End of Sale of Select Models of the 7500R Series MACsec Line Cards
Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for a line card in the 7500R Series. The product part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the aﬀected products is January 28th, 2021. Customers with active support contracts will continue to receive support from Arista TAC (Technical Assistance Center) as per the dates listed in Table 2, the End-of-Life Milestones.
Customers are encouraged to plan a migration to the newer 7500R2 Series MACsec modules that provide equivalent or higher performance with improved scale and lower power. The newer modules support all existing features and oﬀer enhanced functionality.
|Affected Product||Description||Replacement Products||Description|
|7500R Series 36 port 100GbE QSFP100 with MACSec, wirespeed line card||DCS-7500R2M-36CQ-LC
|7500R2 Series 36 port 100GbE QSFP100 with MACSec, wirespeed line card|
Table 1: Affected Product and Part numbers
Alternative products with enhanced functionality and increased scale are also available. Customers are requested to contact Arista sales for additional information on these alternatives.
|End-of-Sale Announcement||July 28, 2020|
|Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale)||January 28, 2021|
|Last day to add new service contracts||January 28, 2022|
|Last day to request hardware failure analysis||January 28, 2022|
|Last day to receive software bug fixes and support||January 28, 2024|
|Last day to renew existing service contracts||January 28, 2025|
|Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support||January 28, 2026|
|Last day for hardware RMA requests||January 28, 2026|
|End-of-Life of product||January 28, 2026|
Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones
For more information about the Arista End-of-Life policy, please visit: http://www.arista.com/en/support/policy/endoflife