Arista’s EOS is a single binary image that runs on all its products. This lets Arista do interesting things with APIs and an SDK, but it creates potential challenges too.
Incumbents and startups alike are rushing into the SD-WAN market. So how much of an opportunity is there? So far, the data points aren’t very good. And maybe they don’t matter anyway.
Startup Rubrik tackles VM backups with an integrated appliance that offers premises and cloud-based storage, and offers deuplication and replication. It can back up to Amazon S3 or OpenStack private clouds.
Highlights from Network Field Day 10 include the SD-WAN goldrush, the novel concept of quality products, and the performance-boosting DPDK project.
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