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Apstra Academy Launch Offers Industry’s First Multi-Vendor Intent-Based Networking Training

Sponsored by Businesswire

Apstra® Inc. today launched Apstra Academy, an online and classroom-based educational system for engineers looking to master Intent-Based Networking (IBN). As the first company to offer IBN in a commercial product, Apstra has deep expertise and first-hand knowledge of how required components such as automation and closed-loop telemetry provide highly reliable and resilient networks while dramatically improving operational efficiencies.

Differentiated from all other training courses, Apstra Academy emphasizes the goal of simplifying the creation and management of complex network systems, regardless of the hardware vendor that is selected. This hands-on training offers exposure to multiple Network Operating Systems (NOS) including Cisco NX-OS, Arista EOS and Cumulus Linux, while minimizing the requirements for the Command Line Interface (CLI). An emphasis on a software-first model ensures that the customer remains in control of their selected infrastructure for the entire lifecycle of the system.

Classes and certifications offered in Apstra Academy are designed to rapidly up-level skills in the following areas:

  • Network Automation
  • Data Center Design
  • Root Cause Identification

“As a company focused on ensuring positive developments in data center networks, Apstra is proud to offer these education offerings to interested engineers, operators and architects,” said Josh Saul, Head of Technical Marketing at Apstra. “Using Apstra’s AOS® software to explore Intent-Based Networking provides the user with a learning experience that is independent of any network vendor NOS. These classes provide selected exposure to all supported network operating systems, with a simple way to view the differences between various syntax.”

Apstra Academy Course Offerings:

  • AOS-1 (Intro to AOS) – Classroom Based – March 17 in Frankfurt, Germany
  • AOS-1 (Intro to AOS) – Classroom Based – March 19 in London, UK

Contact Apstra to register for classroom based training.

Apstra Academy currently offers the following courses via our on-demand training portal:

  • Intro to Apstra Academy (FREE)
  • Intro to Apstra AOS ($500)
  • Advanced Apstra AOS ($500)
  • Apstra Automation Architect Exam ($100)

Classroom Based Training

  • Intro to Apstra AOS (Classroom – 1 Day – 1 Student – $1,000)
  • Advanced Apstra AOS (Classroom – 1 Day – 1 Student – $1,000)

To sign up for Apstra Academy training, please click here.

About Apstra, Inc.

Apstra® builds, sells, and markets software solutions that simplify IT infrastructure consumption to help businesses innovate and succeed. Apstra pioneered Intent-Based Networking, vendor agnostic software that simplifies the management of the network infrastructure by abstracting network services and automating the delivery of those network services across their entire life cycle – Day 0, Day 1, and Day 2+. Apstra Intent-Based Networking for the Data Center has demonstrated 80 percent improvements in operational efficiency, 70 percent improvements in MTTR (mean-time-to-resolution), and 99 percent improvements in infrastructure agility; and allows organizations to free themselves from hardware vendor lock-in. With headquarters in Menlo Park, California and privately funded, Apstra is a Gartner Cool Vendor and Best of VMworld winner.

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