TechValidate Research on Arista

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550 Customers Surveyed

4,602 Data Points Collected

117 Published TechFacts

17 Published Charts

5 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Case Study: Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business 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
    • Gigamon
    • CPacket

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): significantly better
    • Ease of use: better
    • Reliability: significantly better
  • Top use cases for implementing Metamako devices:
    • Reconfigurable Patch Panel
    • Tapping
    • Timestamping
    • Multiplexing Connections (Order Entry)
    • Tap Aggregation

Results

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

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.

Metamako Customer Research

Within twelve months, which of the following do you plan to implement as part of your network strategy?

10G Ethernet
47%
40G Ethernet
44%
No change planned
33%
25G Ethernet
20%
100G Ethernet
16%
Infiniband
5%

Metamako Customer Research

Metamako is a technology leader in the top packet capture use cases.

Which functions are are part of your data capture environment?
(regardless of whether Metamako devices are used)

Latency measurement
80%
Timestamping
76%
Realtime network analytics
57%
Back testing
56%
Network problem diagnosis
52%
Compliance captures
50%
Risk management
28%
Security
11%
MIFID II Obligations
7%
Intrusion/Extrusion detection
4%
We do not use data capture
2%

Metamako Customer Statistic

More than just fast. Did you know…

43% of customers in North America use Metamako for high-resolution Timestamping.

43%

Metamako Customer Statistic

We know our stuff…

95% of customers are very to extremely satisfied with the technical know-how of our staff.

95%


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About Arista

Arista is a technology company that specialises in solutions for latency sensitive businesses. It was founded by Scott Newham, Dave Snowdon and Charles Thomas who have a background in ultra-low latency hardware, software and algorithmic trading. Their engineering team brings together a wealth of skills and experience in digital hardware design (Boards, FPGA, ASIC), PCB design, embedded software (kernel, drivers, applications), low-level networking and full product lifecycle from design to manufacturing and support. Arista is headquartered in the harbour city of Sydney, Australia.

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