Cisco, Arista settle lawsuit, refocus battle on network, data center, switching arenas

SETTLEMENT: To settle the litigation mêlée, Arista has agreed to pay Cisco $400 million.

Cisco, Arista settle lawsuit, refocus battle on network, data center, switching arenas

IDG NEWS: Arista to pay Cisco $400 million to settle litigation; data center networking competition to grow.

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