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Customer Testimonials

株式会社インターネットイニシアティブ
法人向けネットワーク/クラウドサービス の分野で革新的なサービスを生み出し続け るI IJ。同社が2015年11月に提供を開始し た「IIJ GIOインフラストラクチャーP2」(以 下「GIO P2」)も、クラウド活用における最 先端のニーズに応えるものだ。 GIO P2は、パブリッククラウドとプライ ベートクラウドの“いいとこ取り”を可能にする新タイプのIaaSだ。IaaSの用途が広がり、基幹システムをクラウドで運用するなど、広帯域なネットワー クを必要とするアプリケーションを利用し たいというニーズが高まっている。そのため、新インフラに採用するネットワーク機器 の選定では「末端で10Gbpsがフルに出る」 パフォーマンスと、加えて、1つのL2ネットワークに多くのサーバを集約できるポート密度の高さがポイントとなった。また、SDNの導入によってプログラマブルなネットワークを構築し、柔軟かつ低負荷な運用を実現する必要があった。コアスイッチに、100GbEをサポートするモジュール 型スパイン・スイッチ「Arista 7504E」を導 入したのをはじめ、10/40GbEに対応した リーフスイッチ「Arista 7050Xシリーズ」等 でネットワークを構成した。

.Internet Initiative Japan Case Study

ヤフー株式会社
ヤフーといえば、インターネットの黎明期からインターネットユーザーを支援し続けてきた、インターネットの歴史そのものといっても過言ではないほどの著名サービスです。当初は創業者の研究用ワークステーション上で稼働していたサービスも、現在では大規模なデータセンターをいくつも稼働させる規模に成長を遂げています。現在のYahoo! Japanは『あなたの「課題」と「答え」を結びつける「課題解決エンジン」』と自らを位置づけており、インターネット・ユーザーが必要とするであろうありとあらゆるサービスを網羅的に提供しています。  同社のデータセンターは大規模かつ地理的分散のために複数拠点にまたがっており、大量のネットワーク機器が導入されています。アリスタネットワークスのスイッチも百数十台が稼働しています。なかでも、フラッグシップモデルであるArista 7500シリーズ(7504E)は東京と大阪の2拠点にそれぞれ2台ずつ、計4台が導入されました。

.Yahoo Japan Case Study

さくらインターネット株式会社
さくらインターネットは、「どこより低価格で、どこよりも高品質なサービスを提供したい」という理念を掲げてデータセンターサービスを 提供するインターネットサービスプロバイダです。同社が北海道石狩市に建設した石狩データセンターは、北海道の寒冷な気候を活かした 外気冷房を前提とした設計で電力効率を大幅に改善し、国内最高水準となるPUE1.0x台を達成するなどの実績を挙げた最先端の設備。 ここでは、同社が顧客向けに提供する各種のインターネットサービスを実現するためのシステムが稼働し、アリスタネットワークスのフラッグシップモデルであるArista 7500シリーズ(Arista 7508E)を日本国内で初めて導入することとなりました。

.SAKURA Internet Case Study

奈良先端科学技術院大学院大学
奈良先端科学技術大学院大学(NAIST)は、研究支援のためのIT基盤“曼陀羅システム”を学内に構築している。 その基盤となるネットワークが“曼陀羅ネットワーク”だ。世界最高レベルの超高速キャンパスネットワークであり、 継続的にアップデートが行なわれている。ネットワーク機器の更新はおおよそ5年ごとに行なわれるが、 2013年のアップデートではArista Networksの7050S-64や7050T-64が導入され、上流側との接続に40Gbps Ethernetが採用されました。

.NAIST Case Study

“The advantage of the solution offered by Arista is a combination of MLAG functionality with very low packet latency, which is a very important feature when it comes to distributed calculations.”

Adam Padée, Head of the Computing Infrastructure Team at the Centre
.National Centre for Nuclear Research

“The Arista switches will allow us to work smarter not harder, and staff and students will certainly notice and benefit from the performance hike delivered by the upgrade.”

Sean Ashford, The University of Winchester’s Network and Systems Manager
.University of Winchester Case Study

“I’ve been building networks at AWE for 27 years. This project has been really exciting as it’s the first time we’ve set up a whole new network from scratch and implemented the latest state of the art equipment. Based on the commitments made to the business 12 months ago, working with Arista has meant we’ve achieved what we set out to do. Our requirements have certainly been met.”

Neil McMahon, Atomic Weapons Establishment’s Networking Manager for HPC
.AWE Case Study

"For the cost, density and performance we were looking for, we could find no other solution that got close to the level of the Arista switches. The move to Arista has led to a 6 to 8 times increase in throughput with a latency reduction."

Christian Marnitz, Head of Technology, Picturemaxx
.Picturemaxx Case Study

"I would say that Arista has the best technical support in the business. We got nothing but highly knowledgeable people at initial contact, and an excellent and honest sales staff, with no gray area or misunderstandings. It was an excellent decision to turn our network into an Arista data center."

Len Gedeon, Information Technical Consultant, Medical Mutual
.Medical Mutual Case Study

"We looked at the problem in a purely subjective fashion and it was clear with the requirement for lowest latency and high throughput, a solution built around Arista switches would offer a good fit – more so when you look at the progressive nature of Leonix and its rapid growth."

Sébastien Scuiereb, Commercial Director, VP Sales, Alyseo, on behalf of Leonix
.Leonix Case Study

"Cloudera Enterprise, the core of an enterprise data hub, gives our customers access to all their data whether structured or unstructured. It's the foundation for the next generation of data management infrastructure, and provides insights that haven't been possible until now. Arista's Map Reduce Tracer provides similar insights to network administrators in understanding network performance and big data workloads across a variety of large data center and computing environments offering us high availability, which is critical for our success."

Tor Amundson, Network Engineer, Cloudera

"NPL holds the time source of highest accuracy in the UK, participating in the UTC definition. NPL employs Arista 7150S high precision Ethernet switches to deliver its NPLTime® service, which offers a certified time distribution for the financial sector. NPL employs PTP across a network of Arista 7150S, selected for the accuracy of its hardware-based timestamping and OCXO, providing highly precise and stable PTP time distribution, hence preserving the highest precision timing towards the organizations and customers that receive a certified precise time signal, directly traceable to UTC and independent of GPS."

Dr. Leon Lobo, Business Development Manager (Time and Frequency), National Physical Laboratory

"The network is critical to maintaining the services our customers depend on. With Arista EOS and the Arista 7300 platform, we will be able to automate and program our network, ensuring high availability and uptime while also reducing our operational costs."

Steve Wesling, IT Operations/Network Manager, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.

"On functionality, feature-set and price, Arista Networks 7000 Series switches had everything we needed."

John Killian, Chief Architect, AIS
.AIS Case Study

"The search was on for the right switch ... With our clients looking for us to provide revolutionary turnkey solutions, we needed to find an affordable 1U switch that was open, adaptive and extremely powerful. While cost, space and power consumption were important considerations, our primary concern was finding the best architectural solution. The Arista 7048 ticked all the boxes with non-blocking wire speed performance on all ports and extensibility built into the switch architecture."

Yoram Heller, VP of Corporate Development, Morphlabs
.Morphlabs Case Study

"Being the first cloud in Costa Rica was a great challenge for us, on one hand we had the customers’ requirements (high end switching, wire speed and support) and on the other the commitment to a green facility and thanks to the Arista solutions we accomplish both."

Gonzalo Berrocal Brenes, IT Director, Racsa
.Rasca Costa Rica Case Study

"The Arista team is always open to new ideas and exploring new ways of distributing market data and supporting our customers with the latest in financial trading and Ethernet technologies. Working together, we will create a completely new class and category of product for the financial industry."

Steve McNeany, President of ACTIV Financial Systems
.Activ Financial Case Study

"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.
.Mixi Case Study

"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 of 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.

CGGVeritas is a recognized leader in seismic data processing and imaging services with a worldwide network of 29 open and 12 dedicated seismic processing centers."Our data processing applications in these centers operate in high-performance compute clusters which demand low latency, and high bandwidth from the network. Arista's networking solutions delivered on these key requirements. By working with Arista we've developed a more efficient 10 GbE seismic processing center architecture with the ability to scale to 40 Gb and beyond." Doug Northrup - Manager, Global Network Group, CGGVeritas Services
"As we looked to create the finest Cloud Services offering to our customers, we wanted to build this on best of breed products. Arista has proven to be truly best of breed with their 10GbE switches. The combination of port density, low power consumption and robust high quality software is the best product we tested."

Kenji Mukai Executive Officer, General Manager, IT Architect Solution Div., SCSK Corporation

"With data transaction volumes regularly exceeding that of Twitter, Flurry looked to Arista Networks’ switching solutions to significantly and cost-effectively increase performance and reduce latency of our network. As we plan to add hundreds of servers over the next two quarters, the addition of Arista’s 10 gigabit switches offers an unbeatable ROI, and positions Flurry for unparalleled performance."

Sean Byrnes, Chief Technology Officer, Flurry
.Flurry Chooses Arista Networks to Support Unprecedented Growth

"We are effectively running the Arista switches as the core networking switches and so far we have had no issues around the latency or reliability. The cost per port is around a quarter of what anybody else could match, even with educational discounts, and we are using only 26 of the 48 ports giving us plenty of scope to grow."

.Laboratory of Molecular Biology deploys Arista 10GbE

"Arista has taken data center switching to new heights - the Arista 7500 architecture is ideally suited for our HPC and storage needs," said Phil Papadopoulos, Director of UC Systems, San Diego Super Computer Center. "It is testament to Arista's excellent engineering and overall vision. I am impressed by the order of magnitude improvement in every dimension and metric - efficiency, density, performance, reliability and footprint than any other 10GbE product."

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

"The Switch SuperNAP is the highest power density data center in the world, we partner with Arista to deliver high density networking solutions with many of our joint customers who are using Arista switching and the SuperNAP's power efficiency/density to run some of the largest Hadoop clusters, largest concurrent streaming media delivery, and most cost effective public clouds."

Rob Roy, CEO Switch.

"Delivering high profile events such as the 2010 Winter Olympics requires maximum uptime, immaculate QoS, and automated provisioning. Having the latest generation 10Gb Ethernet switching from Arista in our Las Vegas and London Broadcast Operations Centers is absolutely critical to our success."

Mio Babic, CEO iStreamPlanet

"At Voxel we needed a high performance infrastructure to exceed our customer requirements that also had to deliver maximum uptime while tying into our operational workflows for our VoxCloud service. Arista switches improved response times and also allowed us to cost-effectively manage our growth with 10GbE at an unbelievable price,"

Raj Dutt, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Voxel International Hosting Company.

"Working with a multitude of new tapeless digital video formats means moving, copying and processing terra bytes of data on a daily basis. Successfully implementing 10GbE from Arista within the BBC Bristol Production Village provides the necessary foundation to deliver efficiency savings and cutting edge performance enabling BBC Bristol to meet it's broadcasting commitments."

Sarah Wade, Project Manager, BBC Bristol, in the UK.
.BBC Case Study

"As soon as we started testing, it was immediately clear that the Arista 7100 was a game changer, delivering the kind of high performance and availability that heretofore would not have been possible."

"In fact, given Arista's impressive layer 3 routing capabilities, I can't see anything being more significant in the 10 GbE switching space right now"

Paul Mullen, Systems Administrator, HEAnet.
.HEAnet Case Study

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories

"To maintain the cutting edge R&D computing capabilities our scientists need to fulfill their national security missions, we look for the cost-effective technology solutions that best suit our unique computing environment. We selected the Arista switches because they provide the low latency, high density and reliability attributes our cluster, storage and network infrastructure require," said Mark Seager, LLNL Assistant Department head for Advanced Technology.

"This switch technology will allow us to explore and develop the petascale computing capabilities vital to our future research endeavors."

Northwestern University

"Currently, we are creating new techniques for dynamic, adaptable networks, said Joe Mambretti, Director of the International Center for Advanced Internet Research at Northwestern University (iCAIR).We selected Arista's switch because of its unique capabilities related to flexible control and provisioning. We are developing extensions for Arista's EOS that will enable it to be integrated into large scale distributed systems, providing major new capabilities for network services that can quickly adjust to changing traffic requirements."