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NFDx: The Inside Scoop on the Aruba 8400

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We just wrapped up an amazing Networking Field Day exclusive on the Aruba 8400.  Where we talked about our new game changing core and aggregation switch with embedded network analytics and the programmability that gives network operators the ability to see more, know more and act faster. We hosted this live event at our Santa Clara CA headquarters with key industry bloggers that asked some challenging questions that explored the details of the switch and OS.    You can now check out the informative session videos below and gain further insight on how our latest innovation:

 

  • Drives automation and intelligence with ArubaOS-CX
  • Provides full programmability with Python and REST APIs
  • Simplifies troubleshooting with Aruba Network Analytics Engine

If you have any questions just comment below or reach out to us on Twitter and use the hashtag #Aruba8400.

 

Session 1: Why Campus Core?  Introduction to Aruba 8400 Core Switch

Speakers:

Tom Black, VP and GM Campus and Branch Networking 

Michael Dickman, VP of Global PLM, Campus Networking

 

Session 2: Carrier-grade Campus Core built for Mobility and IoT 

Speaker: Mike Frey, Director of Engineering 

Learn how and why the architecture of the new Aruba 8400 core switch delivers game changing business agility.  With unmatched 19.2 Tbps switching performance, scalability and carrier-grade reliability, the Aruba 8400 is built from the ground up to deliver on the demands of Mobility and IoT.

 

Session 3: Intelligent and Programmable Core 

Speaker: Frank Reichstein, Lead Software Architect ArubaOS-CX

ArubaOS-CX is modern software that’s designed to bring intelligence and automation to the core with full programmability and embedded network analytics.   Learn how the database-driven architecture makes it easy to trigger automation and integrate with systems and platforms using Python and REST APIs to solve business-relevant problems.


 

Session 3 DEMO: Intelligent and Programmable Core REST API

Speaker: Frank Reichstein, Lead Software Architect ArubaOS-CX

Learn how the ArubaOS-CX database-driven architecture makes it easy to trigger automation and integrate with systems and platforms using Python and REST APIs to solve business-relevant problems.

 

 

Session 4: Integrated Network Analytics and Root Cause (Part 1)

Speaker: Dr. Charles Clark, HPE Fellow and Scott Koster, Technical Marketing Engineer

Learn how the Network Analytics Engine with built-in Time Series Database using Agent technology and APIs improves visibility, saves time and helps troubleshoot.

 

 

Session 4 DEMO: Integrated Network Analytics and Root Cause

Speaker: Dr. Charles Clark, HPE Fellow and Scott Koster, Technical Marketing Engineer

See how the Network Analytics Engine helps with monitoring, analytics and troubleshooting.


 

Session 4: Integrated Network Analytics and Root Cause (Part 2)

Speaker: HPE Fellow, Dr. Charles Clark and Technical Marketing Engineer Scott Koster

Watch this deep dive into a simple script code. 

 


Session 5: Aruba 8400 Q&A Panel

Speakers:

Tom Black, VP and GM Campus and Branch Networking

Michael Dickman, VP of Global PLM, Campus Networking

Rafi Tzadikario, VP Switch Software, Campus Networking

Dr. Charles Clark, HPE Fellow

Watch Aruba executive panel take questions from NFDx delegates and audience members.

 

 

Here are some additional resources on the #Aruba8400:

 

Meet the Aruba 8400 core switch

Read the Switching 3.0 blog

Aruba switching guide

Watch the ArubaOS-CX demo

 

 

 

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  • 8400
  • 8400 Switch Series
  • Campus Networking
  • switch
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