In 1975, leveraging his success at Columbia, Davis founded Arista
and built the label into the titan it now is, home to some of the industry's most successful acts, including Carlos Santana, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Sarah McLachlan, Kenny G and others.
Photo: (1 -- 2) Whitney Houston entertains the Shrine Auditorium audience during Monday's taping of Arista
Records' 25th anniversary celebration.
Just as country music was starting to explode in the late 1980s, Davis tapped Tim Du Bois to launch Arista
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.
Networks EOS (Extensible Operating System) is at the heart of Arista
s platform and is the most powerful and most programmable network operating system.
Two oddities doesn't make a trend, but that hit-driven Arista
would allow one of its flagship artists to release an instrumental record in 1996 is commendable, since commercial prospects are nil - even if the album is as well-produced and enjoyable as this one.
Networks has appointed a new chief financial officer.