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Arista Networks

Arista Networks
About us
Arista Networks was founded to deliver Cloud Networking Solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista delivers a portfolio of Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches that redefine network architectures, bring extensibility to networking, and dramatically change the price/performance of data center networks. At the core of Arista's platform is the Extensible Operating System(EOS™), a ground-breaking network operating system with single-image consistency across hardware platforms, and modern core architecture enabling in-service upgrades and application extensibility.
FOUNDED BY: Andy Bechtolsheim, David Cheriton and Kenneth Duda
FOUNDED:
2004/2008
OFFICES:
Santa Clara, Bangalore
and London
KEY PERSON:
Jayshree Ullal, President and CEO
Jayshree Ullal is a networking executive veteran with 25 plus years of experience and was named one of the "50Most Powerful People" in 2005 Network World and one of the "Top Ten Executives" at VM World 2011. As President and CEO of Arista Networks, she is responsible for building the company's business in cloud networking. Formerly, Jayshreewas SVP at Cisco and responsible for $10 billion in annual revenue from Data Center, Switching and Services, including Cisco's flagship Nexus 7000 and Catalyst 4500 and 6500 product lines. During her tenure at Cisco, Jayshree forged key alliances with EMC, VMware and Microsoft in virtualization and application acceleration. Prior to joining Cisco, Ullal was the VicePresident of  Marketing at Crescendo Communications, which was Cisco's first acquisition in 1993. Jayshree holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from San Francisco State University and an M.S. degree in engineering management from Santa Clara University.
CLIENTS:
Arista has a broad range of customers
in leading global technology companies,
building public and private cloud computing systems. Arista builds data centers for a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, with a strong presence in financial services, healthcare systems, retail, government and service providers.
INVESTORS:
Privately funded
COMPETITORS:
Cisco, Brocade, Juniper
WEBSITE:
www. aristanetworks.com
PRODUCT OFFERINGS:
Arista Networks is the leader in building scalable, high-performance and ultra-low-latency networks with low power and small footprint for today's data center and cloud computing environments.

Purpose-built hardware, and Arista EOS, the world's most advanced network operating system, provides single-binary system images across all platforms, maximum system uptime, stateful fault repair, Zero Touch Provisioning, Latency Analysis and a fully accessible Linux shell. Arista’s Ethernet switches are the perfect network solution for your most demanding workloads. Native support for VMware, Virtualization and hundreds of  Linux applications are integrated into hardware platforms designed to meet the stringent power and cooling requirements of today’s most demanding data centers. Arista delivers the most efficient and best performing 10Gb Ethernet platforms.
WHAT NEXT?
The evolution of software defined cloud networking will transform the way networking and applications are deployed.
DIFFERENTIATING FACTORS:
Arista's crown jewel platform is the Extensible Operating System (EOS™), a ground breaking network operating system with single-image consistency across hardware platforms, and modern core architecture, enabling in-service upgrades and application extensibility. It is purpose built for resilience, openness and performance.
REVENUE MODEL:
Arista delivers them worldwide through distribution partners, systems integrators and resellers with a strong dedication to partner and customer success.
TIME LINE: MAJOR MILESTONES
Timeline

 

PRESS RELEASES

  Arista Networks will be demonstrating Software Defined Networks (SDN) with key partners, built on Arista EOS (Extensible Operating System), the... more>>
  Arista Networks, Inc. announced today the Arista Application Switch, the first in a new category of switches, enabling customers to run their own...   more>>