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Apstra Demonstrates Turnkey Intent-Based Networking with SONiC in Multi-Vendor, Open Source Showcase at OCP Summit 2018
Apstra Inc., a pioneer in Intent-Based Networking announced today a demonstration of Apstra AOS supporting SONiC (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud) on Mellanox switches, as part of a multi-vendor Intent-Based Networking data center offering.

"Apstra is a big believer in network disaggregation. Our mission is to deliver massively automated turnkey infrastructure operations that are hardware independent, and we continuously add new network operating systems to our hardware compatibility list, based on customer demand," said Mansour Karam, CEO and founder of Apstra. "Today at OCP Summit 2018, we are showing a demonstration of AOS with SONiC, an open source container-based cloud networking stack solution led by Microsoft, along with Mellanox hardware that represent the increased demand for our multi-vendor Intent-Based Networking solution."

"We are pleased to see Apstra play a key role in helping the SONiC ecosystem grow. Apstra's networking solution supports our customer needs for automation and analytics and will help bring the benefits of SONiC to enterprise data center deployments." -- Microsoft Corporation - Yousef Khalidi, Corporate Vice President for Azure Networking

"Customer demand for SONiC continues and Apstra's turnkey automation and analytics demonstrate the relevance, ease and reliability of SONiC in enterprise and service provider data center deployments." -- LinkedIn - Shawn Zandi, Principal Architect and SONiC Community Manager

"Mellanox is committed to supporting innovative network disaggregation to improve agility, cost, performance and interoperability for our customers. Apstra's demonstration shows the value our solutions bring as we embrace best-of-breed technology in open networking."  -- Mellanox - Kevin Deierling, VP of Marketing

Published Tuesday, March 20, 2018 5:10 PM by David Marshall
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