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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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