Meet Apstra, a company with the vision and passion to usher in the new era of data center networks. Apstra pioneered Intent-Based Networking and Intent-Based Analytics™ to eliminate the complexities and inefficiencies that plague data center network operations today.
Apstra AOS and Amazon Alexa Integration Demo
See a demonstration of how Apstra uses declarative language to manage network operations in this demonstration of an integration between Apstra AOS® and Alexa. Carly Stoughton, Head of Technical Marketing at Apstra, shows off the power of the Apstra API live from AWS Re:Invent in Las Vegas.
NFD 19: Apstra Executive Overview
Apstra has been accelerating their technology since the last time they presented at Networking Field Day. Take a look at the awards they have won and their goal of a full automated intent-based network. Presented by Mansour Karam, CEO and Founder at Apstra and Michael Wood, CMO and VP of Products at at Networking Field Day 19 in Menlo Park, CA on November 7, 2018.
NFD 19: Apstra AOS® Overview
Apstra AOS is a complex technology that allows for intent-based networking to be made simple. Get a good picture of this architecture through a whiteboard session and discussion. Presented by Carly Stouhgton, Head of Technical Marketing at at Networking Field Day 19 in Menlo Park, CA on November 7, 2018.
NFD 19: Intent-Based Analytics (IBA) Demonstration
Networking is more than just deployment. Operations is a critical aspect of today’s networking stack that needs to be addressed. AOS has far more capabilities than just automation. Learn how analytics can empower Day 2 ops with Apstra.
NFD 19: Apstra Multi-Vendor EVPN Demonstration
See AOS in action! Watch how to build a full data center deployment from start to finish in record time. Also, learn more about their new EVPN offering and how this technology is going to change networking.
NFD 19: Apstra AOS and ServiceNow Integration with Network to Code Demonstration
The power of Apstra’s APIs enable compelling integrations with a variety of third-party services. Watch ServiceNow and AOS in harmony with some help from Network to Code.
NFD 19: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Intent-Based Networking
Apstra Founder and Chief Scientist David Cheriton takes a look at Intent-based networking and how future technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning are driving software to be more involved at all levels of the networking stack.
Intent-Based Analytics and Service Delivery
Apstra founder and CTO, Sasha Ratkovic, explains what Intent-based analytics (IBA) is and why it is important for data center automation.
Understanding Intent-Based Data Center Automation
Apstra CMO and VP of Product, Michael Wood, shares his views on intent-based data center automation with ActualTech Media CEO, Scott Lowe.
Demo: Apstra Supports VMware vSphere 6.x
In this video you will see a standard leaf-spine topology managed by AOS servers. AOS provides the design, build, deploy and operate phases of a leaf-spine data center architecture.
How IBN is Different than SDN
How does Intent-Based Networking (IBN) compare to Software-defined Networking (SDN)? Carly Stoughton and Sean Hafeez discuss the differences in approaches to network automation of SDN and IBN.
What is Intent-Based Analytics
There are a plethora of network monitoring tools on the market today, and no shortage of data. Intent-based analytics is the means to make sense of all the data and zero in on root causes of discrepancies between what the data shows and your intent.
Eliminate Data Center Nightmares
Sean Hafeez and Carly Stoughton discuss the causes of data center meltdowns and how Intent-Based Networking can prevent and mitigate these issues.
Live from the Cisco Live 2018: Service Provider Automation
Watch this video as Carly Stoughton shares how you can reduce your CAPEX and OPEX by treating the network as a system and automating it.
Live from the Cisco Live 2018: Intent-Based Analytics
In this video, Carly Stoughton talks about the new enhancements to Apstra’s analytics offering and extensive telemetry suite for Day 0, 1 and Day 2 operations.
Live from the Cisco Live 2018: Automating the Lifecycle of the Data Center Network
Carly Stoughton, Head of Technical Marketing at Apstra, illustrates how Apstra AOS handles the entire data center network lifecycle, including Day 2 operations.
Live from the Cisco Live 2018: Automating Leaf-Spine Data Center Fabrics
Carly Stoughton, Head of Technical Marketing at Apstra, illustrates how Apstra AOS handles the automation of Leaf-Spine Data Center Fabrics in a live presentation at Cisco Live 2018 in Orlando.
Live from the Cisco NOC at Cisco Live 2018: Multi-Tenant EVPN Automation
One of Apstra’s new features is support for automation of EVPN on top of your data center fabrics. To learn more, check out this video with Carly Stoughton.
Apstra In Action: Network to Code Integration
Carly Stoughton, Head of Technical Marketing at Apstra interviews Jere Julian of Network to Code at Cisco Live 2018 about their integration of AOS with ServiceNow.
Apstra Puts the Easy in EVPN
Carly Stoughton, Head of Technical Marketing, and Sean Hafeez, Director of Sales for APAC, talk about how to easily deploy EVPN in a multi-vendor environment with Apstra AOS.
Network Automation for Cisco-centric & Multi-vendor Data Centers
Carly Stoughton, Head of Technical Marketing, and Sean Hafeez, Director of Sales for APAC, discuss Cisco ACI and an open architecture approach for getting the most out of your application and network performance. See us at Cisco Live!
Apstra Tutorial: Intent-Based Analytics Probes – Headroom
Jeremy Schulman, Developer Advocate for Apstra, provides a brief automation tutorial for Intent-based analytics(IBA) using pre-defined, turn-key IBA probes, with a focus on the Headroom probe.
Trends, Predictions, and Disruptions in 2018
Alan Zeichick of NetEvents interviews with Mansour Karam, CEO of Apstra along with several other industry thought leaders to discover the most important trends in data center networking for 2018.
NetEvents Documentary: Intent-Based Networking Systems
In this short documentary, Manek Dubash of NetEvents explores the field of intent-based networking through interviews with Mansour Karam, CEO of Apstra along with several other industry thought leaders .
ONUG Interview with Mansour Karam
Digital Transformation is affecting every aspect of our lives. Winners and Losers will be determined by their business velocity. The network infrastructure is critical to achieving that. Mansour Karam makes the business case for digital transformation in this brief interview highlight video.
Data Center Network Design and Operation Should Be This Easy
This engaging video series was developed by Seth Lane, a CCIE at Apstra to demonstrate how the Apstra Operating System (AOS) can allow you to massively reduce data center network service delivery time, failures, and cost.
TelecomTV Interview with Mansour Karam
Telcos need to massively scale their networks to meet the 50% annual growth in network traffic, but with no corresponding revenue growth there will have to be CapEx and OpEx reductions. Mansour Karam explains how Apstra delivers these cost savings.
ONUG Fall 2017 Proof of Concept
At ONUG Fall 2017 Solutions Architect Josh Saul presented a ten minute proof of concept on the new features in AOS 2.0 that enable validation of network infrastructure through custom telemetry functions and visualizations.
NetEvents 2017 Keynote Address
Watch Apstra Founder and CEO Mansour Karam’s keynote at NetEvents 2017 on the infrastructure transformation required to address the explosion in network traffic, driven by IoT and digital initiatives.
Intent Washing with @CloudToad
Derick Winkworth (@CloudToad) returns to address an important subject that affects us all — “Intent Washing”. He calls out all the ways various companies are distorting the meaning of the term “Intent-Based Networking”.
NFD16: Intent-Based Networking Introduction with Sasha Ratkovic
Sasha Ratkovic, CTO and Founder of Apstra, spends this session cutting through the hype around intent-based networking. Sasha narrowly defines what Apstra means by intent. This isn’t simply a “correct” abstraction layer or a configuration management scheme. He outlines how intent is based on the outcome of automating the complete networking service lifecycle.
NetEvents Special Feature: Why We Need Intent-Based Self-Operating Networks
Alan Zeichick, Editorial Director of NetEvents, interviews Apstra founders Mansour Karam (CEO), Sasha Ratkovic (CTO) and David Cheriton (Chief Scientist) to discover the concept of a Self-Operating System™ and how the AOS™ intent-based networking system is helping companies work toward that goal.
Career Retrospective: David Cheriton – Presented by NetEvents
Alan Zeichick, Editorial Director of NetEvents, interviews David Cheriton to review his remarkable career as a professor, inventor, serial entrepreneur and investor at Stanford University, Google, VMware, Arista and Apstra.
Apstra Operating System (AOS®) Intent-based Networking System Explained
Is your data center networking speeding up your business, or holding it back? This brief explainer video shows how the Apstra Operating System, a vendor-agnostic, intent-based networking system with closed-loop telemetry can streamline your data center network operations while dramatically reducing CapEx.