Saturday, October 23, 2010

[FREE-FOOD] arista networks info session, oct 28, 5:30-6:30pm, gates 104

Dinner will be provided!

Cloud and Data Center Networks
...or how to spend $50,000,000 on a warehouse in the desert

Arista Networks Info Session
Speaker: Adam Sweeney, Software Guy
Thursday, Oct. 28
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Gates Building, room 104

Cloud computing and the steady growth of large data centers are driving a new generation of data-center networks. Come learn how Arista leverages modern switch silicon, open-source software and sophisticated distributed systems technology to build some really big networks. Please join us for a discussion of trends in data center networking and an introduction to Arista.

Speaker Bio:
Adam is a member of Arista's software team, working on things from spanning tree protocols to forwarding ASIC drivers. Lately, Adam is focused on how to organize and grow the software team while preserving the cultural and technical things that make working at Arista great. In the past, he helped to build some successful products such as the Catalyst 4500 ethernet switch family at Cisco and the XFS file system at Silicon Graphics. He graduated from Stanford in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science.

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