Arista Networks announces the upcoming end of sale for the DCS-7280CR2M-30 models of the 7280R Series.

The products and part numbers covered by this announcement are listed below in Table 1. The last day to order the affected products is planned for 30 December 2022.

Customers with active support contracts for DCS-7280CR2M-30 Series products 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.

Migration Options

Customers affected by the End of Sales are encouraged to plan a migration to models that provide equivalent functionality or higher performance. The Arista DCS-7280CR3MK-32P4S Series should be considered as alternatives depending on the nature of the networking requirements.

Affected Product Description Replacement Products Description
DCS-7280CR2M-30-F Arista 7280R2, 30x100GbE QSFP switch, MACsec, front to rear air, 2 x AC DCS-7280CR3MK-32P4S-F Arista 7280R3S, 32x100GbE QSFP and 4x400GbE OSFP switch router, MACsec, large route, front to rear air, 2 x AC
DCS-7280CR2M-30# Arista 7280R2, 30x100GbE QSFP switch, MACsec, configurable fans and psu DCS-7280CR3MK-32P4S# Arista 7280R3S, 32x100GbE QSFP and 4x400GbE OSFP switch router, MACsec large route, configurable fans and psu

Table 1: Affected Products 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.


Milestone Date
End-of-Sale Announcement 30 June 2022
Last day to order the products (End-of-Sale)
(Subject to availability)
30 December 2022
Last day to add new service contracts 30 December 2023
Last day to request hardware failure analysis 30 December 2023
Last day to receive software bug fixes and support 30 December 2025
Last day to renew existing service contracts 30 December 2026
Last day to receive 24x7 TAC support 30 December 2027
Last day for hardware RMA requests 30 December 2027
End-of-Life of product 30 December 2027

Table 2: End-of-Life Milestones

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