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Campus networks are undergoing a massive transition to handle unprecedented challenges, as enterprises move to IoT-ready campuses. Indeed, network architects face a new mandate to better align with morphing business needs and ubiquitous user workloads, using open software-driven cloud principles for a consistent, uniform enterprise-wide operational experience. The 1990s saw the challenge of information sharing via the internet and email.The 2000s marked the convergence of business systems and PBX networks, improving productivity and lowering operational
costs. The unfolding decade marks another fundamental transition where administrators face a confluence of challenges ranging from an interconnected IoT (Internet of Things) environment and older firewalled boundaries to shifting workloads, sprawling user bases, and a complex mix of diverse operating systems and network management tools amidst ever-increasing security concerns. Consequently, network architects face critical questions in this age of an IoT-ready campus: How to scale IT operations without increasing operational expenses? What is the impact on the network as workloads shift to advanced cloud environments?

For organizations that consider IT a competitive advantage, Arista offers cloud class solutions with industry-leading merchant silicon architectures, all running a single image of its Extensible Operating System, EOS®. Indeed, Arista has emerged as a cloud networking pioneer and leader, providing customers visibility and programmability across their physical and virtual networks with best-of-breed reliability and automated operations.