Apstra Blog

Topic: Distributed Network

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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Apstra and Cumulus Networks Share Leaf-Spine Architecture Strategies for Service Providers and Enterprises (Upcoming Webinar)

Leah McLean | Posted May 07, 2018

To remain competitive and primed for growth, your organization requires agile, efficient, flexible infrastructure that manages the ever-increasing complexity in the data center. If your business is looking to solutions that offer freedom of choice, automation and analytics...

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Humpty Dumpty and Disaggregation

Seth Lane | Posted Apr 17, 2018

They came for your servers twenty years ago and people thought it was a passing fad, said that it would never work. But they went ahead and swallowed most of them.Now they are back and they want your network switches. Who are they? The Disaggregators — and they will break up...

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Full Network Lifecycle Automation: So Easy Even a CIO Could Use It!

Seth Lane | Posted Jan 03, 2018

I’ve been around networking since the early 1990’s. My first router was a Cisco AGS running IOS 8.2(3) and had interface cables (appliques?) that sliced the back of your hands when installing them. I would use mainframe telnet emulation software to get to the CLI prompt and...

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Eliminate the ‘Effective Manual Tax Rate’

Mansour Karam | Posted Oct 24, 2016
The $48B spend on network operations For every $1 spent on network equipment, up to $3 are spent on operating this equipment over its lifetime. Considering that enterprises are expected to spend $16B on data center Ethernet switches in 2019, the network operations spend is...
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Network, Redux

Derick Winkworth | Posted Jul 30, 2016

Over the last couple of decades I’ve used or evaluated a lot of network related software tools. These included commercial products, open source projects, and language libraries. Ask any network engineer that’s been around for more than a few minutes and they would all agree:...

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