Arista Networks Celebrates 1000 Customers Worldwide

Rapid Adoption of Arista EOS by CBOE, MIXI, SingTel, and StumbleUpon

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — October 11, 2011 Arista Networks, Inc. the cloud networking company 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.“Arista Networks is becoming the clear choice for companies that want to build public and private cloud computing systems with the best available performance and advanced networking capabilities,” said Jayshree Ullal, president and CEO at Arista Networks.

Customers Endorse the Arista Solution

“The Arista switches, with their leading port density, low power and robust software allowed us to meet the high standards that our customers demand from our social networking service." - Neal Sato CTO, MIXI, Inc.

"Alatum is pleased to work with Arista Networks to deliver cloud computing services. The scalability, reliability and performance of our Alatum cloud services powered by HP and Arista Networks will enable businesses to be more agile, reduce their operating costs significantly and operate more productively.” - Alvin Kok, SingTel’s Head of Infocomm Services.

“StumbleUpon has been experiencing sustained traffic growth typical of large social networks and Arista was able to provide the most efficient and scalable datacenter networking platform. The low power consumption and high density of Arista’s switches is unmatched by the competition.” - Japjit Tulsi, Vice President of Engineering at StumbleUpon.

"As the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, the Chicago Board Options Exchange requires a network infrastructure that delivers the low latency and non blocking performance that our high volume trading environments demand. Arista's high performance modular and top of rack 10 Gb switching solutions meet CBOE stringent trading operations requirements by delivering one of the lowest latency exchange trading infrastructures in the marketplace.” - Curt Schumaker, CTO/Vice President-Systems Operations, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc.

With more than a thousand top customers across a variety of sizes and segments, Arista’s 7000 Family has solidified its position as the premier cloud network infrastructure solution delivering a modern OS, best-of-breed platform architecture, and operational capabilities that allow IT managers to make informed network decisions that improve their overall application performance.

About Arista Networks

Arista Networks was founded to deliver Cloud Networking Solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning best-of-breed 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price–performance. At the core of Arista's platform is EOS a ground-breaking new software architecture. Arista Networks markets its products worldwide through distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers.

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