Arista Networks is a computer networking company delivering cloud networking solutions for large data center and computer environments. The Company designs and sells multilayer network switches to deliver software-defined networking solutions for large datacenter, cloud computing, high-performance computing and high-frequency trading environments. Arista Networks' products include an array of 10/40/100 Gigabit Ethernet low-latency cut-through switches, including the 7124SX, as well as the 7500 series, modular 10G/40G/100Gbit/s switch. The Company's own Linux-based network operating system, EOS, runs on all Arista products.
TypePublic
HQSanta Clara, US
Founded2004
Size (employees)1,800 (est)
Websitearista.com
Arista Networks was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, US
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Key People/Management at Arista Networks

Jayshree Ullal

Jayshree Ullal

President and Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Executive Officer
Andy Bechtolsheim

Andy Bechtolsheim

Founder, Chief Development Officer and Chairman, Founder, Chief Development Officer and Chairman
Ita Brennan

Ita Brennan

CFO
Kenneth Duda

Kenneth Duda

Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Software Engineering
John McCool

John McCool

Chief Platform Officer, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Anshul Sadana

Anshul Sadana

Chief Customer Officer
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Arista Networks Office Locations

Arista Networks has offices in Santa Clara, Cary, Nashua, San Francisco and in 6 other locations
Santa Clara, US (HQ)
5453 Great America Parkway
Cary, US
150 500 Gregson Dr
Nashua, US
400 10 Tara Blvd
San Francisco, US
1390 Market Street Suite 800
Burnaby, CA
9100 Glenlyon Pkwy
Bangalore, IN
Tower A & B, 11th floor Marathahalli Outer Ring Road
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Arista Networks Financials and Metrics

Arista Networks Revenue

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Arista Networks's revenue was reported to be $1.65 b in FY, 2017 which is a 45.8% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2018)

563.3m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

361.6m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

64.2%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

168.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

180.8m

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

16.7b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

221.0

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

524.7m
Arista Networks's current market capitalization is $16.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

837.6m1.1b1.6b

Revenue growth, %

35%46%

Cost of goods sold

294.0m406.1m584.4m

Gross profit

543.6m723.1m1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

687.3m567.9m859.2m

Accounts Receivable

144.3m253.1m247.3m

Inventories

92.1m236.5m306.2m

Current Assets

974.3m1.5b2.3b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

397.2m408.6m275.2m343.0m418.5m710.7m531.1m500.5m746.6m823.5m854.5m886.2m711.2m524.7m

Accounts Receivable

209.2m122.3m160.2m135.1m146.7m210.2m209.1m269.6m212.6m207.3m260.9m

Inventories

71.1m62.6m91.2m100.3m109.9m84.0m118.1m162.1m286.8m363.8m333.2m268.1m245.4m216.3m

Current Assets

562.7m588.4m736.0m850.2m921.1m1.0b1.1b1.3b1.7b1.9b2.1b2.4b2.6b2.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

121.1m184.2m423.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

13.7m19.7m20.6m

Inventories

(14.1m)(144.4m)(69.7m)

Accounts Payable

9.0m38.7m(30.1m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

33.9m55.8m24.5m48.5m77.2m35.2m74.1m125.4m83.0m185.6m319.4m144.5m(10.7m)157.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

4.7m7.4m2.9m6.2m9.7m4.8m9.7m14.8m4.9m10.0m15.4m5.7m11.3m

Inventories

2.3m4.5m(10.7m)(22.3m)(31.9m)8.1m(26.0m)(70.0m)(50.3m)(127.3m)(96.7m)38.1m60.8m98.3m

Accounts Payable

4.8m5.6m(1.9m)11.8m(145.0k)(16.1m)18.5m35.5m(18.6m)1.3m(46.1m)20.0m3.6m30.5m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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Arista Networks Operating Metrics

Arista Networks's Units Shipped was reported to be 10 m in FY, 2016. Arista Networks's Customers was reported to be 4.9 k in FY, 2017.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Countries

70 80 80

Customers

3.70 k4.20 k4.90 k

Units Shipped

5 m10 m
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Arista Networks Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Arista Networks Australia Pty Ltd
Arista Networks Austria GmbH
Arista Networks B.V.
Arista Networks Canada Ltd.
Arista Networks Cyprus Ltd
Arista Networks EURL
Arista Networks GmbH
Arista Networks Hong Kong Limited
Arista Networks India Private Limited
Arista Networks International Limited
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Arista Networks Revenue Breakdown

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Arista Networks revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.0% from Service and 87.0% from Product

Arista Networks revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.4% from Asia Pacific, 18.2% from Europe, Middle East and Africa, 71.4% from United States and 1.1% from Other

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Arista Networks Online and Social Media Presence

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Arista Networks Blogs

Tech Time is Real Time

Silicon Valley is both an addiction and passion where entrepreneurs seek the realm of the impossible. Real-time language translation, fraud detection, and autonomous vehicle control are being addressed through the use of neural network models, detecting patterns and behaviors across mass…

The Easiest Way to go Faster is to go Faster

Why 400G Ethernet? In one sentence, because the easiest way to go faster is to go faster. Over time, Ethernet speed transitions have been the primary driver for improving both the throughput and price-performance of datacenter networks. 400G Ethernet is the next major transition on this …

Cognitive Campus - Next Frontier

Arista’s focus on disruption, with datacenters and routing, transforming siloed places in the network to seamless Places In the Cloud (PICs) has been well appreciated by our customers. Our cloud networking decade has been achieved by upholding these cloud principles and I believe these t…

Reflections on the Cloud Networking Decade

When I joined Arista ten years ago, we were in the midst of developing a novel purpose-built software architecture from a clean sheet of paper for networking. The financial services industry was in crisis, with the collapse of major banks like Lehman Brothers. In parallel, emerging slowl…

Rethinking Security in Cloud Networking

Every CXO worries about security because the perimeter is changing; in fact, there are no walls for protection. The lines between cloud, workloads, applications, enterprise networks and hosts are blurring and the challenges are getting exponentially greater. The true security architect m…

The Pursuit of Inspired Leadership

At Arista Networks, great technology and leadership inspires us to innovate and continue our mission to reinvent. It’s an ongoing journey to create the right leaders and disruptive technology for market transitions and Arista’s evolution. Today I digress a bit, as I was reading a 2017 Ha…

Arista Networks Company Life and Culture

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Arista Networks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Arista Networks founded?

    Arista Networks was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Arista Networks key executives?

    Arista Networks's key executives are Jayshree Ullal, Andy Bechtolsheim and Ita Brennan.

  • How many employees does Arista Networks have?

    Arista Networks has 1,800 employees.

  • What is Arista Networks revenue?

    Latest Arista Networks annual revenue is $1.6 b.

  • What is Arista Networks revenue per employee?

    Latest Arista Networks revenue per employee is $914.5 k.

  • Who are Arista Networks competitors?

    Competitors of Arista Networks include APCON, Mellanox Technologies and Extreme Networks.

  • Where is Arista Networks headquarters?

    Arista Networks headquarters is located at 5453 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara.

  • Where are Arista Networks offices?

    Arista Networks has offices in Santa Clara, Cary, Nashua, San Francisco and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Arista Networks have?

    Arista Networks has 10 offices.