The Arista 7300 Series (Photo: Business Wire)
A New Era of Universal Cloud Networks with Single Tier SplineTM
Complementing Arista’s pioneering two-tier leaf-spine designs based around Arista’s 7500E and 7x50 Series, customers can simplify cabling, consolidate servers, migrate between virtual to physical networks and control IP storage as well as big data and business applications with a Spline network. By collapsing the leaf and spine together into a single-tier network for performance and latency sensitive cloud applications, operating and capital asset costs are lowered by 40%. This brings deterministic performance for up to 2000 hosts in one cluster.
"Newer small form factor core devices can enable network managers to reduce capital costs by 30% to 70%, and save 30% or more on operations expenses, compared with chassis-based switches. Enterprises should not only compare the capital cost differences between fixed form factor switches and chassis-based switches, but also should look at operating expenditures (opex) such as power consumption and maintenance, which can cut costs by at least 30%," noted