Apstra is committed to eliminating hardware vendor lock-in forever. This is a cause customers have recognized Apstra for, and one Apstra believes is mandatory if organizations are serious about digitally transforming and delivering on the goals of the business.
We’re not alone in recommending against vendor lock-in. Quoting leading industry analyst Gartner, “I&O leaders should never rely on a single vendor for the architecture and products of their network, as it can lead to vendor lock-in, higher acquisition costs and technical constraints that limit agility.” We agree.
Read this white paper to learn how Apstra is abstracting away hardware (and offering hardware vendor choice) through intent-based networking.