TechValidate Research on Arista

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775 Customers Surveyed

6,508 Data Points Collected

148 Published TechFacts

17 Published Charts

6 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Customer feedback on Arista Solutions and Support

98% of surveyed Fortune 500 and Global 500 users are likely to recommend Arista TAC Support.*

98%

Metamako Customer Research

Diverse range of Packet Capture use-cases

What are your top use cases for Metamako devices?

Tapping
63%
Reconfigurable Patch Panel
53%
Multiplexing Connections (Order Entry)
50%
Connection Monitoring
47%
Media Converter
34%
Tap Aggregation
34%
Timestamping
34%
Test Lab
24%
Deploy custom written applications or FPGA code
21%
Circuit Breaker/Kill Switch
18%
Scalable Broadcast
18%
Failover
8%

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.

Metamako Customer Research

Monitoring, Timestamping and Analytics represent a significant upside.

Which non- latency-reduction functions do you use Metamako for?

Tapping
72%
Monitoring
34%
Timestamping
32%
Network problem diagnosis
19%
Analytics
15%
We use it only for latency reduction
13%
Network security
2%
Risk management
2%

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
    • Gain operational advantages
  • 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: best in class
    • Signal re-generation: best in class
    • Layer 1+ features (stats etc): best in class
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Reliability: best in class
  • Top use cases for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Connection Monitoring
    • Reconfigurable Patch Panel
    • Media Converter

Results

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

Metamako Customer Review

Saving your IT team time & cost …

5/5 Stars

Metamako allows our engineering team to focus on delivering robust network solutions without the need for a separate electrical department.



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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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