Arista Enables Cloud Area Networking on Microsoft Azure

SANTA CLARA, CA -- Arista Networks has announced a next-generation hybrid cloud architecture for the enterprise. This new offering leverages the Microsoft Azure global network, integrates Arista EOS with Azure and Azure Stack, focusing on the delivery of a seamless hybrid computing experience for organizations of any size. “Hybrid computing, the linking public to private clouds, and connecting the broadest set of resources to deliver amazing end-user experiences is the most network-centric computing architecture,” states Douglas Gourlay, vice president and general manager, Cloud Networking Software for Arista Networks. “Building on Microsoft Azure, we ensure a reliable and consistent experience for users, architects, and the operators of these critical systems.” Yousef Khalidi, Corporate Vice-President of Azure Networking for Microsoft said, “The evolution from large central enterprise datacenters to a hybrid environment is changing the IT landscape. That’s why at Microsoft, we designed Azure to be hybrid from the beginning. Our differentiated offerings like Azure Stack, to consistently build and run hybrid applications across cloud boundaries, and Azure Virtual WAN, which provides a simple, unified global connectivity and security platform, deliver the ultimate consistent cloud experience to customers. We’re pleased Arista selected Azure to help businesses realize the benefits that hybrid can deliver.” The Cloud Area Networking architecture is a multi-phase evolution from today’s compute and network best practices aligning both a revolutionary vision and evolutionary process that brings consistent capabilities to the enterprise that will progressively enable: Deployment and runtime workload…