Ibrix, Arista Team on Cloud Storage

Arista and Ibrix announced a joint collaboration to deliver a scalable, cost-effective, highly resilient NAS and iSCSI cloud storage solution

March 24, 2009

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MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Arista Networks, the leading vendor ofhigh-performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) and Cloud Networking Solutionsand IBRIX Inc., the leader in scalable file serving solutions, today announced ajoint collaboration to deliver a scalable, cost-effective, highly resilient NAS andiSCSI cloud storage solution for Financial Services, Media, Web2.0, HPC, andCloud Computing applications.

With its highest port density on the market (at 48 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports per1RU), full non-blocking performance, sub-microsecond latency, highly resilientEOS software, and unique live-patching capability, Arista’s 7100 family of 10Gigabit Ethernet switches provide an ideal interconnect for iSCSI and NASprotocols. Coupled with IBRIX Fusion™, IBRIX’s purpose-built scale-out NASplatform, they provide a powerful solution that helps companies eliminate storagebottlenecks and increase I/O throughput for their increasingly demandingapplications, while providing a flexible deployment methodology for the bestperformance at the right price.

The Arista 7100 and IBRIX Fusion delivered a single-stream file readperformance of almost 600MB/sec in a one-to-one client-to-file server ratioconfiguration, and a request/response rate of 46,000 per second, up to 6 timesbetter than with 1 Gigabit Ethernet.

Arista Networks Inc.

Ibrix Inc.

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