End of Sale of 7050SX-72Q
Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for the DCS-7050SX-72Q models of the 7050X Series. Other members of the 7050X Series are not affected by this end of sales notice.
The product and part number covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the aﬀected products is March 28th, 2021.
Customers with active support contracts for 7050SX-72Q will continue to receive support from Arista TAC (Technical Assistance Center) as long as the systems remain covered under a support contract and the dates listed in Table 2, the End-of-Life Milestones.
Customers are encouraged to consider migrating to the DCS-7050SX3-48C8 or 7050SX2-72Q that provide equivalent or higher performance with improved features and scale and lower power, as shown below. The newer models support existing features and oﬀer enhanced functionality.
|Affected Product||Description||Replacement Products||Description|
|DCS-7050SX-72Q-F||Arista 7050X, 48x10GbE (SFP+) & 6x40GbE QSFP+ switch, front-to-rear air||DCS-7050SX3-48C8-F||Arista 7050X3, 48x10GbE SFP & 8x100GbE QSFP switch, front-to-rear air|
|DCS-7050SX2-72Q-F||Arista 7050X2, 48x10GbE (SFP+) & 60x40GbE QSFP+ switch, front-to-rear air|
|DCS-7050SX-72Q-R||Arista 7050X, 48x10GbE (SFP+) & 6x40GbE QSFP+ switch, rear-to-front air||DCS-7050SX3-48C8-R||Arista 7050X3, 48x10GbE SFP & 8x100GbE QSFP switch, rear-to-front air|
|DCS-7050SX2-72Q-R||Arista 7050X2, 48x10GbE (SFP+) & 60x40GbE QSFP+ switch, rear-to-front air|
|DCS-7050SX-72Q#||Arista 7050X, 48x10GbE (SFP+) & 6x40GbE QSFP+ switch, no fans, no psu||DCS-7050SX3-48C8#||Arista 7050X3, 48x10GbE SFP & 8x100GbE QSFP switch, configurable fans and psu|
|DCS-7050SX2-72Q#||Arista 7050X2, 48x10GbE (SFP+) & 60x40GbE QSFP+ switch, no fans, no psu|
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||September 28, 2020|
|Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale)||March 28, 2021|
|Last day to add new service contracts||March 28, 2022|
|Last day to request hardware failure analysis||March 28, 2022|
|Last day to receive software bug fixes and support||March 28, 2024|
|Last day to renew existing service contracts||March 28, 2025|
|Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support||March 28, 2026|
|Last day for hardware RMA requests||March 28, 2026|
|End-of-Life of product||March 28, 2026|
Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones
For more information about the Arista End-of-Life policy, please visit: https://www.arista.com/en/support/product-documentation/five-year-end-of-life-policy