnect capacity to the “spine” of the network. Running the Arista Extensible Operating System (EOS), the Arista 7048 is the first switch to integrate Citrix Systems NetScaler load balancing and application security software. Uniquely, the Arista 7048 switch offers very large buffering capability on every port in combination with a purpose-built architecture for congestion management

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Arista Networks, Fulcrum Microsystems and Ixia collaborate on testing of high performance data center switches for cloud networking applications

November 16, 2009

Arista Networks, Fulcrum Microsystems and Ixia today announced the results of collaborative performance and scalability testing of 10-Gigabit Ethernet in a cloud computing environment. The results demonstrated high throughput and low latency for Arista Network’s 7148SX switch using Fulcrum’s FocalPoint FM4224 switch silicon. The 7148SX is one of the densest 10GE switches on the market today.

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Arista Networks to Partner in Greenplum Software’s Enterprise Data Cloud Initiative

November 09, 2009

Greenplum Software, the pioneer of Enterprise Data Cloud™ solutions for large-scale data warehousing and analytics and Arista Networks today announced that they are working together to help companies take advantage of new cloud computing and cloud networking paradigms in the data center as part of Greenplum's Enterprise Data Cloud (EDC) initiative.

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Arista Links Physical, Virtual, and Cloud Networks with VMware vSphere™ 4

Aug 26, 2009

vEOS Software Brings Hitless Upgrades, Network Troubleshooting and Configuration to VMware vSphere™ 4. To address the growing need to manage hybrid virtual and physical infrastructures with multiple network operating systems Arista Networks today announced vEOS (virtualized Extensible Operating System), integrated networking software that peers with VMware vSphere™ 4 and manages the VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch to link physical and virtual machines to network policy and profiles.

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Andreas Bechtolsheim of Arista Networks to Keynote at ISC'09

June 17, 2009

Arista  Networks today announced that Chief Development Officer Andreas (Andy) Bechtolsheim will give the opening keynote at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’09), the largest European HPC event, to be held June 23-26 in Hamburg, Germany. Arista Networks will also be showcasing the Arista 7100 series of data center switches in booth # 241 .

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Citrix and Arista Networks Team Up to Deliver Cloud Scale Networking

June 16, 2009

To address the explosive scale of networking requirements within Cloud Services, Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) and Arista Networks – founded by industry veterans Andy Bechtolsheim and David Cheriton – today announced that they are working together to deliver cloud networking solutions for large datacenter and cloud service provider environments. As part of this partnership, the two companies will test and integrate the Citrix NetScaler® VPX™ virtual appliance with the Arista 7000 series switch. This achievement marks a key milestone in a partnership to deliver a cloud  networking solution marrying wire-rate, high density 10G switching with proven L4-7 application delivery service .

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Tervela and Arista Partner to Provide Next-Generation Messaging Solution for Cloud Computing

June 02, 2009

Arista Networks, the leading vendor of low-latency 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) and Cloud Networking Solutions, and Tervela, the leading provider of open, intelligent, hardware-accelerated messaging systems, have partnered to offer an extensible, high-performance messaging architecture to address the unique challenges of the financial services sector and other contemporary computing environments.

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Arista Announces Industry's Highest Density Auto-Negotiating 10GBASE-T Switches

May 12, 2009

Arista Networks today announced the industry's highest density 10GBASE-T switches in a 1U form factor. The Arista 7100T layer 2/3 switches include 24 and 48-port models. Each model offers auto-negotiating 1/10GBASE-T ports with standard RJ-45 connectors and SFP+ uplink ports.

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New Benchmarks with Solace, Arista and Intel's NetEffect Show Performance Improvements in Ultra-Low Latency in Real World Tests

Apr 21, 2009

Solace Systems, the leading supplier of hardware-based middleware, today announced availability of the Solace 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GigE) Network Acceleration Blade.To demonstrate and measure the capabilities of the new 10 GigE Network Acceleration Blade, Solace and other industry players, such as Arista and NetEffect, an Intel company, published performance results using an end-to-end 10 GigE configuration.....

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European Partners and Customers Endorse Arista‘s 10 GbE Networking Solutions

Apr 14, 2009

Arista Networks, together with their pan-European partner, Consolidate IT, today announced product endorsements from customers and solution providers across Europe. The Arista 7100 series is a best-of-breed 1 and 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switching solution for data centers and cloud networking environments. Common underlying themes of the product endorsements include low latency, server virtualization enablement through 10GbE and layer 2/3 switching.

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Arista Delivers Industry’s First 10G Pass-Through Card for IBM BladeCenter

Apr 7, 2009

Arista Networks today announced a 10 Gigabit Ethernet Pass-Through Card for the IBM BladeCenter H, addressing bandwidth intensive applications while alleviating both capital and operational costs in the data center. As opposed to traditional blade switches, the Arista 10G Pass-Through Card enables a much simplified and ultra-low latency truly non-blocking network design.

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IBRIX and Arista Networks Form Technology Alliance for Cloud Storage

Mar 24, 2009

Arista Networks, the leading vendor of high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) and Cloud Networking Solutions and IBRIX Inc., the leader in scalable file serving solutions, today announced a joint collaboration to deliver a scalable, cost-effective, highly resilient NAS and iSCSI cloud storage solution for Financial Services, Media, Web2.0, HPC, and Cloud Computing applications.

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Ingram Micro to Distribute Arista Products in United States

Mar 17, 2009

Arista Networks today announced it has signed an agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor, to distribute Arista's 10 Gigabit Ethernet data center solutions. The contract covers distribution in the United States and its territories.

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Arista Announces General Availability in Japan

Mar 10, 2009

Arista Networks today announced general availability of its 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switching solutions in Japan. Arista's 7100 Series of 10GbE switches have been shipping in the US and Europe since mid-2008. The products passed Japanese VCCI EMI requirements in late January 2009 and are now in full compliance with all product certifications required for Japan.

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Arista Networks Announces 10GbE Ecosystem

Nov 18, 2008

Today at SC08, Arista Networks (formerly Arastra), a leading vendor of high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) and Cloud Networking Solutions announced interoperability with host adapters from industry leading vendors: Chelsio Communications, Intel, Mellanox Technologies, Myricom, Neterion, NetXen, and ServerEngines.

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Mellanox Technologies, Arista Networks, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sun Microsystems and System Fabric Works Demonstrate Lustre File System using Low Latency 10 Gigabit Ethernet at SC08

Nov 18, 2008

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of semiconductor-based, server and storage interconnect products, today announced a multi-vendor 10 Gigabit Ethernet file system and storage infrastructure demonstration using a 10Gb/s Low Latency Ethernet (LLE) cluster network using Lustre technology for computational checkpointing and persistent visualization data storage.

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Solace, Arista and NetEffect Demonstrate Market Data Performance Gain

Nov 11, 2008

Solace Systems, the leading supplier of high-speed, low-latency content networking systems, today announced a collaboration with Arista Networks and NetEffect, an Intel company, to demonstrate how specialty platforms can optimize both the peak performance and consistency of ultra-low latency data delivery under the most demanding conditions.

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Arista Networks Names Jayshree Ullal President and CEO, Andreas Bechtolsheim CDO and Chairman

Oct 23, 2008

Arista Networks, formerly known as Arastra and leading vendor of high-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet and Cloud Networking™ Solutions, today announced the appointment of Jayshree Ullal as President and Chief Executive Officer. In addition, it named Andreas Bechtolsheim, a founder of the company, Chief Development Officer and Chairman.

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Customers Deploy Arista Networks Cloud Networking™ Platform

Oct 23, 2008

Arista Networks, formerly known as Arastra, today announced three customers deploying its Cloud Networking™ Platform for scalable datacenter and computing environments.

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Arastra Announces Channel Partner Program

May 20, 2008

Grapevine, TX, May 20th, 2008 - Today at the IT ChannelVision event in Grapevine, Texas, Arastra announced the A-List Channel Partner Program targeted at Resellers and Systems Integrators. Designed for simplicity and ease of doing business, the A-List Program focuses on revenue growth and profitability for Arastra Partners.

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Arastra Extends 10 Gigabit Datacenter Ethernet Switch Family

April 29, 2008

Las Vegas, NV, April 29, 2008 - Arastra today announced the Arastra 7148S, a new addition to the Arastra 7100 Series of 10G Datacenter Ethernet switches optimized for rack-top server aggregation. The Arastra 7148S complements the previously-announced Arastra 7124S and Arastra 7148SX.

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Arastra and Intel Demonstrate Datacenter Capabilities at OFC

February 27, 2008

San Diego, CA, February 27, 2008 - Arastra today announced a demonstration at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) in San Diego, CA. This demonstration can be seen at the Intel booth, and highlights wire-speed optical connectivity between the Arastra 7148SX Datacenter Ethernet switch and Intel's 10GbE NICs with SFP+ optical transceivers.

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Arastra Launches 10 Gigabit Datacenter Ethernet Switch Family

November 05, 2007

Menlo Park, CA - November 05, 2007 - Arastra, Inc. today announced the Arastra 7100 Series of Datacenter Ethernet switches, featuring the industry's highest density 10 Gigabit Ethernet switching solution and the first with an extensible modular network operating system.

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