Jan 9, 2019

Bloomberg Deploys Apstra

Bloomberg Deploys Apstra

Over the last five years, Bloomberg built a beautiful new and iconic European headquarters in the city of London that pushes the envelope in architectural design. The building won the prestigious Stirling Prize for design.

This building is also home to Bloomberg’s Television media production network. It connects the building’s central studio, three other broadcast positions around the building, two recording studios, a photography studio and three control rooms, as well as all of BTV’s production equipment. This media production network is fundamental to Bloomberg’s Television European activities.

We worked very hard and very closely with Bloomberg throughout 2018 to implement Intent-Based Automation in this network. You can read more details about the Bloomberg Apstra implementation in this press release.

Onwards and Upwards

I would like to thank the IT and engineering team at Bloomberg — Inderpal Khattran, Tony Lott, and Cas Holloway, for their trust, and for their great collaboration with Apstra. In the process of implementing Intent-Based Networking at Bloomberg, we built great relationships with the wonderful staff there, and have even become quite familiar with the details of this stunning building.

Bloomberg is a forward-looking company focused on building products and solutions that are needed for the 21st century. As a global information and technology company, Bloomberg connects decision makers to a dynamic network of data, people and ideas — accurately delivering business and financial information, news and insights to customers around the world. We look forward to our continued journey with Bloomberg and other like-minded customers as we deliver on the Apstra mission towards radical agility, availability, and operational efficiency across networks worldwide.

Why Apstra

Closed Loop, Real-Time Intent-Based Networking

Networks are the backbone to every business and a network failure or any downtime could impact an entire business and their customers. Networks need to operate like clockwork — and that is where Intent-Based Networking comes in — to monitor the state of the fabric and understand when that state deviates from an IT team’s expectations, in real-time and at all times.

Agnostic Across Various Networking Equipment Vendors

Today, the trend is increasing as we see more and more organizations require a single platform that collects all the telemetry from various switch models and from different vendors in an agnostic manner. Businesses need a way to normalize the data and store it in a repository so their engineering teams can query it in real-time.

Customers are turning to Apstra for Intent-Based Data Center automation to deliver on these requirements. If you’re looking to upgrade your networks and are seeking to deliver improvements in operational efficiency, agility, and availability, we invite you to give Apstra a test drive. We provide risk-free try-and-buy programs so you can experience the power of vendor-agnostic Apstra Intent-Based Data Center Automation first hand.

To learn more, join our Intent-Based Data Center Automation: Real World Deployments webinar on January 23rd at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET. Or contact us to speak with a local representative and explore a demo.

Mansour Karam

President, Founder