Arista Offers CloudVision, a Turnkey Solution for Cloud Networking

By CIOReview | Tuesday, September 8, 2015

FREMONT, CA: Arista Networks, a provider of software-driven cloud networking solutions, recently announced CloudVision, a network-wide approach for workload orchestration and workflow automation. It is built on top of Arista EOS with programmable interfaces, publish-subscribe state separation, resilient fault containment and self-healing attributes.

The company has ventured into SDN approach in the networking industry with its software defined cloud networking. CloudVision extends the same architectural approach across the network for state, topology, monitoring and visibility. This enables enterprises to move to cloud-class automation without requiring any significant internal development.

The highlight of CloudVision includes a centralized representation of distributed network state, allowing for a single point of integration and network-wide visibility and analytics. It provides a controller agnostic support for physical and virtual workload orchestration through open APIs such as OVSDB, JSON and OpenStack plugins.

CloudVision is turn-key workflow automation for zero touch provisioning, configuration management and network-wide upgrades and rollback, providing visibility and troubleshooting for underlay and overlay networks.

“Today more than ever, customers are empowered with software-defined technologies from leaders such as VMware and Arista Networks to gain the agility they need to respond to market opportunities and a rapidly changing business environment,” says HatemNaguib, Vice President, Networking and Security, VMware.

“Through interoperability between our portfolio of software-defined data center offerings and the new Arista CloudVision solution, our mutual customers can move forward with confidence to achieve their IT goals of a more automated, secure, and highly available data center that drives business value,” adds Naguib.