Apstra Demonstrates Turnkey Intent-Based Networking with SONiC

June 3, 2018


Apstra, 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.

Yousef Khalidi, Corporate Vice President for Azure Networking said: “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.”

Shawn Zandi, Principal Architect and SONiC Community Manager said: “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.”

AOS delivers a turnkey Intent-Based distributed operating system and a data center application suite that offer game-changing network service agility, increased uptime and dramatically improved infrastructure TCO.

AOS automatically prevents and repairs network outages for dramatically improved infrastructure uptime. It operates a network as one system, massively improving infrastructure agility while reducing operational expenses. AOS’ distributed data store is a repository of all intent, configuration, and telemetry state, and hence acts as a single source of truth for your network. It’s self-documenting nature streamlines compliance tasks. AOS is hardware-independent and works across all major vendors as well as open alternatives.

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