Expands Low-latency solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif.,-- September 12, 2018 -- Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET), an industry leader in software driven cloud networking solutions for large datacenter and campus environments, today announced that it has acquired Metamako, a leader in low-latency, FPGA-enabled network solutions. 

Arista achieved early success in the financial services market with low-latency cloud networking. Arista’s ultra-low latency switching platforms combined with EOS® (Extensible Operating System) enables resilient cloud networks for transporting data, multi-media, storage and compute traffic. The acquisition of Metamako will play a key role in the delivery of next generation platforms for low-latency applications.

“It’s with great pleasure that we bring Metamako’s award-winning, ultra-low latency technology to the Arista family of platforms,” said Anshul Sadana, Chief Customer Officer for Arista Networks. “The shared philosophy and focus between our two companies will be instrumental in delivering the world’s fastest solutions to our customers in financial services and stock exchanges.”

About Metamako

Metamako is a technology company that specialises in solutions for latency sensitive businesses with founders who have a background in ultra-low latency hardware, software and algorithmic trading. Metamako is headquartered in the harbour city of Sydney, Australia. Our location gives us a global perspective across Europe, America and Asia, and the sunny location rubs off on the attitude of our people.

About Arista Networks

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security. Arista has shipped more than fifteen million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards across private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, Arista products are supported worldwide directly and through partners.

ARISTA, EOS, and CloudVision are among the registered and unregistered trademarks of Arista Networks, Inc. in jurisdictions around the world. Other company names or product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Additional information and resources can be found at www.arista.com. This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, statements regarding the benefits in the implementation of Arista's EOS and the enablement of cost savings, performance, security and efficiency. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements including: our limited operating history and experience with developing and releasing new products including low-latency products; the benefits resulting from the acquisition of Metamako and impact on the financial services market; product, support or service quality problems; rapidly evolving changes in technology, customer requirements and industry standards as well as other risks stated in our filings with the SEC available on Arista's website at www.arista.com and the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Arista disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

Media Contact
Amanda Jaramillo
Corporate Communications
Tel: (408) 547-5798
amanda@arista.com

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