The world is moving to the cloud to achieve better agility and economy, following the lead of the cloud titans who have redefined the economics of application delivery during the last decade. Arista’s innovations in cloud networking are making this possible. New, modern applications such as social media and Big Data, new architectures such as dense server virtualization and IP Storage, and the imperative of mobile access to all applications have placed enormous demands on the network infrastructure in data centers.
Network architectures, and the network operating systems that make the cloud possible, need to be fundamentally different from the highly over-subscribed, hierarchical, multi-tiered and costly legacy solutions of the past.
Arista Networks was founded to deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for these large data center and cloud computing environments. Arista is focused on building 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) switches that redefine network architectures, bring extensibility to networking and dramatically change the price/performance of data center networks.
Course Overview and Objectives
This course is intended to provide an understanding of Arista Networks Next Generation Switch technologies and enable the student to perform a basic installation of Arista Networks Next Generation Switches.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain hardware offerings
- Understand the capabilities of the EOS CLI and Linux Bash access
- Understand the Arista Differentiators
Scope and Target Audience
- Course level: Introductory
- Course duration: 1 Day
- Course format: Combines lecture with hands-on labs
- Platform supported: All Arista Networks next-generation Switch models
- Network Engineers
- Support staff
This course is designed for students that have an understanding of networking technologies, both Layer 2 and Layer 3 but are new to Arista Networks Next Generation Switches.
This class is comprised of ten modules focusing on a very basic overview of Arista Networks Next Generation Switches.
- Module 0: Introduction
- Module 1: HW Overview
- Module 2: EOS Overview
- Module 3: EOS CLI
- Module 4: AEM Overview
- Module 5: MLAG & VARP
- Module 6: Multiswitch CLI
- Module 7: VM Tracer Overview
- Module 8: ZTP Overview
- Module 9: Troubleshooting