TechValidate Research on Arista

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758 Customers Surveyed

6,506 Data Points Collected

134 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.

Metamako Customer Statistic

Determinisitic (fixed) latency

89% of surveyed financial customers rate deterministic performance as very important to their 2017 goals.

Customer feedback on Arista Solutions and Support

Best-In-Class Customer Support

97% of surveyed customers who used Arista TAC Support in the past year are likely to recommend it.*

97%

Metamako Customer Research

High performance networks need serious buffers.

What % of packet drops are acceptable in a data capture solution?

0%
81%
1% - 9%
19%

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 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%


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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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