Demonstrates IP based Media Solutions with Key Partners

AMSTERDAM, -- September 09, 2016 -- Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) today announced another milestone in revolutionizing the broadcast industry with live demonstrations at IBC 2016 (Hall 8 Booth A11) highlighting the migration of legacy broadcast plants to standards based IP. Working with key partners, the demonstrations highlight a seamless and self-paced transition of broadcast operations to a more agile, standards based and cost-efficient media environment enabled with Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System).

IP Broadcast Solutions Highlighted at IBC 2016

The transition to IP for TV Stations and Broadcasters enables new market opportunities and network agility. Arista will showcase the power of standards based interoperability for Professional Media Networks with 20 AIMS (Alliance for IP Media Solutions) partners. The Arista Universal Cloud Network, supporting the latest SMPTE 2059-2 PTP standard, hitless upgrades, and deep buffer switches, is the foundation for even the most demanding media networks. Partner interoperability demonstrations include: Aja, Aperi, Avid Technologies, Cobalt Digital, Coveloz, Embrionix, Evertz, EVS, Grass Valley, Harmonic, Ikegami, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Macnica, NetInsight, Nevion, Riedel, Snell Advanced Media, SuitcaseTV, Tektronix, Utah Scientific, and Vizrt.

Demonstrations include frame accurate switching, leveraging Lawo and Imagine Communications IP Media SDN controllers, enabled by Arista’s EOS Application Programming Interface (API) integration. SDN controllers provide network visibility, bandwidth control and ease of use required for today’s media workflows.

Next Generation Video Distribution

Arista’s Software Driven Cloud Networking platforms deliver high-speed storage and network scalability and throughput necessary for 4K video and evolving higher resolution video standards. Advanced 3D and VFX media projects, requiring low latency, high throughput networks with low transaction completion times, are enabled via Arista EOS and demonstrated with Avid NEXIS™.

For customers looking for next generation digital signage, medical imaging or telemedicine, Arista and ZeeVee will be demonstrating a scalable, flexible, cost effective solution for sending video to any display across a room, enterprise, building, or campus. The Arista and ZeeVee ZyPer solution is perfect for moving content through the production work flow, throughout a stadium or arena, or within an operating theater, ensuring a faultless, immersive, high and ultra high definition viewing experience.

Partner Quotes

“Today's media industry is pushing the limits with Ultra HD/4k production and multiplatform story creation," said Alan Hoff, vice president, Market Solutions, Avid. "The combination of the Avid NEXIS family with Arista cloud networking platforms, deliver an ideal environment for scalable video post production environments.”

“Working with Arista and their incredibly robust and scalable, high density switches provides us with a unique opportunity to show off the full capabilities of the ZyPer platform to IBC attendees. Their switches provide demanding customers with the capability to leverage a single network for providing a fully integrated IP infrastructure where video and data can co-exist seamlessly,” said Rob Muddiman, EMEA Sales Director for ZeeVee.

About Arista Networks

Arista Networks was founded to pioneer and deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments. Arista's award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 100 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has shipped more than five million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding member of the 25/50GbE consortium. Arista Networks products are available worldwide directly and through partners.

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