Arista Cognitive Cloud Networking for the Campus에서는 레거시 솔루션의 사일로 방식 복잡도와 비교하여 간단한 방법으로 캠퍼스 네트워크 문제를 처리합니다. 최신 클라우드 데이터 센터를 구축하는 데 사용하는 동일한 개방형 클라우드 네트워킹 원칙을 기반으로 하는 Arista의 Cognitive Cloud Networking에서는 EOS® 및 CloudVision®을 활용하여 UCN(유니버설 클라우드 네트워크) 아키텍처를 캠퍼스로 확장합니다. 일관된 소프트웨어 중심 접근 방식을 활용하여 복잡도를 줄이고 안정성과 성능을 향상하며 자동화, 모니터링 및 보안을 간소화합니다.
Arista의 Cognitive Cloud Networking for the Campus는 다음과 같은 세 가지 원칙을 기반으로 합니다.
유니버설 클라우드 네트워크 - 레거시 벤더의 불안정한 독점 솔루션의 대안으로 제공되는 Arista UCN은 소프트웨어 중심 제어 원칙에 중점을 둔 개방형의 표준 기반 설계입니다. Arista의 축소된 Spline™ 접근 방식에서는 기존 캠퍼스 코어 및 집계 레이어를 하나의 간단한 고가용성 계층으로 통합합니다.
인지 관리 플레인 - 관리 플레인 일관성에 심각한 문제가 있으며 데이터 센터에서와같이 캠퍼스에도 데이터 중심 분석이 필요합니다. Arista에서는 공통 모델을 둘 모두에 적용할 수 있으므로 고객의 운영 비용을 줄일 수 있습니다. Arista CloudVision을 기반으로 하는 Cognitive 관리 플레인은 네트워크 분석 전체의 자동화된 조치를 위한 데이터 중심 저장소입니다.
캠퍼스 보안 - 캠퍼스 Spline을 보호하려면 네트워크 세그먼테이션, 장치 규정 준수 및 감사 외에도 Arista의 보안 협력사와의 서비스를 통합하는 전체적인 접근 방식이 필요합니다. Arista에서는 EOS와 CloudVision을 통해 이 기능을 제공합니다.
Arista Cognitive Unified Edge (CUE)
Commercial Business requirements are driving accelerated adoption of cloud based applications; this requires a highly adaptive networking edge, that is secure, mobile, compliant and ubiquitous whether in the office, working remote, or onboarding a myriad of IoT devices. Just as Data Centers have moved from rigid, highly structured infrastructures, to agile on demand infrastructures as a service, so has the need for Campus networks to move to Edge as a Service. Arista’s Cognitive Unified Edge (CUE) enables this market transition by encompassing a comprehensive portfolio of services that leverages Arista’s EOS Network Data Lake and advanced AI capabilities optimized for commercial and mid market customers to deliver an integrated management platform with built-in automation, visibility and security for wireless, wired and WAN network infrastructure.
Featured Video: Introducing Arista Cognitive Unified Edge
CUE- The Next Evolution in Edge Communications
The next technology evolution in commercial campus networks whether small branches or large headquarter buildings stretches well beyond bandwidth capacity upgrades. Hardware is easily keeping pace with bandwidth needs, driven by Moore’s productivity law where high volume commodity chip technologies are quadrupling bandwidth speeds every 2-3 years.
Of bigger importance is designing these networks where they can be easily deployed, maintained, secured, and amortized especially as the number of services these networks offer continue to expand. Customers must look beyond gigabits per second, and the latest Wi-Fi access points offerings when choosing their edge networking solutions. They must take a cloud centric networking approach where many of the design principles that have transformed data centers to cloud infrastructures are similarly leveraged. At a high level this cloud centric approach views infrastructure as a combined set of services, where business outcomes are more easily mapped to a set of integrated IT technologies.
Automation, artificial data intelligence, pro-active remediation, advanced telemetry, virtualization, segmentation, video broadcasting, and simplified topology designs are just several of the technologies that embody a cloud centric network. All of these technologies are directly applicable to campus networks. The combination of these technologies, working together as a solution rich with a number of services, is what Arista defines as the Cognitive Unified Edge (CUE) and has many use cases from single site deployments to distributed branch and cloud:
CUE Hardware Portfolio
CUE Use Cases
To overcome the new security challenges and the explosion of clients in today’s perimeter-less enterprise networks, Arista delivers a novel AI-driven network Identity service, Arista Guardian for Network Identity or AGNI to connect the network, users, and devices across remote and geographically dispersed locations. Based on Arista’s flagship CloudVision, the new AGNI platform brings a revolutionary improvement to scale, simplicity, and security across users, their associated endpoints, and IoT devices.
Featured Video: Introducing Arista Guardian For Network Identity
CloudVision AGNI embraces modern design principles, Cloud native microservices architecture, and Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence (ML/AI) technologies to significantly simplify administrative tasks and reduce complexities. It offers a comprehensive range of features to meet the requirements of modern networks.
CloudVision AGNI provides simple self-service onboarding using single sign-on (SSO) for wireless unique pre-shared keys and dot1x digital certificates, complete certificate life cycle management with cloud-native PKI infrastructure, authorization and segmentation, behavioral profiling, and visibility of all connected devices. AGNI integrates with all the leading Identity Providers including Okta, Google Workspace, Microsoft Azure, OneLogin, and Ping Identity. Devices are discovered, profiled, and classified into groups for single-pane-of-glass visibility and control.
CloudVision AGNI integrates with network infrastructure devices (wired switches and wireless access points) through a highly secure TLS-based RadSec tunnel. The highly secure and encrypted tunnel offers complete protection to the communications that happen in a distributed network environment. This mechanism offers much greater security to AAA workflows when compared with traditional RADIUS environment workflows, which are not encrypted. AGNI integrates with Arista products to enable the exchange of important user and client context, secure group segmentation (MSS-G), and authentication telemetry data. Additionally, AGNI can fetch consumer advanced profiling, posture, and network inventory data to provide comprehensive policy management and insights into network security. The platform’s API-first approach enables seamless integration with third-party solutions, allowing for the exchange of user and client context, authentication telemetry, and endpoint protection status. AGNI offers Arista’s Unique PSK (UPSK) solutions to enable secure authentication mechanisms for BYOD, IoT/IoMT, and gaming devices. AGNI extends its feature set to accommodate a wide range of client devices with its support for Captive Portal and MBA authentications.
AGNI integrates with Arista NDR and other third-party XDR and EDR solutions for post-admission control functionality.
Arista CUE for Distributed Enterprises
Connect and Secure Branch Offices
The way we work is evolving. Enterprises have adapted to new cloud-based technologies and applications that have increased employee efficiency and provided a scalable pathway to continued business growth. Work teams, now composed of employees working in headquarter offices, remotely or in branch offices have become spread across increasingly large distances with a growing number of branch offices. While these distributed enterprises realize a range of important benefits in this transformative era, managing these dispersed networks and their connected devices can bring new challenges of cost, complexity, and control. Network administrators cannot be in all locations at once, however at any time they could be required to provide network expertise to adjust network configurations or resolve issues to maintain the network.
Arista’s Cognitive Unified Edge (CUE) helps distributed enterprises optimize their networks with centralized management, while also safeguarding their data and devices. CUE redefines enterprise networks with enhanced management, security, connectivity, flexible PoE switching, and Wi-Fi 6/6E offerings that work together seamlessly to ensure connectivity, protection, monitoring, and control across the entire network from headquarters to the network edge.
Remote management - centralized cloud-based management makes it easy to deploy, configure and manage on-premises, cloud-hosted and remote office appliances from any browser. Centralized management streamlines configuration of intelligent traffic routing between headquarters, branch offices and the cloud. Alerting, reporting, and policy management across sites has never been easier.
Business reliability and continuity - ensure secure connectivity to business-critical, cloud-hosted applications like accounting and CRM systems, as well as internal network resources. Sites with less reliable Internet service can leverage LTE for backup connectivity. Access points provide full functionality even when access to the cloud is not available. When an AP detects the loss of connectivity to the cloud, it continues operating normally which gives unmatched network uptime.
Optimize connectivity - comprehensive VPN options that work seamlessly with complete bandwidth shaping and optimization, and WAN balancing and WAN failover for locations with multiple WAN connections.
Right size form factor - efficiently connect smaller sites or sites with Internet Service Provider bandwidth limitations. Easily scale as the number of users at locations increase and as more locations are brought online.
Protect the growing attack surface - Broad endpoint device coverage, including IoT device protection and automatic detection and blocking of wireless threats.
Flexible deployment - Layer products into an existing network, with standards based interoperability and many physical and software appliances to service locations with just a few users to locations with hundreds of users.
- .Jayshree Ullal's Blog: Unveiling Cognitive Campus Networking
- .Ken Duda's Blog: CloudVision: A Cognitive Management Plane
- .CloudVision CUE White Paper
- .CloudVision CUE Datasheet
- .CloudVision CUE Brochure
- .CUE Solution Guide
- .Edge Threat Management Datasheet
- .710P Datasheet
- .AP Product Portfolio
- .HIPAA Compliance for Remote Employees Guide
- .TAO Case Study
- .Merseyrail Case Study
- .Walsh University Case Study
- .Noodles Company Case Study
- .EPB Case Study
- .UAX Case Study
- .Fireman Hospitality Group Case Study
- .JCT600 Case Study
- .Cognitive Campus White Paper
- .Introduction to Cognitive PoE
- .The Cognitive Campus Architecture White Paper
- .Arista WIPS and the Marker Packet White Paper
- .Migrating Your Controller-based WLAN to Arista Cognitive Wi-Fi White Paper
- .Security of the Arista Wi-Fi Cloud White Paper
- .Arista WIPS White Paper
- .The Network as the IT Backbone within Healthcare White Paper
- .Arista Cognitive Wi-Fi Solution Brief
- .Arista Guest Wi-Fi Solution Brief
- .Arista Higher Ed Use Cases
- .Accessing IT Resources Securely, with Single Sign On