Apstra Blog

Topic: Data Center Transformation

Bloomberg Deploys Apstra

Mansour Karam | Posted Jan 09, 2019

Over the last five years, Bloomberg built a beautiful new and iconic European headquarters in the city of London that pushes the envelope in architectural design. The building won the prestigious Stirling Prize for design.

This building is also home to Bloomberg’s Television...

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Five Data Center Predictions for 2019

Michael Wood | Posted Jan 07, 2019

Data centers are evolving to keep up with the demands of business transformation. The future of the data center industry is changing and 2019 will bring significant advances to reliability, agility, simplicity, automation, and cost. From 5G networks to Edge compute to the...

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How the New Year Will Shape Up: 2019 Tech Predictions

Mansour Karam | Posted Dec 20, 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, I’d like to reflect back at the past 12 months and review last year’s predictions, as well as think about how 2019 will guide us.

A Retrospective Look at 2018

2018 was a significant year for Apstra. We grew our team size by 33 percent and our revenue...

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Operating your Network with Intent-Based Networking

Raghavendra Rachamadugu | Posted Dec 20, 2018

This blog is the third in a series highlighting Apstra's participation in Networking Field Day 19.

We had a great time at NFD19. As I was preparing for how to present Intent-Based Analytics to the world, I spent a lot of time contrasting how networks are operated...

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Apstra’s NFD19 Experience: Part 2

Carly Stoughton | Posted Dec 11, 2018

This blog is the second in part in a series recapping Apstra’s experience presenting at Networking Field Day 19.

I kicked off the technical presentations with a couple of whiteboards (big surprise). While Apstra has presented at NFD before, I firmly believe if we make...

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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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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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