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The Apstra Zero Lock-in Guarantee. How to Fr3ee Yourself From Hardware Vendor Lock-In

Published By: Apstra
Apstra
Published:  Aug 19, 2019
Length:  12 pages

Years ago, there were proprietary networking solutions like IBM Token Ring. Every new PO had to go to the same vendor if customers wanted to ensure connectivity.

Then came Ethernet which promised to be an open interoperable standard. However, vendors recreated lock-in by implementing proprietary VLAN extensions such as private VLANs.



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