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  • "It is pretty pricey for a networking platform. It is on par with Cisco."
  • "Cost wise, Arista Networks Platform is more expensive than other networking solutions."
  • "Arista is very expensive. Not everybody is in a position to spend $70,000 to $80,000 for one switch."
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    Arista Networks is the leader in building scalable high-performance and ultra-low-latency networks for today's data center and cloud computing environments. Purpose-built hardware, and Arista EOS, the world's most advanced network operating system, provide single-binary system images across all platforms, maximum system uptime, stateful fault repair, Zero Touch Provisioning, Latency Analysis and a fully accessible Linux Shell. Arista Ethernet switches are the perfect network solution for your most demanding workloads.With native support for VMware Virtualization and hundreds of Linux applications integrated into hardware platforms designed to meet the stringent power and cooling requirements of today's most demanding datacenters, Arista delivers the most efficient and best performing 10Gb Ethernet platforms.

    Ixia Bypass Switches provide fail-safe, inline protection designed to fit a network of any size. These switches safeguard a network with automated failover protection, preventing temporary tool outages from escalating into costly network outages.

    • Prevent unnecessary network downtime for tool servicing and failures
    • Ensure reliability and minimal device downtime with high MTBFs/MTTRs 
    • Supports the deployment of active-standby and active-active network and security architectures for maximum flexibility
    • >High available feature support and fail-to-wire network port architecture, ensures that traffic is never interrupted by device failure
    • Support network speeds of up to 40Gbps
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    Sample Customers
    American Internet Services
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    Top Industries
    Comms Service Provider31%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    Manufacturing Company5%
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    Company Size
    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise38%
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    Arista Networks Platform is ranked 2nd in Data Center Networking with 6 reviews while Ixia Bypass Switches is ranked 7th in Data Center Networking. Arista Networks Platform is rated 8.6, while Ixia Bypass Switches is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Arista Networks Platform writes "Stable with extremely responsive technical support and an easy deployment process". On the other hand, Arista Networks Platform is most compared with Cisco Catalyst Switches, Cisco Nexus, Juniper Ethernet Switches, Aruba Switches and Cisco Ethernet Switches, whereas Ixia Bypass Switches is most compared with Ixia Network Packet Brokers.

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