Arista EOS is a fully programmable and highly modular, Linux-based network operation system, using familiar industry standard CLI and runs a single binary software image across the Arista switching family. Architected for resiliency and programmability, EOS has a unique multi-process state sharing architecture that separates state information and packet forwarding from protocol processing and application logic.
|Applicable Verticals||Cloud Service Providers, Financials, Government & Education and Telecom|
|Supported Hypervisors||ESXi and KVM|
|Proprietary HW Platform||No|
|Primary Use Cases||Converged Storage, Database Clusters and IaaS for private or public clouds (leverage shared images)|
Arista EOS enables converged infrastructures through a high-speed fabric. EOS allows a single binary software image across the entire Arista switching family. Through its programmability, EOS enables a set of software applications that deliver workflow automation, high availability, unprecedented network visibility and analytics, and integration with many third-party applications for virtualization, management, and automation.
|Key Customers||Microsoft, Box, Netflix, Dell, Spotify|
|Licensing and Pricing Details||
Arista EOS is available packaged as bundled EOS on Arista switches, containerized EOS (cEOS), or virtualized EOS (vEOS). vEOS Router is available as a software subscription, priced per instance.
Arista EOS software offers programmability at all layers, including eAPI, Linux, DevOps integration (Puppet, Chef and Ansible), and broad scripting support. It also integrates with the OpenStack Neutron project, giving customers a powerful network platform on which to run OpenStack deployments.