Tag: Arista Networks
Algorithms, not hardware, will determine who has the fastest systems on Wall Street.
The axis of datacenter networks is shifting and for companies like Arista Networks and other high performance 10 Gigabit Ethernet switch vendors, this is opportunity knocking. The North-South network traffic pattern of client-server computing that dominated the industry for so long is giving way to high performance East-West networks where server-to-server communication is paramount.
Network World’s David Newman takes a look at the latest 10 GigE switches.
Newcomer Arista Networks has found a comfortable home for its high performance Ethernet switches on Wall Street. Company founder Andy Bechtolsheim explains why Arista’s low latency switches are an especially good fit for the lucrative algorithmic trading business.
A focus on low latency is giving a new breed of Ethernet switch vendors a leg up on their competition.
Andy Bechtolsheim left Sun to become chairman and chief development officer at a startup called Arista Networks, but he expects to be back about once a week to help Sun out on a part-time basis.