Arista’s Key 7000 Series Platforms Granted DoD Unified Capabilities
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET), an industry leader in software-driven cloud
networking solutions for large datacenter and computing environments,
announced today that a number of platforms achieved information
assurance (IA) interoperability (IO) certification from the Joint
Interoperability Command (JITC) and are now included on the U.S.
Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Capabilities Approved Products List
“We are excited that our solutions received both Layer 2 and Layer 3
certification. These important certifications attest to the high level
of security our cloud networking platforms provide,” said Ashwin Kohli,
vice president, Systems Engineering at Arista. “Now DoD customers can
EOS (Extensible Operating System) to ensure safe and seamless
transitions to the cloud.”
To achieve this certification, Arista’s approved products passed a
rigorous testing process to demonstrate that it has been designed and
built in compliance with DoD security functional requirements and best
7150, 7050, 7250, 7300 and 7500 Series programmable platforms are
now listed on the DoD Approved Products Lists Integrated Tracking System
(APLITS) by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
Arista switches offer unprecedented scale, performance and density
without proprietary protocols, lock-ins or forklift upgrades – allowing
DoD agencies to rapidly scale and innovate their cloud networks without
being limited in their technology options or network infrastructure
designs. Arista platforms are purpose-built for mission-oriented
deployments and enable government agencies to cut costs, simplify
network infrastructure, standardize on open protocols and automate
critical IT processes.
“We congratulate Arista on achieving this valuable certification,” said
Will Jones, who oversees the Arista team at Carahsoft, which serves as
Arista’s master government aggregator. “DoD agencies transitioning to
the cloud can now have peace of mind that their networking system will
be secure, while also supporting rapid growth.”
"As our DOD customers transition from legacy to next-generation
networks, the HPE partnership with Arista Networks becomes increasingly
important to meet our customers’ demanding requirements,” said Joe
Ayers, vice president, North America public sector, Hewlett Packard
Enterprise. “HPE and Arista share a common vision around the need to
deliver secure Hybrid IT solutions based on industry-leading
software-defined infrastructure ensuring application availability,
performance and security.”
Arista is HPE’s preferred networking solution for organizations moving
to software-defined and cloud networks. For more information on the HPE
Arista partnership, please visit: https://www.hpe.com/us/en/networking/data-center.html
Arista’s platforms are available through Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule No.
GS-35F-0119Y and NASA SEWP V Contracts. For more information, contact
the Arista team at Carahsoft at 866-421-4683 or email@example.com.
About Arista Networks
Arista Networks was founded to pioneer and deliver software-driven cloud
networking solutions for large datacenter storage and computing
environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet
speeds from 10 to 100 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility
and resilience. Arista has shipped more than ten million cloud
networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network
operating system. Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding
member of the 25/50GbE consortium. Arista Networks products are
available worldwide directly and through partners.
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