Arista 7060X Series

The Arista 7060X and 7260X Series are a range of 1RU and 2RU high performance 40GbE and 100GbE high density, fixed configuration, data center switches with wire speed layer 2 and layer 3 features, and advanced features for software driven cloud networking. The Arista 7060X and 7260X deliver a rich choice of interface speed and density allowing networks seamlessly evolve from 10GbE and 40GbE to 25GbE and 100GbE. With support for advanced EOS features these switches are ideal for traditional or fully virtualized data centers. Arista 7060SX2-48YC6 and 7060CX2-32S provide support for IEEE 25GbE and support a larger shared packet buffer pool of 22 MB with the same low latency of 450ns.

The Arista 7260CX3-64 combines a high performance packet processor with low latency and a 42MB buffer. Additionally, it supports IEEE 25GbE, enhanced traffic optimization features, hitless speed changes and flexible resources for large scale cloud and virtualized environments.

 

Low Latency Virtual Networks and Data Centers

The 7060X and 7260X support a flexible combination of speeds including 10G, 25G, 40G and 100G in compact form factors that allows customers to design networks to accommodate the myriad different applications and east-west traffic patterns found in modern data centers whilst providing investment protection.

 7060CX2-32S7060SX2-48YC67060CX-32S7260QX-647260CX-647260CX3-64
Switch Height 1RU 1RU 1RU 2RU 2RU 2RU
Ports 32 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
48 x SFP25
6 x QSFP100
32 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
64 x QSFP+
2 x SFP+
64 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
64 x QSFP100
2 x SFP+
Max. 10GbE Density 130 72 130 2 258 130*
Max. 25GbE Density 128 72 128 -- 256 128*
Max. 40GbE Density 32 6 32 64 64 64
Max. 50GbE Density 64 12 64 -- 128 128
Max. 100GbE Density 32 6 32 -- 64 64
Max. I/O Rate (Tbps) 6.4Tbps 3.6Tbps 6.4Tbps 5.12Tbps 12.8Tbps 12.8Tbps
Max. Forwarding Rate 3.3Bpps 2.7Bpps 3.3Bpps 3.3Bpps 9.52Bpps 4.2Bpps
Latency 450ns 450ns 450ns 550ns 550 to 1500ns 450ns
Packet Buffer Memory 22MB 22MB 16MB 64MB 42MB
Airflow Direction Front-to-Back or Back-to-Front

* Not yet supported in EOS

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High Performance 25/50/100GbE and 10/40GbE leaf-spine

  • High Density wirespeed 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE and 100GbE
  • Latency from 450ns port to port
  • Quad 10GbE or 25GbE mode support for seamless migrations
  • 50GbE support for high bandwidth storage and compute applications

Optimized for DC Designs

  • Flexible choice of 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G and 100G interfaces
  • Up to 128 Way Multi-Pathing over L2 and L3
  • Power efficient for lower total cost of ownership
  • Redundant and hot swap power and cooling
  • Reversible airflow options for hot and cold aisle

Advanced Traffic Control, Provisioning and Monitoring

High Availability

  • Smart System Upgrade with Hitless Software Upgrade
  • Self-healing stateful fault repair (SFR)
  • Resilient ECMP and LAG Hashing
  • MLAG ISSU

The 7060X and 7260X Series enables highly scalable two-tier network designs with MLAG, ECMP and VXLAN technologies.

MLAG Spine - All Active Multipath for Layer 2

  • Standards based protocol (LACP)
  • Simplified or eliminates Spanning Tree topology
  • Simple to understand and easy to engineer traffic

ECMP - All Active Multipath for Layer 3

  • Standards based protocol (OSPF, BGP)
  • Eliminates L2 for exceptional scalability and fault tolerance
  • Exceptional scale with consistent performance in 2 tiers

VXLAN Layer 2 over Layer 3 - Best of Both Worlds

  • All active multipath using ECMP (up to 128-way)
  • Single L3 network for all applications
  • L2 extensions for stateful VM - VM over Layer 3
  • Extends L2 with exceptional scalabilty (16M Virtual NWs)
  • Cloudburst over public infrastructure

25/100GbE and 10/40GbE Leaf and Spine solutions for cloud scale and open networking

The Arista 7060X and 7260X Series switches are the industry's first fixed configuration switches with high density 100GbE with support for both 10GbE and 25GbE in compact 1RU and 2RU designs. They combine scalable L2 and L3 forwarding and traffic management with advanced features for non-stop operations, network monitoring and network virtualization to deliver the required levels of network performance for cloud data centers, enterprise networks and HPC environments.

The following table compares the different 7060X and 7260X Series models. For a complete catalog of Arista 7000 Series switch specifications click here

Arista 7060X and 7260X Series Model Comparison

 7060CX2-32S7060SX2-48YC67060CX-32S7260QX-647260CX-64
Description 32-Port 100G QSFP and 2 SFP+ 48-Port 10/25G SFP and 6 QSFP100 32-Port 100G QSFP and 2 SFP+ 64-Port QSFP+ and
2 SFP+
64-Port 100G QSFP and
2 SFP+
Maximum 100G Ports 32 6 32 - 64
Maximum 40G Ports 32 6 32 64 64
Maximum 10G Ports 130 72 130 2 258
Maximum 25G Ports 128 72 128 - 256
Maximum 50G Ports 64 12 64 - 128
SFP Ports 2 48 2 2 2
L2/L3 Throughput 6.4 Tbps 3.6 Tbps 6.4 Tbps 5.12 Tbps 12.8 Tbps
L2/3 PPS 3.3 Bpps 2.7 Bpps 3.3 Bpps 3.3 Bpps 9.52 Bpps
Latency 450ns 450ns 450ns 550ns 550 to 1500ns
Typical Power Draw 220W 240W 220W 315W 1672W
AC and DC Yes Yes Yes Future Future
Total System Buffer 22MB 22MB 16MB 16MB 64MB
RU 1 1 1 2 2
CloudVision Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Smart System Upgrade Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ZTP Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
VM Tracer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
AEM Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
VXLAN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
LANZ Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hitless Speed Changes Yes Yes Yes NA Yes
Airflow F/R or R/F F/R or R/F F/R or R/F F/R or R/F F/R or R/F

 

Common system resources:

Resources *7060X / 7260X
MAC Table Size 136K
Maximum v4/v6 Host Routes 104K / 56K
Maximum IPv4 Route Prefixes 128K
Maximum IPv6 Route Prefixes 84K
Maximum Multicast Groups 136K
Maximum LAG Groups 256 (in breakout modes)
Maximum LAG Members 64 Ports
Maximum ECMP Fanout 128-way

* All resource values are maximum hardware capacity

100GbE Leaf and Spine solutions for cloud scale and virtualized networking

The Arista 7260X3 series are high performance, high density fixed configuration data center switches in a compact form factor delivering low power and cooling with consistent low latency. The switches are purpose-built for demanding environments with wire speed layer 2 and layer 3, combined with advanced features for provisioning, automation, traffic visibility and availability in cloud networking and virtualized networks.

With 64 QSFP100 ports the 7260CX3-64 can support a flexible combination of up to 64x 40/100GbE, 128x 50GbE or 10/25GbE of wire speed performance in 2RU. The Arista 7260CX3-64 combines flexible resources with low latency, and a 42MB packet buffer that is intelligently allocated based on network policy and real-time utilization.

Arista 7260X3 Series Specifications

 7260CX3-64
Description 64-Port 100G QSFP and 2 SFP+
Maximum 100G Ports 64
Maximum 40G Ports 64
Maximum 10G Ports 130*
Maximum 25G Ports 128*
Maximum 50G Ports 128
SFP Ports 2
L2/L3 Throughput 12.8 Tbps
L2/3 PPS 4.2 Bpps
Latency 450ns
Typical Power Draw 340W
AC and DC Yes
Total System Buffer 42MB
RU 2
CloudVision Yes
Smart System Upgrade Yes
ZTP Yes
VM Tracer Yes
AEM Yes
VXLAN Yes
LANZ Yes
Hitless Speed Changes Yes
Airflow F/R or R/F

* Not yet supported in EOS.

Common system resources:

Resources*7260X3
MAC Table Size 264K
Maximum v4/v6 Host Routes 200K/100K
Maximum IPv4 Host Prefixes 180K
Maximum IPv6 Host Prefixes 90K
Maximum Multicast Groups 136K
Maximum LAG Groups 128 (in breakout modes)
Maximum LAG Members 64 Ports
Maximum ECMP Fanout 128-way

* All resource values are maximum hardware capacity