Arista Bolsters Leadership with Board of Directors Expansion

Industry Veterans Bring Strong Financial and Business Expertise

SANTA CLARA Calif., Nov 1, 2011 Arista Networks, Inc., the leader in next-generation cloud networking, today announced the appointment of two additional independent board members to Arista’s existing board of directors, Laura Conigliaro and Dan Scheinman.

"I am very pleased to welcome Laura and Dan to the Arista board of directors" said Jayshree Ullal, President and CEO for Arista Networks. "With our seasoned team of incoming board members, we increase our bench strength to guide the future growth of the company.”

Ms. Conigliaro is a 30-year industry veteran in finance and technology research. She was a managing director and partner at Goldman Sachs, and most recently held the role of co-director of Americas equity research. She brings decades of specialized research and analyst expertise in the data center systems sector, covering enterprise server and storage companies.

Mr. Scheinman is a seasoned high technology executive, investor, and advisor for emerging companies. Mr. Scheinman has had a diverse and stellar 18-year career at Cisco Systems in legal, business development and general management functions, serving most recently as senior vice president and general manager.

Ms. Conigliaro and Mr. Scheinman join Arista’s existing board members, Andy Bechtolsheim, Chairman of the Board and Chief Development Officer, David Cheriton, Chief Scientist and Jayshree Ullal, President and CEO of Arista Networks. Additional information and resources can be found at:

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.

Additional information and resources on today's announcement can be found at:

Arista CloudVision is a registered trademark and Arista EOS is a trademark of Arista Networks.

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