Apstra Blog

Apstra’s NFD19 Experience: Part 1

Carly Stoughton | Posted Nov 19, 2018

Networking Field Day is one of my personal favorite events to participate in. While I’ve never had the honor of acting as a delegate, I’ve had the pleasure of presenting a handful of times in my prior endeavors. One aspect I love about NFD is cutting through the marketing...

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Evolving to an Intent-Based Data Center

Michael Wood | Posted Nov 13, 2018

Burned out by the cumbersome, manual, repetitive, tactical toil to keep your Data Center running? You’re certainly not alone. Yet the digital transformation is impacting the business landscape faster than ever, and as Darwin observed more than two centuries ago, those who...

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The Apstra Values

Mansour Karam | Posted Oct 31, 2018

The Apstra values are critical to our high performance standards. One of the first documents we wrote when we started the company was our values document which we share with prospective candidates and every Apstrktr signs on the first day of employment.

The Apstra values...

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Why Have I Joined Apstra?

Jeff Tantsura | Posted Oct 17, 2018

The short answer is quite simple — for the people and technology.

Let me elaborate on both:

People:

Finding a group of like-minded people (who also happen to lead the company) who excel in their core competencies but are open to learn and listen to people who are stronger in...

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How to Intentionally Build Security into a Network

Manish Sampat | Posted Oct 08, 2018

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States and other countries around the world. Chances are you’ll be hearing a lot more about security as many media outlets, security companies and organizations raise the awareness with employees, customers and the...

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Intent-Based Analytics: True Value is in Day-2 Operations

Leah McLean | Posted Sep 24, 2018

Intent-based data center automation and the multi-cloud-like portability it enables will accelerate your organization’s digital transformation, improve speed-to-market and save you money doing it.

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Top Eight Ways to Optimize an Intent-Based Network Implementation

Raghavendra Rachamadugu | Posted Aug 27, 2018

Mellanox published a great blog entitled “How to Make Your Leaf/Spine Network Hum.” As I read this blog I realized that the recommendations were aligned incredibly well with features of an Intent-Based Network implementation. In short, an Intent-Based Network implementation...

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Intent-Based Networking Taxonomy

Sasha Ratkovic | Posted Jul 31, 2018

Customers and partners, and recently investors ask the question “How is one Intent-Based Networking (IBN) offering different than the others?” And more often than not I hear answers that sound subjective, descriptive, and subject to interpretation. What is needed are...

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At Cisco Live! Orlando, Tune into Your Data Center Intuition

Leah McLean | Posted Jun 06, 2018

Cisco Live Orlando is less than a week away. Boasting a thousand sessions, the event will take over the stomping grounds home to Universal Studios June 11 - 14. The main theme touted by Cisco this year is “Imagine Intuitive.” Fitting, given the buzz around technologies like...

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Apstra Makes EVPN Easy — IBA, OPX and More

Jonathan Garzon | Posted Jun 05, 2018

I am delighted to introduce Apstra Operating System (AOS) 2.2, the latest release of our Intent-Based Networking software, which provides turnkey data center network operations.

AOS 2.2 delivers on a key set of features that our customers have requested, following through on...

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