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(invertebrate zoology)
The bristlelike or hairlike structure in many organisms, especially at or near the tip of the antenna of many Diptera.



in plants, the thin, pointed, sometimes thorny or feathery process on the apex or back of an inferior flowering glume or, less frequently, of the glume of many cereals. An arista may be straight, bent, or spirally twisted (in Stipa and Avena). It plays an important role in the dissemination of cereal grains by the wind or animals.

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Nuage Networks Virtualized Services Assurance Platform (VSAP) working with Arista EOS ensures that the mapping and correlation of policies are combined with visibility of the network infrastructure to deliver timely fault isolation and remediation.
Rather than building its products and services based on new technologies developed by Arista, however, and providing legitimate competition to Cisco, Arista took a shortcut by blatantly and extensively copying the innovative networking technologies designed and developed by Cisco," the company said in a complaint.
Arista Software Defined Cloud Networking (SDCN) combines the principles that have made cloud computing the unstoppable force that it is: automation, self service provisioning, and linear scaling of both performance and economics, coupled with the recent trend in SDN that delivers network virtualization, custom programmability, simplified architectures, and more realistic price points.
Together, ExtraHop and Arista offer these organizations a solution purpose-built to deliver the persistent visibility they need to reap the full benefits of virtualized, software-defined environments, and we're doing it at one-tenth the cost of legacy-based offerings.
Pending successful site evaluations by Arista Power, total project capacity should be attained by the end of October 2012.
Schmitz, Chief Executive Officer of Arista Power, said that, "This is another milestone for Arista Power.
Arista selected edge IPK's edgeConnect user experience platform, which is designed to deliver secure and optimal experiences to all users, on any device, in any language.
Two years since his departure from Arista Records, impresario Clive Davis shows he's still all ears
To be quite honest, I've made a huge contribution to Clive's career," says Reid, referring to the 50 million albums LaFace artists sold for Arista in that time.
Arista Marketing Associates is a nationally recognized medical marketing firm with a wide array of clients in the pharmaceutical industry.
With the inherent openness of EOS, Arista interoperates with a broad ecosystem of partners, ensuring fine-grained visibility and traffic monitoring across the network.
The company announces today that it is now an authorized reseller of Arista Networks, a leading visionary in cloud networking solutions.