Jun 1, 2018

Apstra Wins 2018 IoT & Cloud Innovation Award for Data Center Networking

Menlo Park, CA — June 1, 2018 — The winners of the NetEvents IoT, Cloud & Innovation Awards 2018 were announced on May 24, 2018 at the NetEvents Global Press and Analyst Summit in San Jose, California. These prestigious awards recognize and identify the most innovative start-ups and established companies in the fields of IoT, Innovation, and Cloud Innovation as selected by an international group of press and analysts.

Apstra has been selected as the winner for the Innovation Leader in Cloud/Datacenter Award. This award is given to established companies that offer innovative and exciting products or services for the cloud or data center, these companies are recognized as an industry leader, and are paving the way for the world.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by NetEvents as the Innovation Leader in Cloud/Data Center,” said Mansour Karam, Apstra CEO and Founder. “Apstra continues to offer the only multi-vendor intent-based networking solution that automates the full lifecycle of a data center network and we are excited to see the global response from service providers, enterprise and web scale companies around the world. We are honored to be recognized for paving the way for the next generation network.”

At the NetEvents Global Press and Analyst Summit, Apstra Co-Founder David Cheriton gave the opening keynote presentation. He addressed how he approaches investments and building companies and the challenges of selecting the right technologies, opportunities and teams.

In addition, Apstra CEO and Co-Founder, Mansour Karam joined Sachin Gupta of Cisco, Tom Burns of Dell EMC Networking, and Kevin Deierling of Mellanox Technologies in a lively discussion lead by Brandon Butler of IDC. They discussed “Reinventing the Enterprise and Vendor Community” and new business and technology models driving open networking and disaggregation. Mr. Karam also joined Jeff Baher of Dell EMC Networking, Russ Currie of NETSCOUT, Michael Hallett and Brian Isaac of NetFoundry in a debate lead by Scott Raynovich of Futuriom. The debate focused on the ultimate driver of digital transformation.

For the complete list of this year’s NetEvents winners click here.

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About Apstra
Apstra® pioneered Intent-Based Networking and Intent-Based Analytics™ to simplify how data center networks are built and operated. AOS® increases business agility through an autonomous or Self-Operating Network™ that delivers log-scale improvements in CapEx, OpEx and capacity. AOS is a hardware-inclusive, closed-loop intent-based distributed operating system that automates the full lifecycle of network operations and enables the network to configure itself, fix itself and defend itself. Apstra is based in Menlo Park, California and is privately funded.