Arista series provides multiple deployment options

Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET) has announced a new family of multi-function leaf and spine platforms, the company said.

Based on the Barefoot Tofinoâ„¢ series of P4-programmable Ethernet switch chips, the Arista 7170 Series delivers flexible systems for a multitude of applications across cloud networks.

The new platform, running Arista EOS® (Extensible Operating System) SDK, delivers up to 64x100G in a 2RU form factor. Enterprise customers benefit from the advanced telemetry and security profiles, while Service Providers can take advantage of large scale security features and NAT (network address translation). The Arista 7170 Series replaces expensive, legacy networking appliances and routers by moving critical functions into the network.

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. Arista has shipped more than fifteen million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards across private, public and hybrid cloud solutions, Arista products are supported worldwide directly and through partners. Additional information and resources can be found at