Resources

Ready to take a deeper dive into intent-based networking, intent-based analytics and data center automation? Learn how Apstra is delivering solutions to cloud service providers, enterprises and other organizations focused on digital transformation.

Videos

Data Center Challenges, Solutions, and Evolution

Join this webinar on Wednesday, November 7th at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET with Zeus Kerravala, founder and principal analyst with ZK Research, to understand trends in data center requirements, the growing challenges data center IT teams are facing today and in the future, and the solutions necessary to address these challenges.

How IBN is Different than SDN

There is a lot of buzz around Intent-based networking (IBN), but there is still a lot of confusion about the difference between IBN and software-defined networking (SDN). Carly Stroughton and Sean Hafeez of Apstra discuss some of the issues with SDN and how IBN resolves them.

Webinars

Empowering the Intent-Based Data Center

Join our guest, Lee Doyle, Principal Analyst with Doyle Research, in this live webinar on Thursday, December 6th at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET to gain an understanding of how Intent-Based Data Center Automation is addressing the needs of the Intent-Based Data Center through increased application reliability, simplified deployments, and reduced costs.

Data Center Challenges, Solutions, and Evolution

View this on-demand webinar featuring Zeus Kerravala, founder and principal analyst with ZK Research, to understand trends in data center requirements, the growing challenges data center IT teams are facing today and in the future, and the solutions necessary to address these challenges.

Data Sheets and Briefs

AOS® 2.2 Datasheet

Apstra AOS® is turn-key software that helps networking teams manage data center networks as a cohesive system. Enterprises and service providers are using AOS to declare high-level design intent, which is rendered into low-level device configurations and deployed across their choice of network hardware and NOS. Read this data sheet to get the key details.

Solution Brief:Automating a Dell OpenSwitch OPX Data Center Fabric with Apstra AOS

Not only does Apstra now provide automation and analytics for OPX, Apstra also acts as the first full line of support for both OPX and switch hardware, closing the loop on network re-aggregation. Read this solution brief to learn more.

White Papers

Understanding Intent-Based Analytics (IBA) in Apstra Operating System (AOS): A Technical Deep Dive

Intent-Based Analytics (IBA) is an important feature of AOS and a main enabler for closed-loop telemetry. IBA allows network operators to specify how they expect their network to operate and continuously validates their intent, generating alerts when it detects a deviation. This white paper shares a basic understanding of the Apstra AOS solution, and the benefits IBA provides.

Intent-Based Data Centers are the Next Evolutionary Step for Enterprises

The transition to an intent-based data center will be the most significant technology transformation since the birth of the internet, as the vision is to deliver autonomous operations across all IT infrastructure. In this white paper by Zeus Kerravala, Founder and Principal Analyst at ZK Research, he explores the transitions and explains the benefits of an Intent-based data center.

Case Studies

Apstra, Awnix, and Dell EMC Deploy Revolutionary Open IaaS Network Infrastructure into Tier 1 Service Provider Cloud

Awnix needed to deliver a customized, secure on-premise cloud as a managed service for a Tier 1 service provider supporting critical internal and external customer workloads. This case study details the objectives, challenges and solutions that delivered the benefits and results required for this advanced architecture.

Customer Case Study: Yahoo Japan Corporation

Yahoo Japan Corporation required a new data center network infrastructure and more efficient network operations to support their big data requirements and massive growth in network traffic. Download this in-depth case study that shows how Yahoo Japan Corporation is implementing a multi-vendor intent-based networking system in production today, and how they got here.