TechValidate Research on Arista

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856 Customers Surveyed

6,999 Data Points Collected

148 Published TechFacts

17 Published Charts

6 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Metamako Customer Research

Top Use Cases for Metamako

Multiplexing Connections (order entry)
56%
Tapping
54%
High Resolution Timestamping
53%
Tap Aggregation
52%
Data Broadcast/Market Data replication
46%

Metamako Customer Research

Metamako Use Cases

(other than latency reduction)

Tapping
65%
High Resolution Timestamping
41%
Deploy FPGA applications
30%
Connection Monitoring
29%
Tap Aggregation
29%

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a December 2015 survey of Metamako customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Metamako devices simplify networks, reduce latency, and increase flexibility.”

Challenges

  • Key drivers for purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Lower trading latency
    • Meet compliance regulations
  • Evaluated the following other vendors before purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Exablaze
    • XCelor
    • Arista

Use Case

  • Rates the following Metamako capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Latency profile: better
    • Layer 1+ features (stats etc): better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Reliability: better
  • Top use cases for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Reconfigurable Patch Panel
    • Media Converter
    • Circuit Breaker/Kill Switch
    • Timestamping
    • Deploy custom written applications or FPGA code

Results

  • Found Metamako’s support services to be better than other network vendors.

Arista TAC Customer Testimonial

Arista TAC is flat and efficient

They are different than other vendors we deal with. They actually are involved in the troubleshooting phase of diagnosis. I think that helps with speed of resolution of issue.

Network Engineer, Cloud Titan

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services company is based on a December 2015 survey of Metamako customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Metamako devices simplify networks, reduce latency, and increase flexibility.”

“The products have allowed us to implement complex solutions in a more manageable and reliable fashion.”

Challenges

  • Key drivers for purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Lower trading latency
    • Reduce Costs
    • Gain operational advantages
  • Evaluated the following other vendors before purchasing Metamako devices:
    • Exablaze
    • XCelor
    • Arista
    • Gigamon

Use Case

  • Rates the following Metamako capabilities compared to the competition:
    • Latency profile: significantly better
    • Signal re-generation: better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Reliability: better
  • Top use cases for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Connection Monitoring
    • Reconfigurable Patch Panel
    • Media Converter
    • Failover
    • Scalable Broadcast
    • Timestamping
    • Deploy custom written applications or FPGA code
    • Test Lab
    • Multiplexing Connections (Order Entry)
    • Tap Aggregation

Results

  • Reduced their operational costs by up to 25% with Metamako.
  • Found Metamako’s support services to be better than other network vendors.
  • Improved their trading hit-rate after deploying Metamako.

Arista TAC Customer Satisfaction

100% of surveyed IT organizations are likely to recommend Arista TAC to their friends or colleagues!

100%


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About Arista

Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10 to 400 gigabits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has shipped more than 20 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 25/50G consortium. Arista Networks products are available worldwide directly and through partners.

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