Arista Networks pluggable form factor simplifies DWDM network deployment

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) has announced an optical line system in an OSFP (Octal Small Form-factor Pluggable) module form factor, the company said.

The Arista OSFP-LS addresses the needs of Tier2 Cloud and Internet Service Providers for high bandwidth links that are easy to deploy and operate.

The Arista OSFP-LS is a highly compact, low power and cost-effective solution for increasing bandwidth between data centers without the need for external optical line systems. The Arista OSFP-LS collapses legacy optical line systems into an OSFP module which can be plugged into any Arista OSFP port, supporting up to 8 DWDM wavelengths with a single fiber pair, and delivering up to 3.2Tbps of DCI traffic over 100km.

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista´s award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics, and security.