Lots of interesting technology has been implemented in the latest Arista switches based on the Cavium Xpliant ASICs.
The limited about of public information available on Broadcom products is frustrating and annoying.
Not even close. Software & hardware components are multi-sourced to build a product you want to buy.
I was reviewing the non-ACI Nexus 9000 products this week and started thinking that the Nexus 9000 will become Cisco’s response to whitebox disruption.
The hardware makes the software possible but disappears quickly from view.