Optimized for OpenStack Cloud Networks
"We are pleased that the Arista 7050 Series qualifies for the Rackspace Private Cloud Reference Architecture mass-compute with external storage, signifying to customers that it has met specific integration and interoperability standards and works effectively with Rackspace Private Cloud Software, which speeds time to value within customer environments," said Paul Rad, vice president, Private Cloud, Rackspace.
The Arista 7050 Series switches provide the low latency, wire speed network performance required in an OpenStack-powered cloud, in form factors of up to 64 ports in a 1 RU chassis. In addition, the Arista 7050 Series provides industry leading power efficiency with typical power consumption of less than 2 watts/port with twinax copper cables, and less than 3 watts/port with SFP/QSFP lasers.
"The combination of Arista 7050 Series switches with Rackspace Private Cloud Software provides enterprise IT professionals with a certified, next generation data center architecture that drives new levels of IT efficiency," said Ed Chapman, vice president of Business Development, Arista Networks.
Arista EOS's highly modular software design provides integration into Rackspace Private Cloud Software, while still providing robust and reliable data center networking services and delivering security, stability and reliability. This includes fault recovery and incremental software updates on a fine-grain process basis without affecting the state of the system.