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Arista Networks Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking

Arista Networks

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SANTA CLARA, Calif.,--July 10, 2017 -- Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) a leading provider of cloud networking solutions, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Leaders” quadrant of the July 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking.

“We consider our positioning in the “Leaders” quadrant by Gartner, for the third consecutive year, validation of continued market acceptance of Arista EOS® and our Universal Cloud Architecture,” said Mark Foss, Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Marketing at Arista Networks. “Arista’s innovations in cloud management, telemetry and containerized EOS (cEOS)™ are changing the way customers build cloud-scale networks.”

The data center networking solutions covered in this research are hardware and/or software solutions to deliver connectivity within enterprise data centers. Network technology solutions include data center core/spine switches, server access switches (top of rack [ToR], leaf), virtual switching, programmable Ethernet fabrics, network automation, network overlays and emerging approaches, based on disaggregation of hardware from software and open-source components.

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