Mar 13, 2019

Apstra Showcases Intent-Based Data Center Automation with SONiC in Multi-Vendor, Open Source Showcase at OCP Summit

Apstra Demonstrates Life Cycle Automation and Open Source Networking Agility, Reliability, and Simplicity with SONiC for Multi-Vendor Enterprise Data Centers

Menlo Park, CA — March 13, 2019 — Apstra will be demonstrating Intent-Based Data Center Automation at the OCP Conference with support for SONiC (Software for Open Networking in the Cloud), as part of a multi-vendor solution. Apstra will also showcase full life cycle data center automation and Root Cause Identification capabilities.

Apstra will present the session titled Unlocking SONiC’s Potential for Intent-Based Data Centers: Three Easy Steps which will highlight industry innovations in automation.

Apstra Intent-Based Data Center Automation for enterprises, cloud providers, and telcos increases application reliability and availability, simplifies deployments and operations through automation, and reduces OpEx and CapEx costs. Apstra enables vendor-agnostic data center lifecycle automation and is deployed by many businesses around the world including Fortune 100 Enterprises. These companies are taking advantage of game-changing agility, reliability and significantly lower TCO with complete flexibility to deploy the hardware and network operating system of their choice.

“Apstra is a strong advocate of network disaggregation. Our mission is to deliver massively automated turnkey infrastructure operations that are hardware independent, and we continue to add new network operating systems to our hardware compatibility list based on customer demand,” said Mansour Karam, CEO and Founder of Apstra. “We are showing a demonstration of Apstra Intent-Based Data Center Automation with SONiC, an open source container-based cloud networking stack solution, that represents expanded options for companies deploying Intent-Based Networking solutions.”

Yousef Khalidi, Corporate Vice President for Azure Networking, Microsoft Corporation said, “We are pleased to see Apstra play a key role in helping the SONiC ecosystem grow and establishing SONiC as an enterprise-class solution. The Apstra solution supports industry needs for automation and analytics and will help bring the benefits of SONiC to enterprise data center deployments.”

OCP 2019 – March 14 – 15, 2019 – San Jose Convention Center – Booth #B21
Schedule to meet with Apstra CEO Mansour Karam and CTO Sasha Ratkovic and the Apstra team at OCP.

About Apstra
Apstra® Intent-Based Data Center Automation increases application availability and reliability, simplifies deployment and operations, and dramatically reduces costs for Enterprise, Cloud Service Provider, and Telco data centers. Apstra empowers Intent-Based Data Centers through its pioneering Intent-Based Networking, distributed system architecture, and vendor-agnostic overlay. Headquartered in Menlo Park, California and privately funded, Apstra is a Gartner Cool Vendor and Best of VMworld winner. For more information visit: or follow us on twitter @ApstraInc.

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