Andy B. and Arista Networks Aim for Game Changer

HPC Wire editor Michael Feldman provides his take on Arista Networks:
“Where Arista heads into new territory is with its Extensible Operating System (EOS), a special layer of software that rides on top of standard Linux Fedora in each box. It allows third party software to mingle with EOS, giving users an opportunity to add new protocols, customized network management, or even more exotic applications to their network. It will also makes it easier for Arista to add its own features to EOS in the future, since it doesn’t have to deal with a proprietary OS-kernel or software components that it can’t control.”
As a followup, Arista announced three new customers this week.
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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

One Response to Andy B. and Arista Networks Aim for Game Changer

  1. nacho says:

    i wonder why he didn’t use opensolaris instead of linux

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