SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- March 30, 2015 -- Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE: ANET) today announced it has partnered with Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI) to deliver rack level solutions with Arista Networks award winning data center networking switches and Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System) optimized for hyperscale workloads in Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and cloud environments.
The companies will focus on delivering integrated, tested and validated hardware and software solutions designed around speed, scale and simplicity to accelerate customers’ cloud infrastructure deployments. Supermicro will integrate Arista switch products and Arista EOS software with Supermicro servers and storage in pre-configured SDDC optimized racks, targeting OpenStack, VMware NSX and ESXi, Hadoop/Big Data, Ceph, Microsoft Hyper-V, High Performing Computing (HPC) workloads. The complete rack solutions will be available from Supermicro direct as well as Supermicro authorized resellers and channel partners.
“The partnership with Supermicro accelerates the adoption of next generation IT data center architectures, and enables our joint customers to take better advantage of hybrid cloud and cloud scale economics. By leveraging the power of Arista EOS with Supermicro’s server and storage solutions, customers can dramatically enhance the delivery and integration of cloud infrastructure with speed, simplicity and scale.” said Ed Chapman, Vice President Business Development and Alliances for Arista Networks.
“Supermicro Green Computing Solutions offer the widest array of server, storage and networking Building Block Solutions optimized for best performance, density and efficiency in hyper-scale Enterprise, Data Center, Cloud and HPC environments,” said Wally Liaw, Sr. Vice President of Sales at Supermicro. “Our collaboration provides customers greater flexibility and control over their IT infrastructure with Arista’s open standards-based SDN-class cloud network architecture. Complete validated SDDC rack solutions can now be rapidly deployed with unparalleled scalability, availability, and open programmability.”
Arista Networks was founded to deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning 10/40/100GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price-performance, with over 3,000 customers and more than three million cloud networking ports deployed worldwide. At the core of Arista’s platform is EOS, an advanced network operating system. Arista Networks products are available worldwide through distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers. ARISTA, EOS and Spline 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.
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